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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5145 on: May 27, 2022, 03:44:32 PM »

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5147 on: May 31, 2022, 12:31:06 PM »
Vodafone plans carrier-level user tracking for targeted ads
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vodafone-plans-carrier-level-user-tracking-for-targeted-ads/
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Whoever came up with this name "TrustPiD" has a sick sense of humour as in my mine this it the opposite effect and trust has nothing to do with it.

The highlighted quoted text at the bottom of the above link, pretty much covers my feelings and I'm surprised the EU haven't jumped all over it.  I feel a very big fine in the future and an exit of vodafone users when they become aware of this tracking.  But then do we have any guarantees that they won't follow the same path if vodafone get away with this. 
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5148 on: May 31, 2022, 02:54:13 PM »
Taking another look at ShareX

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5149 on: June 01, 2022, 02:40:58 PM »

Drop feature - Available in Microsoft Edge (Developer)

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5150 on: June 02, 2022, 07:14:57 PM »

Killed By Google - Again?

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This was the headline at the Google Workspace Blog.
"Bringing Google Meet features to Google Duo for a single,
integrated video solution."
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5151 on: June 03, 2022, 12:08:53 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5152 on: June 13, 2022, 09:38:36 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5153 on: June 14, 2022, 05:39:16 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5154 on: June 16, 2022, 12:39:22 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5155 on: June 24, 2022, 10:19:07 AM »
Microsoft will start warning Windows 8.1 users about upcoming end of support
https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-will-start-warning-windows-81-users-about-upcoming-end-of-support/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5156 on: June 24, 2022, 01:29:41 PM »
Microsoft will start warning Windows 8.1 users about upcoming end of support
https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-will-start-warning-windows-81-users-about-upcoming-end-of-support/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5157 on: June 24, 2022, 02:39:14 PM »
Microsoft will start warning Windows 8.1 users about upcoming end of support
https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-will-start-warning-windows-81-users-about-upcoming-end-of-support/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5158 on: June 24, 2022, 10:52:45 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5159 on: June 25, 2022, 08:59:52 PM »

Windows 10 or 11 Microsoft appears confused

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I expected an update to Windows 10 Insider Preview Beta Build.
I again wound up with Windows 11. Microsoft apparently doesn't
follow its own rules on a system that can't run Windows 11
and installs it anyway.
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