Spurred by Roe overturn, senators seek FTC probe of iOS and Android tracking

June 24, 2022

Category: Mobile Apps

Four Democratic US senators today asked the Federal Trade Commission to “investigate Apple and Google for engaging in unfair and deceptive practices by enabling the collection and sale of hundreds of millions of mobile phone users’ personal data.” “The FTC […]

Zoom is shutting down one of its most popular apps

June 17, 2022

One of the most widely-used Zoom apps is closing as the company looks to modernize some of its offerings for users around the world. The video conferencing giant has announced it is shutting its app for Chromebooks, the low-cost machines […]

Apple is building a transformative platform for AR

May 24, 2022

Apple has shared some details concerning accessibility features it is working on, dropping some pretty big hints at how it sees augmented everyday reality. Will we see more on this at WWDC 2022, and how will it be applied? Making […]

Application Software, Software Category

Firefox now blocks trackers with one simple trick

June 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Mozilla is rolling out Firefox version 102 which now has the ability to prevent websites from tracking you. The full patch notes can be seen on Mozilla’s page(opens in new tab), which states Firefox will now mitigate “query parameter tracking […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Edge’s latest update feels so much like Pinterest

June 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is taking Collections in a rather Pinterest-like direction. A new Microsoft Edge update promises several new organization features, an inspiration feed, and the ability to directly follow creators. In fact, Collections is getting the lion’s share(opens in new tab) […]

Mobile Apps

Google’s Switch to Android iPhone app now supports all Android 12 devices

June 29, 2022

Via: BGR

Google officially launched its Switch to Android app for iPhone earlier this year. As its name suggests, the app intends to simplify the process of moving your data from an iPhone to an Android device. At first, the app only […]

Development Software, Software Category

Abstract classes vs. interfaces in Java

June 28, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Abstract classes and interfaces are plentiful in Java code, and even in the Java Development Kit (JDK) itself. Each code element serves a fundamental purpose: Interfaces are a kind of code contract, which must be implemented by a concrete class. […]