Tag: software category

Software Security

Athena Security’s latest AI-powered camera can automatically detect guns

September 28, 2018

Via: TechSpot

There may be quite a bit of controversy surrounding the use of facial recognition tech for law enforcement purposes, but that hasn’t stopped the industry from pressing forward. Amazon’s “Rekognition” technology is already in use at police departments throughout the […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Your Phone app lets you mirror your Android device to a Windows 10 PC

August 15, 2018

Via: BGR

Just a few short months after announcing the Your Phone app for Windows 10 at the Build developer conference in May, Microsoft has launched the app on Microsoft Store for everyone to download. As the name suggests, the app allows […]

MAC OS, Operating systems, Windows

macOS Mojave’s updated Migration Assistant will make switching from Windows easier than ever

August 6, 2018

Via: TechSpot

If you’ve been looking to make the switch from Windows to macOS for some time, but you’ve held off because of Apple’s less-than-ideal data migration utility, there’s good news now. As reported by 9to5Mac, the next release of Apple’s macOS […]

Application Software, Software Category

YouTube to launch new tool aimed at helping creators catch unauthorized re-uploads of their videos

July 12, 2018

Via: TechSpot

YouTube has had difficulty regarding copyright issues on their site and to help combat that, today they are announcing a new system to help creators protect their content. The upcoming Copyright Match tool will automatically scan videos on YouTube and […]

Application Software, Software Category An Alternative To Website Builders

July 11, 2018

Via: Merchant Maverick

As a reviewer of website builders, you might say I have a vested interest in promoting the main idea undergirding the DIY website builder: The notion that anybody, given access to inexpensive online editing tools, can create a perfectly functional […]

Mobile Apps

Video shows off the new Android P app switcher that Google totally didn’t copy from the iPhone X

May 18, 2018

Via: BGR

When Google released the first developer beta of Android P earlier this year, I looked like it was shaping up to be a bit boring. Sure there were a bunch of nice updates and refinements, but there really wasn’t anything […]

Operating systems, Others

Kali Linux 2018.2 introduces new 4.15 kernel

May 3, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application […]

Development Software, Software Category

AT&T is doubling down on fake 5G

April 20, 2018

Via: BGR

Real 5G networks and devices won’t be available until early 2019, according to most analysts, but that isn’t going to stop wireless companies from jostling to position themselves as the most technologically advanced and up-to-date. Putting a marketing spin on […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Spring Creators update will be released in April

April 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS CONFIRMED that the latest update to Windows 10 will indeed be called the Spring Creators Update and will be released next month. The Spring Creators Update (as opposed to, er, the Creators Update or the Fall Creators Update) was […]

Application Software, Software Category

Python for Production: Accelerating Number-Crunching Without Recoding

April 4, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

So you’ve probably been using Python for prototyping data science and number-crunching jobs, but when it comes to putting code into production, you go for some variant of C. Why? Well, by its very nature, Python is single-threaded, and the […]