Microsoft warns of temporarily unusable system components Windows 11

Microsoft warns that some parts of Windows 11 have become unusable for some users since November 1. According to the company, this is due to a problem with digital certificates. Update KB5006746 fixes most issues. On a support page, Microsoft writes that the built-in snipping tool, touch-sensitive on-screen keyboard, Voice Typing, Emoji panel, tips app, … Read more

Microsoft shows new Windows 11 media player

Microsoft has shown the design of its revamped media player app. The tech giant was showing a video of other Windows 11 features, but did not put that video in fullscreen, so the interface was visible. The image of the media player, which is simply called Media Player, may be a bit confusing. Within the … Read more

Microsoft makes modified version of Paint available to W11 test users

Microsoft has revamped its Paint app and made it available to Windows Insiders running Windows 11 in the Dev Channel. The app has, among other things, a modified toolbar. Microsoft says it has given a modern twist to the classic Windows drawing program. Paint for Windows 11 includes rounded corners and a ‘Mica’ design style. … Read more

IKEA announces Symfonisk painting speaker for 179 euros

IKEA and Sonos have announced a new Symfonisk WiFi speaker. The new model is a painting that can be hung on the wall or placed on a flat surface. The speaker also gets interchangeable panels. The IKEA Symfonisk painting speaker consists of two speakers, a woofer and a tweeter, with a special waveguide placed in … Read more

CryptoPunk token of alien with mouth cap is auctioned for 10 million euros

Are all those analog paintings made with paint that are sold through expensive auction houses really worth their money? However, digital ‘art’ can also be quite rewarding. Such as a CryptoPunk nft of an alien with a mask, which has been auctioned for almost 10 million euros. Auction house Sotheby’s has sold the ‘extremely rare’ … Read more

Software Update: Paint.NET 4.2.16

Version 4.2.16 of Paint.NET has been released. This drawing and image editing program bridges the gap between the Paint supplied with Windows and expensive but very extensive programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Corel Photo Paint. Today, the program is also offered via the Windows Store offered, although a small fee is charged for that … Read more

Software Update: Tor Browser 10.0.16

Version 10.0.16 of Tor Browser has been released. Tor stands for The Onion Router and is a network that can be used to surf the Internet fairly anonymously. All users’ tcp traffic is routed through various Tor routers, after which it is virtually impossible for the recipient to find out who the original sender was. … Read more

Discord removed more than 2,000 servers due to extremism and violence

Chat platform Discord removed 2,212 servers in the second half of last year due to the presence of extremist or violent content. 1,504 servers with violent extremist content were proactively removed. In the first half of the year, Discord proactively removed 778 servers due to violent extremist content. In half a year, the number of … Read more

Amazon opens new game studio led by former Rainbow Six: Siege creators

Amazon Games opens a new game studio in Montreal. Several former Ubisoft employees who worked on Rainbow Six: Siege founded the studio. The studio is going to create a multiplayer game based on a completely new idea. Amazon has not yet provided concrete details about the multiplayer game that Amazon Games Montreal will be working … Read more

Microsoft removes Paint 3D and 3D Viewer from installation test version Windows 10

On clean installs of the latest Insider Preview builds of Windows 10, the Paint 3D and 3D Viewer applications are no longer installed by default with the operating system. Microsoft redirects users to the Microsoft Store. Users who upgrade their PC to Insider Preview Build 21332 will still retain Paint 3D and 3D Viewer, but … Read more