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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mobile Apps

Google Assistant is coming to Google Maps today

January 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

We’ve known for a while now that Google Assistant (the company’s voice-powered AI, à la Siri or Alexa) would eventually be built right into Google Maps. They announced as much at Google I/O 2018, noting at the time that they […]


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 […]


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

L.A. Sues IBM’s Weather Company over ‘Deceptive’ Weather Channel App

January 4, 2019

Via: Fortune

The Weather Channel’s app secretly sucks up users’ personal data and uses it for things like targeted marketing and hedge fund analysis, the Los Angeles city attorney has claimed in a lawsuit against The Weather Company, the IBM-owned firm that […]