Anyone who used Microsoft Windows throughout the early 2000s probably remember the many sounds of these operating systems. One place you probably don’t expect to hear them is from an a capella group. Whether it be the Windows XP Home Edition shutdown, Windows Vista startup theme, recycle bin, “USB In” / “USB Out”, the MayTree group from Korea has them covered, without the use of a computer. What could be next? Possibly some Mac OS sounds if there are any notable sounds worth recreating. Read more for the video and additional information.
Available with either the Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor ($799) or Intel i7-1165G7 processor ($899), the GPD Win 3 is basically a handheld Windows 10 gaming PC that can run many AAA-titles at 60fps+. Featuring a 5.5-inch sliding touchscreen display, a full QWERTY keypad, a 96 EU Intel Xe GPU, 16GB of LPDDR4-4266 RAM, a 1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD and support for PCIe 4.0 drives for even faster read / write speeds. For those who want to work on the big screen, simply place it in the included external dock with a wired ethernet port, HDMI, and additional USB Type-A / Type-C ports. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Microsoft’s Windows 95 is the successor to Windows 3.1x and was released to manufacturing on August 15, 1995, and hit stores on August 24, 1995. It boasted an updated graphical user interface (GUI), complete with simplified “plug-and-play” features. Three years later, it was succeeded by Windows 98, but for anyone who has wondered just what this operating system would look like on a smartphone, this should answer that question. Read more for a video and additional information.
Computer security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a new way hackers are trying to run .EXE files, the official executable file format used for Windows, on macOS. During their investigation, these .EXE files were delivering a malicious payload that overrides Mac’s built-in protection mechanisms such as Gatekeeper, with the highest numbers for infections to be in the United Kingdom, Australia, Armenia, Luxembourg, South Africa and the United States. It was found in the installer of a popular firewall app for Mac and Windows called Little Snitch, available for download from various torrent websites. Read more to discover how this app is able to bypass Gatekeeper.
That’s right, this musical piece was made with only Windows XP and Windows 98 sound effects, using ModPlug Tracker. Continue reading to listen.
If you’ve always wanted to see all the Microsoft Windows boot screens in one sitting, then we have just the video for you. Continue reading to watch.