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Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows 11 gets a much-awaited fix for gaming bug

November 30, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 has been plagued by a bug in its 22H2 update that affects some users, causing stuttering in games, and leading Microsoft to block the upgrade for those people – but the good news is that a fix has […]


Application Software, Software Category

Firefox avoids the cloud for its privacy-friendly translation service

November 29, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Even though Firefox isn’t as popular as it once was, you can still count on the fact that Mozilla will do something different compared to the ubiquitous Google Chrome. Case in point: the open source foundation is currently working on […]


Mobile Apps

Why Apple and Google banning Twitter sounds exciting

November 28, 2022

Via: BGR

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover continues to be a mess, and the future isn’t clear for one of the most influential social networks in the world. Musk’s Twitter troubles are hardly over, and the newest addition to a growing list of […]


Development Software, Software Category

C# 11 Improvements for Strings, List Patterns and Object Creation

November 23, 2022

Via: InfoQ

As part of the .NET 7 launch, on November 8th Microsoft unveiled the new features of C# 11, the latest version of the popular .NET programming language. The most prominent improvements include string enhancements, static method abstractions, list patterns, and […]


Development Software, Software Category

C# 11 and .NET 7 Bring Generic Parsing

November 17, 2022

Via: InfoQ

One of the basic design patterns in .NET is the static Parse function. Virtually every class that can be instantiated from a string representation has one. Yet before C# 11 and .NET 7, there was no way to create an […]


Software Security

Half of all macOS malware comes from this one app

November 15, 2022

Via: BGR

According to the 2022 Global Threat Report from Elastic Security Labs (via 9to5Mac), just 6.2% of malware ends up on macOS devices compared to 54.4% on Windows. This is not especially surprising, given how much of an emphasis Apple puts […]


Mobile Apps

Do you really know what’s inside your iOS and Android apps?

November 14, 2022

Via: Computerworld

It’s time to audit your code, as it appears that some no/low code features used in iOS or Android apps may not be as secure as you thought. That’s the big take away from a report explaining that disguised Russian […]


Development Software, Software Category

GitHub Codespaces freely available to all GitHub users

November 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

GitHub Codespaces is now generally available for GitHub Free and GitHub Pro plan users, GitHub announced on November 10. IDE and code editor access to the GitHub-hosted development environments has been expanded as well. GitHub Free users will be allotted […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Excel has unveiled an absolutely mind-blowing new feature

November 11, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Your Microsoft Excel spreadsheets could soon be more dynamic than ever due to a potentially huge breakthrough by the company. A new Excel update will allow the spreadsheet software to insert images directly into a cell, making them part of […]


Application Software, Software Category

You can now test out the new Google Home app

November 9, 2022

Via: BGR

The Google Home app is now available…if you want to sign up for the public preview program. Today, Google began rolling out a public preview of its redesign of the Google Home app. Users who register for the public preview […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

LambdaTest adds macOS Ventura testing to its cloud

November 8, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Apple developers might be pleased to learn that cloud testing platform LambdaTest has introduced support for macOS Ventura, which means they of any kind can begin to test sites and services across Mac in the cloud. That’s important as the […]


Development Software, Software Category

Algorithms quietly run the city of DC—and maybe your hometown

November 4, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Washington, DC, is the home base of the most powerful government on earth. It’s also home to 690,000 people—and 29 obscure algorithms that shape their lives. City agencies use automation to screen housing applicants, predict criminal recidivism, identify food assistance […]


Application Software, Software Category

Stemming the Security Challenges Posed by SaaS Sprawl

November 4, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Rapid adoption of software as a service (SaaS) has amplified visibility challenges for security and IT teams, and SaaS usage introduces new challenges at an amplified magnitude. According to a recent survey by Axonius, while 66% of organizations are spending […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams desktop app got a performance boost. Did you spot it?

November 4, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has implemented more under-the-hood improvements to its Teams desktop client that it claims has delivered improvements in latency for key scenarios. Microsoft’s Jeff Chen in a new blogpost explains the latest latency improvements are “mainly attributed to the upgrade […]


Application Software, Software Category

Can today’s videoconferencing tech evolve into tomorrow’s metaverse?

November 3, 2022

Via: Computerworld

I’ve been covering videoconferencing since the late 1980s, when I was brought in to review a very early deployment at Apple by AT&T. It failed spectacularly. A decade later, I watched efforts by Intel and HP also fail. The latest […]


Application Software, Software Category

Using Microsoft Teams on mobile should soon be a lot more enjoyable

October 31, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Getting the most out of Microsoft Teams on your smartphone could soon be a lot easier thanks to an update rolling out now. First revealed back in September, the video conferencing company has revealed that transcription for 1:1 calls and […]


Application Software, Software Category

This Microsoft Outlook for Web update could stop embarrassing email fails for good

October 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Making sure your emails reach the right person should soon be a lot easier thanks to a new Microsoft Outlook update. The email client has announced it will be launching its contact de-duplication feature in the Outlook Web App (OWA), […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to automatically keep your Windows applications updated

October 26, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Trying to keep all the applications on your Windows PC updated is a chore. Typically, you have to open and check each app one at a time to see if an important or critical update is waiting to be installed. […]


Development Software, Software Category

Top Three Kubernetes Myths

October 26, 2022

Via: Computerworld

In the past few years, we’ve seen a rapid increase in container adoption as the go-to strategy for accelerating software development. After all, why wouldn’t you move towards containerization considering its advantages? Benefits such as application portability, IT resource efficiency, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Watch out – Google Docs can now record every word you said on a video call

October 17, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Spotting exactly where your last presentation went off the rails could soon be a lot easier thanks to a new Google Docs update. The company has revealed that users of its word processor are now able to transcribe a Google […]