Windows

Microsoft announcements from Build 2017

This is the big Build event where most of the major news about Microsoft products drops. Microsoft Build (often stylised as //build/) is an annual conference event held by Microsoft, aimed towards software engineers and web developers using Windows, Windows Phone, Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft technologies. Today’s pic of news headlines from Microsoft’s Build

OBS open source TV studio

I posted a quick note on interesting looking OBS Studio software some time ago.  OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It works on Windows, Mac and Linux. OBS could be described as some kind of combinaton of real time video mixing and video encoding/streaming

Soon Windows10 on ARM-based processors

http://www.open-electronics.org/soon-windows10-on-arm-based-processors/ Windows on ARM situartion has not looked pretty. Windows CE is old. Windows phones look to be on free fall out of matkets. Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi is one plan for getting some life support for Windows on ARM. Microsoft has not forgotten ARM. Soon Windows 10 will run on ARM processors

Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption ‘Back Doors’

Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption ‘Back Doors’ http://reason.com/blog/2016/08/10/microsoft-accidentally-provides-example This example again shows that encryption back doors are a bad idea. Security failures have created “golden keys” which unlock Windows devices protected by Secure Boot. Microsoft Secure Boot key debacle causes security panic http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-secure-boot-key-debacle-causes-security-panic/ Microsoft has one particular boot policy (“golden key” debug)