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Mobile Apps

Video shows off the new Android P app switcher that Google totally didn’t copy from the iPhone X

May 18, 2018

Via: BGR

When Google released the first developer beta of Android P earlier this year, I looked like it was shaping up to be a bit boring. Sure there were a bunch of nice updates and refinements, but there really wasn’t anything […]


Operating systems, Others

Kali Linux 2018.2 introduces new 4.15 kernel

May 3, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application […]


Development Software, Software Category

AT&T is doubling down on fake 5G

April 20, 2018

Via: BGR

Real 5G networks and devices won’t be available until early 2019, according to most analysts, but that isn’t going to stop wireless companies from jostling to position themselves as the most technologically advanced and up-to-date. Putting a marketing spin on […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Spring Creators update will be released in April

April 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS CONFIRMED that the latest update to Windows 10 will indeed be called the Spring Creators Update and will be released next month. The Spring Creators Update (as opposed to, er, the Creators Update or the Fall Creators Update) was […]


Application Software, Software Category

Python for Production: Accelerating Number-Crunching Without Recoding

April 4, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

So you’ve probably been using Python for prototyping data science and number-crunching jobs, but when it comes to putting code into production, you go for some variant of C. Why? Well, by its very nature, Python is single-threaded, and the […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is forcing Windows 10 Build 1709 onto users who opted out of data collection

April 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS annoying users again with its nanny-state update policies. This time it’s surrounding security updates for old builds. The problem of being forced to update to the latest twice-yearly build of Windows 10 has been going on since… well, […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to implement a distributed cache in ASP.Net Core

April 3, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

ASP.Net Core provides support for various types of caching. In addition to in-memory caching and response caching, it provides built-in support for distributed caching. In one of my previous articles here, I discussed in-memory caching in ASP.Net Core. In this […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft is trying to bolster Edge in Windows 10 by overriding browser defaults

April 3, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS back in “let’s see what we can get away with” mode, as it starts experimenting with overriding your default browser with its own Microsoft Edge. In the latest Skip Ahead build (17623) of Windows 10 for its Insiders, […]


Operating systems, Others

Google will block outdated apps from running on Android P

April 3, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

GOOGLE’S UPCOMING Android P OS will reportedly block apps built for Android 4.1 and lower. So says Android Police, which notes that Google is taking steps to stop outdated apps from running on the next version of Android. Google already stated […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 has had no overall growth in the last month. None

April 2, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

THIS MONTH’S Netmarketshare figures are almost static, but are still worth a look. The very fact that they are so static will be frustrating, particularly for Microsoft, which is still desperately trying to find the carrot to bring businesses on to Windows 10. Unlike […]