Microsoft is Investigating a Major Exchange Bug

Researchers have discovered an Exchange Autodiscover flaw that can be used to steal Windows users’ credentials. Microsoft says it is investigating. “Autodiscover, a protocol used by Microsoft Exchange for automatic configuration of clients such as Microsoft Outlook, has a design flaw that causes the protocol to ‘leak’ web requests to…

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South Korea Wants to Mandate Multiple Payment Systems for IAP

South Korea may have found a solution to one aspect of Google’s and Apple’s respective app store monopolies, and it’s a great idea. Simply require by law that any companies that enforce in-app payment (IAP) systems, as both do, support multiple payment systems and not just their own. Apple and…

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Hands-On with Microsoft Flight Simulator for Xbox Series X

The Xbox Series X|S landed last fall with no unique launch titles whatsoever, but Microsoft Flight Simulator solves that problem nicely, offering nearly the full PC experience on a much simpler set of video game consoles. I’ve not really tested Flight Simulator on the PC, but the Xbox Series X…

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OneDrive to be M1-Native on Mac by Late 2021

One year after Apple shipped its first M1-based Macs, Microsoft plans to finally update OneDrive to run natively on that hardware. “We are thrilled to announce that later this year, we will be updating OneDrive for Mac to run natively on M1-powered Macs,” Microsoft’s Ankita Kirti explains. “This means that…

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Spatial and Lossless Audio Go Live in Apple Music

Yesterday, Apple enabled spatial and lossless audio in Apple Music across its own platforms, with Android support coming soon. Apple announced it was adding these features to Apple Music back in May, but the big surprise was that they would be free additions, and not available only in an extra-cost…

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Shared Calendars Update for Outlook for Windows is Now Available

Almost two years after it first announced this change, Microsoft has issued a major update to the shared calendars feature in Outlook for Windows. It is alternatively described as “the biggest change to Outlook for Windows since its initial release in 1997” and something that users won’t even notice. So.…

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Adobe Photoshop is Now Native on Windows 10 on ARM

Adobe hasn’t issued an announcement of this important change, but the native Windows 10 on ARM version of Photoshop is no longer in beta. “As of May 2021, Photoshop now runs natively on 64-bit Windows 10 ARM Devices,” an Adobe support page that was first spotted by Windows Central reads.…

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Australia Takes on Apple and Google Apps Stores

It just keeps piling up, and now the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has joined the fight against the dominant app stores offered by Apple and Google on their respective mobile platforms. “App developers need fair and reasonable terms when dealing with app stores and better processes for the…

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