Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 13 and iPadOS?

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple’s iOS 13 and iPadOS? When it unveiled iOS 13 and iPadOS last month, Apple had bad news for those relying on iPhones that debuted in 2013 and 2014 and brushed off customers with an iPad Mini from the same years or a 2013 original iPad Air. According to Apple, […]

Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger Zoom released a patch this week to fix a security flaw in the Mac version of its desktop video chat app that could allow hackers to take control of a user’s webcam.  The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh, who published information […]

The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome

The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome For all of its features and web-spelunking utensils, Google’s Chrome browser is curiously missing one core function: the ability to capture a screenshot of a website you’re visiting. Or so it would seem. Here’s a little-known secret: Chrome actually has a supremely useful built-in command for […]

IDG Contributor Network: A challenging Patch Tuesday for legacy Windows platforms

IDG Contributor Network: A challenging Patch Tuesday for legacy Windows platforms With 77 unique CVE’s addressed, two zero-days and six publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, some time and attention is definitely required for this Patch Tuesday update cycle. Older platforms will require immediate attention, while Remote Desktop Services (RDS) will need some testing and the latest […]

New Windows 7 'security-only' update installs telemetry/snooping, uh, feature

New Windows 7 ‘security-only’ update installs telemetry/snooping, uh, feature Back in October 2016, Microsoft divided the Win7 and 8.1 patching worlds into two parts. Those who got their patches through Windows Update received so-called Monthly Rollups, which included security patches, bug fixes – and we frankly don’t know what else – rolled out in […]

What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla pitches add-ons, new enterprise group policies

What’s in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla pitches add-ons, new enterprise group policies Mozilla on Tuesday released Firefox 68 for Windows, macOS and Linux, packing more insights into the browser’s add-ons and adding a slew of new group policies that enterprise IT administrators can use to better manage the browser. Mozilla’s security engineers also […]

One day you’ll wear your Mac like sunglasses

One day you’ll wear your Mac like sunglasses What happens if your AirPods become your primary connection with all your computing devices, accessed in the cloud? What if you could interact with remote systems using Voice Control? That’s a nice dream, I guess, but the big challenge to developing voice-based user interfaces is authorization. […]

Download: Beginner's guide to blockchain

Download: Beginner’s guide to blockchain It’s been called a technology so unique that it could disrupt our digital lives in ways not seen since the arrival of the internet. Supply chains. Banking. Contracts. Real estate investments. Food supplies. Even personal identities. All could see sweeping changes in the years ahead – if companies move […]