Monthly Archives: July 2018

The MacBook Pro’s tight security comes with an annoying compromise

The launch of the 2018 MacBook Pro has been rife with controversy, with issues ranging from the performance to the keyboard. While we’re at it, let’s throw one more log on the fire, shall we? The new MacBook Pros come … Continue reading

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How Microsoft will stop autoplay videos in Microsoft Edge

he basics of how to block autoplaying video are already baked into Edge. Microsoft While Google futzes around with your ability to mute and block autoplaying video within the Chrome browser, Microsoft has taken action. Global controls for preventing video … Continue reading

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Surface by the numbers: How Microsoft reinvented the PC

After a disastrous launch and a big writedown, analysts were ready to write off Microsoft’s Surface division five years ago. But instead of disappearing, the Surface division has been a surprising success. Microsoft just closed the books on its 2018 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1803 Cumulative Update KB4340917

Microsoft has just released KB4340917, a new cumulative update that’s aimed at systems running Windows 10 April 2018 Update. KB4340917 bumps OS build number to 17134.191 and it brings several non-security improvements, most of them fixes for bugs discovered in … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro review (2018): Apple plays catch-up

Devindra Hardawar With the new MacBook Pro, Apple is just trying to keep pace with the rest of the computing industry. The biggest upgrade is Intel’s latest CPUs, which have been popping up in PCs since last fall. And there … Continue reading

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At the largest private hackathon on the planet, Microsoft employees fire up ideas by the thousands

Spotlight Last year, more than 18,000 people across 400 cities and 75 countries came together to bring world-changing new ideas to life at Microsoft’s annual Hackathon, now celebrating its fifth, and busiest, year When Microsoft program manager Beatris Mendez Gandica … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases several Surface Go videos on YouTube

inShare Is the Surface Go a powerful computer? No, compared to some other Windows 10 devices on the market, its specifications are rather meager. With that said, many consumers don’t need a hardcore PC. In other words, for basic computer … Continue reading

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