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iOS, Operating systems

Future iOS update will let users switch off iPhone throttling ‘feature’

January 18, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

APPLE CEO Tim Cook has said that a future iOS update will let users opt-out of a so-called ‘feature’ that throttles the performance of older iPhones with degraded batteries. Earlier this year, Apple admitted that it hamstrings the performance of iPhones 6, 6S and […]


Operating systems, Others

Our obsession with AI shouldn’t get in the way of good UX

January 11, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Artificial Intelligence is the big buzzword of today. If you are a digital designer, there’s a good chance that a quick scroll through your RSS reader, Twitter feed, or Slackchannels will show you more instances of the term “AI” than you would […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to block ads in Windows

January 10, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Windows 10 is a fantastic operating system with many useful features; however one of the larger changes that we’ve seen over the past few updates has been the increase in the advertising seen in the menus and home screens. In […]


Operating systems, Others

Investment platform Mirocana uses AI to reduce risk

January 10, 2018

Via: The Next Web

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI), it pays to be ahead of the game. Russian President Vladimir Putin recently quipped that the nation that wins the AI war will be the ruler of the world, and his statement seems […]


Operating systems, Windows

The joys of Windows Server’s group policies

January 9, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

When Microsoft introduced group policy objects (GPOs) along with Windows Server 2000 nearly 17 years ago, they were an exciting new approach to managing user and system permissions. Today, they’re simply part of the administrative woodwork, and as a result, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 face recognition login can be bypassed using a photo

January 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

OLDER VERSIONS OF WINDOWS 10 will allow hackers to bypass the Windows Hello facial recognition login feature using a simple photograph of the user. That’s according to German security outfit Syss, who discovered the flaw in Windows 10 PCs running […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview build comes with helpful Timeline and Sets features

January 3, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft has rolled out its new Windows 10 build for Insiders in the Fast ring, bringing several improvements and new features, including Timeline and Sets, to the company’s operating system. Timeline, you may remember, was supposed to arrive in the […]


Operating systems, Others

6 technology convergences to watch in 2018

January 3, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

The scope and pace of technological innovation is ascendant, advancing at a pace that is impossible to keep up with. Much ado about artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things, virtual reality, … the list of emerging technologies continues to […]


Operating systems, Windows

The new UI: Developing for wheel and voice in Windows 10

January 2, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has long been a driver of alternate user interaction models on the PC; its first mouse shipped back in 1983, two years before Windows appeared and a year before the Apple Macintosh made the mouse mainstream. Then came the […]


Operating systems, Others

AI in 2018: Experts predict what happens next

December 28, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Perhaps no other technology was as disruptive as artificial intelligence in 2017. ‘Machine learning,’ ‘neural network,’ and ‘data bias’ became commonplace terms in the headlines of mainstream media outlets, signifying the machines had arrived. And with them comes an uncertain […]