Author Archives: Cloud Tech Solution

Edge and Windows 11 — the return of Microsoft's IE fiasco?

Edge and Windows 11 — the return of Microsoft’s IE fiasco? Today, Microsoft dukes it out with the FAANG stocks for top place in the tech stock market. But 20 years ago, Microsoft let out a big sigh of relief when it dodged a bullet. US District Court judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, who oversaw […]

The Android 12 Quick Settings trick you've been missing

The Android 12 Quick Settings trick you’ve been missing We’ve seen lots of significant changes to Android over the past decade. For the first time in a long time, though, Android 12 actually feels like a whole new smartphone experience. That’s because Android 12 is the first Android version in years to introduce sweeping […]

Remote work and the collapse of the social network (no, not that one)

Remote work and the collapse of the social network (no, not that one) We’ve been practically living (and working) on video for the past 20 months or so, and I’ve written about some of the problems that have cropped up involving employee engagement, management, and the need for side conversation tools. When thinking about […]

FileMaker Pro now supports Siri Shortcuts on Mac, iPhone, iPad

FileMaker Pro now supports Siri Shortcuts on Mac, iPhone, iPad You can now run FileMaker scripts using Apple’s Siri Shortcuts app on Macs, iPhones, and iPads, a promising move that makes more automation possible for some business users. Shortcuts for FileMaker Apple subsidiary Claris first introduced support for Shortcuts a couple of years ago […]

A 20-second tweak for smarter, simpler Android security

A 20-second tweak for smarter, simpler Android security Security is important. That much is obvious, right? And despite all the over-the-top, hilariously sensational headlines suggesting the contrary, the most realistic security threats on Android aren’t from the big, bad malware monster lurking in the shadows and waiting to steal your darkest secrets whilst drinking […]

Windows 10 21H2, the bashful one, arrives

Windows 10 21H2, the bashful one, arrives If I didn’t know better, I’d say Windows 10 21H2 is bashful. Since being announced in July it’s been overshadowed by its upstart replacement, Windows 11 21H2. Finally, however, Windows 10 21H2 is out. That doesn’t mean I recommend users install it immediately. I prefer a more […]

Microsoft releases its Windows 10 November 2021 update

Microsoft releases its Windows 10 November 2021 update Microsoft today announced the general availability of Windows 10 November 2021, also known as version 21H2, which includes new security, management, and virtualization features. Microsoft reiterated that Windows 10 will continue to receive support until October 2025 and said the Windows 10 release cadence will join Windows […]

With latest Safari preview release, Apple tweaks ProMotion scrolling issue

With latest Safari preview release, Apple tweaks ProMotion scrolling issue Apple this week released a Safari Technology Preview update that among changes appears to address a problem that surfaced with its new MacBook Pro laptops and ProMotion adaptive refresh display software. The problem came to light when owners of the laptops — which were […]

With latest Safari preview release, Apple tweaks Pro Motion scrolling issue

With latest Safari preview release, Apple tweaks Pro Motion scrolling issue Apple this week released a Safari Technology Preview update that among changes appears to address a problem that surfaced with its new MacBook Pro laptops and ProMotion adaptive refresh display software. The problem came to light when owners of the laptops — which […]

Stop looking over my shoulder!

Stop looking over my shoulder! Prospect, a 150,000-member U.K. trade union for technology professionals, recently reported that nearly one in three U.K. workers is now being monitored by their employer both at the job site and in their own homes. This is not acceptable. And it never has been. As Prospect General Secretary Mike […]