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Microsoft will solve Windows on ARM’s biggest flaw beginning in November

Microsoft will solve Windows on ARM’s biggest flaw beginning in November
If you’re running Windows on ARM, switch over to the Windows Insider program, if you haven’t already. Mark Hachman / IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors At long last, Microsoft is ready to address the most significant shortcoming of Windows on ARM devices:…

The Full Nerd ep. 153: GeForce RTX 3080 crashes, Zen 3...

The Full Nerd ep. 153: GeForce RTX 3080 crashes, Zen 3 rumors with BPS Customs
About | PC hardware hot talk. The Full Nerd crew digs into what fixes the RTX 3080 crash problem, how serious it is, and how scary AMD's Zen 3 just might be Join The Full Nerd gang (with special guest BPS Customs!) as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's Best Tech Deals…

Apple Watch SE review: Back to basics with a blank screen

Apple Watch SE review: Back to basics with a blank screen
This SE is a lot different than the other SE. Michael Simon/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by Macworld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors The Apple Watch SE isn’t quite the iPhone SE of Apple’s wearable line. While it does have a starting price tag that’s about 30 percent lower…

September 2020 top product alerts: Hot new graphics cards, smoking-fast Intel...

September 2020 top product alerts: Hot new graphics cards, smoking-fast Intel CPUs, and much, much more
After months of product delays, new hardware and devices are coming fast and furious. Brad Chacos/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More What a month. After the uneven ebb of product announcements through spring and summer, companies let loose…

AirVPN review: Good speeds and full of stats

AirVPN review: Good speeds and full of stats
AirVPN has consistent speeds and a surprising amount of network transparency. AirVPN Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors AirVPN in brief:P2P allowed: Yes Business location: Italy Number of servers: 240 Number of country locations: 21 Cost: $58 (billed annually) VPN protocol: OpenVPN Data encryption: AES-256 Control channel: TLS-DHE-RSA-WITH-AES-256-GCM-SHA384 In the past few…

Upscaling Tom & Jerry to 60 fps shows why we don’t

Upscaling Tom & Jerry to 60 fps shows why we don’t
A YouTuber interpolated Tom & Jerry footage to 60 fps using AI and the results are less than desirable. It's definitely smoother, but it's pretty clear upscaling framerates doesn't really work for animation. Animators generally make deliberate choices when it comes to frame duration, and the rhythm of the 60 fps version just feels off.…

Awkward small talk during mid-air F-15 refueling

Awkward small talk during mid-air F-15 refueling
This is some awkward small talk during a mid-air refueling of an F-15 Eagle. It's weird that you can be doing something this cool while having a conversation this boring. At least the pilot at the end seemed to enjoy it and set off a flare. Either that or he got so flustered by the…

Size comparison of fictional starships

Size comparison of fictional starships
MetaBallStudios (previously) is back and they recreated their old starship size comparison video, adding the Earth for scale and including some additional models. The video starts off with the 1 foot tall Hocotate Ship from Pikmin and by the end is using the Sun for scale. I, too, once thought the Ark from Halo was…

Julian Assange would be held with convicted terrorist Abu Hamza in...

Julian Assange would be held with convicted terrorist Abu Hamza in supermax prison, court hears
Julian Assange would be held in the same US jail as convicted terrorist Abu Hamza, with no contact with other inmates and only one phone call a month in a US jail, a court heard today. Lindsay Lewis, a US lawyer, told the Old Bailey that Assange was likely to be confined in the same…

Threat actors becoming vastly more sophisticated

Threat actors becoming vastly more sophisticated
Malicious actors have been busily honing their craft and cyber security incidents are up across the board as a result, according to a Microsoft report By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 29 Sep 2020 16:45 Whether organised cyber criminal gangs or state-backed or -affiliated advanced persistent threat (APT) groups, threat actors have vastly increased their…

Red Hat rivals VMware and Nutanix with hyper-converged OCS 4.5

Red Hat rivals VMware and Nutanix with hyper-converged OCS 4.5
Red Hat’s OpenShift 4.5 extended container orchestration to virtual machines. The arrival of OCS 4.5 moves the solution into the realm of hyper-converged systems By Yann Serra, LeMagIT Published: 29 Sep 2020 16:00 Red Hat’s offer around OpenShift has never come as close to those of Nutanix and VMware as it does now. With the…

Ethnic diversity, cloud apps for Gen Z, and accountants – Computer...

By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Clare McDonald, Business Editor Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Listen to this podcast In this episode of the Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast, Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna discuss workplace diversity in respect of ethnicity, a financial app for cashless Generation Z, and how accountancy firm Saffery…