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We review the Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

We review the Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Pixel 4 review: Google ups its camera game Brian Heater was impressed by the improvements in Google’s latest smartphone, including camera […]

EU contracts with Microsoft raising “serious” data concerns, says watchdog – TechCrunch

Europe’s chief data protection watchdog has raised concerns over contractual arrangements between Microsoft and the European Union institutions which are making use of its software products and services. The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) opened an enquiry into the contractual arrangements between EU institutions and the tech giant this April, following changes to rules governing […]

Google ups its camera game – TechCrunch

Google ups its camera game – TechCrunch

Google’s first-party hardware has always been a drop in the bucket of global smartphone sales. Pixel devices have managed to crack the top five in the U.S. and Western Europe, but otherwise represent less than 1% of the overall market. It’s true, of course, that the company got a late start, largely watching on the […]

Windows 7 Pro gets nag patch KB 4524752 with a couple of eerily familiar registry keys

Sharp-eyed AskWoody reader @Zathras sounded the alarm last night: The Win7 Pro “support notification” urging you to upgrade to Win10 has arrived. Woody Leonhard/IDG It’s KB 4524752 and the Knowledge Base article says: After 10 years of servicing, January 14, 2020 is the last day Microsoft will offer security updates for computers that run Windows […]

Is it time to rethink Windows?

[Disclosure: Many of the firms mentioned are clients of the author.] It’s easy to forget that Windows was initially a shell for DOS before it went through a massive change in 1995 (after Apple made GUIs the next big thing). Microsoft dominated the market that resulted, of course. But this was a market defined by […]

Farewell, Google Clips – TechCrunch

Farewell, Google Clips – TechCrunch

Amid a slew of updated hardware, Clips has gone missing from Google’s online store. Odds are you probably don’t remember what Clips is. If you do, odds are you’re not surprised by this turn of events. We’ve reached out to company to confirm whether this is, indeed, definitively the end for the niche device. All […]

This month’s Win10 1903 patch throws ‘unexpected error; quitting’ and doesn’t play well with an Intel video driver

This month’s Win10 1903 patch throws ‘unexpected error; quitting’ and doesn’t play well with an Intel video driver

This month’s Win10 1903 patch throws ‘unexpected error; quitting’ and doesn’t play well with an Intel video driver | Computerworld The first October cumulative update for Win10 version 1903, KB 4517389, triggers many complaints about rogue ‘X’ marks, black screens in Chrome, and an unnerving ‘unexpected error; quitting’ message on older programs. Microsoft hasn’t acknowledged […]

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