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iOS, Operating systems

Apple Releases First Public Beta of iOS 17.6

June 20, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 17.6 and iPadOS 17.6 updates to public beta testers, with the betas coming a few days after the initial iOS and iPadOS 17.6 developer betas. Public beta testers can get the […]


Software Security

1Password unveils new sign-in experience and recovery codes feature

June 20, 2024

Via: BGR

With Apple releasing its own Passwords app with iOS 18, 1Password wants to ensure it’s still the go-to option for everyone’s passwords, two-step verification codes, and other sensitive information stored with end-to-end cryptography. This is why the company is unveiling […]


Development Software, Software Category

Xcode 16 Brings Predictive Code Completion Using Custom Model

June 19, 2024

Via: InfoQ

At WWDC 2024, Xcode and Swift Playground senior manager Ken Orr presented the most salient features of the upcoming version of Xcode, Xcode 16, including predictive code completion and many bug fixes and improvements. One of Apple’s leitmotives at WWDC […]


Application Software, Software Category

Using Generative AI in Software Project Management to Bridge Domains and Accelerate Productivity

June 19, 2024

Via: InfoQ

I have 25 years of experience developing software and leading teams and organizations. I transitioned back to product work and coding this year, which coincided with the ready availability of generative AI assistants built using Large Language Models (LLMs) such […]


Application Software, Software Category

US government sues Adobe over hidden subscription termination fees and difficult cancellation process

June 18, 2024

Via: TechSpot

It’s alleged that Adobe fails to adequately disclose that cancelling one of its subscription in the first year can result in an early termination fee that can amount to hundreds of dollars. “In fact, if consumers cancel during that (annual) […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s latest security update fixes a nasty remote code execution bug in Windows Wi-Fi driver

June 13, 2024

Via: TechSpot

A recent Windows 10 and Windows 11 Patch Tuesday update includes fixes for a potentially dangerous Wi-Fi vulnerability. Discovered within the Windows Wi-Fi Driver, CVE-2024-30078 allows malicious actors a vector for remote code execution (RCE). Despite a non-urgent sounding severity […]


Operating systems, Windows

Why Microsoft keeps adding new features to Windows 10

June 12, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s approach to Windows 10 has been chaotic lately. The company looks like it’s ramping up development of new Windows 10 features this summer — all while insisting it will end support for the OS in October 2025. Whether you’re […]


Application Software, Software Category

Tim Cook isn’t confident Apple can stop AI hallucinations

June 12, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple made waves this Monday at its 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference by joining the AI trend in a major way. Apple Intelligence is coming to iPhone, iPad, and Mac this fall, bringing an upgraded Siri, ChatGPT integration, writing tools, and […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS 15 Sequoia announced at Apple’s WWDC 2024 event

June 11, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Apple has officially announced macOS 15 Sequoia at this year’s WWDC 2024 event (you can follow all the announcements as they happen at our WWDC 2024 live blog), giving us an early look at the upcoming operating system for Macs […]


Mobile Apps

The Google Pay app is dead

June 11, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Google has killed off the Google Pay app. 9to5Google reports Google’s old payments app stopped working recently, following shutdown plans that were announced in February. Google is shutting down the Google Pay app in the US, while in-store NFC payments […]


Development Software, Software Category

Oracle Linux’s UEK-Next Enables Developers to Explore and Validate the Latest Linux Development

June 6, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Oracle Linux has recently launched UEK-next, an offering that combines upstream Linux kernels with Oracle Linux patches. This allows users to preview and test the latest Linux features and hardware support before they are officially released in Oracle Linux. Beginning […]


Mobile Apps

Apple will challenge 1Password with a new Passwords app in iOS 18

June 6, 2024

Via: BGR

Every so often, Apple adds a brand new app to its suite of first-party software for the iPhone. It sounds like the latest addition will make its debut next week. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple will show off the […]


Software Security

Bridging the gap between legacy tools and modern threats: Securing the cloud today

June 5, 2024

Via: CIO

The cloud will become a cornerstone of enterprise operations as IDC estimates that by 2025, there will be over 750 million cloud-native applications globally. Additionally, over 90% of organizations anticipate employing a multi-cloud approach over the next few years. Considering […]


Application Software, Software Category

Asana to bring genAI ‘teammates’ to its work management app

June 5, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Asana is developing an AI “teammate” feature that embeds generative AI (genAI) into the flow of work for users of its work management app. The teammates — created using “trigger and action” format in Asana’s existing workflow automation tools — […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 18 Rumored to Add These 6 New Features to iPhone’s Messages App

June 3, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple is expected to announce iOS 18 in one week from now, and the update is rumored to include many new features for the Messages app on the iPhone. iOS 18 is set to be unveiled during the WWDC keynote […]


Application Software, Software Category

OpenSilver 2.2 Migrates LightSwitch Applications

May 30, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The latest version of OpenSilver 2.2, a remake of Microsoft’s retired Silverlight web application framework, includes support for migrating applications created with Visual Studio LightSwitch that targeted Silverlight. OpenSilver was launched in October 2021 by a French company, Userware. It […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to Scale Agile Software Development with Technology and Lean

May 30, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Agile software development can be done at scale with the use of technology like self-service APIs, infrastructure provisioning, real-time collaboration software, and distributed versioning systems. Lean can complement and scale an agile culture with techniques like obeyas, systematic problem-solving, one-piece-flow […]


System Software

Update TP-Link’s Archer C5400X router now to fix remote takeover vulnerability

May 29, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-5035, earned the highest possible severity rating of 10.0 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). Vulnerabilities scoring 10.0 are extremely rare – most severe bugs max out at 9.8, so this one’s about as bad […]


Development Software, Software Category

Partitioning an LLM between cloud and edge

May 28, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Historically, large language models (LLMs) have required substantial computational resources. This means development and deployment are confined mainly to powerful centralized systems, such as public cloud providers. However, although many people believe that we need massive amounts of GPUs bound […]


Application Software, Software Category

Ad blocker users say YouTube videos are skipping to the end, playing without audio

May 28, 2024

Via: TechSpot

YouTube has long fought a battle against ad blockers, including limiting the number of videos that users could watch and delaying video loading. It appears that YouTube/Google’s latest tactic against adblocking fans involves skipping videos straight to the end. As […]