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Category: Operating System


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft starts nagging Windows 7 Pro users about end of support

October 18, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft will soon begin nagging users running Windows 7 Professional to remind them that the operating system is soon to be shelved. “We are now extending the notifications … to Windows 7 Pro[fessional] devices to ensure our customers are aware […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 13 already on 55% of iPhones, iPadOS on 41% of iPads

October 17, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Apple made the latest iOS and iPadOS distribution numbers public on its developer website. It should come as no surprise that only three weeks after its release, iOS 13 is already running on more than half (55 percent) of iPhones […]


Android, Operating System

A serious Google Assistant bug could stop your phone powering down for hours

October 16, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Some Android phone and tablet users are reporting a bug with Google Assistant, which causes their device’s screen to stay powered on indefinitely after hearing the wake phrase ‘Hey Google’, which could cause a host of problems from battery drain […]


Android, Operating System

LG promises to do better and kick off Android 10 updates ‘this year’

October 15, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

While companies like OnePlus and Nokia have already followed in Google and Essential’s footsteps with stable Android 10 updates for a few phones released running the previous OS version, LG is today barely announcing the start of a public preview […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10: It’s complicated

October 15, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

It was a far, far simpler time. There was just the one iPad. Iron Man was only up to 2. And Windows 7 scratched its way onto about a quarter of all Windows PCs. The year: 2010. Somewhere in the […]


Android, Operating System

Samsung launches Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 devices

October 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

Samsung has released Android 10 in beta for Galaxy S10 devices, featuring a revamped version of the One UI software that it debuted earlier this year. In a press release announcing the launch of the beta, Samsung says that the […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft prods customers with Windows 10 retirement dates

October 11, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft is reminding customers that one version of Windows 10 received its final security update this week and that another will fall off the support list around this time next month. The concluding update for Windows 10 Enterprise 1703 and […]


App security, Applications, iOS, Operating System

iOS 13 tells you when apps are secretly tracking you

October 9, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Apple has added a number of awesome and much-needed privacy features to iOS 13, and one of the best is the way the operating system informs you about apps that are tracking your movements. How does it do this? Via […]


Android, Operating System

Google finds Android zero-day impacting Pixel, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi devices

October 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google disclosed today that they found evidence of an Android unpatched vulnerability being used in attacks in the real world — a so-called “zero-day.” The vulnerability resides in the Android operating system’s kernel code and can be used to help […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 13 iPhone features: What is Optimized Battery Charging?

October 1, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is trying to make the battery in your iPhone last longer, so you can use your phone for longer periods of time without needing to get it serviced. Optimized Battery Charging changes the way in which your iPhone charges […]