Tag: software

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Best new Android Q features hotlist

March 14, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

It was all the way back in 2008 when the first Android smartphone, the T-Mobile G1 (also known as the HTC Dream), hit the shelves. At that time, Google’s software still lacked essentials we take for granted nowadays – including […]

Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft introduces drastic performance fix for Spectre variant

March 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

After fixes were introduced for several variants of the Spectre speculative execution exploit, performance took a nose dive. Microsoft and many other industry giants have been working to patch security flaws for over a year now, but most fixes have […]

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Bixby key customization saga ends on a sour note for Google Assistant fans

March 1, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

When Samsung finally announced a Bixby Key Customization feature was coming for both the Galaxy S10 family and older flagships running Android Pie, the company vaguely mentioned users would be able to program either a single or double press to […]

Gadgets, Mobile

The Apple Watch will soon monitor your sleep quality: report

February 26, 2019

Via: Mashable

Apple is currently testing a sleep-tracking feature for a future Apple Watch release, according to a new report by Bloomberg. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech company has released a new Apple Watch model every fall since the second generation of Apple […]

Data Science

How to use Azure Data Explorer for large-scale data analysis

February 12, 2019

Via: Info World

One of the big issues facing anyone building a data-driven devops practice is, quite simply, the scale of the data you’re collecting. Logs from millions of users quickly add up, and the same is true of the internet of things […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Adobe gives Lightroom a boost with Sensei-powered functionality

February 12, 2019

Via: Techradar

Adobe has announced an update to its Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic and Camera Raw applications, the highlight being a new feature, powered by its Sensei AI, called Enhance Details. Adobe claims the new feature harnesses the power of machine learning […]

Computing, Software & Applications

VLC 4.0 will bring new user interface and media library manager

February 6, 2019

Via: TechSpot

At the Free and Open Source Developers European Meeting, VLC has shared a look into what its next major revision will look like. Beginning with a new user interface, VLC is working towards adding a media library browser, VR support, […]

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Google and Facebook have access to internal iOS apps restored by Apple following certificate spat

February 1, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The saga began earlier this week when Facebook was discovered to be paying people as young as thirteen $20 for total access to their phones. The market research app was distributed outside of the App Store using Apple’s Enterprise Certificate […]

Computing, Cybersecurity, Security, Software & Applications

Mayhem is a machine that can automatically detect, exploit, and patch cybersecurity vulnerabilities

January 30, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Most large companies recognize the value these hackers offer to the tech industry, and have set up lucrative “bug bounty” programs to reward them for their efforts depending on the severity of any disclosed bugs. Traditionally, the process of bug-hunting […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Google hails Chromebook impact on schools

January 23, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google has released the latest usage statistics for its education services ahead of the annual BETT education conference in London revealing that Chromebooks are used by 30m students and educators worldwide while Google Classroom now has 40m users. The company’s […]