Tag: software

Mobile Apps

Slack is the latest big hitter to give up on Windows Phone

June 18, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

COLLABORATION TOOL and world conquerer Slack has become the lastest big name to abandon Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform. Users were greeted when running the latest update (2018.614.0.0) with a message telling them that was their lot. “This will be the […]

Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Insider build adds SwiftKey support

June 15, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

ONE OF THE ETERNAL ANNOYANCES of Windows 10, apart from all the other annoyances, has been the lack of support for third-party virtual keyboards. Using a tablet running the operating system really brings home how much we’ve come to depend on […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft begins rolling out a simplified ribbon for Office

June 14, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS UNVEILED a new version of its Office suite user interface, all ready for the imminent release of Office 2019. The main change is a long-overdue simplification of the ‘ribbon’ interface which has been overhauled for web-based services such […]

Mobile Apps

Snapchat will let you unsend messages, but there’s a catch

June 13, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Snapchat users can rejoice as the app will allow you to unsend a message, avoiding those awkward moments when you make a faux pas you immediately regret. It’s a new feature called Clear Chats. The feature will arrive in an […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Mojave’s Dark Mode is terrific, your Mac might not be able to handle it

June 7, 2018

Via: BGR

Apple on Monday unveiled macOS 10.14 Mojave during its WWDC 2018 keynote, confirming rumors that the Mac is finally getting the Dark Mode so many people wanted — sadly, there was no Dark Mode for iOS 12. But Dark Mode […]

Operating systems, Windows

How to shut down Windows 10 properly

June 6, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Windows 10 may still divide opinion, but if your PC or laptop has it, there are plenty of features to like. One of the default features is Fast Start-up, and it’s turned on by default. This means you computer boots […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

How to get macOS 10.14 Mojave now

June 5, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

At WWDC 2018 we got our first look at Apple’s next version of macOS, which will be released to the public likely in September. If you can’t wait you can install the Public beta, which Apple will make available shortly. […]

Software Category, System Software

POS 101: Choosing A POS System

June 4, 2018

Via: Merchant Maverick

Choosing a point of sale system that’s just right for your business is incredibly important. With the right POS software, your business should produce all you need to live a fairly comfortable life. With the wrong POS software, your business […]

Application Software, Software Category

Chrome 67 arrives on Linux, Mac and Windows with support for password-free logins

May 30, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

GOOGLE HAS PUSHED OUT Chrome 67 to Linux, macOS, and Windows users, the first version of its browser to enable support for password-free WebAuthn logins. As announced back in April, Chrome 67 offers WebAuthn support by default, a standard will […]

Development Software, Software Category

When being cloud-native is a bad idea

May 25, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

It’s good to be cloud-native, or at least that’s what everyone is telling you. The idea is that you refactor (meaning partially recode) your applications to take advantage of the native features of the host cloud, such as its native […]