Monthly Archives - May 2020

Microsoft Phasing Out 32Bit Windows 10 Support Starting With OEMs

Be advised that Microsoft has announced it will begin phasing out support of the 32-bit version of Windows 10, beginning with OEM's. The change is effective as of the May 2020 release. Microsoft had this to say about the recent change: "Beginning with Windows 10, version 2004, all new Windows 10 systems will be required to use 64-bit builds for OEM distribution. This does not impact 32-bit customer systems that are manufactured with earlier versions of Windows 10; Microsoft remains committed to...

Chrome Will Offer More Ways To Control Web Tracking

Google announced a pair of important security features of upcoming versions of its Chrome browser at this year's I/O Developer Conference. Both changes are designed with the same goal in mind: To give users some additional tools to block or at least mitigate the threat of online tracking. The first of the two new features is called Improved SameSite Cookies, and as the name suggests, it's an attempt to improve cookie handling.  As you probably know, cookies are created when a user...

Microsoft’s Edge Browser To Release New Features

Microsoft recently re-reinvented its web browser. After finally giving up on bug-plagued Internet Explorer, the company introduced Microsoft Edge, which it hoped would take the internet community by storm. When that didn't happen, they re-introduced Edge, this time as a Chromium-based browser, which essentially made it a Google Chrome clone. The company is clearly not thrilled with that. Since the latest iteration of Edge was released in January of 2020, Microsoft has been working hard to add new features to the...