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Fixes for AMD Ryzen performance, other Windows 11 issues rolling out to testers now

Update is reportedly being prepared for public release early next week. Enlarge / A PC running Windows 11. (credit: Microsoft) Now that Windows 11 is out, the arduous process of fixing the new operating system's bugs can begi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaOct 15th, 2021

Activision and Raven Software lay off Call of Duty QA testers

Sometimes it seems like Activision can't help but shoot themselves in the foot. Call of Duty community leader Austin O'Brien's tweet stated that Activision has begun meeting with the game's quality assurance (QA) test team to inform them of upcoming.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 38 min. ago

6 easy ways to dramatically increase your MacBook’s performance

If your Mac is feeling slow, we have six ways that you can boost its performance without downloading any extra software......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Zoom Will Soon Make It Obvious If You"re Late To Your Next Big Meeting

Zoom is rolling out a number of new updates for its video conferencing software and one of them might finally encourage users to ensure they're on time for their next big meeting. TechRadar reports: According to a new blog post from the company, Atte.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

Pegasus spyware found on nine US diplomatic phones

Reuters' sources indicated that US officials, either based in Uganda or working on issues concerning Uganda, received warnings from Apple that their iPhones were being targeted with spyware from Israel-based NSO over the last several months......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

After 9 years on Android and Windows, here’s why I’m all-in on Apple’s ecosystem

Entering into the Apple ecosystem is like entering a place where everything just works. Let me explain......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

This Dell Windows 11 laptop is just $230 for Cyber Week 2021

Save big on this great budget-priced productivity machine from Dell......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft backpedals on changing default browsers in Windows 11

Up until now, it was difficult to change your default browser in Windows 11. Microsoft listened to the outcry of its users and is making it easier to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Luna Display lets you wirelessly use a Mac as second Windows monitor

Astropad updated its dongle to expand support beyond iPads. Enlarge / A 24-inch iMac used as display for a Windows 11-based Lenovo Thinkpad. (credit: Astropad) Sometimes you just need more screen space. You can always buy a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft restores individual “default browser” setting in Windows 11 preview

Microsoft restores individual “default browser” setting in Windows 11 preview.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft Backtracks on Windows 11"s Controversial Default Browser Changes

Microsoft is backtracking on changes it made to Windows 11 that made it more difficult to switch default browsers. From a report: A new test build of Windows 11 now allows users of Chrome, Firefox, and other browsers to set a default browser with a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft finally caves and makes it easier for users to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Microsoft will soon make it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11. Independent app developer Rafael Rivera spotted a new set-default button on the latest Windows 11 test build. The option is under Settings>Apps>Default Apps>......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

No Man’s Sky Update 3.75 Now Available, Fixes Crashing Bugs And More

The No Man's Sky update 3.75 patch notes have been announced by Hello Games, which brings more bug fixes to the space exploration title. The post No Man’s Sky Update 3.75 Now Available, Fixes Crashing Bugs And More appeared first on PlayStation.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Qualcomm"s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC will power the next generation of Windows on Arm laptops

Qualcomm’s latest SoC for Windows laptops is now official, and it’s called the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform. The name is certainly a mouthful, but the company promises this new chip will enable “extreme mobile computing experiences tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Shaping up nicely: Adjusting the plasma edge can improve the performance of a star on Earth

While trying out a new device that injects powder to clean up the walls of the world's largest stellarator, a twisty fusion device known as Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Greifswald, Germany, scientists were pleased to find that the bits of atoms confined.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

SiFive unveils new RISC-V processor P650

SiFive has announced the availability of its P650 processor, a new addition to its Performance family, which it said is expected to be the fastest licensable RISC-V processor IP core in the market. The SiFive Performance P650 will enable RISC-V desig.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft Edge will now warn users about the dangers of downloading Google Chrome

Pop-ups range from straightforward to cheeky. One calls Chrome "so 2008." Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) If you're a Google Chrome user setting up a new Windows PC, the most important feature of Microsoft Edge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft"s New Windows Prompts Try To Stop People Downloading Chrome

Microsoft has never been a fan of Windows users downloading Chrome instead of using Edge, but the company has now stepped up its campaign to keep people using its built-in browser. From a report: Windows 10 and Windows 11 have both started displaying.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

SiFive"s New RISC-V Chip Challenges Decades-old Computing Designs

The Performance P650 won't beat a top-end Arm chip in a Samsung or Apple smartphone, but the startup believes its designs eventually could. From a report: It's really hard to get a new chip family to catch on when companies like Intel and Qualcomm sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft"s New Office UI is Now Rolling Out To Everyone

Microsoft is starting to roll out its new Office UI to all users this week. The visual update was originally announced earlier this year and went into testing over the summer. Now it's starting to roll out to all Office 365 and Office 2021 users. Fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Preview builds begin to fix Windows 11’s Start menu and taskbar

Changes may be destined for Windows 11's first major feature update next fall. Enlarge / The new Start menu kills Live Tiles and puts the All apps view on a separate screen. Like the taskbar, it's cleaner-looking but also less customiz.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021