Slashdot Items Tagged "windows"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:43PM PlayStation Now Streaming Service Available On Windows PCs
Sunday August 28, 2016 @06:31PM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Sunday August 28, 2016 @04:16PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Way To Backup Large Amounts Of Personal Data?
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:24PM ReactOS 0.4.2 Released: Supports Linux Filesystems, .NET Applications, and Doom 3
Friday August 26, 2016 @12:22AM Windows 10 Computers Crash When Amazon Kindles Are Plugged In
Thursday August 25, 2016 @12:36AM Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @07:27AM ReactOS 0.4.2 Officially Released (with introduced dot.NET 2.0/4.0 support)
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @01:10AM Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @08:04PM Microsoft Details Its 24-Core 'Holographic Processor' Used In HoloLens
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:48PM PlayStation 3 Games Are Coming To PC
Monday August 22, 2016 @12:32AM Ask Slashdot: How Will You Handle Microsoft's New 'Cumulative' Windows Updates?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:50PM Microsoft Announces 'Cumulative' Updates Will Become Mandatory For Windows 7 and 8.1
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:29AM Microsoft Has Broken Millions Of Webcams With Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Thursday August 18, 2016 @12:16PM Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @07:20PM Intel Unveils Project Alloy 'Merged Reality' Wireless Headset
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @01:57PM All Windows 10 PCs Will Support HoloLens Next Year
Monday August 15, 2016 @07:45PM Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business
Saturday August 13, 2016 @02:53PM Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn
Saturday August 13, 2016 @12:54AM No Man's Sky Launches On Steam and GOG and It's Off To A Rocky Start
Friday August 12, 2016 @04:40PM Microsoft Starts Testing Windows 10's Next Major Update
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:06PM Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @04:14AM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:13PM Annoying "Open PDF in Edge" Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users at Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:39PM Chrome Is Nearly Ready To Talk To Your Bluetooth Devices
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @01:05PM London's Metropolitan Police Still Running 27,000 Windows XP Desktops
Monday August 08, 2016 @03:44PM Linux Kernel 4.8 Adds Microsoft Surface 3 Support
Sunday August 07, 2016 @08:02PM Linux on Windows Exposes a New Attack Surface
Sunday August 07, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Researchers Reveal Remote Encryption-Bypassing 'Evil Butler' Exploit
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:02PM Ask Slashdot: Share Your Experiences With Windows 10
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:02PM Remote Evil Butler Attack Threatens Windows Computers
Saturday August 06, 2016 @01:24AM Microsoft To Release Two Major Windows 10 Updates Next Year
Thursday August 04, 2016 @09:31AM Apple Should Stop Selling Four-Year-Old Computers
Thursday August 04, 2016 @01:43AM Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @04:22PM LibreOffice 5.2 Officially Released
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:13PM Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now On Sale To Anyone In The US Or Canada
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @01:44PM Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:33PM PSA: Windows 10 Is Still Free For Those Who Use Assistive Technologies
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:32PM One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:20AM All Windows 10 Kernel Mode Drivers Must Be Digitally Signed By Microsoft
Sunday July 31, 2016 @11:01AM Microsoft Brings ChakraCore to Linux and OS X
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:13PM Slashdot Asks: Free Upgrade To Windows 10 Ends Today: What's Your Thought On This?
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Thursday July 28, 2016 @03:23PM Microsoft Faces Two New Lawsuits Over Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade Tactics
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:59PM Microsoft To Disable Policies In Windows 10 Pro With Anniversary Update
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @05:17PM Office 365 Gets New Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Features
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @01:26PM Xiaomi Launches Mi Notebook Air Windows 10 Laptop Featuring 1080p Display, Starts at $520
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @01:14PM You Can't Turn Off Cortana In the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:18AM Steam On Windows 10 Will Get 'Progressively Worse': Gears of War Developer
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:03AM Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the Best New Features
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:19PM Microsoft's Surface Hub Is a 'Hit', Demand Outstrips Supply
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:20PM Google Gets Rid Of App Launcher In Chrome 52, Browser's Mac Client Gets Material Design
Thursday July 21, 2016 @01:09PM Microsoft Responds To Allegations That Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data'
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @03:19PM France: Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data', Issues Microsoft With Formal Warning
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:27AM Windows 10 Warns Chrome and Firefox Users About Battery Drain, Recommends Switching To Edge
Monday July 18, 2016 @02:43PM Slashdot Asks: Do You Install Preview Version Of An OS On Your Primary Device?
Sunday July 17, 2016 @03:21PM The Freeware Hall of Fame Enters Its 20th Year
Sunday July 17, 2016 @12:39AM Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:16AM Microsoft Store Offers Free Laptop If They Can't Upgrade Your PC To Windows 10
Friday July 15, 2016 @12:44PM Microsoft: Windows 10 Won't Hit 1 Billion Devices By Mid-2018
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:44PM A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon
Thursday July 14, 2016 @02:36PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Thursday July 14, 2016 @01:39AM Microsoft: Only Microsoft Edge Will Play Netflix Content At 1080p On Your PC
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:19AM Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Vulnerability Exploitable via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:53AM PC Shipments Return To Growth In the US
Sunday July 10, 2016 @02:21PM Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows
Saturday July 09, 2016 @07:54AM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:00PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Upgrade To Windows 10 For Accessibility Features?
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:07PM Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs, Reports Say
Monday July 04, 2016 @07:50PM Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio Puts Out 6 TFLOPs On Par With Current Gaming PCs
Saturday July 02, 2016 @02:04PM Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share
Friday July 01, 2016 @03:25PM Microsoft Prepares One Final, Full-Screen Get Windows 10 Nag
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:34AM 'UpgradeSubscription.exe' File In Preview Build Hints At Windows 10 Subscriptions
Thursday June 30, 2016 @03:58PM Dell Stops Selling Android Tablets
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @12:17PM Windows 10 Anniversary Update To Roll Out On August 2
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @12:38PM Microsoft To Make Saying No To Windows 10 Update Easier
Monday June 27, 2016 @01:07PM .NET Core 1.0 Released, Now Officially Supported By Red Hat
Monday June 27, 2016 @12:55PM Woman Wins $10,000 Lawsuit Against Microsoft Over Windows 10 Upgrades
Sunday June 26, 2016 @02:59AM Lenovo Warns Users To Upgrade Pre-Installed Tool With Severe Security Holes
Saturday June 25, 2016 @07:20PM 'Linux vs Windows' Challenge: Phoronix Tests Popular Games
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:55AM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Friday June 24, 2016 @04:52PM Surface 3 Stocks Dwindling As Microsoft Plans System's Demise
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:07AM Microsoft Tests New Tool To Remove OEM Crapware
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Thursday June 16, 2016 @02:37PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:05PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Friday June 10, 2016 @07:05PM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:49PM Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:55PM Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @02:30PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @01:50PM Microsoft Could Turn Every PC Into an Xbox
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:39AM Even In Remotest Africa, Windows 10 Nagware Ruins Your Day
Saturday June 04, 2016 @12:48PM EFF Petitioned To Investigate Windows 10 Upgrades
Friday June 03, 2016 @07:40PM Microsoft Wants To Power Self-Driving Cars With Software, Not Build One
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:10AM Microsoft Removes the 'X' From Windows 10 Update Leaving No Way Out
Thursday June 02, 2016 @02:39PM Top Windows OEM Lenovo Urges Customers To Uninstall Accelerator Application
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @08:00PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:08AM Samsung: Don't install Windows 10
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:25PM Microsoft Sells 1,500 Patents To Xiaomi To Build 'Long-Term Partnership'
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:50PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions on Sale for $90,000
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @02:13PM Ask Slashdot: Would You Recommend Updating To Windows 10?
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:58AM Microsoft Removes 260-Character Path Length Limit In Windows 10 Redstone
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Monday May 30, 2016 @12:21AM Massive Backlash Building Over Windows 10 Upgrades
Friday May 27, 2016 @12:36PM Microsoft's Get Windows 10 App, KB 3035583, Reappears
Thursday May 26, 2016 @12:37AM Microsoft Backtracks On 'Nasty Trick' Upgrade To Windows 10
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft May Ban Your Favorite Password
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:21PM Pac-Man 256 Coming To PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC With Multiplayer
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic
Thursday May 19, 2016 @12:18AM Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @12:37AM Microsoft Releases Big 'Convenience Rollup' Update For Windows 7
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @02:14PM Symantec Antivirus Products Vulnerable To Horrid Overflow Bug
Monday May 16, 2016 @06:31PM Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report
Monday May 16, 2016 @01:26AM Microsoft Auto-Scheduling Windows 10 Updates
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:33PM Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:06PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:52AM WhatsApp Now Has a Desktop App, Available on Windows, OS X
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:21AM Sales Of PCs, Laptops, Tablets Continue to Fall, Hit Lowest Point Since 2011
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @04:16PM Microsoft Unlocks Framerates For Smoother Gameplay On Windows 10
Monday May 09, 2016 @08:52AM Microsoft: Windows 10 Will Remain Free For People With Accessibility Needs
Sunday May 08, 2016 @04:26PM Microsoft Will Stop Supporting Windows Live Mail 2012
Saturday May 07, 2016 @12:29AM Lenovo Patches Serious Flaw In Pre-Installed Support Tool
Saturday May 07, 2016 @12:27AM 'Recommended' Windows 7 Update Is Breaking PCs With ASUS Motherboards
Saturday May 07, 2016 @12:24AM Microsoft To End Nagging Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications In July
Friday May 06, 2016 @01:51AM Microsoft No Longer Allows Admins To Block Windows Store Access In Windows 10 Pro
Thursday May 05, 2016 @12:32PM Microsoft Overhauls SharePoint To Compete With Slack In The Mobile Era
Thursday May 05, 2016 @12:16PM Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan
Thursday May 05, 2016 @12:15PM Windows 10 Now Runs On 300M Active Devices; Upgrade To Cost $119 After July 29
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @12:50PM Windows 10 Updates Are Now Ruining Pro-Gaming Streams
Monday May 02, 2016 @12:23AM Windows Desktop Market Share Drops Below 90%
Sunday May 01, 2016 @01:01AM Malware Taps Windows' 'God Mode'
Friday April 29, 2016 @08:00PM Developer Installs Windows 95 On An Apple Watch
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:19PM Cisco Finds Backdoor Installed On 12 Million PCs
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:12PM Microsoft Limits Cortana Search Box In Windows 10 To Bing and Edge Only
Thursday April 28, 2016 @12:35AM German Nuclear Plant Infected With Computer Virus
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @04:35PM Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage
Sunday April 24, 2016 @02:15AM Windows Phone Free-Fall May Force Microsoft To Push Harder On Windows 10
Friday April 22, 2016 @06:18PM Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Build 14328 With Windows Ink, New UI
Friday April 22, 2016 @01:11PM Core Windows Utility Can Be Used To Bypass Whitelisting
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:19PM Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds
Friday April 15, 2016 @03:11PM Apple Deprecating Quicktime For Windows, Micro Trends Urges Users To Uninstall
Thursday April 14, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @01:19PM Microsoft's BSOD Is Getting More Descriptive With QR Codes
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:01AM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay or When You Reboot Your PC
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Saturday April 09, 2016 @11:19AM Variation in Depiction of Same Emoji on Different Platforms Can Lead To Miscommunication
Thursday April 07, 2016 @11:47AM Torvalds Hasn't Given Up On Linux Desktop Domination, Will 'Wear Them Down'
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @04:57PM Computer Created A 'New Rembrandt' After Analyzing Paintings
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @10:21AM Opera's Ex-CEO Launches Vivaldi 1.0 For Power Users
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @11:33AM Tomorrow's PS4 Update To Add Game Streaming for PC and Mac, Privacy Features
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:24PM Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains
Sunday April 03, 2016 @11:33AM Head of Oracle Linux Moves To Microsoft
Saturday April 02, 2016 @04:21PM Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads
Friday April 01, 2016 @05:51PM Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:20PM Fallout 3 DLC and Games For Windows Live Woes
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @05:06PM Intel Launches Xeon E5 v4 Family of Processors Based On Broadwell-EP
Thursday March 31, 2016 @01:25PM Patch Out For 'Ridiculous' Trend Micro Command Execution Vulnerability
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @08:13PM Microsoft Extends Its Windows Hello Login Security Features To Apps and the Web
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:44PM Microsoft Launches Cognitive Services Based On Project Oxford and Bing
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:12PM Skype is Getting Cortana and Crazy Bot Messaging
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @05:08PM Microsoft Launches HoloLens Emulator, No Headset Required
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @04:07PM Microsoft Unlocks the Ability To Turn Xbox One Consoles Into 'Development Kits'
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @11:59AM Windows 10 Now Runs On 270 Million Monthly Active Devices
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:21AM Confirmed: Microsoft and Canonical Partner To Bring Ubuntu To Windows 10
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @07:49AM Chinese QQ Browser Caught Sending User Data To Its Servers
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:19AM Git 2.8 Officially Released
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:27PM Microsoft Finally Ships $8,999 Surface Hub
Monday March 28, 2016 @02:12PM Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government
Monday March 28, 2016 @10:18AM Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Released For Windows
Sunday March 27, 2016 @02:23PM Slashdot Asks: What's Your Favorite Easter Egg?
Saturday March 26, 2016 @04:20PM Atari Vault Hits Steam, Play 100 Classic Games On PC
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:18AM USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems
Saturday March 26, 2016 @06:54AM Patent That Cost Microsoft Millions Gets Invalidated
Saturday March 26, 2016 @02:25AM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Thursday March 24, 2016 @01:54PM Company Behind Badlock Disclosure Says Pre-Patch Hype Is Good Marketing
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:12PM Apple Worries Spy Technology Has Been Secretly Added To Computer Servers It Buys
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @02:20PM Red Hat Becomes First $2 Billion Open-Source Company
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @11:49AM That Awkward Moment When 'Apple Mocked Good Hardware and Poor People'
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @08:43PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature to Office
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @07:26PM Google Will Kill Its Chrome App Launcher For Windows, Mac, and Linux In July
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @10:49AM Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux
Monday March 21, 2016 @04:44PM Microsoft Asks If You'd Be Happy With Selling Back Digital Xbox One Games For 10%
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:49AM More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:31PM Canonical Finally Lets Users Move The Unity Launcher To Bottom In Ubuntu 16.04
Saturday March 19, 2016 @11:19AM Microsoft Working on Tool to Port Chrome Extensions to Edge
Friday March 18, 2016 @04:38PM Sexism Is Still a Thing At Microsoft's GDC Party
Friday March 18, 2016 @04:12PM NSA Suggested Clinton Use A $4,750 Windows CE PDA
Friday March 18, 2016 @02:15PM Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:47AM US Government Pushed Many Tech Firms To Hand Over Source Code
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:38PM Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 @03:52PM Apple Stores iCloud Data With Google
Thursday March 17, 2016 @03:12PM Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile To Older Phones