BetaNews: Developer launches new version of Windows 95 that runs under Windows 10, macOS and Linux

BetaNews: Developer launches new version of Windows 95 that runs under Windows 10, macOS and Linux. “Who doesn’t feel a little nostalgic from time to time? Progress is great, but sometimes it’s nice to look back at how things used to be — even if it’s only to laugh at how different and primitive things used to be. The world of computing is no different in this regard. Last year, developer Felix Rieseberg released Windows 95 as an Electron app to let 90s computer users relive their younger years. Now he’s back with a second version of the Windows 95 app, and it’s even better than ever — gaming classics such as Doom and Wolfenstein3D are now included, for starters!”

BetaNews: Exploit developer discovers security vulnerability in VirtualBox and publishes a full guide to exploiting it

BetaNews: Exploit developer discovers security vulnerability in VirtualBox and publishes a full guide to exploiting it. “A security researcher has not only discovered a vulnerability in the virtualization tool VirtualBox, but has released details of the exploit and a step-by-step guide to the zero-day vulnerability.”

Digital Journal: Google Sheets used to create a virtual machine that computes data

Digital Journal: Google Sheets used to create a virtual machine that computes data. “A developer has demonstrated how he used a Google Sheets spreadsheet to emulate the operation of a computer processor. The spreadsheet, written using scripts, features four registers, a memory area and the ability to calculate Fibonacci numbers.”

Test Drive ChromeOS With Virtualbox

Want to give ChromeOS a test drive? You can play with it in Virtualbox. “there’s a new downloadable version of ChromeOS out there for would-be enthusiasts: Neverware Cloud Ready. Designed to allow schools to turn old computers into Chromebook-compatible devices, Cloud Ready is also available as a free download for personal use. Neverware also offers an unofficial build for Virtualbox. Here’s where to find it and how to set it up. You’ll be trying out ChromeOS in no time.”