Windows 10 problematic update from October is repaired and the rollout is resuming   The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) was originally released on Tuesday, October 2nd. The rollout was paused, however, after a number of users complained that the update had deleted personal files from their computers. Microsoft’s director of Program Management […]

Researchers are using brainwaves to create hacker-resistant computer security   Passwords in and of themselves are generally insecure. Unfortunately, passwords, even those with letters, numbers and symbols, are relatively easily hacked. To combat this problem, biometrics has been taking the place of insecure passwords. By using fingerprints, facial recognition and retina scans as a way […]

[UPDATED] In multiple countries, users are seeing their Windows 10 Pro Licenses suddenly downgraded to Home   A fresh Microsoft bug took several people by surprise today as they woke up to find their valid Windows 10 Pro license had suddenly downgraded to Windows 10 Home. The deactivation and downgrade seems to have occurred in […]

IBM’s upcoming acquisition of Red Hat will make them the #1 hybrid cloud provider   IBM has announced their upcoming acquisition of Red Hat. The $34 billion deal accelerates IBM’s high-value business model and will make IBM the #1 hybrid cloud provider. IBM has pledged to maintain Red Hat’s open source innovation legacy. Together with […]

An oversupply of flash memory has led market analysts to predict drastic price decreases in the near future.   Interested in seeing flash memory prices come down to just $0.08 per gigabyte? It could happen if Jim Hardy’s prediction comes true. Hardy, a market analyst with Objective Analysis, has predicted a “downward pricing correction” for […]

Information on what features will be included in the October 2018 Update have been announced   The Windows 10 October 2018 Update information has been released to the public. This update is the sixth major update for Windows 10. It follows behind November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update. […]

Buggy Windows 10 update patches upset some admins, but Microsoft stands its ground.   After the quality of Windows 10 feature updates was called into question in an open letter from Susan Bradley, Microsoft posted a blog post clarifying their intention with the constant barrage of updates. The open letter addresses several update issues and […]

Billed as the one-size-fits-all cable, USB Type-C isn’t up to snuff   Once seen as the one-size-fits-all answer to our cable woes, USB Type-C has yet to live up to the promises that were made. While USB Type-C was supposed to unify power and data deliver with display and audio connectivity, the USB Type-C can’t […]

Intel is expecting a 2020 release of the discrete GPUs   During a recent analyst event, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated that Intel will have its first discrete graphics chips available in 2020. A few previous rumors have suggested a launch was forthcoming at CES 2019 this coming January, but that timeline was never suggested […]

Microsoft is clarifying their vulnerability patching procedures Microsoft explains how it decides whether a vulnerability will be patched swiftly or left for a version update. Microsoft published a new draft document that explains how they decide whether a security vulnerability will be patched swiftly or if the vulnerability can wait to be fixed during a […]