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Customers using Windows Update for Business will lose some ability to delay the deployment of each new Windows feature release once version 1903 goes live. When Microsoft first started delivering Windows 10 “as a Service” with a regular flow of feature updates, the company planned to have two release tracks: a “Current Branch” (CB) that …

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Samsung’s $399 Galaxy Tab S5e. Samsung The company’s thinnest and lightest tablet yet, the Tab S5e measures 5.5mm thick and weighs about 14 ounces. Samsung It has an all-metal body, but Samsung removed some premium features to keep the slab’s price down. Samsung The 10.5-inch, 2560×1600 AMOLED display will impress, but its Snapdragon 670 processor …

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Enlarge / Apps on an iPhone X. Samuel Axon Rival tech giants like Google and Facebook aren’t the only companies abusing Apple’s enterprise certifications to distribute unapproved apps in the Apple App Store on iOS, according to reports from Reuters and TechCrunch. Apple’s Enterprise Developer Program is intended to facilitate distribution of apps across devices …

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Enlarge / Windows is now perpetually under construction. Microsoft has published a new preview release of Windows 10, build 18836, to participants of the “Skip Ahead” group. But it’s not quite the preview that they were expecting to get. Microsoft’s preview program has a number of different channels to let people use and test Windows …

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The LG G8. It looks just like the G7 and G6. We’ve brightened up the notch a bit. Besides the front camera, the two big circles are for an IR blaster and ToF sensor, while the smaller ones should be the usual brightness and proximity sensors. There’s no earpiece. The whole screen will vibrate to …

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Valentina Palladino Apple CEO Tim Cook alluded to more services coming this year, and this week we’re learning more about what the company has in store for news. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple has been in talks with publishers about a subscription news service that would be a new paid …

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Ubisoft’s Commit-Assistant In a bid to cut the number of coding errors made in its Firefox browser, Mozilla is deploying Clever-Commit, a machine-learning-driven coding assistant developed in conjunction with game developer Ubisoft. Clever-Commit analyzes code changes as developers commit them to the Firefox codebase. It compares them to all the code it has seen before …

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Valentine’s Day and consumer technology don’t exactly go hand in hand. Every couple is different, but if you’re getting a loved one a gift for the holiday, it should come from the heart. A new smartphone or portable hard drive is nice, but it doesn’t always scream “romance.” For the tech-obsessed robots at Ars Technica, …

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Enlarge / A trio of Eero devices. Eero Amazon has announced that it will acquire Eero, one of the biggest players in the networking hardware space known for its easy-to-set-up mesh Wi-Fi solutions. Bay Area-based Eero, named after Finnish industrial designer Eero Saarinen, has been in operation since early 2015. It has already shipped several …