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Computing, Software & Applications

Google is temporarily rolling back Chrome’s SameSite cookie requirements

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

With the launch of Chrome 80 in February, Google began gradually rolling out an update that changes how third-party cookies work on websites, called “SameSite.” Today, it announced that it is temporarily rolling back this SameSite requirements in light of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 5 Preview 2 brings RyuJIT and GC improvements

April 3, 2020

Via: Info World

Microsoft has published a second preview of .NET 5. A merger of .NET Standard and .NET Core that is intended to unify the .NET platform, .NET 5 is described by Microsoft as “the future of .NET.” The second .NET 5 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software and remind people that using the app isn’t complicated. The company tweeted a reminder today that users can now start a video meeting and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Facebook Messenger desktop app launches for Windows and Mac

April 2, 2020

Via: The Verge

Facebook Messenger finally has its own desktop app, making it easier to message and video chat with friends and family from your computer. The app, which is now available on the Microsoft Store and Mac App Store, lets you message […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN is launching in beta for macOS and Windows

April 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN service began its life last year as a free add-on to the company’s 1.1.1.1 app — which itself is a DNS resolver application that promises faster internet — and was immediately popular. (There were, at one point […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s new scrolling News Bar app brings your PC back to the ‘90s

March 31, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has created a scrolling news bar app for Windows 10. It sits above the Windows taskbar and provides scrolling 24/7 news from more than 4,500 publications alongside customizable stock information. It’s very similar to scrolling news apps we used […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft aims to win back consumers with new Microsoft 365 subscriptions

March 30, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is unveiling its new Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions today, which are designed to replace and enhance existing Office 365 consumer plans. Much like the Office 365 Personal and Home subscriptions that exist today, Microsoft 365 Personal and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

iOS 13.4: Apple’s CarPlay now allows third-party map apps to be used with the split-screen feature

March 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Buying an iPhone has never been only about getting a new smartphone – it allows access to the Apple ecosystem. The great thing is that now we are able to connect our iOS devices to our cars as well, creating […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google to resume regular Chrome updates after brief pause

March 27, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google says it’s now ready to resume work on Chrome, after briefly halting upcoming releases of the browser in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Daily canary builds of the browser, dev, and beta versions “have or will resume this week,” […]


Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

Here are a bunch of free music apps and sample packs while we’re all stuck inside

March 26, 2020

Via: The Verge

Life looks very different right now as the novel coronavirus has millions around the world stuck indoors. Festivals, clubs, and even house parties are banned in many cities, leaving musicians (and music lovers) housebound and searching for creative outlets. Over […]