• More Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra details confirmed

    The new Samsung Galaxy S22 range of smartphones is coming on the 9th of February, one of those will be the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. We have already heard many of the specifications on the new Galaxy S22 Ultra and now more specifications on the handset have been revealed. Winfuture has posted some press renders and also a range of details on a number of the new Galaxy S22 handsets, this includes the top model, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. The handset comes with a 6.8 inch AMOLED display which will have a QHD+ resolution of 3088 x 1440 pixels …

  • A bug lurking for 12 years gives attackers root on every major Linux distro

    Linux users on Tuesday got a major dose of bad news—a 12-year-old vulnerability in a system tool called Polkit gives attackers unfettered root privileges on machines running any major distribution of the open source operating system. Previously called PolicyKit, Polkit manages system-wide privileges in Unix-like OSes. It provides a mechanism for nonprivileged processes to safely interact with privileged processes. It also allows users to execute commands with high privileges by using a component called pkexec, followed by the command. Trivial to exploit and 100 percent reliable Like most OSes, Linux provides a hierarchy of permission levels that controls when and …

  • Upcoming Intel ARC GPU Specifications Leaked: Can They Compete Against NVIDIA, AMD?

            | Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 13:02 [IST] Intel hasn’t shared much about the ARC discreet lineup of GPUs other than the fact that the GPUs will launch in Q1 2022. This info was shared during a brief introduction at Intel Architecture Day 2021. Now, a leakster has obtained a document containing the possible specifications of the various Intel ARC GPU SKUs. According to the leak, there will be at least four different variants of the Intel ARC. While the most powerful model offers features like up to 16GB VRAM and is likely to be meant for high-end desktop PCs, …

  • Microsoft’s Original Surface Duo Finally Gets Android 11 Update

    It is clear that Microsoft is very interested in the mobile space, but the company has made some questionable choices over the years. The Surface Duo, which would be the first official Microsoft branded smartphone, was announced in 2019 but only released in late 2020 with hardware that was a year old. Plus, it also launched with an older build of Android despite there being a newer version already available. The good news is that if you were one of the Surface Duo’s original adopters, you’ll be pleased to learn that Microsoft has since announced that they are releasing the …