Category: computer

Google Project Zero Reveals ‘High Severity’ macOS Flaw

Google Project Zero team had revealed the flaw to Apple on November 30, 2018 HIGHLIGHTS Apple is yet to release a fix for the disclosed vulnerability The company is said to be working on a patch, but there is no timeline The flaw disclosed by Google Project Zero is said to be hard to exploit Read More

Apple May Have Silently Fixed the Flexgate Issue With MacBook Pro 2018 Model Redesign

Apple MacBook Pro (October 2016 onwards) users had been reporting issues with their display HIGHLIGHTS Apple is yet to publicly acknowledge ‘Flexgate’ 2018 MacBook Pro models use a slightly longer flex cable It’s still too early to determine if it will actually solve the problem Last year, some MacBook Pro users had reported issues with Read More

Microsoft Store’s Promised Larger Revenue Split Comes into Effect, Offers 95 Percent to Developers

Microsoft Store app developers will now get 95 percent of the revenue HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft had announced non-game apps will get 95 percent revenue in 2018 In 2019, the new revenue model has finally come into effect There are few exceptions, where apps will get only 85 percent share Last year at the Build developer conference, Read More

Windows 10 Is Now on Over 800 Million Devices, Says Microsoft

Microsoft on Thursday said that its Windows 10 operating system (OS) is now running on more than 800 million active devices worldwide, one step closer to its goal of 1 billion Windows 10 users. “Thank you to all our customers and partners for helping us achieve 800 million Windows 10 devices and the highest customer satisfaction in Read More

Microsoft Surface Book 2 With Quad-Core Intel CPU Listed Online, Hints at Mid-Cycle Refresh of 13-inch Model

The Surface Book 2’s base model was launched with the dual-core Intel Core i5-7300U processor HIGHLIGHTS Surface Book 2 with Intel Core i5-8350U CPU listed in US, Germany It has four cores and has a slightly higher clock speed Microsoft is yet to officially confirm the processor upgrade Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 convertible is reportedly Read More

New 3D Printing Process Creates Solid Objects Using Rays of Light

On the Starship Enterprise, replicators were devices that were used “to dematerialise matter and then reconstitute it in another form,” according to Startrek.com. For Captain Picard’s hungry crew, in particular, that usually meant nostalgically reconstituting meals on demand to appease a sudden craving. Though we remain a long way away from being able to transmogrify Read More

Microsoft Build Developer Conference to Be Held From May 6

Microsoft is set to host its annual three-day Build developer conference at the Washington State Convention Centre in Seattle from May 6 to 8. The Build conference is Microsoft’s main annual developer event where the company unveils its latest Windows versions alongside additions to other software and service tools like Office and Azure. The software giant is planning to post Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 Availability Expands to 20 More Markets

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding the availability of its Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2 devices to 20 more markets. The company hasn’t shared the full list of countries getting these Surface devices, but it did note that Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2 went Read More

Google Extends Chipmaking Efforts to Design Hub Bengaluru

Alphabet’s Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally. The Bengaluru site, which has not been previously Read More

Chrome OS 72 Released With Optimisations for Touchscreen Devices, Newer Features

Google is rolling out the new update for its operating system – Chrome OS 72, with bug fixes, security updates and newer features like external storage access for Android apps including microSD cards and USB drives along with Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for Chrome sites. With Chrome OS 72, Google has optimised the Chrome Read More

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