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Qualcomm is bringing CD-quality sound over Bluetooth through aptX Lossless

September 1, 2021

Via: TechSpot

When Tidal launched in 2014, it was the first music app to stream music at CD-quality. Five years later, Amazon followed Tidal’s footsteps and introduced a premium subscription including lossless audio. Earlier this year, Spotify announced it would introduce a […]


Software Category, System Software

This Microsoft Edge update brings a small but vital upgrade for Windows 11

August 31, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

With the launch of Windows 11 now just a matter of weeks away, Microsoft has apparently been hard at work giving some of its most-used tools more of a refresh. The company has revealed that Microsoft Edge is set for […]


Software Category, System Software

Google is killing Android Auto for phones (if you even know what that is)

August 20, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Google is killing Android Auto. No, not that Android Auto. Google is shutting down “Android Auto for phone screens,” which was an Android Auto offshoot for people who didn’t have cars compatible with the service. 9to5Google confirmed the cancellation with […]


Software Category, System Software

6 vulnerabilities Microsoft hasn’t patched (or can’t)

August 11, 2021

Via: CSO Online

You are fully patched. You are fully secure, right? Well, not so fast. Several Microsoft issues may or may not receive a patch. Some are configuration issues that cannot be patched. On GitHub, Christoph Falta started the “won’t fix” list […]


Software Category, System Software

Microsoft is finally making the OneNote to rule them all

August 5, 2021

Via: The Next Web

As someone who’s been on tablets PCs since before the Surface line even popularized 2-in-1s, I’m something of a religious stylus user. I wrote many of my college notes on Microsoft’s OneNote, but in the last few years, the app […]


Software Category, System Software

Nvidia prepares Windows 11 for gamers with official GPU drivers

July 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 has taken an important leap forward for PC gamers, with Nvidia releasing official drivers for the upcoming operating system. While Windows 11 won’t be officially released until later this year (most rumors point to an October launch), you […]


Software Category, System Software

Alexa? Alexa! Alexa?! What happens when your virtual assistant dies?

July 16, 2021

Via: The Next Web

Virtual assistants are a lagniappe technology. Almost nobody actually needs them, but when they work properly they bring a little something extra to your life. Even though they’re heavily flawed and a clear-and-present danger to our privacy, it’s still super […]


Software Category, System Software

Latest Intel Driver delivers official support for Windows 11

July 15, 2021

Via: TechRadar

While Windows 11 is still in testing, Intel has decided to roll out an update for its graphics driver to officially support Microsoft’s next major operating system. Microsoft spent a large amount of time discussing games on Windows 11 when […]


Software Category, System Software

Researchers develop deep-learning method for translating vocal signals from the brain to text

July 15, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Researchers at the University of Califonia San Francisco developed a way to allow people with speech loss to communicate with their brains. The technology uses neural networks to translate brainwaves into words and phrases. It is a breakthrough because until […]


Software Category, System Software

Be careful: Apple’s latest software update is bricking some HomePods

July 8, 2021

Via: BGR

Apple’s recent 14.6 update is causing all sorts of problems. If you recall, the iOS 14.6 software update is affecting iPhone battery life. Some users have said that their iPhone will go from a full charge to 30% with barely […]