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Clippy is back... as a Windows 11 emoji

The update introduces emojis that are supposed to be more in line with the "Fluent" design style of Windows 11. As such, they're exclusive to Windows 11. You can activate them by selecting Windows Update under Settings > Update & Security......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotNov 25th, 2021

Microsoft launches new products to challenge Chromebooks

Microsoft has recently released the new inexpensive Surface Laptop SE, priced at US$249, and Windows 11 SE, suitable for entry-level CPUs, eyeing to penetrate into the education sector, which has been dominated by Chromebooks......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

New zero-day vulnerability in Windows Installer affects all versions of Microsoft"s OS

The discovery of this vulnerability led the Cisco Talos group to update its Snort rules, which consists of rules to detect attacks targeting a list of vulnerabilities. The updated list of rules includes the zero-day elevation of privilege vulnerabili.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Replace Windows" built-in registry editor with a full-featured tool called RegCool

RegCool is an advanced registry editor and manager. It allows you to cut, copy, paste, move, delete, and rename keys and values. The latest version includes an offline registry and dark mode......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Clippy is back... as a Windows 11 emoji

The update introduces emojis that are supposed to be more in line with the "Fluent" design style of Windows 11. As such, they're exclusive to Windows 11. You can activate them by selecting Windows Update under Settings > Update & Security......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Next Windows 11 update brings back Clippy, along with other redesigned emoji

November 2021 update available in preview now, will auto-update next month. Enlarge / Some of Windows 11's new emoji designs. (credit: Microsoft) We're nearly two months out from the public release of Windows 11, and Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Acer Swift 5 review: The grass is always greener

Appropriately priced with some unique traits, but rivals offer better performance. Enlarge (credit: Scharon Harding) Acer chose the Swift 5 as its vehicle for ushering in Windows 11, and that was a safe choice. With a starti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

New zero-day vulnerability in Windows Installer affects all versions of Microsoft Windows

The discovery of this vulnerability led the Cisco Talos group to update its Snort rules, which consists of rules to detect attacks targeting a list of vulnerabilities. The updated list of rules includes the zero-day elevation of privilege vulnerabili.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

How to convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows 10

You might need to convert HEIC to JPG because of the latter being the most common file format. Let's take a look at how to convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Frustrated security researcher discloses Windows zero-day bug, blames Microsoft

A security researcher angry with Microsoft over bug bounties has disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Next Windows 11 Update Brings Back Clippy

An anonymous reader shares a report: We're nearly two months out from the public release of Windows 11, and Microsoft is still slowly updating bits and pieces of the operating system that weren't quite ready in early October. Microsoft announced rede.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Adorable redesigned emoji—including Clippy—included in latest Windows 11 update

November 2021 update available in preview now, will auto-update next month. Enlarge / Some of Windows 11's new emoji designs. (credit: Microsoft) We're nearly two months out from the public release of Windows 11, and Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Quick — this Windows 11 Dell laptop is ONLY $200 for Black Friday

Right now, you can pick up this Intel-powered Windows 11 laptop from Dell for just $200 -- that's an absolute steal of a price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Will Qualcomm bet on Samsung"s 3nm process?

Qualcomm announced plans to launch its next-gen Arm-based SoC, "designed to set the performance benchmark for Windows PCs.".....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

New Windows Zero-Day With Public Exploit Lets You Become An Admin

A security researcher has publicly disclosed an exploit for a new Windows zero-day local privilege elevation vulnerability that gives admin privileges in Windows 10, Windows 11, and Windows Server. BleepingComputer reports: As part of the November 20.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Microsoft"s Qualcomm Exclusivity Deal for Windows on Arm Reportedly Ending Soon

Qualcomm reportedly has an exclusivity deal with Microsoft for Windows on Arm licenses. From a report: The pair launched Windows on Arm laptops in 2016, and so far we haven't seen any devices launch without a Qualcomm chip. XDA-Developers reports tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Qualcomm exclusivity deal might be keeping Windows from running on other ARM chips

End of exclusivity deal could allow Windows to run on Apple Silicon, other SoCs. Enlarge Microsoft has created versions of Windows 10 and Windows 11 that run on ARM chips, but to date, the company has not been interested in s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Microsoft reportedly has an exclusivity deal with Qualcomm for Windows on Arm PCs

According to a new report from XDA Developers, Microsoft does have an exclusivity deal with Qualcomm. The site says this is the primary reason competitors like Samsung and MediaTek have been unable to integrate their SoCs into Windows on Arm laptops.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Microsoft’s Clippy finally lands on latest Windows 11 build as an emoji

What is old is now new again. The paperclip emoji is getting replaced on Windows 11 with an image of Microsoft's Clippy digital assistant......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Microsoft surprises developers with special Windows 11 VMs

Windows 11 VMs come with everything a developer might need to build apps for the new OS......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Qualcomm Has an Exclusivity Deal With Microsoft For Windows On ARM

An anonymous reader quotes a report from XDA Developers: Last week, we reported that MediaTek is planning to build a chipset for Windows on ARM. As it turns out, the Windows on ARM chipset space could be even hotter than that, because there's a reaso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021