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Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Microsoft looks to instill app-compatibility confidence in Windows 7 users with Desktop App Assure

January 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

One of many reasons that Windows users are often unwilling to move to a newer version of the operating system is application compatibility. But Microsoft’s contention is this may not be as big a problem as many users fear, at […]


Application Software, Software Category

Skype for desktop PCs now lets you blur the background when video chatting

January 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Skype just introduced a nifty feature for its desktop applications whereby the user can blur the background of a video call. The new capability hasn’t yet hit the full release version of Skype’s apps, mind you, but rather is still […]


Application Software, Software Category

The best free data recovery software 2019

January 14, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Discovering that you’ve lost data without backing it up can be heart-stopping, but it isn’t necessarily the end of the world. With the best free backup software and a little patience, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to […]


Application Software, Software Category

These Chrome tab shortcuts will help you handle your tab addiction

January 11, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected services. Google’s Chrome is arguably the world’s most popular desktop browser. If you’re anything […]


Application Software, Software Category

Square launches SDK

January 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Mobile payments company Square has announced the launch of its new in-app payments SDK which gives developers the ability to add its payment services directly to their mobile apps. The company is still best known for its offline payments solutions […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Google removes 85 adware apps that were installed by millions of users

January 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google has removed 85 Android apps from the official Play Store that security researchers from Trend Micro deemed to contain a common strain of adware. The 85 apps had been downloaded over nine million times, and one app, in particular, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Best Accounting Software for Invoicing

January 7, 2019

Via: Merchant Maverick

Every small business owner has probably struggled at one point or another with creating invoices by hand or with spreadsheets. Trading in those dreaded Excel sheets for invoicing software can be a lifesaver, but not in every case. Invoicing software […]


Application Software, Software Category

Spotify is turning its Discover Weekly playlist into a brand-sponsored moneymaker

January 7, 2019

Via: BGR

Spotify is embarking on a new way to make money from its product in addition to established revenue generators, like converting as many of its tens of millions of active users as possible into paid subscribers to its premium tier. […]


Application Software, Software Category

Thunderbird is go for 2019 with improved security and Gmail support

January 4, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE MOZILLA FOUNDATION is planning a serious upgrade to its open source desktop email client, Thunderbird. Thunderbird has been around for a long time now and is starting to feel extremely clunky and dated, plus it doesn’t have support for […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Adobe squashes critical bugs in Acrobat, Reader

January 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Adobe has released a security update which resolves two critical vulnerabilities uncovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader software. The software giant said the bugs are deemed critical, as they can lead to privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution in the […]