Apple blocks update for zeroday, new fix not yet ready
Apple is blocking the RSR update the company sent to iPhone, iPad and Mac yesterday. The update served to fix a zero-day in WebKit but caused problems downloading websites. Apple products are left vulnerable in the meantime.
Apple further adds to its explanation of the issued Rapid Security Re... Read more
Major update for Android on Windows: these are the improvements
Android applications have been run on Windows for a while now. However, thanks to a new update, the user experience has improved a lot with the July 11 Preview.
The official name for this tool is Windows 11 Subsystem for Android, or WSA for short. Setting up compatibility with Android apps takes... Read more
Rust 1.70.0 with focus on reliability and efficiency is out
Rust 1.70.0 was recently released. The new version includes features for more stability.
In the new version, the developers of the programming language state that the most important update is that the so-called "sparse protocol" for reading "crates.io index" is now activated by default. The use ... Read more
‘Google releases emergency fix for zero-day Chrome vulnerability’
The company recommends that all users update their desktop versions of the browser immediately.
Google released an emergency update for Chrome to address a zero-day security flaw.
A vulnerability, known as CVE-2023-2033, "can be exploited by a malicious webpage to run arbitrary code in the br... Read more
Google postpones Manifest V2 phaseout
The phaseout of Google’s Manifest V2 Chrome extension framework has been delayed. The framework was supposed to be discontinued in 2023.
The tech giant announced the phaseout of Manifest V2 in 2021. Manifest V2 is a framework for capabilities and permissions that introduced more stringent rule... Read more
Linus Torvalds announces 8th release candidate of Linux 6.1
Linux chief Linus Torvalds has announced the eighth release candidate of Linux 6.1.
Torvalds has been critical of codebase aspects in recent weeks. Still, the situation seems to have stabilized somewhat as we head close in on the final release. The announcement of the eighth release candidate (... Read more
Linus Torvalds warns that Linux 6.2 merge will clash with Christmas
Linux chief Linus Torvalds has warned contributors that the project's development cycle will clash with Christmas. Developers are advised to have their work ready prior to the holidays.
The warning was included in Torvalds' weekly development update, where he also announced the release candidate... Read more
Node.js 19 is now generally available
Microsoft introduces first major update for Windows 11
Microsoft has started deploying the Windows 11 2022 Update. According to the tech giant, the release is the first major update for Windows 11. The update focuses on usability, productivity and security.
In terms of usability, the update offers new drag-and-drop functionality in the taskbar. The... Read more
Intel will rebrand and upgrade its Celeron and Pentium processors
Intel Corporation announced that it will rebrand and upgrade of its Celeron and Pentium entry-level laptop processors in 2023.
The new Celeron and Pentium processors will be available to the general public by the first quarter of next year. Intel aims to make things easier and streamline the cu... Read more