Monthly Archives: October 2017

Report: Windows 10 on ARM Promises Multi-Day Battery Life

Apparently the Windows battery meter empties so slowly when running on Snapdragon testers reported it as faulty. I think everybody, including Microsoft, would like to forget about the mess that was Windows RT. Instead, Microsoft is starting to get excited … Continue reading

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ProBeat: Microsoft will trim, not kill, Surface lineup

Finally, a 15-inch Surface. Microsoft added yet another form factor to its Surface lineup this week, and while I’m excited — this is exactly the size of Surface I’ve always wanted — I can’t help but feel there are now … Continue reading

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Does Windows 10’s Security Boost Make Antivirus Obsolete?

Microsoft Windows Defender Security Center gets new features with the Fall Creators Update, but the best third-party antivirus tools are still better. With the Windows 10 Creators Update this spring, the venerable Windows Defender got a new name—Microsoft Windows Defender … Continue reading

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Is the iPhone 8 already a flop?

(L-R) iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and iPhone 8 models are displayed during an Apple launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam – HP1ED9C1L5FF0 Apple’s iPhone 8 might have only hit store shelves a few weeks … Continue reading

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Keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever

© Sony Digitally preserve your old media. The computer age has transformed everything from the way we capture precious moments to the way we watch movies. We’ve switched from film photos to digital images, VHS tapes to streaming videos, vinyl … Continue reading

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Microsoft just made the perfect Windows-user launcher for Android

There’s a new Microsoft Launcher in town for Android devices – one that should feel familiar to home-screen replacement app super fans of olde. What we’ve got here is a rebranding and renewed bit of interest in what once was … Continue reading

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Mozilla to stop all support for Firefox on Windows XP and Vista

The company moved XP and Vista users to Firefox’s Extended Support Release (version 32) earlier this year, meaning they only get security fixes now. Magdalena Petrova Mozilla plans to halt all Firefox security updates next year to personal computers powered … Continue reading

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