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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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Software Security

Best WordPress security: Top tools and best practices

January 7, 2019

Via: CSO Online

If you run a WordPress blog, you need to get serious about keeping it as secure as possible. WordPress is a very attractive target for hackers for several reasons that I’ll get to in a moment. To help you, I […]


Software Security

unCAPTCHA AI Cracks Google reCAPTCHAs with 90% Accuracy

January 7, 2019

Via: Threat Post

unCAPTCHA, an artificial intelligence-based automated system designed at the University of Maryland, has been updated to break Google’s latest audio-based reCAPTCHA challenges with an accuracy rate of 90 percent. Google has been working on refining and strengthening reCAPTCHA for years, […]


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, 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 […]