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Microsoft to start nagging Windows 7 users to upgrade

Microsoft to start nagging Windows 7 users to upgrade

The rollout of new cumulative updates started earlier today , and at the time of writing this article, I'm not aware of any issues that might cause the installation to fail. Security updates to Internet Explorer , Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Shell, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Hyper-V, Windows Server, Windows Linux, Window Kernel, Windows ... Read More

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PS4 Remote Play app comes to iPhone, iPad

Sony has usually released stability firmware updates in the past. If you don't have any third-party controllers to help you manage the game, you'll find that the PlayStation 4's buttons are overlaid on the iPhone or iPad screen. You can not pair or play via a mobile network. You will need to be on a Wi-Fi network to use Remote Play or connect the MiFi controller. Remote Play was already available on Android devices but for some dumb reason, it is still restricted to Sony Smartphones. Read More

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Google's New Messaging Feature Is a Bit Confusing

Google's New Messaging Feature Is a Bit Confusing

Google Assistant on its KaiOS-run smartphones will soon start supporting voice typing for the ease of sending messages on feature phones . This means a single press will trigger the Assistant, a double-press will bring up your Assistant's daily feed, and a long-press will trigger a sort of walkie-talkie function where you can speak to your Assistant and let go of the button when you're doing. Read More

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Motorola offers slimmer bezels, bigger displays, and larger batteries

Motorola offers slimmer bezels, bigger displays, and larger batteries

For those wondering, this device is compatible with Quick Charge 4. The Moto G7 may turn out as the star of this series as it offers the best balance of price to performance in the series. Look for all three G7 phones to go on sale sometime in March. The "Marine Blue" color of the Motorola G7 Power looks great! Just like the G7 Play , it is equipped with a Snapdragon 632 chipset but has 3GB of RAM inside. Read More

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After delay, Apple releases a fix for FaceTime bug

After delay, Apple releases a fix for FaceTime bug

Without disclosing the exact amount, Apple said it plans on compensating Thompson for discovering the vulnerability and will also provide an additional gift to fund his education. Users can download the new software update , labeled iOS 12.1.4, by going to their device's Settings , then General and then Software Update. The company noted that a thorough security audit of the FaceTime service also brought to light a previously unidentified vulnerability in its Live Photos service. Read More

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Mobile Sprint Merger: No Price Hike for 3 Years, CEO Says

Mobile Sprint Merger: No Price Hike for 3 Years, CEO Says

In a letter to the FCC on Monday, Legere attempted to counter one of the main arguments against the merger - that as soon as T-Mobile absorbs Sprint , competition in the market will decrease and rates will go up. At the end he clarified what he means by all that, saying that they are making its prices available to Sprint users over the next three years, as the two companies combine their networks. Read More

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Microsoft Prepping Xbox Live for Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android

Microsoft Prepping Xbox Live for Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android

Notably, one of the sessions on the calendar is supposed to cover a first look at a new SDK from Microsoft that will allow mobile game developers to integrate the Xbox Live service into their titles. The move was teased in the description for an upcoming session at GDC, where the plans will presumably be revealed in more detail. The "XDK" is aimed at "game services engineers looking to save time & expand their customer base by letting Microsoft managed game services handle social, ... Read More

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Apple Hits Back At Facebook For Privacy-Invasive VPN Targeted At Teens

Apple Hits Back At Facebook For Privacy-Invasive VPN Targeted At Teens

A detailed TechCrunch report highlights that Facebook has been running a " research " program where it asks users to install its " Facebook Research " VPN app on their device. Asked about it by The Associated Press, Google said it had disabled the app on Apple devices and apologized for its "mistake". In August of past year, Apple asked Facebook to pull its virtual private network app Onavo from the App Store for violation of data collection policies . Read More

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Google has been fined $56.8 million for breaking the EU's GDPR rules

Google has been fined $56.8 million for breaking the EU's GDPR rules

France's data protection watchdog is slapping Google with an unprecedented fine citing the company's failure to meet privacy and transparency standards with user information. They are "transparency, information and consent ", it said Monday in a statement. The GDPR, which went into effect in May, introduced tougher rules on processing and storing personal data and requires companies to seek explicit consent before using personal data . Read More

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CenturyLink Glitch Causes 911 Outage in Lewis County, Across Nation

CenturyLink Glitch Causes 911 Outage in Lewis County, Across Nation

At 6:20 a.m. Friday, the district reported 911 services in the region were restored, although several law enforcement agencies said on social media the service was out again later Friday morning. Friday morning. "We apologize for the disruption". CRESA said it pushed information about reaching 911 through "all other methods" before sending a message through its Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts systems Thursday evening. Read More

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O2 'confident' full service will be restored by tomorrow

O2 'confident' full service will be restored by tomorrow

The fragility of the increasingly connected systems that keep modern, Western nations running was underlined Thursday when major telecoms network O2 ceased to transmit mobile data from around 0530 GMT. Calls are still working, O2 said. "We'd encourage our customers to use Wifi wherever they can and we apologise for the inconvenience caused". The first issues were reported at around 5.30am on Thursday. Read More

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