Tag: software

Development Software, Software Category

5 responsibilities of an agile software development manager

August 15, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

I recently participated in an #IDGTECHTalk, a Twitter chat held Thursdays at 12 pm ET that focused on the topic of “The Current and Future State of Coding.” Many of the questions and tweets were about coding languages and frameworks; […]

Mobile Apps

Facebook’s Android app is getting a dark mode

August 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Jane Manchun Wong, who has leaked numerous unreleased features from the likes of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in the past, was again the first to discover Facebook’s testing of a dark mode. Wong notes in her blog that Facebook’s new […]

Software Security

Windows Defender ranked one of the best antivirus solutions

August 12, 2019

Via: TechSpot

In the German independent research institute’s May/June 2019 ‘best antivirus software for Windows Home Users’ report, Windows Defender is one of four products to receive perfect 6 out of 6 scores in the protection, performance, and usability categories. Windows Defender […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is finally moving towards cloud-based recovery for Windows 10

July 31, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

Whereas mobile devices can be ‘cloned’ pretty much instantly, desktop machines remain in the dark ages, with a fresh install and individual app installations still the order of the day. Microsoft seems to have noticed that too, and the latest […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 7 support timebomb: 76% of NHS PCs not on Windows 10 despite looming deadline

July 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

With less than half a year to go before support ends for Windows 7, about three-quarters of computers in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) are still running the OS. Just over one million computers in the NHS are still […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft sneaks telemetry into Windows 7 security updates

July 12, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

This month’s hotch-potch of patches has a surprise payload that has people raising their eyebrows and tutting as a precursor to potential moral outrage. The supposed ‘security’ patches also include something that really shouldn’t be in a roll-up of security […]

Application Software, Software Category

Softmaker FreeOffice gets Anniversary Update with improved Office 2019 compatibility

July 11, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

Back in April, the paid version spawned a similar update, marking 30 years of German developer Softmaker, with many of the new features now dripping down into the free version. The Microsoft Office alternative is available for Windows, Mac and […]

Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

TicWatch Pro 4G is a Wear OS watch that allows you to take calls away from your phone

July 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A sequel to one of the best Wear OS watches has just been announced by manufacturer Mobvoi, and it’s called the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE. That new 4G/LTE feature is the main highlight and it will allow you to use the […]

Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Huawei’s Android-based operating system might launch alongside the Mate 30 Pro

July 5, 2019

Via: BGR

We’ve known for a long time that Huawei is working on its own operating systems that could be used on devices if it ever had to replace Android and Windows. That scenario unfolded a few weeks ago when the Trump […]

Mobile Apps

Samsung’s Bixby Marketplace is live in the U.S. and Korea

July 1, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Samsung today opened a dedicated app store for Bixby, allowing Galaxy users to discover new ways to enhance the digital assistant on their phone. It’s called the Bixby Marketplace, and it’s populated by something the company calls ‘capsules’ – they’re […]