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Microsoft issues dire Office 365 phishing warning

Microsoft issues dire Office 365 phishing warning

Microsoft 365 customers could be at risk. The company has issued a warning for users of its office service, noting on Twitter that a potentially malicious app, currently called Upgrade, is going around via phishing emails sent to hundreds of Office 365 customers. Microsoft says the email asks for users to grant OAuth permissions to create inbox rules, write emails, read emails, and create calendar items. Additionally, it asks for permission to read your contacts.

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Dell Concept Luna showcases the future of sustainable laptop design

Dell Concept Luna showcases the future of sustainable laptop design

Dell has introduced Concept Luna, a proof-of-concept laptop designed with sustainability in mind. Though the model won't be made available to consumers, the work put into this device demonstrates ways manufacturers can approach laptop design in the future, reducing their products' impact on the environment by embracing the circular economy, improved repairability, and more.

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This Is How to Downgrade From Windows 11 to Windows 10

This Is How to Downgrade From Windows 11 to Windows 10

Microsoft has released Windows 11, and while its public reception is much better than that of, for example, Windows Vista, certain design changes have proven controversial. The design changes aside, the latest version of Windows may not run well on every machine, as well, leaving some users to regret the upgrade. The good news is that Windows 11 isn't permanent and, if necessary, it's possible to downgrade back to Windows 10.

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All Windows PCs at risk after Microsoft fails to fix zero-day exploit

All Windows PCs at risk after Microsoft fails to fix zero-day exploit

Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group has published a new report detailing its discovery of a zero-day exploit impacting all Windows versions, including newly updated Windows 11 machines. The team describes this exploit as an "elevation of privilege vulnerability" that impacts Windows Installer, also noting some malware is already in circulation that targets this particular vulnerability.

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ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED detachable laptop is made for creative pros

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED detachable laptop is made for creative pros

ASUS has introduced its new Vivobook 13 Slate OLED T330, a model that it says is the first-ever Windows detachable to feature a 13.3-inch display. As with other detachable notebooks, the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED is essentially a robust tablet with a thin keyboard that can be quickly attached for more traditional usage. The Vivobook 13 Slate OLED has a lot to offer, particularly for artists, graphic designers, photographers, and other creative professionals.

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Teenage Engineering computer-1 flat-pack PC chassis instantly sold out

Teenage Engineering computer-1 flat-pack PC chassis instantly sold out

The folks at Teenage Engineering had a brand new pc chassis for sale earlier today. By the time it really started trending on social networks, it was already sold out. This chassis is designed to be simple and light, but strong enough to withstand basic wear-and-tear. The version the design group had for sale this morning would've cost you around $195 - but they've released the layout plans so you could technically make one of your own.

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Luna Display 5.0 transforms iPad into a second screen for Windows PCs

Luna Display 5.0 transforms iPad into a second screen for Windows PCs

Astropad has announced a massive update for its Luna Display product, offering a key feature for customers who own a Windows PC and an iPad. With Luna Display 5.0, Windows users can now utilize the iPad as a second screen for their computer, the same sort of functionality that has been available to Mac owners for years.

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Windows 365 goes live: Cloud PC pricing and specs

Windows 365 goes live: Cloud PC pricing and specs

Windows 365, the cloud-based PC experience, was launched a couple of weeks ago with all of the details you'd expect...except the plan and pricing details. Microsoft is back with an update about that today, revealing how much it'll cost for a user to access Windows 365, as well as the various options available.

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Motorola Ready For can connect phones to PCs wirelessly

Motorola Ready For can connect phones to PCs wirelessly

The idea of using the smartphone as a desktop PC with the right accessories isn't exactly new, but very few manufacturers have pushed through with that concept. Until recently, only Samsung and Huawei have actually invested resources in giving Android a desktop-like experience when connected to an external display or even a Windows computer. Earlier this year, Motorola introduced its own take on that concept with the oddly-named "Ready For" platform, and it is now taking that a step further with wireless connectivity and a new Ready For PC option.

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Now there’s a new Windows Print Spooler vulnerability: Here’s what to do

Now there’s a new Windows Print Spooler vulnerability: Here’s what to do

Microsoft is warning Windows users of yet another Print Spooler vulnerability, again threatening the potential for hackers to take control of your PC, install apps, and steal or delete data. It's the third such vulnerability impacting the Windows Print Spooler service, after two high-profile PrintNightmare bugs which left the software giant floundering to figure out a fix.

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PC market grew in Q2 2021 despite global chip shortage

PC market grew in Q2 2021 despite global chip shortage

2020 and 2021 have so far been kind to the PC market that previously found itself battling for survival against mobile devices. While desktops and laptops will always have a place in the tech industry, recent changes to working and studying arrangements have cause PC shipments to spike and grow over the last year and a half. Although that growth is starting to slow down, the PC market still managed to grow in the second quarter of 2021, despite the ongoing component supply shortage affecting many industries around the world.

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Windows 11 system requirements shakeup sees Microsoft pull PC Health Check App

Windows 11 system requirements shakeup sees Microsoft pull PC Health Check App

It's fair to say that Microsoft didn't exactly handle the Windows 11 system requirements situation well last week. With excitement for the newly-revealed OS high, PC users flocked to the PC Health Check App to find out if they could look forward to installing it themselves. Today, the Windows team conceded that they hadn't been ready for that.

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