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Windows 10 S is the future (but not the present) of...

It's easy to focus on all the things that the latest edition of Windows 10 can't do.

But in a world defined by security holes and data breaches, maybe a locked-down Windows isn't such a bad idea after all.

The rise and fall of FireWire, the standard everyone couldn’t quite...

"Show us that it's being adopted in the industry, and we'll put it in.”

The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime, built on Chromersquo;s V8 JavaScript engine, thatrsquo;s suitable for implementing both desktop and server apps. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient compared to threaded servers, such as Apache, IIS, and your typical Java server.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

macOS High Sierra tech preview: A quick look at the stuff...

A peek at what APFS, Metal 2, and HEVC/HEIF support mean for you and your Mac.

Windows Server to copy Windows 10, get twice-yearly feature updates

Microsoft continues to further consolidate its operating system development.

Forget the GUI: The return of the command line

If you immerse yourself in Microsoft history for long enough, yoursquo;ll come across more than one story about staff trying to add more command-line features to its operating systems.

The plans go up the corporate tree, to the rarified heights of a Bill Gates review, where the executives ask, “What part of the name Windows do you have a problem with?”Corporate legends aside, Windows on both the desktop and server have long been the province of GUIs, point-and-click experiences driving everything from files on desktop PCs to managing entire virtual networks in the public cloud.

That was all very well when you were dealing with tens of PCs and a handful of servers in an office.
It even still worked for client-server enterprise applications or a small farm of web servers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Alienware has new mice, keyboards, and monitors, plus a Threadripper Area...

Dell builds out the Alienware line with stylized peripherals.

25% off Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard for Computer, Phone &...

Rewrite the rules of desktop typing. Logitech's K780 is the type-on-everything keyboard with full-size keys and a convenient number pad. Enjoy quiet, comfortable typing, on your Windows PC or Mac, and switch typing to your phone or tablet at the touch of a button.

An integrated rubber stand holds your mobile devices within reach and always at the perfect typing angle.

A generous two-year battery life virtually eliminates the need to switch out batteries.

The K780 typically lists for $79.99, but right now is discounted 25% to $59.99.
See this deal now on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Here’s hoping the iMac Pro learns from the Mac Pro’s mistakes

It's a bit odd, but it's the first step toward fixing Apple's pro desktops.

Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

Microsoftrsquo;s new continuous-delivery model, with Windows releases every six months or so, makes sense for the desktop.

But does it work for Windows Server? Certainly, Microsoft didnrsquo;t think so at first. Windows Server 2016 comes from the Long-Term Servicing Build (LTSB) of Windows, with only the microservices- and container-focused Nano Server scheduled for regular releases.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

HP grows Omen line with new gaming laptops, VR backpack PC,...

Are you ready for a compact desktop that doubles as a wearable VR machine?

50 hashes per hour

In this research we'll be revisiting the USB port – this time in attempts to intercept user authentication data on the system that a microcomputer is connected to.

As we discovered, this type of attack successfully allows an intruder to retrieve user authentication data – even when the targeted system is locked.