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Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

March 4, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the last year, they saw a meaningful uptick in people calling one another on WhatsApp. On New Year’s Eve, for example, the service set a new personal best for the most […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple clarifies you can’t actually set a ‘default’ music service in iOS 14.5

March 4, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple has clarified that the iOS 14.5 beta is not actually allowing users to select a new default music service, as has been reported. Following the beta’s release back in February, a number of beta testers noticed that Siri would […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Edge now starts up faster and gets vertical tabs

March 4, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

A year ago, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would get vertical tabs and here we are: Microsoft today announced that vertical tabs in Edge are now generally available. In addition, the Edge team also announced a few under-the-hood changes […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Power Fx low-code language channels Excel

March 3, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

With its Power Fx language introduced this week, Microsoft is making a play in the low-code development realm.Announced on March 2, the general purpose language is based on the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and spreadsheet-like formulas, sharing Excel syntax and functions. […]


Development Software, Software Category

Netflix Embraces GraphQL Microservices for Rapid Application Development

March 3, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Netflix engineering recently published a blog post detailing how Netflix embraced GraphQL microservices for rapid application development. In this post, Dane Avilla, a senior software engineer at Netflix, describes their key learnings in the process and how GraphQL lends itself […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple rolls out iOS 14.5 public beta 3 with new Find My Items tab

March 3, 2021

Via: BGR

Less than 24 hours after seeding the latest iOS 14.5 beta to app developers, the third iOS 14.5 public beta is now available. The most significant change in iOS 14.5 beta 3 appears to be the addition of an “Items” […]


Development Software

Vaccine development software shows promise in influenza effort, could help defeat coronavirus

March 2, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

A novel computer algorithm that could create a broadly reactive influenza vaccine for swine flu also offers a path toward a pan-influenza vaccine and possibly a pan-coronavirus vaccine as well, according to a new paper published in Nature Communications. “This […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Workspace targets front-line workers with new tier

March 2, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Google has introduced a Workspace tier for front-line jobs such as retail, hospitality, and healthcare workers. The company today also unveiled new features around time management and productivity-tracking for the core Workspace — formerly G Suite — software. The Workspace […]


Mobile Apps

3 Android 12 features you can bring to any phone today

March 2, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Android 12 software is nowhere near ready for prime time, but Goog almighty: We’ve sure seen plenty of hints about some of the tantalizing touches it could include. And if you’re anything like me, that makes it tough not […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams Panels wants to make your meetings easier when you’re back in the office

March 1, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Teams Panels for helping staff book meet rooms – when we finally return to the office. In October Microsoft said”Teams Panels” devices were coming from Creston, Yealink, and other partners and it has […]