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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft begins rolling out revamped app icons to Windows Insiders

February 21, 2020

Via: TechSpot

We learned about Microsoft’s plan to redesign 100+ Windows app icons in December last year, with a few of them appearing in Windows 10X preview screens. The company’s Office apps made their Fluent Design transition even before that, and now […]


Mobile Apps

Google cracks down on location-tracking Android apps

February 21, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Alongside the launch of the Android 11 Developer Preview, Google announced a plan to crack down on Android apps that request the user’s location in the background. Just as we saw with Google’s pushback against apps that use the accessibility […]


Operating systems, Windows

With a fix for the ‘temporary profile’ bug still elusive, Win10 1903 and 1909 customers should check Pause Updates

February 21, 2020

Via: Computerworld

By now you’ve probably heard about the disappearing-profile bug in this month’s Win10 1903 and 1909 cumulative update. The buggy patch went out on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Reports started rolling in shortly afterward about desktops that were wiped clean, wallpaper […]


Operating systems, Others

Android 11 Developer Preview lands early

February 20, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Over the last five years, Google has consistently released early Developer Preview versions of its upcoming Android mobile operating system in order to iron out bugs and get feedback. While the majority have landed around mid-March, this year we’re seemingly […]


Mobile Apps

How to find your most-used apps on your iPhone

February 20, 2020

Via: The Next Web

We all spend a large amount of time on our phones, and it’d probably shock at least a few of you to exactly how many hours of your lives you put into each app every day or week. Well, it’s […]


Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Unsigned Firmware Puts Windows, Linux Peripherals at Risk

February 19, 2020

Via: TechNewsWorld

Researchers at firmware security company Eclypsium on Tuesday released new research that identifies and confirms unsigned firmware in WiFi adapters, USB hubs, trackpads and cameras used in Windows and Linux computer and server products from Lenovo, Dell, HP and other […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft brings combined Word, Excel, and PowerPoint app to iOS

February 19, 2020

Via: The Next Web

It was just a couple of days ago that Microsoft publicly introduced its super-handy combined Office app to the Google Play Store. The app packs Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF tools, and a variety of features into a single app instead […]


Application Software, Software Category

8 tips and tricks to speed up Gmail

February 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Over the years, Gmail has evolved from a a convenient online email service into a powerful business tool and an integral part of Google’s G Suite productivity platform. But as more features have been added to Gmail, the web app’s […]


Mobile Apps

Windows 10 Your Phone app to support RCS messaging from your computer

February 18, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Rich Communication Services (RCS) is supposed to replace the outdated SMS with one that’s similar to internet-based messaging services like iMessage or WhatsApp. Google was even able to finish rolling out RCS in the United States via the Android Messages […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to use inversion of control in C#

February 17, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Both inversion of control and dependency injection enable you to break dependencies between the components in your application and make your application easier to teste and maintain. However, inversion of control and dependency injection are not the same — there […]