* Posts by AceGrace

14 publicly visible posts • joined 26 May 2021

Medusa ransomware crew brags about spreading Bing, Cortana source code

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"source codes"

This gets me every time. Like "Legos" :-(

SAP culls 3,000 jobs – and its results weren't even that bad

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It reads like

"Other tech companies are laying people off, so we should too"

Microsoft ships non-Surface PC: a cheap Arm box for devs

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Ordered.

Pretty good price for what you get.

Could be a cracking emulation box as well :-)

Microsoft fixes Windows security hole likely widely exploited by miscreants

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Re: Preposterous

I was about to say this. For anyone that isn't running on the latest Android, you may as well give up waiting for patches.

My phone is 2 years old and hasn't been patched for ages.

I thought Google were going to change this?

Hive to pull the plug on smart home gadgets by 2025

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True. Maybe something open source would come along to support the hardware

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I've just bough a blink doorbell and cameras. That doesn't need a subscription and can record video onto a USB stick.

It does need a blink account for the phone app.

Not sure if that is OK or not really.

AMD targeted by RansomHouse, attackers claim to have '450Gb' in stolen data

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I always read it as 'Reach around' which is altogether something entirely different!

Review: ASUS dual-screen laptop may warm your heart, will definitely warm your lap

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I'm left handed too and control the mouse with my left hand. It is really frustrating that all of these types of keyboards have the mouse pad on the right.

Afraid of the big bad Linux desktop? Zorin 16.1 is here

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Re: Support for Ukraine

Would this also work on a 2013 iMac?

Apple Mac sales break records amid ex-86-odus to Arm-compatible M1 silicon

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I've got an M1 MacBook Pro 13" for the living room, an M1 Mac Mini on my desk beside my windows machine and also the new 16" Macbook M1 Pro under my desk.

I've been a windows PC user for most of my working life and use it for most work things but I must admit I do like Mac OS. :-)

Anything I build that is cross platform, I always do on the Mac.

Nottingham University awards cloud finance and HR deal in £29.75m deal 2.5 years after Unit4 upgrade

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It's amazing really. Do people not learn that these things always go wrong?

Don't make an iOS of yourself – Apple's patched its OSes, you know the drill

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Does this fix the memory leak with the mouse bug?

Microsoft's problem child, Windows 11, is here. Will you run it? Can you run it? Do you even WANT to run it?

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They do. My Ryzen 7 1700 has fTPM. It gets past the TPM check but not the CPU check.

Microsoft: Behold, at some later date, the next generation of Windows

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Re: monetize applications.

Can I ask what platform you moved to for development from windows?