Critical Windows Codecs security issue affects Windows 10

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Written by leon jordaan, 2 July, 2020 in computer support and windows updates http://computerscairns.com.au   Microsoft published details about two recently discovered security issues in Windows Codec that affect Windows 10 client and server versions. The issues were found in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library, more precisely in the way that the library “handles objects in […]

Microsoft starts to enforce feature updates on Windows 10 version 1809

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written by leon jordaan http://computerscairns.com.au Devices that run Windows 10 version 1809 will soon be upgraded to a newer version of Microsoft’s operating system according to release information on Microsoft’s Docs website. Microsoft releases two feature updates per year and supports these for 18 months on consumer devices. Enterprise customers who install the second feature update of a […]

Delivery of optional non-security updates for Windows 10 and Server to resume in July

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by leon jordaan 20 June, 2020 http://computerscairns.com.au in computers, windows update Microsoft paused the release of so-called “C” and “D” updates for Windows 10 and Windows Server in March 2020 because of the global pandemic caused by the Coronovirus. The company plans to resume the delivery of these optional updates for the company’s operating systems in July […]

Researchers build brain-on-a-chip

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Memristor-based synaptic circuit aimed at portable AI devices.   Engineers have managed to create an artificial synaptic network in hardware for the first time, which could pave the way for small and portable brain-inspired circuits that don’t require data connections. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute fo Technology’s mechanical engineering school designed a “brain-on-a-chip” circuit that’s smaller than […]

Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2020 overview

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written by leon jordaan 10 june, 2020 in software http://computerscairns.com.au cairns, 4870.   Welcome to the overview of Microsoft’s June 2020 security patch day. Microsoft releases security updates for all its products on the second Tuesday of the month. This overview provides you with detailed information on the released patches. It includes links to the security patches […]

Windows 10 version 2004 is here aka May 2020 update!

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by leon jordaan, 28 april, 2020 at http://computerscairns.com.au, 35 pease street. Microsoft released Windows 10 version 2004, also known as the May 2020 Update. The new feature update for Microsoft’s Windows operating system is available for systems running Windows 10 version 1903 or 1909 only via Windows Update, and only if users click on the “check […]

Quick Screen Recorder is an open source and simple screen recording tool

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by Leon Jordaan 23 May, 2020. http://computerscairns.com.au in software Want to quickly capture a video, but don’t have the time to edit it? Check out the video recorders that we review. The program’s installer is about 2MB to download, but when installed the folder contains about 1.77MB worth of files. Quick Screen Recorder has an easy-to-use interface. […]

COOL…Pictor is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools.

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Written by leon jordaan, may 18, 2020 in software http://computerscairnsw.com.au and http://allcomputersupport.com.au what does it do? lots of formats, filters, collages, and more Pictor is kind of a mixed bag. It is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools, but it is not a full-blown image editor such as Photoshop, GIMP, or […]