CircleCI launches Orbs, a package manager for software delivery automation

November 7, 2018

DevOps platform CircleCI today announced a new partner program that will open up its platform and allow third-party tools to integrate with it. In addition, the company is launching Orbs, which it describes as “the world’s first package manager designed […]

Microsoft puts Windows Defender in a sandbox

October 29, 2018

MICROSOFT IS PLANNING make Defender, its Windows-integrated malware package, just a little more credible with the arrival of an option to run it inside a sandbox, making it far less likely to cause bigger problems for your machine. The new […]

Chrome 70 lets you turn off Google’s controversial auto sign-in ‘feature’

October 17, 2018

GOOGLE HAS PUSHED OUT Chrome 70, which finally lets users opt-out of the firm’s heavily-criticised auto sign-in feature. With the release of Chrome 69, Google came under fire for a new ‘feature’ that saw users automatically logged in to Chrome […]

Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft wants Azure to be the multiplayer server solution for every platform

November 14, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft today launched a preview of PlayFab Multiplayer Servers, a new Azure-based service giving game developers dynamic, on-demand scaling of multiplayer servers. Microsoft bought Seattle-based PlayFab earlier this year with a view to using it to expand Azure’s reach in […]

Mobile Apps

8 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on November 13th

November 13, 2018

Via: BGR

We didn’t get a chance to round up the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free yesterday, so we dug extra deep on Tuesday. There are eight different apps and games on today’s list, and they span […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft confirms File Association bug in Windows 10 will be patched on Tuesday

November 13, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT’S Windows-as-a-Borkage update issues continue with a promise that it has noticed the File Association bug that has been at the heart of recent issues, and that it would get fixed in a future update. The lastest problem, spotted by […]

Mobile Apps

Spotify finally comes to the Apple Watch

November 13, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Spotify has finally found its way to Apple’s smartwatch. The functionality, part of the latest iOS app, doesn’t yet include the ability for offline play but Spotify has confirmed that is coming in a future update. It’s pretty incredible to […]