Microsoft will soon end Win10 RTM support, plus Tor Browser and Firefox get emergency fixes.Read More
Over the weekend, Microsoft pulled a fast one: It pulled the Windows 10 Version 1511 ISO.Read More
KB 3106246 isn’t Windows 10 Version 1511; its a DVD Player fix.Read More
There have been a flurry of reports about the sudden appearance of Flash Player alerts or warnings with Internet Explorer 11 on Win8/8.1 and Win10.Read More
Microsoft is having a touch time with zero-day threats. After October’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released Security Advisory 3010060 — a warning of a new threat that uses a vulnerability in Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding technology.Read More
If you’ve been using Firefox Sync to automatically update your history, add-ons, preferences, passwords, bookmarks, etc. between your various devices, you might want to check your settings. Mozilla apparently made a change last May that has gone largely unnoticed.Read More
It appears that Microsoft/Skype has dropped support for SkypeKit, the code that allows IM clients such as Trillian to connect to the Skype service.Read More
According to a Wired story, the SSL flaw exploited by Heartbleed is found in many Internet-connected devices, such as routers, printers, firewalls, and more.Read More
PATCH WATCH UPDATE: According to a TechNet blog post, Microsoft will release an official patch today for the widely reported IE vulnerability.Read More
I started my experiment — 30 days using a Windows 8.1 laptop/tablet hybrid (also known as a laplet) — on February 10. Today, Tuesday March 11, is the 30th day.
Tomorrow, I get to read the morning paper on my iPad — I’m looking forward to it.
I’m not so eager to return to the Windows 7-based laptop.