Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ LTS will default to Xorg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/26/ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-lts-xorg-default/ The introduction of Ubuntu 17.10 “Artful Aardvark” saw the Linux-based distribution switching to Wayland as the default display server. However, when the next LTS release arrives this year, Canonical … Read more

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac gets major update with real-time collaborative editing, cloud saving

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/19/microsoft-office-2016-for-mac-january-2018-update/ Since you can get Office on both Windows PCs and Macs, you may be lead to believe that the user experience is similar between the two suites. After all, … Read more

Huawei will preload Android Messages on its Android smartphones

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/18/huawei-android-messages-preload-smartphones/ After you’ve used a messaging app, it’s hard to go back to SMS. You can’t share files, get read receipts, group chats or share emoji. It’s archaic, but the … Read more

OnePlus investigating credit card fraud reports

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/15/oneplus-online-store-fraudulent-credit-card-transactions/ A number of OnePlus customers have reported unusual credit card transactions after buying products from the smartphone maker’s online store. And, today, OnePlus announces a formal investigation. OnePlus reveals … Read more

macOS High Sierra lets you unlock App Store preferences with any password

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/11/macos-high-sierra-app-store-system-preferences-any-password-unlock/ Most of the security vulnerabilities we write about are hard to exploit by the average computer user. I consider myself fairly experienced but, honestly, without a step by step … Read more

Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 to protect against Spectre vulnerability

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/08/ios-11-2-2-macos-high-sierra-10-13-2-spectre-mitigations/ Following the Meltdown and Spectre revelations, let’s just say that 2018 is off to a bad start for many tech companies. Apple is among the biggest players affected by … Read more

Lenovo unveils 2018 ThinkPad lineup with 8th-gen Intel Core processors

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/04/2018-lenovo-thinkpad-lineup-8th-gen-intel-core-processors/ With CES 2018 just around the corner, tech companies are starting to announce the products that they will showcase at the popular trade show later this month. Lenovo is … Read more

Microsoft Edge bests Google Chrome in battery life and security tests

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/03/microsoft-edge-vs-google-chrome/ While Windows 10 is gaining some serious ground in the PC market, the same cannot be said about Microsoft Edge. Looking at the usage share of the major browsers … Read more