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Slack launches dark mode for macOS, Windows, and Linux

September 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Slack is introducing a new dark mode for desktop versions of its workplace chat app. The new dark mode for desktop option will be available across all platforms today, allowing Windows, macOS, and Linux users to switch away from the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Docs update lets users view word count while typing

September 11, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google recently announced Docs will get an important new feature in the coming weeks, which will allow users to see the exact number of words in a document. The so-called “word counter” will be available to all Docs users, not […]


Computing, Software & Applications

File shortcuts are coming to Google Drive for G Suite users

August 19, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Pointers are an efficient way to handle lines of code in an app or managing files on a desktop, and while this ability to refer to a resource located at another place has been utilized by desktop users for quite […]


Computing, Software & Applications

AR and VR have potential to become disruptive technologies

August 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

Virtual reality and augmented reality have been the next new things for the last many years but still have not taken off and will it have the same fate as the short-lived 3D-TV fad. Industry experts say “no”. “Mainstream success, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google updates Chrome OS with camera modes of all things

August 16, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Google announced another update for Chrome OS, and this time it brought some rather unexpected features for Chromebooks and Pixel Slates. Key features include better media navigation between tabs, more photo modes and easier way to clean notifications. Google issues […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft will continue to let humans transcribe Skype Translations and Cortana conversations

August 15, 2019

Via: TechSpot

As reported by Motherboard, though, Microsoft has broken away from the pack and will continue to employ transcriptionists (both contractors and full-time employees). These individuals will listen to recordings captured by Skype’s Translator feature and the Cortana virtual assistant; even […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft removes one-off Office 2019 licenses from its Home Use Program

August 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

As reported by Computer World, Microsoft has decided to remove one-off Office 2019 licenses from its Home Use Program (HUP). Microsoft made this decision somewhat quietly, opting to revise its HUP FAQ with the updated information in lieu of a […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Firefox in 2020: what’s next for the feisty underdog?

August 9, 2019

Via: Techradar

The release of Firefox Quantum in 2017 was the browser’s biggest overhaul in 13 years, but it was also a change in attitude. Since then, we’ve seen a spunkier attitude from Mozilla – unafraid to call out competitors for unscrupulous […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft has a new idea to improve laptop battery life with Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome)

August 8, 2019

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s latest bright idea when it comes to Chromium – which could benefit not just the revamped Edge, but also Google Chrome – is a method of better preserving battery life while streaming video in a browser. The basic idea […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Chrome 76 is here: Flash blocked by default, incognito mode can’t be detected

July 31, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Earlier this month, Google confirmed previous reports that it would be closing a “loophole” that allowed websites to detect if a Chrome user had incognito mode activated. This was achieved by checking for the presence of Chrome’s FileSystem API (Application […]