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Microsoft is toying with a new way to roll out Windows 11 updates

Update Stack Packages in Windows 11 will deliver new update improvements outside of major OS updates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagOct 16th, 2021

PlayStation planning to roll out bundled subscription service similar to Xbox Game Pass

In an apparent attempt to compete with Xbox Game Pass, Sony plans to launch a similar subscription service next year. According to anonymous PlayStation insiders speaking with Bloomberg, the service, codenamed "Sparticus," will bundle PlayStation Plu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Microsoft Office has a fresh new look - here"s how to update

Microsoft's visual refresh for Office is now available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

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

Game bits: PS anniversary, Paper Mario heading to Switch Online, and GTA Trilogy physical copies get delayed

Had the partnership with Nintendo not soured, or if Nintendo hadn’t ever reached out to Sony, the PlayStation as we know it likely never materializes. Nintendo's timeline would have changed as well, and who knows if Microsoft would have ever even b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

PlayStation reportedly planning to roll out bundled subscription service similar to Game Pass

In an apparent attempt to compete with Xbox Game Pass, Sony plans to launch a similar subscription service next year. According to anonymous PlayStation insiders speaking with Bloomberg, the service, codenamed "Sparticus," will bundle PlayStation Plu.....»»

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

PlayStation Plans New Service To Take On Xbox Game Pass

Sony Group's PlayStation division is planning a new subscription service to compete with rival Microsoft's popular Xbox Game Pass, according to people familiar with Sony's plans and documents reviewed. Blooomberg: The service, code-named Spartacus, w.....»»

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

On-screen touch controls are gaining in popularity according to Xbox Cloud Gaming

When Microsoft launched Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud for simplicity's sake) just over a year ago, Minecraft Dungeons was the only game with an on-screen gamepad for playing on mobile devices. Since then, more than 100 titles have received touch control.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated 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

Microsoft prompts to switch to the Edge browser are starting to get ridiculous

Microsoft has incorporated new prompts into its Edge browser that attempt to dissuade users from downloading Google Chrome......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft Makes Breakthrough In the Quest To Use DNA As Data Storage

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Microsoft, one of the pioneers of DNA storage, is making some headway, working with the University of Washington's Molecular Information Systems Laboratory, or MISL. The company announced in a new res.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Netgear router vulnerabilities could put small businesses at risk

Netgear has released firmware updates to patch three vulnerabilities discovered in its routers and Wi-Fi extenders......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft Office is getting a simple little video editor

Microsoft Office for Android will soon allow you to make and share short video clips......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 2nd, 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