PSA: Update Windows Immediately

Microsoft has released updates to fix a zero-day vulnerability impacting all versions of Windows, from Windows 7 to Windows 11.

WhatsApp Releases Standalone Windows App

Windows users now have access to a new WhatsApp app that doesn’t require linking to their phone first.

Linux Distro Reviews: Intro

This series of articles will review some of the most popular Linux distributions (distros) with an eye to everyday desktop use.

Have Eight Hours? Windows Will Need That Long to Update

Windows updates are about to get much longer, with Microsoft saying the OS needs at least eight hours to properly update.

Qualcomm’s Exclusive Deal to Produce Windows ARM Devices Ending

The market for ARM-based Windows PCs is about to become far more diversified, with an exclusive deal between Microsoft and Qualcomm ending. Microsoft has been working to bring Windows to ARM devices, thanks in large part to Apple’s own move…

Linux Users Make Better Software Testers

An indie developer is reporting that his Linux users generate a disproportionate number of bug reports, and the reports are higher quality.

Microsoft Relies on SUSE Linux for SAP Applications in Azure

Gone are the days of Linux and Microsoft being rivals, with the Redmond giant embracing SUSE Linux to run SAP applications in Azure.

Oracle Offering Arm-Based Cloud Computing

Oracle has announced it is offering Arm-based cloud computing, using processors from Ampere Computing.

Jamf’s Quarterly Results Indicate Strong Apple Demand in the Enterprise

Jamf’s latest quarterly results are good news for the company and for Apple, indicating increased demand for Apple products in the enterprise.

Microsoft Azure Will Be Bigger Than Office In 2022

Microsoft Azure is growing by leaps and bounds, with at least one analyst predicting it will eclipse Office by 2022.

Microsoft Planning a Web-Based Universal Version of Outlook

Microsoft is planning on consolidating Outlook for Windows and the Mac, providing a single version based on web technologies.

Dell Launching Video Conferencing Monitors With Microsoft Teams Support

Dell is launching three new monitors with dedicated Microsoft Teams buttons and support for Windows facial recognition.

Microsoft Working On ‘Sweeping Visual Rejuvenation of Windows’

Microsoft is planning to implement a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows” in an effort to make the operating system (OS) more relevant than ever.

Intel CEO: Decision On Outsourcing Chipmaking ‘In The Next Couple of Months’

Intel has had a rough couple of years, leading the company to consider what would have once been unthinkable: outsourcing its chipmaking.

Microsoft Promoting Windows on ARM

Microsoft is promoting Windows on ARM, just months after Apple announced the Mac would move to ARM-based processors.

Microsoft Releases Patch for 17-Year-Old Bug

Better late than never—Microsoft has released an update to a major vulnerability that is some 17 years old.

Apple’s Silicon Will Force Microsoft to Adopt ARM

Jean-Louis Gassée, former Apple executive, has postulated that Apple’s move to custom silicon will force Microsoft to move to ARM.

Flutter Can Now Be Used to Create Ubuntu Linux Apps

Canonical and Google have partnered to add Linux as one of the target platforms for the Flutter framework.

Windows 10 Beta Changes Start Menu

Windows 10 Beta Changes Start Menu

Parallels and Google Partner to Bring Windows Apps to Chrome Enterprise

Parallels and Google have announced a partnership, aimed at brining full-fledged Windows applications to Chrome Enterprise.