Hmm, we’ve finally crossed the threshold! VLC 4.0 will soon be a reality. And from the looks of things, this appears to be a major release, with significant changes to the popular multimedia program. For starters, it is getting a new UI and features like gapless playback. And to top it off, this version will...

Microsoft released its quarterly earnings report today, and the numbers are good! The firm reported growth in several areas for the second quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. Or, in other words, the fourth quarter of the 2018 calendar year. The firm reported $32.5 billion in revenue, an increase of 12%...

Security vendor Avast has conducted a new study, which sheds light at a how millions of Windows 7 computers are currently at risk, because of out-of-date software. And that is because around 13% of all Windows 10 devices are currently running older versions of the operating system — that being Windows 10 RTM...

Did someone say AI? Microsoft may be able to block malware before it is able to do any damage. That is, if the results of a new competition go according to plan. The software titan has launched a new competition on Kaggle that calls for participants to develop AI based solutions that would make malware...

Throwback Thursday, anyone? Let’s wind back the clock a few years, and look at this feature phone with Windows UI that Microsoft quietly abandoned before release. Apparently, the RM-1182 has surfaced, providing us with a hint at what Redmond was planning back then. It was soon after the company purchase the...

It has everything! Live tiles, notifications, an action center, and even a mobile version. This Windows Longhorn blast from the past has early concepts of all these features that are now available. In newer versions of the OS, including Windows 10. The first thing you will notice when comparing old school and...

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are sold with a pirated Windows license. As reported, the technology giant purchased PCs between May...

With cloud and gaming spearheading growth for the technology giant. As promised, Microsoft is here with its Q1 2019 earnings reports, with the numbers painting a very interesting picture. As always. The report for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 is available here. And it shows that the firm brought in...

Who’d have thought Microsoft and Amazon would become two new best friends. But that is just what has happened, as both companies have collaborated to officially bring Skype to Alexa devices. This integration allows for not just answering calls with a single voice command, but owners of these smart devices can...

Game over for Hannover? The Linux adventure for Lower Saxony has come to an end, with the German state said to be planning to switch back to the tried and tested Windows operating system. A total of 13,000 PCs will actually be migrated to Windows 10 in the very near future. As revealed, this development comes...