Patch Tuesday alert: Make sure Windows Auto Update is temporarily disabled

For those of you who haven’t patched since May, there’s exceedingly bad news on the horizon. Per Catalin Cimpanu at ZDNet, Metasploit’s working-but-just-barely BlueKeep exploit is about to get a significant bug fix. That’ll put BlueKeep infection capabilities in the hands of mere mortals. The script kiddies won’t be far …

Bill Gates ne digère toujours pas la débâcle de Windows Mobile

Pour Bill Gates, les raisons de la débâcle subie par Windows Mobile, le système d’exploitation mobile de la firme de Redmond, sont nombreuses et ne proviennent pas uniquement des déséquilibres internes de l’OS. Le patron de Microsoft a en effet indiqué, lors de la conférence DealBook organisée par le “New …

Pocketnow Daily: The Galaxy S11+ might bring a KILLER BATTERY!! (video)

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and more Amazon products are discounted right now Deals. Amazon is getting ready for Black Friday by discounting their own products. Currently you can get a 20% discount on the Fire Stick 4K leaving it at $39.99, the non 4K variant is available for the …

Bill Gates révèle pourquoi Windows Mobile s’est incliné face à Android selon lui

Après avoir imposé Windows sur les ordinateurs du monde entier, Microsoft a échoué dans sa volonté de proposer une alternative pour mobile, laissant Google prendre la place qui lui revenait. La chute de Windows Mobile reste largement en travers de la gorge de Bill Gates, qui explique pourquoi il a …

Pocketnow Daily: The Google Pixel 4 BREAKS… Easily?! (video)

Deal alert: Moto phones heavily discounted at B&H for early Black Friday Black Friday isn’t here just yet, but B&H is starting early. For those of you who want a mid-ranger, they got Motorola phones ranging from the Moto G7 up to the Moto Z4 with mods included with deals …

Microsoft sets Jan. 15 launch for its second-chance Edge

Microsoft will release a production-quality version of its recast Edge browser Jan. 15, or in just over 10 weeks. What the Redmond, Wash. company this week called a “release candidate” of the final version can be downloaded from the firm’s website. The build — the label usually applies to finished …

Windows 7 : Quelles solutions pour passer la deadline du 14 janvier 2020 ?

Une récente étude Ivanti montre que 59% des entreprises n’ont toujours pas migré l’ensemble de leur parc de PC Windows 7 vers Windows 10. A quelques semaines de la date de fin de support de l’OS commercialisé par Microsoft en 2009, 39% des professionnels de l’IT déclarent qu’ils n’auront certainement …

Pocketnow Daily: The Samsung Galaxy S11’s CRAZY Camera!! (video)

AirPods 2 now 20% off, along with other Apple products on Amazon TODAY’S DEALS:AirPods with charging casehttps://amzn.to/2oTTLEwAirPods with wireless charging casehttps://amzn.to/36CfOR7AirPods Prohttps://amzn.to/32la8roEarPodshttps://amzn.to/2Ci62FWApple Watch Series 3https://amzn.to/2NJK2cbDonglehttps://amzn.to/34IoJPl The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition will be out for sale starting tomorrow For those of you who want the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition, …

Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 hits the accelerator as support cliff nears

“Friends, users, countrymen, lend me your ears.I come to bury Windows 7, not to praise her.The evil that software does lives after it;The good is oft interred with its bones.So let it be with Windows 7.” – Windows 10 Orating the funeral of a venerable predecessor is what Windows 10 …

Windows 10 : comment maximiser la durée de vie de votre batterie

Au fil des ans, les PC portables équipés de Windows sont devenus beaucoup capables de supporter une journée complète de travail sans le support d’une alimentation extérieure. Subsiste toutefois un certain niveau d’anxiété allant de pair avec la déconnexion de votre appareil d’une source d’alimentation fixe. Nul besoin toutefois d’un …

Pocketnow Daily: Google Buying FitBit Means A LOT, Here’s Why… (video)

Google Store lets you save $300 on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Deals. The Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL are out now but, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are still $300 off. The Pixel 3 starts at $499 while the XL starts at $599 …

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome seesaws yet again

Chrome last month continued its seesaw in user share, throwing away most of the gains it had made the month prior while remaining fully in charge of the browser market. According to data published today by California analytics vendor Net Applications, Chrome’s share for October dropped by 1.1 percentage points …

With a few exceptions, all’s clear to install Microsoft’s October patches

If you had automatic update turned on at the beginning of October, you got clobbered with a bug-infested, out-of-band update for an IE-related zero-day that never appeared in real life. Later in the month, those with automatic update turned on were treated to a wide assortment of bugs (Start and …

How to block the Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, from installing

While Windows 10 version 1909 reminds me of an old-fashioned Service Pack — an update that squashes lots of bugs while tying together pieces that rattle when they run — you must keep in mind that the package includes updates for most parts of Windows. As such, it’s an upgrade …

Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 Teaser is HOT!! (video)

Get a new iPhone XS 64GB on pre-paid service for just $766.50 right now Deals. If you’re looking for an iPhone XS. Amazon currently has it for $775.50 shipped, with a catch. The phone is locked to Mint Mobile for a year, the regular price for this phone is $900 …

Pocketnow Daily: The iPhone 11 Line-Up Just Got BETTER! (video)

Best Buy has a new Apple event with discounts for the latest MacBook Pro and more Deals. Best Buy currently has an Apple deals Event. You need to be a My Best Buy member to get the deals but the membership is free. You can get up to $200 off …

Pocketnow Daily: The iPhone 11 Line-Up Just Got BETTER! (video)

Best Buy has a new Apple event with discounts for the latest MacBook Pro and more Deals. Best Buy currently has an Apple deals Event. You need to be a My Best Buy member to get the deals but the membership is free. You can get up to $200 off …

Microsoft Patch Alert: October updates bring problems with Start, RDP, Ethernet, older VB programs

October started out on an extraordinarily low note. On Oct. 3, Microsoft released an “out of band” security update to protect all Windows users from an Internet Explorer scripting engine bug, CVE-2019-1367, once thought to be an imminent danger to all things (and all versions) Windows. It was the third …