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Apple confirms QuickTime for Windows is dead, Adobe stuck between rock and hard place

Apple confirms QuickTime for Windows is dead, Adobe stuck between rock and hard place Last week, news broke of security woes in the Windows version of QuickTime that Apple had no intention of patching.As of this writing, QuickTime 7 Pro is still available for purchase, the free version is still available for download, and the Apple Software Updater still wants to install QT 7.

Doom was so popular in 1995

Doom was so popular in 1995 Bill Gates briefly considered buying ID software, but settled for getting a team at Microsoft to port the game to Win95.The team was led by Gabe Newell.

Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers

Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers It made the update free, started bundling it with Windows Update, and it even started getting a little sneaky with the update prompts (before partially reversing course on that last one).However, Microsoft is definitely not on the same page here with Samsung, one of the largest makers of PCs.

PlayStation VR - Day One Software Guide

PlayStation VR - Day One Software Guide "For those lucky - and rich enough (with a price tag of £349) - to obtain the upcoming PlayStation VR from Sony on launch day, the bigger question for gamers is what software will be available to play on day one?Well here is a handy guide of everything you’ll be able to get your virtual hands on, come October 13th.

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks Now that Windows 10 Anniversary Update is out and millions of people are running it, let’s take a look at some of the best hidden features, tips, and tricks in the operating system.And when I upgraded from Windows/286 to Windows 3.

Android antivirus apps are useless — here’s what to do instead

Android antivirus apps are useless — here’s what to do instead However, Android is by its very nature more secure than a desktop computer, so maybe you don’t need these security apps.The most recent Android malware report comes from Check Point, which says nearly one billion android devices have critical vulnerabilities in the underlying Linux kernel.

The 20 best free PC games

The 20 best free PC games Now, the full-priced AAA games that once ruled the roost are getting some real competition from games that offer large swaths of the experience for free.There are innumerable free-to-play games available for the PC, and with that comes positives and negatives alike.

Run Android apps on your Windows PC

Run Android apps on your Windows PC Well, fortunately, with a little leg work, you can run Android apps on a regular old Windows PC.It’s similar to the platform Google is using for running Android apps on Chrome, but without the Play Store.

Worried your phone is about to blow? Samsung launches software fix for Note 7

Worried your phone is about to blow? Samsung launches software fix for Note 7 After a huge launch, the Note 7 was labelled by many (myself included) as Samsung's best phone yet.Now it appears Samsung has come up with a clever workaround.

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs “The goal was to deliver a great employee choice program and strive to achieve the best Mac program,” Previn said.The $273 to $543 savings is the expected amount over four years compared with a conventional Windows PC deployment.

Adobe Creative Cloud applications receive major updates

Adobe Creative Cloud applications receive major updates Over the last few years Adobe has moved its creative software applications across to a subscription based licensing approach.This subscription based approach means that its Creative Cloud customers get the latest releases as they become available.

Gaming: Radeon Software enables an incredible g... | Community

Gaming: Radeon Software enables an incredible g... | Community Adding to Radeon Software Crimson Edition’s enhancements for DirectX® 9, DirectX® 10, and DirectX® 11, Radeon Software 16.For more details, please watch the following video: Radeon Tech Talk: DirectX® 12 Multi-GPU Frame Pacing https://youtu.

Gaming: Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition:... | Community

Gaming: Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition:... | Community Since the Radeon Software Crimson Edition launch last year, we delivered 29 driver releases, including eight WHQL-certified drivers, earning a user-satisfaction rating of 4.Another first for this year is our Radeon Pro Software Crimson Relive Edition launching simultaneously as part of our Radeon Software annual launch.

DARPA prize-winning bot Mayhem deploys to seek flaws, shut out botnets

DARPA prize-winning bot Mayhem deploys to seek flaws, shut out botnets In a riff on Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief, a powerful software bot is being used to defeat botnets.Carnegie Mellon spinoff ForAllSecure’s Mayhem software won $2 million in a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Pentagon hacking contest in Las Vegas last August, according to MIT Technology Review.

Amazon's Slashing Prices on H&R Block Tax Software, Today Only

Amazon's Slashing Prices on H&R Block Tax Software, Today Only If you still haven’t gotten around to doing your taxes, you’ve got a big advantage over the early birds: Huge discounts on H&R Block tax filing software, courtesy of Amazon.Those are the prices H&R Block actually charges, so we’re talking about serious savings here.

AMD optimizes ‘For Honor’ in latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive update

AMD optimizes ‘For Honor’ in latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive update While many component drivers are updated when the operating system is updated, some are most often updated separately, and the GPU falls into the latter category.In fact, AMD just released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition software, offering a number of important fixes and enhancements.

Smart software starts your wipers when it predicts you’ll get splashed

Smart software starts your wipers when it predicts you’ll get splashed The most common ones work using an infrared beam that is directed onto the windshield from inside the car.When the glass is wet, less light is bounced back to the sensor, which triggers the wipers turning on.

BlackBerry hits rock bottom in phone market

BlackBerry hits rock bottom in phone market It’s been a long seven years for BlackBerry, which commanded around 20 percent of the smartphone space by the end of 2009.Because of the record high percentage, BlackBerry has been marginalized to a 0.