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Telegram to soon launch its premium plan at $4.99 per month

Telegram is one of the best cross-platform messaging apps and it is regularly updated with new features. The privacy-focused social media platform is now working on a new subscription-based project dubbed "Telegram Premium".Unlike Meta-owned social media platforms, Telegram is entirely free. The messenger app has not been officially monetized, though th
Publish At:2022-06-07 23:01 | Read:973 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Software

Microsoft: The new Windows 11 features from Build 2022

During the Build 2022 developer conference, Microsoft announced a number of new features for Windows 11, including an improved Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) and more.Microsoft is upgrading the Android OS within the subsystem to Android 12L and adding support for advanced networking, so your mobile apps can easily communicate with devices outside the vi
Publish At:2022-05-28 18:51 | Read:1330 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Sophos antivirus driver caused BSODs after Windows KB5013943 update

Sophos has released a fix for a known issue triggering blue screens of death (aka BSODs) on Windows 11 systems running Sophos Home antivirus software after installing the KB5013943 update."Customers on Windows 11 running Sophos Home may encounter a BSOD/Stop error after installing Windows Update KB5013943 and restarting their machines," the cyberse
Publish At:2022-05-16 14:53 | Read:1549 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software Microsoft Virus

What's new and improved in Windows 11 22H2, coming soon

Windows 11 version 22H2 aka Sun Valley 2 is set to launch later this year. Unlike the original Windows 11 release, it won't be a massive update with radical design changes.Instead, Sun Valley 2 will be similar to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, so you can expect minor improvements and a few new features.The version 22H2 will contain a number of improvements a
Publish At:2022-05-15 18:51 | Read:1420 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Google Chrome updates failing on Android devices in Russia

A growing number of Android Google Chrome users in Russia are reporting errors when attempting to install the latest update for the web browser.The number of complaints is increasing every day but so far, the cause of the problem remains unknown and is still unsolved.According to Russian news outlets and numerous user comments on the Play Store, the iss
Publish At:2022-05-13 10:55 | Read:1665 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software android

Windows 10 KB5013942 and KB5013945 updates released

Microsoft has released Windows 10 KB5013945 and KB5013942 cumulative updates for versions 21H2, version 21H1, version 20H2, and 1909 to fix security vulnerabilities and resolve bugs.The update has been published for November 2021 Update, May 2021 Update, and October 2020 Update. Unfortunately, this update is not available for May 2020 Update (versi
Publish At:2022-05-10 14:52 | Read:803 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

SheetJS ditches npm registry over 2FA requirement and 'legal matters'

In a surprising move, the popular open source project, SheetJS aka "xlsx," has dropped support for the npm registry.Downloaded about 1.4 million times weekly on npm, SheetJS is relied upon by NodeJS developers looking to craft and parse Excel spreadsheets using nothing but JavaScript.The project's maintainer suggests that the decision to pull out o
Publish At:2022-05-06 06:48 | Read:1186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software Legal Technology

Hands on with Microsoft Edge's new built-in VPN feature

Microsoft is working on a built-in VPN functionality for the Edge browser called 'Edge Secure Network', but there's a catch - it is not a proper replacement for your VPN.Edge's Secure Network is powered by Cloudflare - one of the most trusted DNS hosts in the industry - and it aims to protect your device and sensitive data as you browse. The feature is
Publish At:2022-04-28 22:56 | Read:1579 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Number of publicly exposed database instances hits new record

Security researchers have noticed an increase in the number of exposed databases, with 308,000 identified in 2021. The growth continued quarter over quarter, peaking in the first months of this year.In the first quarter of 2022, the amount of exposed databases peaked to 91,200 instances, researchers at threat intelligence and research company Group
Publish At:2022-04-27 06:48 | Read:1730 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cloud Software

Enable Windows 11's God Mode to access all settings in one screen

Unlike Windows 10, Windows 11 comes with a new Settings app. It uses a sidebar and breadcrumbs to help users easily navigate between different pages, and it also features new controls for customization, managing network, power usage, disk management, and more.The settings app has been significantly improved, but several Control Panel features
Publish At:2022-04-24 19:15 | Read:2033 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS released with performance and security improvements

Canonical has announced the general availability of version 22.04 of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, codenamed 'Jammy Jellyfish', which brings better hardware support and an improved security baseline.Ubuntu is the world's most popular Linux distribution for consumers. It focuses on ease of use, automation, extensive hardware support, and a default confi
Publish At:2022-04-22 10:44 | Read:1868 | Comments:0 | Tags:Linux Software security

Brave adds Discussions to enrich its search results

Brave, the maker of the homonymous web browser, has announced a new feature called Discussions that adds conversations from online forums to its privacy-focused search engine.The new development enriches search results with answers from online discussions, such as threads on Reddit and StackExchange, on any topic.Until now, Brave Search w
Publish At:2022-04-20 14:00 | Read:1803 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Customize Windows 11 experience with these apps

p style="text-align:center">Windows 11 is available for everyone with a long list of limitations and missing features.The big feature update is currently available for download as an optional update and if you've already upgraded to the new operating system, you can try some new third-party programs to customize the experience and get the most out of Windows
Publish At:2022-04-17 18:36 | Read:1274 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

'Mute' button in conferencing apps may not actually mute your mic

p style="text-align:center">A new study shows that pressing the mute button on popular video conferencing apps (VCA) may not actually work like you think it should, with apps still listening in on your microphone.More specifically, in the studied software, pressing mute does not prevent audio from being transmitted to the apps' servers, either continually or
Publish At:2022-04-15 14:40 | Read:1682 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software Technology

Windows 10 KB5012599 and KB5012591 updates released

p style="text-align:center">Microsoft has released Windows 10 KB5012599 and KB5012591 cumulative updates for versions 21H2, version 21H1, version 20H2, and 1909 to fix security vulnerabilities and resolve bugs.The update has been published for November 2021 Update, May 2021 Update, and October 2020 Update. Unfortunately, this update is not available for May
Publish At:2022-04-12 14:40 | Read:2412 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

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