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Google joins “universal stylus” group, hopes for cross-device compatibility

reader comments 75 Google has assimilated the Universal Stylus Initiative (USI), a organisation of over 30 companies committed to ancillary an “industry standard, non-proprietary, active stylus protocol.” The organisation was founded in 2015 with the thought that a singular customary would concede consumers to buy an active stylus once and …

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Microsoft extends Windows 10 support period, but creates cuts to Office 2019

reader comments 66 In the ancient days, Microsoft’s support policy for Windows and Office was simple. Each recover had 5 years of mainstream support, during which it perceived confidence updates, underline improvements, and fortitude fixes. That was followed by 5 some-more years of extended support, during which time it perceived …

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Microsoft updates Office, OneDrive iOS apps with drag-and-drop, Files support

reader comments 15 Microsoft announced a series of updates to its apartment of Office apps for iOS today, better integrating them into Apple’s ecosystem. Arguably the many expected refurbish is OneDrive’s new formation with the iOS Files app and support for drag-and-drop gestures on iPhones and iPads. OneDrive now natively …

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Windows Defender to start stealing “optimizer” scareware

reader comments 61 Windows Defender, the anti-malware program that’s built in to Windows, is going to start stealing application program that tries to shock users into upgrading, starting in March. The Windows program ecosystem has a vast accumulation of program of indeterminate consequence that claims to detect and diagnose faults. …

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