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Windows 10 Update 1803 New Features and Improvements

Windows 10 continues to gain more features with updates that thankfully have some substance it would appear. There quite a few updates that are streamlining many processes for IT Professionals as well as ensuring that Windows 10 is a more secure browser. Security is a vital feature of any OS and Update 1803 certainly ensures that improvements continue to be made. With 1803, S mode will now be possible on the Enterprise edition of Windows 10. S mode is a mode that is noted for it being streamlined, with better security and better speed. S mode for example boots up 15 seconds faster than standard Windows 10. In addition, S mode only allows apps from the Microsoft Store to be added, reducing the risk of infection to a PC, in addition S mode only allows Edge to be used as the web browser until other browsers are available in the Windows Store. Update 1803 now allows for S mode to be available on Enterprise editions of Windows 10, through activating Pro in S mode first and then upgrading to Enterprise edition. Continuing with security, Windows Defender now shares information with Microsoft 365 services and allows both to communicate with each other about threat detection. Windows Defender Exploit Guard is now also extended to support Microsoft Office software. There is also additional for those using virtualization to now include VBS and HVCI to be possible now truly on Windows 10. For those who don’t like that their PC is sending diagnostic data to Windows can now delete such data. Protection of the user and enterprise is one the pillars of...

5 new features in the latest version of the iPhone

Every year Apple comes out with a new iPhone, sometimes there’s a lot to talk about and sometimes there’s not. This year, Apple has made some radical changes with their latest flagship iPhone, the iPhone X. The iPhone X has brought a slew of changes, most notably: an OLED display, facial recognition technology, wireless charging, dual cameras, and an impressive new chipset. OLED (organic light-emitting diode) Display Basically, an OLED display is capable of emitting its own light without the need for a backlight. It can reach higher contrast ratios than LCD screens. LCD screens cannot show true blacks because the light from the backlight will still come through, where as OLED screens can turn off individual pixels for true and deep blacks. Apple didn't only add an OLED screen to the iPhone X , however. A total redesign and overhaul of the screen technology was done. Now, Apple has tried to remove bezels completely, resulting in an edge-to-edge screen with a notch at the top and no home-button. The implementation of this technology was not all fine and dandy, however. The notch is somewhat controversial, 3D Touch has been removed, fingerprint scanning is gone, and the cost of the display has increased. This has resulted in some customers paying more for a device that has removed features that existed in previous releases of the iPhone. Facial Recognition The iPhone X has introduced an advanced new facial recognition technology (dubbed ‘Face ID'), it is essentially taking the place of Touch ID now that the iPhone X doesn't support fingerprint scanning.  Face ID works in different lighting circumstances and doesn't...