Day: June 25, 2021

  • Apple reportedly sends warning letter to Chinese leaker

    Apple reportedly sends warning letter to Chinese leaker

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Despite Apple’s efforts to keep anyone from finding out what it’s working on, leaks have continued to give the world early previews of new iPhones, Macs and more. Its campaign to plug the holes is apparently extending to threats of legal action, as the leaker known as “Kang” […]

  • Microsoft says its own customer support tools were compromised by the SolarWinds hackers

    Microsoft says its own customer support tools were compromised by the SolarWinds hackers

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says some of its customer support tools were accessed by the hacking group Nobelium, which was also connected to the SolarWinds attacks, due to a Microsoft customer service agent’s computer being compromised. Microsoft told Reuters that the agent had limited access, and was able to see things […]

  • 9to5Mac Happy Hour 335: Antitrust bills, Safari struggles, iPadOS 15 keyboard shortcuts

    9to5Mac Happy Hour 335: Antitrust bills, Safari struggles, iPadOS 15 keyboard shortcuts

    This week on Happy Hour, 9to5Mac’s Benjamin and Taylor give their thoughts on the redesigned Safari across iPhone, iPad, and Mac after a few weeks of getting accustomed to the new versions. There’s also a lot of antitrust regulatory news to cover … and iOS 15 beta 2 interrupts the show. Sponsored by Magic Spoon: […]

  • Even mild COVID in young people often leads to long-term symptoms, study finds

    Even mild COVID in young people often leads to long-term symptoms, study finds

    Enlarge / A UNLV Medicine medical assistant administers a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination to a UNLV School of Nursing student. (credit: Getty | Ethan Miller) Even mild cases of COVID-19 in young people often lead to lingering symptoms and health complications that drag on for six months or longer, according to a small Norwegian study published […]

  • Now Microsoft’s app will say why your PC isn’t ready for Windows 11

    Now Microsoft’s app will say why your PC isn’t ready for Windows 11

    Image: Microsoft Microsoft has updated its PC Health Check App to show more information about why your computer won’t be able to run Windows 11, to help deal with some of the confusion that’s sprung up around compatibility. If you’ve already downloaded the app, it should auto-update when you go to run it again, and […]

  • Windows 11 won’t be officially supported by any Intel Mac — here’s why

    Windows 11 won’t be officially supported by any Intel Mac — here’s why

    Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Windows 11, the next major update to its PC operating system. While it comes with a refreshed design and even the ability to run emulated Android apps, not everyone will be able to install the new version. In fact, Windows 11 won’t be officially supported by any Intel Mac. more… The […]

  • Microsoft’s “Windows Subsystem for Android” sounds a lot like Chrome OS

    Microsoft’s “Windows Subsystem for Android” sounds a lot like Chrome OS

    Little Android guy? How did you get in there? [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Microsoft’s Windows 11 announcement surprised us with the news that the upcoming OS will run Android apps alongside Windows apps. Unfortunately, the keynote was light on details. Will these apps use emulation? Will Windows’ existing Linux support be involved? We got our […]

  • We have our best look yet at supervillain Mandarin in new Shang-Chi trailer

    We have our best look yet at supervillain Mandarin in new Shang-Chi trailer

    Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, a skilled martial artist who was trained at a young age to be an assassin by his father Wenwu (Tony Leung). [credit: YouTube/Marvel Studios ] Marvel’s official trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is here, giving us a bit more of the title character’s backstory. It also serves up […]

  • Read the Pentagon’s UFO Report to Congress

    Read the Pentagon’s UFO Report to Congress

    Image: Department of Defense / US Navy An unclassified version of the Pentagon’s report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs, aka UFOs) was sent to Congress on Friday, showing that more than 140 instances of strange sightings by military aircraft remain a mystery. This is the public’s first glance at the 9-page report. Last year, Congress […]

  • NFC flaws let researchers hack an ATM by waving a phone

    NFC flaws let researchers hack an ATM by waving a phone

    Enlarge (credit: Chalongrat Chuvaree | Getty Images) For years, security researchers and cybercriminals have hacked ATMs by using all possible avenues to their innards, from opening a front panel and sticking a thumb drive into a USB port to drilling a hole that exposes internal wiring. Now, one researcher has found a collection of bugs […]

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