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Computing, Software & Applications

Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data

July 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission. Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks

July 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

Chromium-based Edge has received some further useful additions, including the introduction of dark mode for users on Windows 7 and 8.1. As you may recall, back in June when the revamped Edge was first launched for Windows 7 and 8.1 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is ready to roll out the new Outlook web with Dark Mode and more

July 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you may know that the new Microsoft is back to working on what it knows best – software, with an emphasis on making it seamless across all platforms. For the past eight […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is moving Cortana into a separate app in the Windows store

June 28, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft might be working on making Cortana better at holding conversations, but the software maker is also increasingly separating its digital assistant from Windows 10. This first started with the decoupling of Cortana from search in the recent Windows 10 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Adobe Lightroom returns to the Mac App Store

June 20, 2019

Via: The Verge

Adobe has made Lightroom, its pro photo editing and management tool, available on the Mac App Store. It’s the first pro Adobe app to make it to the App Store since Apple redesigned it with Mojave, last year’s version of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Search now stops sites from appearing more than twice in top results

June 7, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The news comes via the official Google Search Liaison Twitter account. It tweeted that the change was the result of feedback from users who wanted to see more site variety in their results. Having many different sites appear on the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Is Chromium-based Edge the best thing ever to happen to Google’s Chrome browser?

May 15, 2019

Via: Techradar

At the end of 2018, Microsoft officially announced that the old Windows 10-only version of Edge was dead, to be replaced by a revamped spin on the browser based on Chromium – the same rendering engine which Google’s Chrome browser […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s new Cortana chief outlines the company’s digital assistant vision

May 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft’s digital assistant has had a tough time recently. After starting off life on Windows Phone, Cortana appeared on Windows 10 PCs and looked set to launch on a range of smart speakers, fridges, toasters, thermostats, and more. While Alexa […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Releases .NET Framework 4.8

May 6, 2019

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft has released .NET Framework 4.8, the first significant .NET Framework release in two years. The new release includes improvements in multiple product areas, including Windows Forms, WCF, WorkFlow, and WPF. It also includes changes in the Base Class Library […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Acrobat Pro DC: Adobe’s PDF software is still the one to beat

May 1, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Since its development back in the 1990s, the PDF has gone on to become the industry standard for documents. The file’s ability to work across all platforms has seen it become a ubiquitous format, and Adobe’s software remains the most […]