Desktop

Nerdio Raises $8M To Bring Azure, Windows Virtual Desktop To More MSPs

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/nerdio-raises-8m-to-bring-azure-windows-virtual-desktop-to-more-msps

2 weeks ago

by Kyle Alspach The startup is looking to expand its resources and training for MSPs while also adding staff in partner-facing roles.

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This is how Facebook's new desktop design looks (and how you can restore the old Facebook))

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/11/this-is-how-facebooks-new-desktop-design-looks-and-how-you-can-restore-the-old-facebook/

2 weeks ago

Someone at Facebook seems to have flipped a switch as users from all over the world are starting to get invited to try the new Facebook design on the desktop. Facebook revealed […]

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South Korea's government explores move from Windows to Linux desktop

https://www.zdnet.com/article/south-koreas-government-explores-move-from-windows-to-linux-desktop/

2 weeks ago

In what may prove to be the biggest migration from Windows to the Linux desktop, the South Korean government is looking into shifting from Windows 7 to a trio of Linux desktops.

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Terrifying bug in WhatsApp allows hackers to steal files. So get patching all nine of you using it on the desktop

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/05/whatsapp_xss_bug/

2 weeks ago

Dear Facebook, please keep up with Electron and Chromium fixes, ta

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BingSnap is a freeware program that can download the daily Bing wallpaper and set it as your desktop background

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/06/bingsnap-is-a-freeware-program-that-can-download-the-daily-bing-wallpaper/

3 weeks ago

Microsoft puts up a new wallpaper on the homepage of Bing every day. Most of them are really cool, and you may like them that much that you may want to use […]

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Very little helps: Tesco flashes ancient Windows desktop on Scan-As-You-Shop device

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/03/tesco_scanner_fault/

3 weeks ago

Only extra special Clubcard holders entrusted with Media Player on the move

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Like its Windows-noob-stabilisers OS, Zorin's cloudy Grid tool is Linux desktop management for dummies

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/28/zorin_grid_simple_management_for_linux_desktops/

4 weeks ago

Scheduled for summer 2020

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Desktop Info is a customizable system monitoring widget for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/26/desktop-info-is-a-customizable-system-monitoring-widget-for-windows/

4 weeks ago

Tools like Thilmera7 and the popular Linux app Conky are popular not just because they can monitor the system's components, but also because they're very customizable. Desktop Info is quite comparable to […]

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DISRUPT 2020: IGEL’s Linux OS Is An Azure Windows Virtual Desktop ‘Game Changer’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/disrupt-2020-igel-s-linux-os-is-an-azure-windows-virtual-desktop-game-changer-

4 weeks ago

by Steven Burke This is the start of the desktop in the cloud computing revolution, says IGEL Co-CEO Jed Ayres. Its the cloud equivalent of when Bill Gates said he wanted a PC on every desk and in every home. We want to put those billions of desktops into the cloud with the IGEL OS and WVD.

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Load of Big Green for Microsoft: Lloyds Banking Group inks company-wide Managed Desktop deal

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/lloyds_microsoft_managed_desktop/

a month ago

Bankers ring in 2020 by thwacking employees with the Windows stick

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AMD rips covers off 64-core Threadripper desktop monster, plus laptop chips, leaving Intel gesturing vaguely at 2021

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/amd_intel_chips/

2 months ago

CES This top-end Ryzen costs four thousand bucks, mind

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BrowserDownloadsView: manage downloads in all desktop browsers

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/07/browserdownloadsview-manage-downloads-in-all-desktop-browsers/

2 months ago

BrowserDownloadsView is a new portable software program by Nirsoft (one of our favorite developers). The program, like many programs by Nirsoft, provides a list view of data; in this case, it retrieves […]

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How to disable autoplay videos in Telegram Desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/02/how-to-disable-autoplay-videos-in-telegram-desktop/

2 months ago

Autoplaying videos are one of the biggest annoyances on the Internet. Nobody likes a loud, blaring, noisy video to play unexpectedly. Sadly, many websites think it's cool to have them. I have […]

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AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set videos, your system information or galleries as your desktop background

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/17/awesomewallpaper-set-videos-system-information-or-galleries-as-your-desktop-background/

2 months ago

Bored with your desktop background? AwesomeWallpaper is an open source application which can help you spice it up in a few ways. The program runs from the system tray and you can […]

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RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/remindme-is-an-open-source-offline-desktop-calendar-application-for-windows/

2 months ago

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

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Share Clipboard content between desktop and mobile Chrome versions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/10/share-clipboard-content-between-desktop-and-mobile-chrome-versions/

3 months ago

Google continues its work on integrating cross-platform features in the company's Chrome browser. Users of the web browser may use the browser's "send to" functionality already to push webpages to other devices […]

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Access desktop shortcuts, URLs, Files and Folders quickly with Biniware Run

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/02/access-desktop-shortcuts-urls-files-and-folders-quickly-with-biniware-run/

3 months ago

No one likes a messy desktop. But sometimes, you end up with shortcuts all over the desktop, which not only ruins the look of the background wallpaper, but also sort of makes […]

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RDP loves company: Kaspersky finds 37 security holes in VNC remote desktop software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/kaspersky_vnc_bugs/

3 months ago

BlueKeep isn't the only bug in town, plenty to go round

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Google throws new version of Dart at the desktop, will be hoping it sticks with app devs

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/08/google_dart_build/

4 months ago

Reformed JavaScript killer now useful on the command line

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You'e yping i wong: macOS Catalina stops Twitter desktop app from accepting B, L, M, R, and T in passwords

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/macos_catalina_twitter/

4 months ago

Oher sofwae ikey hi y egession in uggy opeaing syse

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