With move to rebuild Edge atop Google’s Chromium, Microsoft raises white flag in browser war

After a years-long pummeling, Microsoft this week surrendered in the browser war, saying that it will junk Edge’s home-grown rendering engine and replace it with Blink, the engine that powers Google’s Chrome. With Edge pulling code from the Chromium project, the browser will also be able to run on Windows …

Let’s talk about 5G… again… | #PNWeekly 335

Mahalo from the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit — where 5G is abundant in the air. Well, most of that is just people talking about it. The chupmaker has a few new chips for the new age of connectivity, but Watch our video recorded 11:00pm Eastern on December 6th or check …

Huawei does damage control in Europe

Huawei may produce impressive smartphones, but it is probably also the most controversial telecommunications provider in the world right now. The big news of the week was that its CFO, Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, was detained this week in Canada for expedition to the United States on potential charges related to …

Patching waters finally look calm; now is a good time to install the November Windows and Office patches

November’s patches initially appeared relatively innocuous, with a few catastrophic problems in 64-bit Office 2010, which is a bit of a standing joke anyway. As the month melted on, we saw a Win10 version 1803 second cumulative update, KB 4467682, that caused havoc, including blue screens on Surface Book 2 …

Timing shock for T-Mobile’s 600MHz and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50

You might’ve been wondering in the midst of all the shouting from AT&T, Sprint and Verizon about their 5G device pickups where T-Mobile was. It’s been promoting the wide coverage of its countrywide 600MHz spectrum as the vessel for this new medium of connectivity — it even partnered with Nokia …

Windows 7 et 8.1, Microsoft publie de nouveaux ISO d’installation

Bien que Windows 10 soit la priorité de Microsoft, le géant n’oublie pas ses anciens OS en particulier Windows 7 et Windows 8.1.  De nouveaux ISO d’installation sont apparus il y a quelques jours. Aussi étrange que cela puisse paraitre, Microsoft a republier les ISO d’installation de Windows 7 et …

Nine weeks later, Microsoft resumes its ill-fated Win10 1809 rollout — but only for seekers

Microsoft released Win10 version 1809 — the Windows 10 September-October-November-December 2018 Update — to the unwashed masses back on Oct. 2. Four days later, in a flurry of major bugs including permanently deleted files, Microsoft yanked the bits. Then version 1809 reappeared five and a half weeks later, in build …

Windows 10 : Microsoft reconnaît un plantage sur les dernières mises à jour

Microsoft a admis que sa mise à jour cumulative KB4467682 avait provoquer un plantage important de Windows 10 sur certains appareils. Certains utilisateurs ont été victime d’un crash fatal du système. Ironie du sort, la Surface Book 2 de Microsoft fait partie des appareils touchés. Si votre ordinateurs sous Windows …

Microsoft trash talks Windows 10 LTSC – again

Microsoft has again disparaged Windows 10 Long-term Servicing Channel (LTSC), the OS feature-fixed version that most resembles the now-discarded traditional Windows maintenance model. “All too often, I have seen strategic decisions about Windows 10 servicing options and the use of the Long-Term Servicing Channel driven by the wrong criteria, for …