Tag: software category

Application Software, Software Category

How Slack co-designed its biggest update yet with customers

September 18, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Back in March, Slack launched a significant update to Slack’s design. It wasn’t just one change, but a constellation of them—some shiny new things (channel sections!), some old things in new places, and a general spring cleaning of information architecture. […]

Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Securing Microsoft Teams: The options are limited

September 8, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As more remote work from home happens, your collaboration tools need more scrutiny. A popular choice for instant messaging and video conferencing is Microsoft’s Teams, and securing this application will be a challenge. Teams already has had one major exploit […]

Software Category, System Software

What is face recognition? AI for Big Brother

September 3, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Can Big Brother identify your face from street-level CCTV surveillance and tell whether you’re happy, sad, or angry? Can that identification lead to your arrest on an outstanding warrant? What are the odds that the identification is incorrect, and really […]

Operating systems, Others

Chromebooks get these handy new features as Chrome OS 85 arrives

September 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google has released Chrome OS version 85 and has highlighted several new features aimed at making Chromebooks easier to use for everyone at home. A new Wi-Fi Sync feature caters to people who often switch between different Chromebooks or share […]

Development Software, Software Category

Bring Elastic Observability to your Java application

September 2, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

The concept of observability has been around for decades, but it’s a relative newcomer to the world of IT infrastructure. So what is observability in this context? It’s the state of having all of the information about the internals of […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

10 ways to get more out of your Mac

August 20, 2020

Via: Computerworld

The Mac is festooned with features, some of which are more obvious than others. This collection should help you get things done on your Mac just a little faster. Open in work mode You’ll save a little time if your […]

Mobile Apps

The Wear OS fall update promises better performance, simplified pairing and more

August 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Google today announced a few new features Wear OS we can expect from the next over-the-air update, which is slated to arrive this fall. The focus here, Google says, is on fundamentals and that includes improved performance, for example, with […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS 11.0 Big Sur preview

August 6, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

I honestly can’t remember when I first started writing about the mobile creep in macOS. It has happened little by little, update after update. My earlier fears that it would fully surrender to the influence of iOS have thus far […]

Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 10 Dev Channel test build adds DNS settings tweaks

August 5, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft made available on August 5 another new Windows 10 Dev Channel (former Fast Ring) feature update test build. Build 20185 adds some IT pro/business features, plus a bunch of fixes. In Build 20185, Microsoft is making some changes to […]

Mobile Apps

Samsung to add more integration with Microsoft’s Office apps, Windows 10 on Galaxy Note 20 devices

August 5, 2020

Via: ZDnet

As part of the August 5 Galaxy Unpacked virtual event, Samsung announced plans for more integration between its new Galaxy Note 20 series devices and Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Office apps. These integrations build on the existing partnership between the […]