Yet another bunch of Microsoft Surfaces don’t work with Win10 version 1803

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273493/microsoft-windows/yet-another-bunch-of-microsoft-surfaces-dont-work-with-win10-version-1803.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft made Windows 10 version 1803 available for download – and pushed to “seekers” – on April 30. It started sending the OS out to the unprotected masses on May … Read more

Patch update: Monthly Rollup previews arrive for Win7, 8.1, along with updates for Win10 1607, 1703

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273437/microsoft-windows/patch-update-monthly-rollup-previews-arrive-for-win7-81-along-with-updates-for-win10-1607-1703.html#tk.rss_all We just got a smattering of patches that seem to be in the “Oh yeah, we forgot” bucket. Windows 7 and 8.1 received Previews (which you should never install, … Read more

How Apple’s iPad, Swift and VoiceOver teach the blind to code

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273576/apple-ios/how-apples-ipad-swift-and-voiceover-teach-the-blind-to-code.html#tk.rss_all It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which felt like a good day to explain how the accessibility features inside Swift Playgrounds and Apple solutions are enabling visually impaired people to … Read more

Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 puts Teams collaboration at its core

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273432/collaboration/microsofts-surface-hub-2-puts-teams-collaboration-at-its-core.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft has unveiled its updated Surface Hub digital whiteboard, improving collaboration capabilities with software and hardware features. The Surface Hub 2 – set to launch in 2019 – features … Read more

Solving a blockchain conundrum: Biometrics could recover lost encryption keys

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273429/blockchain/solving-a-blockchain-conundrum-how-biometrics-could-recover-lost-encryption-keys.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain could one day solve the online privacy problem by encrypting or scrambling personally identifiable information and issuing each person a random string of bits – a private key – … Read more

Lots of little Microsoft patches, but nothing for this month’s big bugs — and no Previews

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273550/microsoft-windows/lots-of-little-microsoft-patches-but-nothing-for-this-months-big-bugs-and-no-previews.html#tk.rss_all Third Tuesday of the month and it’s time for bug fixes and Monthly Rollup Previews, right? Well, no. May’s Third Tuesday brought a big bag of .Net Framework Previews, … Read more

FAQ: How Edge’s Application Guard and isolated browsing work

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273348/microsoft-windows/faq-how-edges-application-guard-and-isolated-browsing-work.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft two weeks ago quietly added a security feature to Windows 10 Pro that initially was available only in the operating system’s most expensive edition. To read this article … Read more

Location-based services move beyond mobile and into enterprise apps

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3271795/mobile-wireless/location-based-services-move-beyond-mobile-and-into-enterprise-apps.html#tk.rss_all GPS has been with us for many years, and this is what most consumers think about when they hear the term location-based services (LBS). While the satellite-based routing capability … Read more

10 Apple accessibility solutions everyone should know

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273107/apple-mac/10-apple-accessibility-solutions-everyone-should-know.html#tk.rss_all Apple is putting its weight behind Global Accessibility Awareness Day, taking the opportunity to point to its decades-long record in developing software solutions that make its hardware usable by … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Why Verizon is funding a wireless competitor, Visible

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3270941/wireless-carriers/why-verizon-is-funding-a-wireless-competitor-visible.html#tk.rss_all The wireless industry has grown and changed so much over the last few decades. In the last few years, major wireless brands AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile and Sprint have introduced … Read more

Win10 version 1803 incompatible with Toshiba solid state drives, too

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3272804/microsoft-windows/win10-version-1803-incompatible-with-toshiba-solid-state-drives-too.html#tk.rss_all It now appears as if Microsoft didn’t test the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, version 1803, with its own Surface Pro (2017) laptops, with any machines that use Intel SSD … Read more