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Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft introduces Variable Rate Shading to DirectX 12 bringing significant performance benefits

March 19, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft has some exciting news to share from GDC 2019 that will improve gaming performance. In DirectX 12, Microsoft is introducing Variable Rate Shading. The new API allows for more effective use of GPU resources so that high detail areas […]


Software Security

These are the top ten security vulnerabilities most exploited by hackers

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Security vulnerabilities in Microsoft software have become an even more popular means of attack by cyber criminals – but an Adobe Flash vulnerability still ranks as the second most used exploit by hacking groups. Analysis by researchers at Recorded Future […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Two-thirds of Android antivirus apps are worthless or worse

March 18, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE VAST MAJORITY of Android antivirus apps do absolutely nothing other than make ad revenue for their creators, a study of 250 products by AV-Comparatives has found. Yes, you may as well change your wallpaper to say “no viruses allowed:” […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google+ legacy to carry on postmortem thanks to the Internet Archive

March 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Google announced plans to shut down its fledgling social networking platform last year following a devastating data breach. After a second breach, Google moved up the closure date from August to April 2019. With just over two weeks remaining until […]


Software Security

New Mirai malware variant targets signage TVs and presentation systems

March 18, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Security researchers have spotted a new variant of the Mirai IoT malware in the wild targeting two new classes of devices –smart signage TVs and wireless presentation systems. This new strain is being used by a new IoT botnet that […]


Development Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

Android Q developer beta is available for all Google Pixel phones

March 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

After some early peeks at features from leaks, Google has released its Android Q developer beta, which you can use if you own any Pixel phone, from the latest Google Pixel 3 all the way back to the first Pixel […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 7 users will start getting upgrade nag screens starting next month

March 13, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE NAGS are back, and we’re not talking about the invasion of the killer horses that we dreamt about after a particularly cheeky late-night cheeseboard. Microsoft has confirmed that starting next month, Windows 7 users will start to see pop-ups […]


Application Software, Software Category

Best graphic design software of 2019

March 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Welcome to our pick of the best graphic design software of 2019. In this guide you’ll find the best software that will help you complete your graphic design work. Although a lot of the software in this list is currently […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Android apps are now available on Windows 10 for Windows Insiders

March 12, 2019

Via: BGR

Microsoft might lack a mobile OS of its own, but that doesn’t mean the company is ignoring smartphones and tablets. The software maker is behind several popular mobile apps for iPhone and Android, and even sells select Android handsets in […]


Mobile Apps

Google’s new voice recognition system works instantly and offline (if you have a Pixel)

March 12, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Voice recognition is a standard part of the smartphone package these days, and a corresponding part is the delay while you wait for Siri, Alexa or Google to return your query, either correctly interpreted or horribly mangled. Google’s latest speech […]