Category: Featured

The latest headlines about the tech world. This is the featured news that reaches the frontpage of Lunarsoft.

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Windows 10 21H1 is officially released!

Today marks the beginning of Windows 10, version 21H1 availability. As I noted when we first announced the May 2021 Update in February, we grounded this update on the needs expressed by you, our customers, over the past year of continued remote work, learning and play. The May 2021 Update is purposely scoped to deliver important features that improve security, remote access and quality—and...

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End of Service reminder for Windows 10 1809 and 1909

Multiple editions of Windows 10 versions 1803, 1809, and 1909 have reached their End of Service (EOS) on this month’s Patch Tuesday, as Microsoft reminded customers yesterday. Devices running Windows 10 editions that have reached EoS will no longer receive technical support nor monthly bug and security fixes to protect them from the latest discovered security threats. While usually, Redmond advises users of end of service products...

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Windows 10 to get a dedicated OEMDRIVERS folder

Microsoft is adding a dedicated OEMDRIVERS folder to Windows 10 that will be used to store third-party drivers. Since Windows Vista, the operating system has included a folder called %SystemRoot%\System32\DriverStore that is used to hold validated drivers for the operating system. To prevent tampering of hardware drivers, Windows only allows the installation of drivers located in the DriverStore. Before a driver is added to...

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Firefox 86 Introduces Total Cookie Protection

Today we are pleased to announce Total Cookie Protection, a major privacy advance in Firefox built into ETP Strict Mode. Total Cookie Protection confines cookies to the site where they were created, which prevents tracking companies from using these cookies to track your browsing from site to site. Cookies, those well-known morsels of data that web browsers store on a website’s behalf, are a...

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Windows 10 21H1 introduced officially

Today, we are introducing the next feature update to Windows 10, version 21H1. As people continue to rely on Windows more than ever to work, learn and have fun, we understand the importance of providing the best possible update experience to help people and organizations stay protected and productive. It is a responsibility we do not take lightly and why for the first time...

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Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.3

The Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.3 has been released! Lunarsoft has always had the goal of helping users rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. It’s already stressful enough when your computer gets infected by malicious software. Rather than have those users suffer by searching several...

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Google acquires Fitbit

The news below makes it seem like the Google/Fitbit deal is secured. However, the United States Justice Department’s investigation into the acquisition is still ongoing. This raises doubts on whether the deal will sail on without any more troubles. The DOJ gave the following statement to a few publications (h/t Android Police): The Antitrust Division’s investigation of Google’s acquisition of Fitbit remains ongoing. Although the...

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OneDrive upload limit increased to 250GB

Microsoft is raising the OneDrive upload limit for its file storage service to 250GB, up from the previous 100GB limit, the company has announced. Microsoft says it is making the change to acknowledge the increase in remote working and learning, where users need to reliably and securely share large files like 4K or 8K video files, 3D models, CAD files, or large scientific data...

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Windows 10 October 2020 aka 20H2 released!

The Windows 10 October 2020 Update has started to become available to customers as a free update. This year has continued to bring about change for many of us. Change in how we connect to one another, how we work, how we learn, even how we have fun. And that change is starting to feel more permanent, especially with kids going back to school...

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Windows 10 20H2 due in October 2020

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as Windows 10 20H2, and it’ll begin rolling out to consumers in October. This new feature update comes with theme-aware Start Menu, Alt-Tab improvements, Chromium Edge pre-installed and bug fixes. It does not bring a major overall to Windows 10, but there are still a few important changes coming in the Windows...