Microsoft enables Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 for developers

Microsoft is starting to allow Windows 10 testers to access Linux GUI apps. The first preview of support for GUI applications is available today for Windows Insiders, allowing developers to run GUI editors, tools, and applications to build and test Linux apps. It’s a significant extension for Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), after theContinue reading “Microsoft enables Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 for developers”

New Windows 10 update is causing a whole world of pain

Some Windows 10 users are encountering serious problems following the release of the recent “KB5001330” update, with some reports even coming in that the update itself can’t be installed on some machines. Earlier this week, Microsoft published its new April 2021list of updates, including Windows 10 KB5001330 for version 20H2/2004, which was a mandatory download intendedContinue reading “New Windows 10 update is causing a whole world of pain”

Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple has released iOS 14.4.1, iPadOS 14.4.1, and macOS 11.2.3 today, an unexpected software drop for iPhone, iPad, and Macs that includes an important new security patch. The new software addresses a WebKit vulnerability, Apple says, which was highlighted to the Cupertino firm by researchers from Google and Microsoft. The issue, Apple said today, is thatContinue reading “Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 – You should install them ASAP”

Big Windows 10 update just made working from home better – here’s how

The next big Windows 10 update will roll out performance improvements that support remote work and security. Microsoft officially confirmed the update to Windows 10, version 21H1, is coming this spring in a blog post. The company traditionally releases two major Windows updates per year. The 21H1 edition follows an October 2020 update and precedes a huge overhaulContinue reading “Big Windows 10 update just made working from home better – here’s how”

Why Windows 10 Users Should Buy Android Phones, Not iPhones

We tend to think of Windows as an agnostic operating system. It works with just about any device that you buy, regardless of that device’s branding. But when it comes to smartphones, your Windows 10 PC is all about Android. In fact, Windows users should skip the iPhone and stick with Android for perks likeContinue reading “Why Windows 10 Users Should Buy Android Phones, Not iPhones”

New report reveals Apple’s roadmap for when each Mac will move to Apple Silicon

Citing sources close to Apple, a new report in Bloomberg outlines Apple’s roadmap for moving the entire Mac lineup to the company’s own custom-designed silicon, including both planned release windows for specific products and estimations as to how many performance CPU cores those products will have. The M1, which has four performance cores (alongside four efficiency cores),Continue reading “New report reveals Apple’s roadmap for when each Mac will move to Apple Silicon”

Apple makes bold claims about its M1 chip for Macs

Apple has unveiled its first Macs with Apple silicon, and they’re powered by an all new Mac-specific chip: the M1. It’s based on the same fundamental design of the A14 (found in the iPhone 12), but scaled up to laptop-grade performance levels with more cores, more memory, and higher thermal limits. The result, Apple says, is a shocking increase inContinue reading “Apple makes bold claims about its M1 chip for Macs”

Apple dishes details on its new M1 chip

Apple’s “One More Thing” event is all about Macs. Here’s the scoop on Apple’s latest chip, the M1, which is the first ARM-based computer chip the company is making in-house. The M1 is the first computer chip built on a 5nm process with 16 billion transistors. Optimized for Apple’s lower-power systems with minimal size andContinue reading “Apple dishes details on its new M1 chip”