Operating System

Apple II Gets OS Update after 23 Years

23 years after its last revision, the Apple II home computer has received an operating system update. Created by programmer and retro Apple fan John Brooks, the unofficial OS ...

September 18, 2016 at 8:20 pm by

VMware Won’t Charge to Support New Operating Systems

When it comes to operating systems, some people don’t like running just the one. This means that when you want to run a piece of software, you often either load up an ...

August 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Windows 7 and 8.1 to get Windows 10-Style Monthly Updates

Since Microsoft’s strategy of issuing fixes and patches for Windows 10 in one monthly bulk update has been so staggeringly unpopular, it is rolling out the same strategy for ...

August 16, 2016 at 7:01 pm by

Microsoft Extends Skylake Support to Windows 7 and 8.1

Microsoft has reneged on its policy of ending support for Intel’s Skylake range of processors for its older operating systems, which was set to end on 17th July, 2018. From ...

August 12, 2016 at 1:01 pm by

Microsoft Leaked Their Firmware’s Backdoor Key

Remember when Apple was fighting with the FBI and the question about a universal backdoor was put forward to everyone? Now it would seem that Microsoft has proved everyone ...

August 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

Microsoft Releases Official Window 10 Anniversary ISO

Now that Windows 10 Anniversary Update has started to roll out worldwide as an over-the-air update via Windows Update, Microsoft has released an official ISO file to be ...

August 3, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Loophole Means Windows 10 Upgrade is Still Free

Microsoft’s year-long free upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8.1 officially ended at midnight on Friday (29th July), but a new loophole could give you access to the ...

July 31, 2016 at 5:20 pm by

Could France Ban Windows 10?

French authorities have issued Microsoft a formal notice to stop collecting data via Windows 10. According to the notice, issued by the Chair of the National Data Protection ...

July 22, 2016 at 7:44 pm by

Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Will Miss Adoption Target

Before Microsoft launched Windows 10 last year, it announced a self-imposed deadline for the new operating system to be installed on 1 billion devices by Summer 2018. As we ...

July 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Microsoft is Automatically Scheduling Windows 10 Update

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade promotion has been a resounding success and resulted in the fastest Windows adoption rate on record. However, this has come at the ...

May 15, 2016 at 8:40 pm by

Microsoft Brings Back KB3035583 to Force Windows 10 Upgrades

Last year’s Windows update KB3035583 for Windows 7 and 8.1, which automatically downloaded Windows 10 on to users’ computers without their permission, then hassled them to ...

May 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

Researcher Used Regsvr32 to Bypass Windows AppLocker

A security researcher has found a vulnerability in Windows that could allow hackers to install malicious software on a computer without the user’s knowledge. Casey Smith, a ...

April 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Android Security Report Published by Google

Compared to Apple and their almost uncrackable iOS, security on Android has always seemed poor. Despite the constant security patches, it seems like Google’s mobile OS ...

April 20, 2016 at 2:20 pm by

Visual Studio Will Now Include Xamarin

Microsoft recently brought out Xamarin, software based on letting people create programs using C# and .NET operating systems which can then be ported to both iOS and Android. ...

April 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm by

Microsoft Windows 10 Hits 270 Million Active Users

Happily for Microsoft, Windows 10 adoption is chugging along quite nicely. In fact, according to Microsoft, Windows 10 has achieved the fastest adoption yet, beating out ...

March 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm by

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