Got a MacBook or MacBook Pro with sticky keys? Apple has a free service program for you

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/23/macbook-sticky-keyboard-service-program/ For some time, a number of MacBook or MacBook Pro users have complained about problems with their keyboards — specifically that keys either stop working completely, fall off, or … Read more

Spectre and Meltdown variant 4: Microsoft, Google and Intel reveal new Speculative Store Bypass chip vulnerability

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/22/speculative-store-bypass-variant-4-vulnerability/ Just when you thought you could forget about the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities, yet another variant has been discovered. Known as Speculative Store Bypass, the vulnerability affects chips … Read more

Microsoft launches free Surface Pro 4 replacement program because it can’t fix flickering screens

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/12/microsoft-surface-pro-4-screen-flicker-replacement-program/ If you have a Surface Pro 4, you might be one of the unlucky tablet owners to suffer from a flickering screen — a problem predictably dubbed “flickergate”. Unable … Read more

How to Remind Unplug a Charging Laptop on Arch Linux

Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/remind-unplug-charging-laptop-arch-linux/ You are always worried about over-charging your laptop when too busy on projects that you can’t keep checking battery percentage?. It is always recommended to keep battery power between 40% and 80% to … Read more

AZIO Retro Classic: an incredible steampunk-inspired mechanical keyboard [Review]

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/27/azio-retro-classic-steampunk-mechanical-keyboard/ If it’s not immediately obvious from a quick glance, AZIO explains that its striking Retro Classic keyboard is inspired by the look of a vintage typewriter. It’s not just … Read more

Intel has a new Spectre firmware patch for you to try out

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/21/intel-spectre-patch-number-two/ The Spectre/Meltdown debacle continues to rumble on, and now the chip manufacturer has announced the availability of a new “microcode solution” to the Spectre vulnerability. The updated firmware applies … Read more

Intel will release chips free from Meltdown and Spectre bugs this year

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/26/meltdown-spectre-free-intel-chips/ The discovery of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in processors caused a great deal of panic and confusion. The poor reliability and performance hit brought about by patches did … Read more

Intel will have Meltdown and Spectre patches ready for 90 percent of modern processors next week

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/intel-patches-meltdown-spectre/ With Meltdown and Spectre turning into something of a PR disaster for Intel, the chip-maker has promised that patches will be made available for the vast majority of modern … Read more