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20.04.2017

Microsoft Creates Hacker-Proof Iris Scanner for Potential Surface Phone

Microsoft is more or less the pioneer of iris scanners on mobile phones, as the company was among the first to introduce such tech on smartphones with Lumia 950 in October 2015, and now it looks like the firm is again exploring ways to improve it in the future. The company has recently patented an...
13.04.2017

KB4013214 Is Mandatory to Get Windows 10 Creators Update via Windows Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update is now available via Windows Update, but since the rollout takes place in stages, not everyone can perform the upgrade just yet. As a result, the Creators Update, listed as version 1703, doesn’t show up in Windows Update, though there’s something you need to know....
10.04.2017

Microsoft Begins Next Windows 10 Chapter As Redstone 3 Development Starts

Microsoft has just shipped the very first Windows 10 Redstone 3 build to insiders in the Fast ring, and this marks the beginning of another chapter for the company’s operating system, only a couple of days after shipping the Creators Update as a manual download. Redstone 3 is the next big thing...
06.04.2017

Mac Pro Specs Get Updated After Three Years

Apple has recently been accused of neglecting the Mac products meant for professionals and for good reason. It has been three years since the company decided to refresh the Mac Pro specs and it’s finally doing that today. It has even made some surprising revelations today that you don’t normally...
03.04.2017

Early Look at Windows 10 Redstone 3’s User Interface Makeover

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft is working on a visual overhaul for Windows 10 Redstone 3 that’s internally codenamed Project NEON, and more information on this emerges as we’re getting closer to the moment when the company starts shipping preview builds of the next OS update. The most...
30.03.2017

Microsoft: We Won’t Help the Government Hack Our Users

Redmond pledges to defend users against government hacks Microsoft is one of the companies that brought the US government to court for data request orders which it claimed violated the law, and now the software giant is reiterating its support for protecting users by saying that it doesn’t plan to...
27.03.2017

The Revolution Begins: Snapdragon 835 Device Runs Windows 10 and Android 7

Microsoft and Qualcomm announced in late 2016 one of the most ambitious projects since the release of Windows 10: the full version of the desktop operating system on ARM processors, with the Snapdragon 835 said to be the first chip to bring this to production. While the first Snapdragon devices...
23.03.2017

Quick Tip: Use This Command to Check If Windows 10 Is Activated

There are several ways to determine whether your Windows 10 version is activated or not, and without a doubt, most users are perfectly fine with going to the Settings app to check this. And while all the information is indeed displayed under Settings > Update & security > Activation,...
20.03.2017

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Users Might Receive Critical Updates No Matter What

Earlier this week, a change that Microsoft implemented in preview builds of Windows 10 Creators Update made everyone believe that the company could end up ignoring the metered connections and send large updates to systems even if this setting is enabled. And in a statement released this morning,...
13.03.2017

Microsoft Showing New Ads in the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft is becoming a lot more aggressive with ads in Windows 10 and the company now seems to advertise Edge browser features in the Start menu, in addition to the suggested apps that have been there from the very beginning. Just last week, users have started seeing advertisements for OneDrive in...