Microsoft Office Apps Now Accessible by All Chromebooks With Google Play: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Office was previously available on select Chromebooks Google Play-enabled Chromebooks said to be compatible Microsoft Office apps available Google Play A long time after supporting Android apps, Chromebooks have now received Microsoft Office. The new experience comes with the latest Microsoft Office apps for Android that are available through Google Play store – specifically, Word, Excel, […]

macOS High Sierra Bug Can Give Anyone Root Access to Your Mac – How to Fix

Apple Inc. customers have discovered a significant security flaw in the latest version of the operating system for Mac computers that allows anyone to log in without a password, potentially making private user data vulnerable. The issue, discovered in the MacOS High Sierra operating system for laptops and desktops that was released in September, allows […]

Windows 10 to Group Apps Into Tabs With ‘Sets’, Timeline Feature Coming Soon: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft bringing tabs to Windows apps through ‘Sets’ The multitasking feature is inspired by Microsoft Edge Timeline is coming to next Windows Insider Preview build Microsoft is taking Windows 10 to new levels by adding a new multitasking feature called ‘Sets’, where apps are placed like tabs in a browser. The Redmond giant is also enhancing the […]

Kaspersky Software Traces Found at About 15 Percent of US Agencies: Official

About 15 percent of US government agencies have detected some trace of Russian company Kaspersky Lab’s software on their systems in a review prompted by concerns the antivirus firm is vulnerable to Kremlin influence, a security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), […]

Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. […]

Intel, AMD Jointly Developing New Mobile 8th Gen Core CPU With Integrated Radeon Graphics

HIGHLIGHTS The companies’ announcements indicate a single chip is in development It will have an 8th Gen Core CPU and AMD Radeon GPU on the same package The product is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2018 In a surprise move that turns decades of PC industry history on its head, Intel and AMD have announced a […]

Microsoft’s Near Share to Bring AirDrop-Like Experience to Windows 10

HIGHLIGHTS Latest Windows 10 Insider Build includes Near Share feature The feature uses Bluetooth to enable wireless file transfer functionality The new Insider Preview build also has “Mute-a-Tab” option on Edge Attempting to counter Apple, Microsoft has built its own AirDrop alternative for Windows 10 which it calls “Near Share”. The new feature has started been in testing in […]

Royal Children’s Hospital staff ripped off in computer pay glitch

HUNDREDS of Royal Children’s Hospital staff have either not been paid or been underpaid due to a payroll glitch that has plagued the hospital for two months. The introduction of a new payroll system in May, which is overseen by Melbourne Health, has left many of the RCH’s 5000 medical and other workers with empty […]

People are already replacing their desktop computers with smartglasses

In the tech industry, “dogfooding” is a common term that describes when companies make their employees use the software and hardware they make, so that bugs can be caught and everyday improvements can be dreamed up before the product ever hits the market. Recently, the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley have shown significant interest in augmented […]