Vole beavers away on Core OS
Modular and customisable variant of Windows
Software King of the World Microsoft is having a go at modernising the Windows platform with many of the same innovations it was working on for Windows Core OS.
Steam won't work on Windows 7/8/8.1 as of 2024
Valve closes that window
Valve has announced that it will be ending support for Steam on the Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 operating systems as of January 1st, 2024.
New Windows update preview brings in Bing
But beats up your PC
Windows 11’s major new update (Moment 2) has been released as a preview and brings the AI driven Bing to the taskbar. However, the update appears to get drunk and get into a fight with the rest of the software and shuts everything down.
Microsoft says its "quiet update" was not spying
Software King of the World Microsoft has reassured users that its KB5021751 update which was quietly delivered last month via its Windows Update channel was not spying on rival software.
Windows has too many colours
Why are there so many songs about rainbows?
A new Windows update is inserting some unexpected colours into the user interface of Task manager apparently thinking that light and dark modes are not enough.
Microsoft releases Windows Holographic 22H2
Because reality is so dull
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Holographic version 22H2 which will run its mixed reality devices such as HoloLens 2.
Direct Access bug on Windows 10 and 11
Software King of the World, Microsoft has warned that the Direct Access feature in Windows 10 and 11 might bork if the user temporarily loses network connectivity or transitioning between Wi-Fi networks or access points.
Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines
Seen in the wild
A cross-platform malware has infected a wide range of Linux and Windows devices, including small office routers, FreeBSD boxes, and large enterprise servers.
Janet Jackson crashed my computer
Weird windows bugs
The music video for Janet Jackson's 1989 pop hit Rhythm Nation is a cybersecurity vulnerability.
Austrian outfit hacked European and Central American companies
Austria-based company named DSIRF used multiple Windows and Adobe Reader zero-days to hack organisations located in Europe and Central America.