Category: Maintenance

In order ‘to prevent confusion,’ Microsoft removes control With the Windows 10 2004/May Update, Microsoft is removing the ability for business users to manually defer Windows 10 feature updates using Windows Update settings. Microsoft officials are stating that this change is being made in order to reduce confusion. “Last year, we changed update installation policies […]

Goodbye rings, hello release channels For Windows enthusiasts, Microsoft has provided the ability to opt in to early release rings. These rings came in three different options – fast, slow, and stable. Microsoft has now decided to change things up a bit and change their program from rings over to release channels. Principal Program Manager […]

Honda’s global operations stalled due to attack A cyberattack brought against Honda this week resulted in the company’s global operations being brought to a standstill. The company stated to the BBC that the attack caused production issues outside of its headquarters in Japan. At that time, Honda was working to minimize the impact of the […]

Android users received a great Google Authenticator update While Google Authenticator for iOS was updated last year for adjustment to iPhone X screens, Android users have been waiting for more than three years for improvements. Well, after three years, the Google Authenticator app received a much needed update for Android. Thanks to the new update, […]

A tiny Facebook code change brought down several apps These days, most major apps include code that comes from Facebook. That code allows users to log in to dozens of websites with an easy click by choosing to “Log in with Facebook.” That small bit of code caused crashes to multiple iOS apps this month, […]

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft pauses Edge release Microsoft announced that they are pausing the rollout of Edge v81. They cited the ongoing “global circumstances” surrounding the coronavirus outbreak as to why they’ve decided to pause the rollout. Software updates, including the new Edge release, usually require security reviews and compatibility testing to ensure […]

Windows April 2020 update features lots of improvements Windows 10 will be receiving a major update this April. This update, known as version 2004 or 20H1, will be a more significant upgrade than the November 2019 update. One of the features of this update is the option for a cloud download to reinstall Windows. Resetting […]

The U.S. Government is urging users to update Chrome 80 for their own security Google’s newest version of Chrome, Chrome 80, offers numerous high-rated security flaw fixes. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been encouraging all Google Chrome users to update to version 80.0.3987.122. With this version, no less than 56 high-rated vulnerability […]

One of the most destructive malware botnets can now spread to nearby Wi-Fi networks Emotet malware has proven itself to be a top threat. This malware has a sophisticated code base and regularly evolving methods aimed at tricking targets into clicking on malicious links. From emptying consumers’ bank accounts to installing other types of malware, […]

Microsoft promises updates will take less than 90 seconds with Windows 10X Windows has reengineered their special variant of Windows 10, Windows 10X, in order to install and update the operating system a lot faster than possible with the Windows 10 standard OS. This reengineered OS is designed to be used on new dual-screen devices. […]