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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

Changes on the Network Could Drive Application Demand

June 14, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

Historically, application and system development have driven network infrastructure expansions, but we could soon see a reversal that warrants planning today. The sea change in network evolution is the introduction of the Wi-Fi 6 (and beyond) network protocol, which breaks […]


Operating systems, Others

visionOS 2: Spatial Personas Can Touch Fingers, High Five, Fist Bump Each Other With Visual and Audio Feedback

June 13, 2024

Via: MacRumors

First introduced in April, spatial Personas in Apple Vision Pro are designed to feel as if they are in the same physical space, and to enhance the experience, the lifelike avatars will soon be able to interact directly with each […]


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 […]


Mobile Apps

iOS 18 beta will bring Apple AI to the iPhone, but I might not install it

June 10, 2024

Via: BGR

I’ve been running iOS betas on my iPhone ever since Apple started the program, with one exception. iOS 17 wasn’t exciting enough to warrant installing it on my iPhone 14 Pro last year. With the iOS 18 beta coming this […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft pulls release preview build of Windows 11 24H2 after Recall controversy

June 10, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

On Friday, Microsoft announced major changes to its upcoming Recall feature after overwhelming criticism from security researchers, the press, and its users. Microsoft is turning Recall off by default when users set up PCs that are compatible with the feature, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 update introduces a long-awaited File Explorer feature – plus a Start menu change that may not go down so well

May 31, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has rolled out an optional update for Windows 11, KB5037853, that will let you try an array of new features which includes support for drag-and-drop functionality in File Explorer’s address bar. The arrival of the latter ability has been […]


Application Software, Software Category

10 Key Features for Building Killer AI-Powered Applications

May 31, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and transforming the way we interact with technology. Building AI-powered applications that stand out requires careful consideration of several critical features. This article will delve into ten key features essential for creating effective and […]


Software Security

Hackers exploited “Free VPN” to build massive fraud botnet, hit with US sanctions

May 29, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three individuals – Yunhe Wang, Jingping Liu, and Yanni Zheng – as the ringleaders of the 911 S5 botnet scheme. They also blacklisted three Thailand-based companies owned by Wang that were […]


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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Making Agile Software Development Work for Multicultural Teams

May 23, 2024

Via: InfoQ

While equality provides team members with the same opportunities and allowances, equity is about creating an environment where individual and unique needs can be met. According to ElMohanned Mohamed, communication in multicultural teams should be precise and clear with low […]