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Application Software, Software Category

The Microsoft Store is reportedly being overhauled for Windows 10 revamp

April 21, 2021

Via: TechSpot

According to a report by Windows Central, the Microsoft Store will get the same design revamp as the rest of the Windows 10 UI, codenamed “Sun Valley,” which is expected to land this fall. The reimagined store will continue to […]


Development Software, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category

Node.js 16 introduces Apple Silicon support

April 20, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Node.js 16 was released on April 20, adding Apple Silicon binaries and additional stable APIs to the popular JavaScript runtime. The release is the first to ship with prebuilt binaries for Apple Silicon. While Node.js will provide separate tarballs for […]


Application Software, Software Category

Discord uses App Store loophole to roll back iOS ‘NSFW’ server ban

April 19, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Last week, Discord made some changes to its “not-safe-for-work” (NSFW) policies. As part of the guideline overhaul, its iOS app began blocking access to all NSFW communities and servers. Many users and moderators were not pleased with finding themselves locked […]


Editorial

How to make a difference with employee engagement tools

April 19, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

When it comes to productivity, employee engagement and satisfaction are most of the time ignored, or even left as the last metrics for business success. Nevertheless, a recent report shows that only 34% of U.S. employees feel engaged at work. […]


Operating systems, Windows

The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

April 16, 2021

Via: Computerworld

On Tuesday, MIcrosoft rolled out another broad series of updates across its Windows ecosystems, including four vulnerabilities affecting Windows that have been publicly disclosed and one security flaw — reportedly exploited already — that affects the Windows kernel. That means […]


Development Software, Software Category

Popular software development tool Docker gets Apple M1 support

April 16, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Docker, a popular multi-platform application used by software developers, has released a version that runs natively on Apple Silicon hardware, including Macs released with Apple’s custom-designed M1 chip. The M1 chip uses the ARM instruction set and cannot natively run […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft restricts uploads to Timeline in latest preview

April 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has made a notable change to its Timeline activity history feature in the latest preview of Windows 10. Timeline, which Microsoft introduced with the Fall Creators Update in 2018, shows users what they’ve been up to on their local […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Google is testing a new feature on Chrome that we desperately need

April 14, 2021

Via: BGR

There are many reasons that Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but one of the reasons is that it simplifies the browsing experience in ways that many of its competitors don’t. The latest example of this […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is killing the Google Shopping app

April 12, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

RIP to the Google Shopping app. XDA spotted a hidden closing message in the app on Thursday, and late Friday, Google confirmed to 9to5Google that the Shopping app is on the way out. Here’s the company’s statement: “Within the next […]


Operating systems, Windows

Why 16 is the new 8 for Windows 10

April 12, 2021

Via: Computerworld

The other day, the topic of RAM — and what’s the minimum amount needed now for a Windows 10 computer — came up in a Facebook IT consultant-based group I’m part of. Not long ago, for a nicely functioning Windows […]