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Microsoft backtracks on dark mode; Windows 11 will ship in light mode by default

A few days ago, we shared some Windows 11 news that upset a few people. At Microsoft Inspire, it was announced that Windows 11 would ship with dark mode activated by default. This was not a case of rumor or speculation, this was an announcement made at an official Microsoft event by a Microsoft employee. […]

Researchers discover high-severity, 16-year-old flaw in drivers for millions of HP, Samsung and Xerox printers

Security researchers from SentinelOne have uncovered an ancient vulnerability in the drivers used by printers from three big manufacturers. The high-severity security vulnerability — which is being tracked as CVE-2021-3438 — affects drivers for HP, Samsung and Xerox printers and has evaded detected for 16 years. In all, around 400 printer models are at risk, […]

If you change your mind after installing Windows 11, the clock is ticking

When Windows 11 is released, there will be millions of people scrambling to upgrade. There will undoubtedly be a huge number of people moving to the latest version of Windows, but there will be some who regret the upgrade and decide they preferred Windows 10. No problem, you might think. A quick uninstall is all […]

Windows 11 will be a free upgrade for Windows 10 users

Today Microsoft took the wraps off what we can expect from its new operating system and it’s a lot. You can see what’s coming here. The first builds of the new Windows 11 will begin making their way to Windows Insiders from next week, although it will be a while until we see the makings […]

iPhones have a weird Wi-Fi bug

A security researcher has discovered a strange iPhone bug that breaks wireless internet connectivity. Self-proclaimed reverse engineer Carl Schou found that simply connecting to a network with an SSID containing particular characters “permanently disabled” his iPhone’s Wi-Fi functionality. Although Apple is yet to acknowledge that there is a problem, it has been tested and confirmed […]

Not interested in Windows 11’s Sun Valley look? Give Windows 10 an old-fashioned makeover with RetroBar

While there is excitement building in many quarters about the impending announcement about Windows 11 (or whatever it ends up being called), Microsoft’s updated operating system is not going to be of interest to everyone. In fact, rather than looking to the future, many people prefer to look backwards. If you’re feeling nostalgic and want […]

Watch Apple’s WWDC 2021 keynote live here today

Today is a big day for Apple as it will be opening its yearly developer conference with a virtual keynote. As always there will be a lot of software news. The focus will no doubt be on the latest versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS, but it’s likely new hardware will also be unveiled. […]