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February patches bring ominous Outlook fixes and a rebirth of KB 2952664

5 days ago   |   Computerworld

The very early reports are in , and it looks like this month's monstrous panoply of patches isn't as destructive as last month's - so far, at least. Aside from a few reported...
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The PocketSprite is a keychain-sized device that lets you play Game Boy games

The PocketSprite is a keychain-sized device that lets you play Game Boy games

10 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Sometimes, you just want a physical replica of older classic hardware. That's surely part of the reason why the NES Classic and SNES Classic systems are so popular. But there...
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Perfect end to a perfect month: Yet another Win10 1709 cumulative update, KB 4058258

19 days ago   |   Computerworld   |   4 articles

Microsoft told us three weeks ago that Win10 Fall Creators Update, version 1709, was ready for enterprise deployment. Since then, we've seen the early January patch yanked...
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Windows surprise patch KB 4078130: The hard way to disable Spectre 2

21 days ago   |   Computerworld   |   8 articles

As we crawl deeper down the Meltdown/Spectre bunny hole, Microsoft released on Friday night a weird, download-only patch that disables the “fix” that's supposed to protect you...
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KBNew: Look behind the scenes at Microsoft's changing KB articles

21 days ago   |   Computerworld

If you've been playing the cat-and-mouse Microsoft patching game for a while, you know that Microsoft changes its Knowledge Base articles from time to time, without warning and...
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Patching meltdown: Windows fixes, sloppy .NET, warnings about Word and Outlook

1 month ago   |   Computerworld

On the heels of the Jan. 17 release of 14 Windows and .NET patches , we now have a huge crop of new patches, revised older patches, warnings about bugs, and a bewildered...
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Microsoft's mystifying Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD processors

1 month ago   |   Computerworld   |   2 articles

I've seen a lot of bizarre Microsoft patches-of-patches, but the new patches for AMD processors are in a world of their own. The security-only, manually downloadable patches...
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Microsoft reinstates Meltdown/Spectre patches for some AMD processors - but which ones?

1 month ago   |   Computerworld   |   4 articles

As we rappel down the Patch Tuesday rabbit hole this month, Microsoft just announced that it's going to start pushing its January Windows security patches onto AMD processors...
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Buggy Win7 Meltdown patch KB 4056894 throwing blue screens

1 month ago   |   Computerworld   |   3 articles

Microsoft's hasty Meltdown/Spectre patches, released late on Jan. 4 , have started baring their fangs. Complaints about Win10 Fall Creators Update cumulative update KB 4056892...
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Win7 Monthly Rollup KB 4056894 signals early, abbreviated Patch Tuesday

1 month ago   |   Computerworld   |   6 articles

Last night Microsoft released KB 4056894 , the 2018-01 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7. Spurred by early disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities...
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U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

According to OpenSignal's latest State of LTE report, the country with the best 4G availability is South Korea - yet again. While the U.S. is still in fifth place for... Read more ...

Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+

Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+

According to yet another Reddit AMA by a person who has had the chance to play with the Exynos-powered Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung might introduce a really neat trade-in deal... Read more ...

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix text bug that causes iPhones to crash

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix text bug that causes iPhones to crash

Last week, a new iOS bug was discovered that could cause your iPhone to crash when it received a single character from the Indian language Telugu. Apple said that it would... Read more ...

Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC

Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC

HTC is likely to be working on a U12 flagship for release later this year, but before that, we could see an entry-level Desire 12, possibly as soon as next week at Mobile World... Read more ...

Google's Tez mobile wallet app makes monthly bill paying a snap in India

Google's Tez mobile wallet app makes monthly bill paying a snap in India

Who enjoys paying their monthly bills? Nobody, really. But in India, Google has an app called the Tez mobile wallet that starting today, allows payments to be made in seconds... Read more ...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro benchmarks: Putting the Snapdragon 636 to the test

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro benchmarks: Putting the Snapdragon 636 to the test

The Redmi Note 5 Pro gives us a first look at Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636 platform. Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this week in India, and among its many highlights... Read more ...

The Sports Desk - Another Lean Year For Sports Games On Switch?

The Sports Desk - Another Lean Year For Sports Games On Switch?

Things are going great for Nintendo and the Switch system. It seems like every day during the recent holiday season, the system was breaking a record and getting good news... Read more ...

Buy any Samsung Galaxy S8 or Note 8 and get a free pair of Gear IconX headphones

Buy any Samsung Galaxy S8 or Note 8 and get a free pair of Gear IconX headphones

While many Samsung fans are anxiously awaiting the reveal of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ , there are plenty of consumers who don't care about owning the latest generation... Read more ...

New Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ now available in the US

New Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ now available in the US

Last month, Samsung released the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) in select markets around the world, without mentioning if the phones would be available in the US. We... Read more ...

IOS 11.2.6 starts rolling out, contains fix for Indian language character bug

IOS 11.2.6 starts rolling out, contains fix for Indian language character bug

Apple has started rolling out a new iOS update that bumps the version to 11.2.6. The new version contains fix for a recently discovered bug which allowed users to send a... Read more ...