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Hackers are using this time of national crisis to get their thrills Reuters is reporting that elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier this month. Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, there has been more than a two-fold increase in cyberattacks. Flavio Aggio, WHO Chief Information Security Officer, stated that the […]

To help curb the coronavirus outbreak, Razer is helping produce surgical masks With the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading quickly, there have been a number of companies and individuals stepping up to help supply hospitals and other front-line virus fighters with scarce supplies. Gaming peripheral company Razer is joining the fight against the virus and has […]

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 […]

Samsung has released the Galaxy Z Flip phone with foldable glass display. After Samsung’s Galaxy Fold issues and failure, they’ve decided to release a different kind of foldable phone. The Galaxy Z Flip phone, which released on February 14, 2020, retails for $1,380. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is similar to a Motorola Razr, as it […]

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. […]

Microsoft will no longer make Bing the default for Office 365 ProPlus On January 22, 2020, Microsoft announced that Bing would be the default browser for Office 365 ProPlus. Many users voiced objections about Office 365 ProPlus changing the search defaults without an opt-in option and a way to govern the changes Office 365 ProPlus […]

Microsoft has added non-removable ads to its calendar and mail apps In November of 2018, Microsoft experimented with the idea of placing small banner ads in the Windows 10 Mail and Calendar UWP app for Windows 10. They must have been pleased with the outcome of their experiment, because now those non-removable ads are back […]

Intel CPUs released since 2013 are impacted by Zombieload v2 In May of this year, the Zombieload vulnerability, which affects older Intel CPUs, was disclosed to the public. Zombieload now has a second variant that also works against more recent Intel processors. This means that Cascade Lake, Intel’s latest line of high-end CPUs, is also […]

Motorola releases a walkie-talkie and cellphone hybrid to help first responders In emergencies, smartphones aren’t always able to live up to their potential, (for instance, when a hurricane or tornado knocks down cell towers, or if a forest fire disrupts the communication infrastructure in remote areas). For reasons like these, first responders rely on land […]

Mobile sales are taking a toll on PC sales Personal computing device shipments are forecast to drop below 400 million in 2020. PC shipments have not been that low since 2010. Both PC and tablet sales are projected to decline by 2% a year until 2023, as forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The […]