Microsoft has cautioned users in China that it has begun an upgrade of the dedicated network that Teams utilizes for cross-region calls. This may result in experience degradation throughout September.
Windows 11 (KB5017389) finally adds tabbed File Explorer and more
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Windows 11 Preview in Beta Channel comes with Tablet-optimized taskbar
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Windows 11 Dev Channel finally brings Task Manager with a right click, and more
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Printer nightmares, Teams capabilities, and the death of SwiftKey for iOS
Those excited about upgrading their MacBooks through Apple Self Service Repair are in for some disappointment as the company has stated that hardware upgrade processes are not supported.
Upgrades to Linux Mint 21 from Linux Mint 20.3 are now open. Users can use a graphical tool to perform the upgrade, making the experience a bit easier. Be sure to make a backup first.
The 2230 M.2 SSD that Valve integrated within the Steam Deck can be accessed and even replaced with a larger capacity model. However, performing such an upgrade could shorten the device's life.
People running 6th and 7th gen Intel CPUs are being shown that their device is compatible with Windows 11 and an upgrade to version 22H2 is being offered. It reportedly completes without errors.
The Linux Mint team is finally working on an upgrade tool that will give users a graphical way to upgrade to new major versions of Linux Mint. It will be available in a couple of months.
Crucial memory is discounted today by up to 43%, which is nearly half price, on some of its products. We have made a compilation of all such Crucial DRAM products that are selling at hefty discounts.
Microsoft has published a public service announcement, reminding organizations and developers that some older versions of Visual Studio are running out of support soon, so consider upgrading.
Today, EA updated the Digital Standard Edition of Battlefield 2042 to include the Cross-Gen Bundle. With it you'll get an upgrade to the better version once you get a current-generation console.
Fedora 31 is set to reach its end of life next Tuesday. People that are still running this old version of Fedora are strongly urged to upgrade their system before they stop receiving security updates.
The Linux Mint team has opened up an upgrade path for Mint 19.3 users to jump to Mint 20. Upgrading does come with risks compared to a clean install so be sure to follow the instructions carefully.
The UK's GCHQ has warned people that they should stop using Windows 7 for sensitive activities from tomorrow. Windows 7 will no longer receive security updates leaving systems vulnerable to malware.
Virgin Media has announced that more than a million customers will receive a free boost to their broadband which will see download speeds increase to 100Mbps. Alerts will be sent to eligible users.
Canonical is set to pull support for Ubuntu 18.10 on Thursday. It's recommended that if you still run this version that you update to Ubuntu 19.04 now so that you continue to receive security updates.
Debian 10, codenamed Buster, is due for release today (July 6). It comes with nearly 57,703 packages which is the most for any release to date. Lots of end-user software has been upgraded too.
Linux Mint 19 was released last week with an upgrade path being promised too. Less than a week after that launch, the Linux Mint project has announced the upgrade path for users on Linux Mint 18.3.
Windows XP still powers a staggering number of machines, including numerous ATMs in India. The country's central bank made that point last week but gave one more year to banks to comply.
If you're experiencing problems with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update and just can't wait until the solutions are available, you can roll back to the previous version of Windows 10, as detailed here.
TomTom, the firm that specialises in sat nav devices, has announced the deprecation of some of its older models, claiming that they can no longer keep up with new map and software updates.
HTC has announced that beginning on Monday, the Sprint HTC U11 will receive Android 8.0 Oreo. You may not see the update right away as the roll out could take several days, but you will get it.
Today, Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer for customers who use assistive technologies has expired. The deadline for this offer was extended to January 16 a couple of weeks ago.
The free Windows 10 upgrade offer for users relying on assistive technologies has been extended to January 16. As before, Microsoft isn't verifying the eligibility of users applying for the upgrade.
HTC already has one of the best VR headsets available at the moment, but that isn't stopping it from raising the stakes a bit. A new tease makes it look like the unit will get upgraded resolution.
The team behind the popular Linux distribution, Linux Mint has turned its attention to the next major release of its operating system; the first in two years. Linux Mint 19 will get updates till 2023.
While it's not the latest version of the OS, the NOMU S10 can now be upgraded from Android 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.0 Nougat. However, it appears that users will have to jump through some hoops.
The Linux Mint team has released the latest version of its distribution, version 18.3 codenamed Sylvia. Users on older 18.x releases can now upgrade to the release if they're running Cinnamon or MATE.
In order to address the notion that Apple slows down older models of the iPhone in order to tempt users to upgrade to the latest one, Futuremark performed an 18-month long study on iPhone performance.
Mozilla has just announced that it will officially end support for its Firefox browser on both Windows XP and Vista, joining the likes of Google and Microsoft which should prompt you to upgrade soon.
Apple will release iOS 11, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4 later today for all of its supported devices. If you're new to iOS, read on to find out how you can upgrade your device when the update is ready.
Subscribers to Apple's iPhone Upgrade Programme in the US will now be able to mail in their old iPhones in good condition. Mail trade-ins may also help stop Apple Stores running out of stock.
In an announcement about new variants of the Surface Laptop today, Microsoft revealed that it will be extending the free upgrade offer from Windows 10 S to Pro, until March 31, 2018.
Debian 9 and Debian 8 have received updates to version 9.1 and 8.9 respectively. The main focus of these releases concerns security updates and new ISOs are also available for download.
Fedora 26 has been released and brings new versions of software crucial to software development. Additionally, the Anaconda installer has a new system partitioner giving users more fine grain control.
Twitter has taken another step in fighting cyberbullying by giving users better control over its notification settings. Folks can now mute trolls from various accounts based on their settings.
Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 is wrapping up tomorrow. If the lifecycle support date isn't extended, three out of every four Windows phone users will be using an unsupported handset.
Systems running Linux Mint 18 or Linux Mint 18.1 can now be upgraded to Linux Mint 18.2. Systems running one of the older releases in this series can still get security updates until 2021.
Microsoft will now be regularly reminding users not running the Windows 10 Creators Update to review their privacy settings and upgrade to the latest feature update - if they're running version 1507.
Citing security concerns, Microsoft previously announced that upgrading to Windows 10 Pro would be a one-way switch. But it now appears that the company is allowing users to revert to Windows 10 S.
The Debian Project has announced the release of Debian 9. The release sees the inclusion of updated packages including the for the kernel which is on version 4.9. It's supported for five years.
The Linux Mint team has released two new beta ISOs for the KDE and Xfce editions. The releases join the Cinnamon and MATE editions which entered public beta testing under two weeks ago.