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Make way for Windows 11? Windows 10 end-of-life is October 2025

We'll find out more about Windows 10's replacement OS later this month. Enlarge / Please show your retired operating system the respect it deserves, with a proper Viking funeral. (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) A new Windows visual refr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 15th, 2021

How people prefer to receive life-changing news, be it good or bad

When finding out life-changing news, whether good or bad, some people prefer to receive information as soon as possible. Others wish to receive and process bits of information over time or wait until the last minute to hear the news. Economists have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 min. ago

Latest Steam survey shows AMD rebounding, an excellent month for Ampere, and a Windows 7 resurgence

Having chipped away at Intel’s CPU lead since December and finally passing the 30% mark in May, AMD experienced a surprise decline in June, dropping to 28.41%. As predicted, it appears this was only a temporary blip: Team red rebounded with a share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

The Ascent is missing Nvidia RTX and DLSS features on Game Pass, but not on Steam"s version

Neon Giant's debut title, The Ascent, was met with frustration as Windows-based Microsoft Game Pass users realized their version of the game provided no RTX or DLSS support. While this lack of functionality does not render the game unplayable, it doe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

ISS astronaut describes his first 100 days in space

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has lifted the lid on life on the International Space Station, describing it as magical but also routine......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Intel road map explained: Alder Lake, Meteor Lake, and beyond 2025

Intel laid out a new road map at its Intel Accelerated event, showing the path forward through 2025. Here's what's coming down the pike......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Electric cars have much lower life cycle emissions, new study confirms

In the US, lifecycle emissions for EVs are already 60-68% lower than gasoline. Enlarge / If we're serious about decarbonizing, the internal combustion engine has to go by 2030-2035, according to a new study. (credit: Reinhard Krull/EyeEm/Getty I.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first Windows 11 beta

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Download VirtualBox and give Windows 11 beta a try

VirtualBox is a cross-platform virtualization application that enables you to run virtual machines on top of your existing OS. You can download it free of charge for Windows, macOS or Linux......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Bird brains left other dinosaurs behind

Today, being "birdbrained" means forgetting where you left your keys or wallet. But 66 million years ago, it may have meant the difference between life and death—and may help explain why birds are the only dinosaurs left on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Microsoft releases first beta of Windows 11

Windows Insider is a software testing program that gives users access to pre-release builds of Microsoft’s operating systems. It follows a channel model in which each successive tier is increasingly stable, with the goal of helping Microsoft identi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

6 months in, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is on target to be 2021’s best Android phone

Revisiting the Galaxy S21 Ultra six months into its life reveals Samsung may have already made the best Android phone of the year. Yes, it's still that good......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Roblox keeps gaining ground, from Minecraft competitor to metaverse builder

With full cross-platform support and a growing library of worlds to choose from, Roblox is one of the most popular free gaming platforms right now. Download it here for Android, Windows and macOS......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Windows 11 Now Has Its First Beta Release

Microsoft has released the first beta of Windows 11, available to those enrolled in its Windows Insider Program. From a report: Until today, getting access to Windows 11 meant installing the Dev preview, which Microsoft says is for "highly technical.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Robinhood’s stock drops 8% in its first day’s trading

Once the U.S. consumer investing and trading app began to allow investors to trade its shares, they went down sharply, off more than 10% in the first hours of its life as a floating stock. Robinhood priced its public offering at $38 per sha.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Microsoft just made testing out the new Windows 11 features easier

Microsoft just moved one of the most recent Windows 11 preview builds to the Windows Insider Beta Channel, making testing the operating system easier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

7 things you didn’t know your home security system could do

Your home security system can do more than just watch for broken windows or open doors. It might even save you money......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Study of nature preserve reveals more than 1,000 species and signs of changing oceans

Blue Cavern Point on the eastern edge of Santa Catalina Island, some 25 miles off the coast of San Pedro, California, is a hotbed of life. In the shallow edges of the water cling starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Farther out in deeper seas, br.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

New research helps explain diversity of life and paradox of sex

There are huge differences in species numbers among the major branches of the tree of life. Some groups of organisms have many species, while others have few. For example, animals, plants and fungi each have over 100,000 known species, but most other.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

The Cost of Preventing Deaths by Climate-Driven Heat

A new formula measures the “mortality cost of carbon,” and how much would have to be removed from the atmosphere to save a single life......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021