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Computing, Software & Applications

How to prevent being tracked while reading your Gmail

July 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

All of those obnoxious marketing emails that crowd your inbox aren’t just pushing a product. They’re also tracking whether you’ve opened the email, when you opened it, and where you were at the time by embedding tracking software into the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How business software can stay clear of digital addiction

July 9, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

It isn’t hard to find apparent evidence of addiction to digital technology. British adults check their smartphone devices every 12 minutes when awake, according to UK media regulator Ofcom’s 2019 Online nation report. Meanwhile, interviews with 2,200 five to 16 […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft acquires software company to work on Android for Surface Duo and successor Surface Duo V2

July 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Microsoft has now taken over the Romanian operations of the Finnish company Movial which was apparently helping it with Android development for the Surface Duo. The acquisition is a sign that the company is serious about cracking the smartphone market, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft unveils Pylance, its new Python extension for Visual Studio Code

July 2, 2020

Via: Info World

Microsoft has pulled back the drapes on Pylance, a Visual Studio Code extension for faster and more complete Python language support in that popular code editor. Pylance doesn’t replace the existing Microsoft-authored Python extension for Visual Studio Code, which has […]


Computing, Internet, Social Networking, Software & Applications

AWS Launches a No-Code Mobile and Web App Builder in Beta: Amazon Honeycode

June 29, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Recently, AWS announced the beta release of Amazon Honeycode, a fully managed service allowing customers to build mobile and web applications without writing any code quickly. With Amazon Honeycode, customers can build applications that are tailored specifically for tasks that […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s new Windows File Recovery tool lets you retrieve deleted documents

June 29, 2020

Via: Verge

Microsoft is releasing its own Windows File Recovery tool, designed to retrieve files you’ve mistakenly deleted. Windows File Recovery is a command line app that will recover a variety of files and documents from local hard drives, USB drives, and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Major Google Photos update adds the most requested feature for the app

June 25, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Google Photos is getting a UI makeover and it’s rolling out now to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, which was created to help organize mobile users’ photos. Over one billion people per month use the app […]


Computing, Software & Applications

MAUI: a Multi-platform App UI for .NET

June 25, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Last month, during the 2020 edition of Build, Microsoft announced the roadmap for .NET MAUI, a multi-platform framework for building native device applications. The new framework comes as an evolution of Xamarin.Forms, providing native features for Android, iOS, macOS, and […]


Computing, Internet, Software & Applications, Wireless & Cloud

Cloud-Native: A Modern Approach to Development

June 25, 2020

Via: Info World

To achieve the scalability, efficiencies, and other advantages associated with the cloud computing model, companies are increasingly adopting DevOps, microservices, containers, and Kubernetes. All these approaches seek to modernize application development and deployment to speed business outcomes. The faster and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Nvidia now supports DirectX 12 Ultimate and new Windows 10 GPU scheduling feature

June 24, 2020

Via: The Verge

Nvidia is releasing a new driver update today that will support Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate and the latest GPU scheduling feature of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Nvidia’s DirectX 12 Ultimate support means its latest RTX cards support Microsoft’s […]