Articles for December 2014

Articles for December 2014

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Has 450,000 Daily Users - More Beta Testers Than Any Previous Version of Windows
by Chris Thomas on 30 December 2014 · 878 views
Microsoft has announced that the Windows Insider Program has reached 1.5 million signups, with 450,000 of them being highly active users of the Windows 10 Technical preview. ... Read more
Major Windows 10 Update Coming in January, Expected to be Biggest Build Yet
by Chris Thomas on 30 December 2014 · 1155 views
January 2015 is set to mark big changes and steps forward for the Windows 10 operating system, with Microsoft scheduled to hold a "Windows 10: The Next Chapter" event on January 21st. ... Read more
Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9901 Leaked
by Chris Thomas on 30 December 2014 · 1872 views
Build 9901 is the second build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview that has been leaked in the fourth quarter of 2014. Microsoft is expected to hold the next build until January. ... Read more
A Review of Path Scanner Windows app
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 1350 views
A problem with copying, moving or burning files happens when their names exceed the 255 character limit. The copying or moving process can end with an unexpected error message. ... Read more
China Crudely Blocks Access to Gmail Within Chinese Mainland
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 1219 views
Since the earliest days of internet access in China in September 1987, the challenge for authorities has been how to maintain a grip on its use. Now China is blocking the Gmail service for 3rd party apps via Hong Kong using IP blocking to achieve it. ... Read more
Microsoft and Google Put Differences Aside to Fight Hotels' Wanting To Block Wi-Fi Hotspots
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 776 views
Microsoft & Google have teamed up to complain to the Federal Communications Commission about hotel industry leaders American Hospitality & Lodging Association and Marriott International wanting to intentionally block Wi-Fi Hotspots in hotel rooms. ... Read more
Lizard Squad Takes Aim At Tor Project Anonymous Browsing Network
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 843 views
Lizard Squad, the ones behind the PlayStation hack, have a new target: Tor. The anonymous browsing and file sharing network for browsing the internet anonymously for reasons beyond an understanding have become their next target. ... Read more
Chromebooks Top 3 Laptop Sellers at Amazon This Holiday Season
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 948 views
To a certain amount of holiday cheer & confirmation that the Chromebook is offering something to consumers who want a low-cost laptop that is actually usable, Amazon confirmed after Christmas that two out of the top 3 laptop sellers were Chromebooks. ... Read more
Turning on Reader Mode in Google Chrome for Android
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 890 views
For people who use the Android operating system as their preferred mobile option and Google Chrome for their default web browser, they may find that they do a lot of distracted reading every day. Now there is a Reader Mode in Chrome for Android. ... Read more
Gmail: How to stop Gmail hiding your email signature
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 2422 views
It used to be possible to create your own custom signature in an email application or in webmail and then every time you send a message out, the signature would display under your message. Since this time Gmail has decided to cut out the signatures. ... Read more
Transparent LG Phone with Firefox OS at a Premium Price
by Pete Daniel on 29 December 2014 · 1038 views
Up until now Mozilla have been aiming their own Firefox OS on the low to mid-level budget market. However, now Mozilla courtesy of phone maker LG are releasing an upmarket smart phone in the Japanese market that is sure to turn a few heads. ... Read more
Anonymous Leaks Massive List Of Online Passwords & Credit Card Numbers
by Pete Daniel on 28 December 2014 · 1933 views
After the threat of a Christmas season hack via a Twitter account with a supposed affiliation with the hacking group Anonymous, the group has released in the public arena a collection of username and passwords for as many as 13,000 user accounts. The ... Read more
Apple goes for first silent, automatic security update to Mac OS X for NTP clock bug fix
by Pete Daniel on 28 December 2014 · 708 views
Apple has long been believed to be more secure that Windows because of its Linux-based architecture has been hit with the same denial of service vulnerability discovered by technicians which affects how the NTP process synchronizes the system clock. ... Read more
7 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Google Drive
by Pete Daniel on 28 December 2014 · 850 views
Google Drive is pushing hard to gain new customers with cheap storage offers from 100 GB to 1 TB. The usefulness of this cloud storage option can be extended with these useful tricks which don't need extra apps installed. ... Read more
Google’s self-drive cars will be on the US streets in 2015
by Pete Daniel on 28 December 2014 · 685 views
Google is on a mission to bring self-drive cars to the US streets perhaps as early as 2015. Some engineers at the company said 2017-2020 is more likely as they work through the technological challenge. Here is a more detailed look at the project. ... Read more
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