Monthly Archives: June 2019

Microsoft’s new browser is just like Chrome, only without Google, that’s a really good thing.

There’s also an argument to be made for user privacy. All of that Chrome sync stuff that’s really cool and convenient at first can also be really invasive, especially for privacy-minded folks. “Seen from the inside, [Google’s] Chrome browser looks … Continue reading

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Microsoft Edge gets ‘Tracking Prevention’ feature

Microsoft testing a Firefox-like tracking protection feature for Edge. Microsoft introduced today a new feature to its new Chromium-based Edge browser that it calls Tracking Prevention. As the name implies, the new feature can be used to block tracking scripts … Continue reading

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Microsoft announces OneDrive Personal Vault for sensitive files

Microsoft today announced OneDrive Personal Vault, a new security layer for protecting sensitive and important files. The feature is rolling out “soon” to the web, Android, iOS, and Windows 10 in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. It will be available … Continue reading

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Microsoft OneDrive finally allows you to buy additional storage beyond 1TB

Jun 25, 2019 at 16:13 GMT Every Office 365 subscription comes with 1 TB of OneDrive storage. Several users have been asking Microsoft to offer a way to buy even more storage. Microsoft has finally listened! Today, Microsoft announced OneDrive … Continue reading

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A Reminder to Update Your Systems to Prevent a Worm

On May 14, Microsoft released fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services – formerly known as Terminal Services – that affects some older versions of Windows. In our previous blog post on this topic … Continue reading

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Microsoft rolls out previews of Chromium-based Edge for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

Microsoft is rolling out the promised Windows 7 and 8 variants of its Chromium-based Edge browser to testers in the Canary channel. Microsoft is making available promised test builds of its Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows 7, Windows 8 and … Continue reading

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Microsoft cranks up Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forcible upgrades

The company is now telling customers running last year’s Windows 10 version 1803 that it will soon begin forced upgrade to the latest feature refresh released in May. Microsoft / Thinkstock Microsoft this week quietly alerted customers running last year’s … Continue reading

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