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Computing, Software & Applications

Safari 15 for macOS packs an all-new design and some top security features

September 22, 2021

Via: Techradar

macOS users running Catalina and Big Sur are now able to update to Safari 15, an update that’s been in testing since its unveiling at WWDC 2021 in June. The new version of Apple’s web browser has seen major changes […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

PayPal’s updated app helps it act more like your bank account

September 21, 2021

Via: The Verge

PayPal is updating its mobile app with a new visual design, support for a high-yield savings account, and a way to find coupons in-app. In the past, the company prioritized sending and receiving money and cryptocurrencies, but its new app […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Meet is fixing one of the worst things about video meetings

September 21, 2021

Via: Techradar

Struggling to see your colleagues on a video call due to bad lighting could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new update from Google Meet. The video conferencing service has upgraded its web platform with a […]


Computing, Software & Applications

What is Discord, the popular community chat app?

September 20, 2021

Via: Mashable

If you’re a gamer, you probably know what Discord is. The group chat service, however, has now blown up well beyond its original purpose in the gaming world. Perhaps you’ve heard of Discord, though, and are still not quite sure […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple’s iOS 15 update is now available to download

September 20, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Three months after Apple unveiled iOS 15 for iPhone and iPod, the final public version is rolling out now and available to download for users around the world who own and use a compatible device. iOS 15 is rolling out […]


Gadgets, Mobile

watchOS 8 is out now – here’s how it changes your Apple Watch

September 20, 2021

Via: Techradar

While the Apple Watch Series 7 is yet to have a release date confirmed, watchOS 8 is now available for the Apple Watch Series 3 and above. It’s a year that focuses on refining what’s already there, while showcasing some […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4 shines on developer productivity

September 16, 2021

Via: Info World

The latest preview of Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2022 IDE builds on themes of personal and team productivity with features such as faster search and other UI-related performance improvements. Debugging and hot reload also get attention in the new preview. Unveiled […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Python concurrency and parallelism explained

September 16, 2021

Via: Info World

If you program in Python, you have most likely encountered situations where you wanted to speed up some operation by executing multiple tasks in parallel or by interleaving between multiple tasks. Python has mechanisms for taking both of these approaches, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How coupling impacts software quality

September 16, 2021

Via: Info World

Coupling and cohesion are distinctly different concepts but often confused. Coupling is the degree of dependency between an application’s modules or components, i.e., the strength of the relationships between the different parts. By contrast, cohesion is defined as the measure […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft patches 66 vulnerabilities in September update

September 15, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has pushed fixes for a total of 66 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), three critical and one moderate in severity, as well as the previously disclosed CVE-2021-40444 zero-day, in its September 2021 Patch Tuesday update. CVE-2021-40444 is a remote […]