Tag: software

Application Software, Software Category

Chrome rolls out new protections preventing password and data theft

October 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Google is temporarily increasing the rewards it pays for hacks that exploit holes in a beefed-up security protection that debuted in desktop versions of Chrome last month. Chrome for Android, meanwhile, is receiving a slimmed-down version of the same protection. […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 patch to fix a bug that was supposed to fix a bug causes more bugs

October 14, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

GATHER ROUND! It’s time for your near-daily explanation of what’s borked with Windows 10 this time. Yes, another day, another patch that breaks things, something that we really ought to be used to by now – we just shouldn’t have […]

Operating systems, Windows

PC shipments grow in Q3 as Windows 10 refresh cycle continues

October 10, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Worldwide PC shipments grew at a modest pace in the third quarter, according to both IDC and Gartner, in part due to the continuing Windows 10 refresh cycle. According to IDC, shipments grew 3 percent year-over-year to 70.4 million units. […]

Application Software, Software Category

Dropbox will start rolling out the new Dropbox app to everyone today

September 25, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Back in June, Dropbox debuted a preview version of the “new Dropbox”. Built around a standalone app interface and focused on integrating all of your work tools (your Slack, G Suite, Zoom calls, etc) into one place, it’s a pretty […]

Application Software, Software Category

Google is making it easier than ever to keep track of your tabs in Chrome

September 20, 2019

Via: BGR

If you’ve ever opened more than a few tabs while browsing the internet on Chrome, you know how easy it is to lose track of them all. By the time you get to 10 or 12 tabs, all you can […]


5 File-Sharing Services for Your Business

September 19, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

The way we work has changed. As of 2019, the number of companies allowing remote work has increased up to 66%, with 16% of them being fully remote—according to recent research. Because this is a growing trend, one that can […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 1903: Microsoft details search fix as new update bug hits

September 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

After Microsoft’s botched attempt to fix a Cortana-related bug affecting Windows 10 versions 1903, the company has now posted a help article telling users how to fix the problem it created. This week, Microsoft released some fixes in its Patch […]

Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Spotify acquires SoundBetter, a music production marketplace, for an undisclosed sum

September 12, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Spotify today took another step in its efforts to build out services for artists to help diversify itself away from a business model predicated on paying music streaming royalties to labels: it has acquired SoundBetter, a music production marketplace for […]

Mobile Apps

Google borrows dating app feature to recommend personalized movies and shows

September 6, 2019

Via: TechSpot

“Starting today in the U.S., when you search for things like “good shows to watch” or “what to watch” on mobile, you can tap the start button in the “Top picks for you” carousel to begin rating TV shows and […]

Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 10 20H1 test build delivers a bunch of fixes, minor updates

September 6, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has rolled out a new Windows 10 20H1 Fast Ring test build that includes a boatload of fixes and minor updates. Microsoft released 20H1 Build 18975 on September 6. Today’s test build adds the ability to move the new […]