Memory Savings Improvements Makes Windows 10 Google Chrome Faster

If you’re a Google Chrome user, and you’re interested in maximizing the overall performance of your system, then Google’s recent announcement about their browser is sure to make you smile. The release of Chrome 89 includes enhancements design to make it run notably faster on Windows 10 and use significantly fewer resources on both Android and macOS-driven devices. According to …

Internet Browsers Blocking Some Ports Due To Security Vulnerabilities

If you rely on TCP port 554, you’ll probably want to do a bit of reconfiguration. Last year, security researchers discovered a new version of the NAT Slipstream vulnerability that allowed hackers to deploy malicious scripts in order to bypass a website visitor’s NAT firewall and access any TCP/UDP port on the visitor’s internal network. If this issue sounds vaguely …

Browser Wars Heat Up With Microsoft Edge Boosting Speeds

If you thought the browser wars were over, think again. Microsoft has made some startling improvements to its Edge browser recently that gave it an impressive 41 percent speed boost. That suddenly puts it in the running for the fastest, if not the best and most robust browser in the game. The speed boost is but the latest in a …

Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Most modern email systems these days have a “predictive typing” feature. As you’re composing an email, the software behind the system predicts (fairly accurately) what you’re about to type and suggests the next word, or even the next few words for you. If you hit the activation key (which is generally the Tab key, but varies a bit depending on …

Newest Google Maps Update Benefits Electric Vehicle Owners

Android Automotive is struggling to gain widespread acceptance in the auto world, which seems strange at first glance, given how many people rely on Google Maps for navigation. Nonetheless, a number of automakers are planning to incorporate Android Automotive into their vehicles over the next few years, so the company is slowly making headway. Naturally, Google Maps plays an integral …

Google Calendar Search Bar Moved For Easier Use

Google calendar is one of the most efficient products that Google made. Although, not as popular as other Google products, users who use it testify that it has made them more productive. In keeping to time, setting appointments, and meeting up to schedules, Google calendar has proven to be very helpful. It gives one control of their time and helps …

Gen Intel Processors May Get Built In Ransomware Protection

At CES 2021, arguably the most influential and significant tech event in the world, Intel made an important announcement regarding its historic eleventh generation of chips. The latest designs will feature hardware-based ransomware detection protocols, which should serve to make those types of attacks less likely to succeed. In 2020, ransomware became the attack vector of choice for hackers around …

AI Will Help Lower Background Noise In Microsoft Teams

Are you working from home right now? If so, you’ve got plenty of company. Since the pandemic began, tens of millions of American workers have started doing exactly that, but there’s a problem. While working from home has its upsides, it also tends to be a bit noisier, especially if you have children, neighbors, or pets. Much of the time, …

New Windows 10 Update Shows App Warnings For Malware

A great many malware strains are designed to engage quietly during a PC’s startup process and then idle in the background. They are in the system logging keystrokes, taking screen shots at periodic intervals and uploading them to a command and control server, or doing other nefarious things. Microsoft wants to limit malware’s ability to do that, which is part …

Intel Adding Additional Security To Future Processors

Intel has had more than its share of challenges over the last couple of years. Not the least of which included a whole family of new attack vectors that made headlines and caused panic around the world. This happened as hackers discovered new ways to attack machines with ‘Intel Inside,’ which globally, is a lot of machines. The company responded …