Windows 10 “Sun Valley” will do away with Windows 95 era icons

The results are more subtle than you might expect from a 25+ year visual update. In this image, courtesy of Windows Latest, we see new icons from a Sun Valley preview build on the left versus p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMay 7th, 2021

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:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Windows 11 Screenshots Leak, Show New Start Menu and More

Screenshots of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system have appeared online today. Originally published at Chinese site Baidu, the screenshots show off the new Windows 11 user interface and Start menu. The UI changes look very similar to wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Europe ramps up pressure on tech giants

Officials in Europe are yet again ratcheting up the pressure on Silicon Valley titans......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Windows 11 leak gives us our first look at the radical new design

Leaked screenshots might have spoiled Microsoft's June 24 event, all but confirming a massive redesign for the rumored Windows 11 operating system......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple-Google Mobile "Duopoly" Faces UK Antitrust Scrutiny

Google and Apple face a sweeping probe into the "duopoly" power of their mobile ecosystems, in the U.K. antitrust watchdog's latest attack on Silicon Valley. From a report: The increasingly tech-focused Competition and Markets Authority opened a 12-m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

How to uninstall Windows 10 and downgrade to Windows 8.1

Windows 10 is the best Windows operating system, but you might prefer an older version. Here's how to uninstall Windows 10 and downgrade to an earlier version......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

McDonalds Faces Potential Class Action Lawsuit Over Automated Drive-Thru

McDonald's equiped 10 of its restaurants in Chicago with automated speech-recognition for their drive-through windows. Now they're facing a potential class-action lawsuit. Long-time Slashdot reader KindMind shares this report from the Register: McDon.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Apple Adds Support For Windows Precision Touchpad Gestures in New Boot Camp Update

Apple is finally adding support for Windows Precision Touchpad drivers in its latest Boot Camp update. The new 6.1.15 update includes support for Windows Precision Touchpad, including single tap to click, lower-right corner to right-click, down motio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

PSA: Intel releases new Wi-Fi drivers for Windows 10

Intel's latest Wi-Fi driver for Windows 10 fixes random loss of connectivity using Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 and AC-8265 adapters, in addition to security and functionality updates......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Windows 11: Everything we know about the big update

Microsoft could be unveiling Windows 11 at a June 24 event. Amid all the rumors, here's a look at everything we know, and everything we want......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Walmart is practically giving away this ultra-slim Gateway laptop

Walmart is offering a crazy deal on the Gateway GWTN156-1BL Ultra Slim Notebook this week. It features an Intel Core i5, 16GB of RAM, and Windows 10 Home......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Windows 11 could finally bring Android apps to the Microsoft Store

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system could bring Android app emulation, according to a new report that cites the work of a Microsoft employee......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

How China Is Cracking Down on Its Once Untouchable Tech Titans

For years, China’s tech entrepreneurs were considered rock stars: Icons whose rags-to-riches career paths, guile and contempt for the rulebook earned them cult-like status. But over the past few months regulatory scrutiny, combined with growing.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Can Linux Run Video Games?

Linux and Gaming Linux is a widely used and popular open source operating system that was first released back in 1991. It differs from operating systems like Windows and macOS in that it is open... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website.....»»

Category: topSource:  unixmenRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Ohio Files Lawsuit To Declare Google a Public Utility

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hill: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (R) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit asking the court to declare Google a public utility, which would subject the Silicon Valley giant to government regulation. Yost's compl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

FaceTime is coming to Android. Here"s why iMessage won"t

One of the most surprising announcements from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday wasn't a new feature for its own customers — it was something new for Android and Windows users......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Almanac is building a faster doc editor for the remote work era

Few things have captured Silicon Valley-based investors’ attention in recent years quite like the quest to back the successor[s] to Google Docs. The estimable and entrenched productivity suite has been unbundled and repackaged into products tha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

How to run Android apps in Windows

Some apps are only available on Android, which is a shame if you want to use them on a full Windows screen. Here's how to run Android apps in Windows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Apple is bringing FaceTime to Android and Windows... kind of

For many, one key reason to remain in the Apple ecosystem is access to iMessage and FaceTime, where their friends and family already are. At Apple's WWDC 2021, the company announced that it's making FaceTime available to Android and Windows devices,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Surface Pro X slashed by $200 during this early Prime Day deal

Staples is offering $200 off the Microsoft Surface Pro X, a gorgeous 13-inch Windows 10 tablet that converts quickly into a laptop with the wireless keyboard......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021