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Application Software, Software Category

20 Best Sports Apps

January 22, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

Owning a smartphone means never having to wonder who’s winning the big game, how your fantasy team is doing or how many points Kevin Durant has racked up while you went to the store. Sports apps put the latest news, […]


Software Category, System Software

Bitcoin has officially abandoned its claims for fast transactions at low fees… for now

January 22, 2018

Via: The Next Web

One of the things that got people excited about Bitcoin in the first place was its promise to deliver fast peer-to-peer transactions at a fraction of standard fees. But following its foray into the mainstream, the cryptocurrency has consistently struggled […]


Development Software, Software Category

When to use WebClient vs. HttpClient vs. HttpWebRequest

January 22, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

You have three different choices for consuming REST APIs when working in the .Net Framework: WebClient, HttpClient, and HttpWebRequest. In this post we will look at these three ways we can access REST APIs from within the managed environment, i.e., […]


Mobile Apps

Apple is going to fix the text message bug that crashes your iPhone next week

January 19, 2018

Via: BGR

Earlier this week, a software developer on Twitter shared a link that is capable of crashing the an iPhone or a Mac when sent via the Messages app. Dubbed “chaiOS,” the bug works similarly to the “Effective Power” bug from […]


Mobile Apps

You’re not imagining things: Facebook Messenger on iPhone has a weird bug right now

January 19, 2018

Via: BGR

Facebook Messenger is one of the go-to chat platforms on mobile devices, with more than a billion people having it installed on their mobile devices. But if you’re an iPhone owner, you might experience a weird keyboard bug while texting […]


Software Category, System Software

Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there

January 19, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform […]


Software Security

Android malware has ‘never-before-seen’ spying capabilities

January 18, 2018

Via: BGR

It was in early April 2017 that we learned about the most potent malware app for Android ever created, Pegasus, a sophisticated program that surpassed anything else available at the time when it comes to spying capabilities. But forget all […]


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 […]


Software Category, System Software

Google is making page speed a factor in mobile search rankings

January 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Google’s ever-evolving page rank algorithm is notoriously tricky, to say the least. The search giant takes into account a number of factors when assigning page rank, one of which is speed. At least, that’s been the case with desktop searches […]


Mobile Apps

Facebook wants to fix one more thing: Messenger

January 17, 2018

Via: BGR

Ever since Facebook turned Messenger into a standalone app a few years ago, the company started piling up new feature after new feature on top of the basic tricks you’d expect from a mobile chat app. Some of those improvements […]