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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 […]


Operating systems, Others

Google Fuchsia release date, news and rumors

January 11, 2019

Via: TechRadar

We were expecting to see Google announce Google Fuchsia, or Google Andromeda – a fusion of its Chrome and Android operating systems (OS) – back in October 2017. That announcement never happened. What will Google Fuchsia look like, though? Well, […]


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 […]


Software Category, System Software

How the Audi XR could usher in a new age of virtual reality

January 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

In was sitting in the backseat of an Audi E Tron electric sport utility vehicle. I couldn’t hear the engine, partly because it doesn’t make a sound but also because I was wearing an Oculus Rift headset. In front of […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s killer Windows 7 patch: Breaks networking, bricks legit ‘Not genuine’ PCs

January 10, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Some Windows 7 admins are feeling the pain of Microsoft’s latest updates in this week’s Patch Tuesday releases. Thankfully for Microsoft, hardworking admins continue to spot bugs that it didn’t detect during pre-release testing. This time they’ve found that its […]


Operating systems, Others

What is the best Linux distro for beginners?

January 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

For those folks dipping their toes into Linux waters for the first time, the choice of various distributions or ‘flavours’ of Linux can be truly overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. In the early days of […]


Software Category, System Software

Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car

January 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the car, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant into the fundamentals of future vehicles. We’ve already seen Amazon’s smart assistant feature in cars in a […]


Mobile Apps

Apple Watch’s new ECG app helps save another life

January 9, 2019

Via: BGR

During an interview with CNBC yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple’s biggest contribution to the world will ultimately be in the realm of healthcare. “If you zoom out into the future, and you look back, and you ask […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft spits out patches and plans to gobble up 7GB of storage for future Windows 10 updates

January 9, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

IT’S MICROSOFT’S MONTHLY PATCHING TIME, with Redmond pasting over some 51 security holes across Windows 10, 7, and 8.1, along with other nasties in its suite of software. One major security bork in the Windows Jet Database Engine, which can […]


Software Security

Kaspersky blew whistle on NSA hacking tool hoarder

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Harold T. Martin III, a former government contractor, is still facing trial for the alleged theft of massive amounts of National Security Agency data, including documents and tools from the NSA’s Tailored Access Operations Division. Now, a new report by […]