Category: Operating System

Operating System, Windows

One year later, enterprises still wrestle with Windows 7’s cumulative updates

December 8, 2017

Via: Computerworld

More than a year after Microsoft changed its decades-long security updating practices, enterprises running Windows 7 continue to struggle with the new system, patch experts said today. “I still see people asking for individual updates, even on the [Windows] 10 […]

iOS, News and Press, Operating System

iPhone X ranks lower than Galaxy S8, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in Consumer Reports ratings

December 6, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

It’s no longer a question of if, but rather how successful the iPhone X will prove throughout the holiday season and a few months down the line. Then again, have we really settled whether or not the “all-screen” iOS device […]

iOS, Operating System

iOS 11 leaves iOS devices more vulnerable to edge-case attacks, says phone-cracking company ElcomSoft

December 1, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Changes to the way that Apple protects encrypted iOS backups leave devices more vulnerable to certain types of attack, says ElcomSoft, a Russian company used by law enforcement agencies and others to access iPhones. However, it only applies if the […]

Android, Operating System

Android 8 Oreo update rolling out for the Nokia 8 today

November 24, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

HMD has been very vocal about intending to keep its new Nokia phones updated in a timely manner. With promises that even the lower-tier Nokia 3 will be getting a solid, 2-year, prompt update schedule, and that its phones will […]

iOS, Operating System

Notch you worry: the best iOS apps optimized for the iPhone X

November 22, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

The Notch and the Horns. While that may sound like the name of an English pub, the horns on the two sides of the notch can actually serve a purpose with their active screen area, believe it or not, and […]

Android Phone, iOS, Operating System, Products

The unthinkable happened: New Android phone crushes iPhone X in speed test

November 21, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Apple’s hot new iPhone X has it all. From design and display quality to features and performance, the tenth-anniversary iPhone is a class-leading smartphone through and through. The design in particular has been praised to no end. In fact, even […]

iOS, Operating System

Strong and stable: The iOS security guide

November 17, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Apple’s smartphones are highly secure, but if your private or enterprise data matters to you, it’s essential to ensure your iPhone (or iPad) is as secure as possible. Why security matters Just because almost all mobile malware targets Android doesn’t […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

10 best Linux distros for privacy fiends and security buffs in 2017

November 15, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

The awesome operating system Linux is free and open source. As such, there are thousands of different ‘flavours’ available – and some types of Linux such as Ubuntu are generic and meant for many different uses. But security-conscious users will […]

Operating System, Windows

7 free and cheap ways to learn about Windows administration

November 15, 2017

Via: Computerworld

In most areas of IT, you can learn only so much from school or certification courses; eventually, it’s crucial to get hands-on experience. And so it is with Windows administration. Most fields have an experience conundrum to some degree: You […]

Android, Android Phone, Phones, Products

Trouble in beta paradise: Samsung pauses public US Oreo tests for Galaxy S8 and S8+

November 15, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Even though it wasn’t quite as fast as Huawei, OnePlus or HMD Global in opening a public Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung quickly rolled out a couple of (unstable) updates for testers, sparking hope of […]