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Application Software, Software Category

ngrok unveils API gateway-as-a-service

February 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Ngrok, provider of an ingress service that delivers traffic from developer platforms to the internet, has unveiled an API gateway-as-a-service, which is now available in an early access developer preview. Ngrok’s API gateway enables developers to use the global ngrok […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 17.4 Lets You See Your iPhone 15 Battery Health at a Glance

February 20, 2024

Via: MacRumors

With iOS 17.4, Apple is tweaking how battery health is reported to iPhone 15 users, making it easier for them to understand their battery status at a glance. In the Battery section of the Settings app, the Battery Health listing […]


Operating systems, Windows

Developer sets new record by installing Windows 10 in 104 seconds

February 19, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Windows developer and enthusiast NTDev challenged themself to install Windows 10 as fast as possible and succeeded in setting a new record for such a feat at 104 seconds. To be clear, this was not a typical Windows 10 download. […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google turbocharges its genAI engine with Gemini 1.5

February 15, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Only a week after releasing its latest generative artificial intelligence (genAI) model, Google on Thursday unveiled that model’s successor, Gemini 1.5. The company boasts that the new version bests the earlier version on almost every front. Gemini 1.5 is a […]


Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 11 update makes a small but important tweak to Copilot and fixes some nasty bugs

February 14, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 just got a new cumulative update that applies a bunch of security fixes, and makes a small number of changes to the OS, although they include some important tweaks. The most interesting change here is that Microsoft has […]


Development Software, Software Category

Java Flight Recorder eyed for improvement

February 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Java’s profiling capabilities would be improved within the Java Flight Recorder (JFR), a tool for collecting diagnostic and profiling data in running Java applications, under a proposal floating in the OpenJDK community. Called Skogsluft, the project would introduce advanced profiling […]


Mobile Apps

WhatsApp Working on Interoperability With Other Encrypted Messaging Apps

February 7, 2024

Via: MacRumors

As part of its compliance with the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) legislation, WhatsApp is putting the final touches to introducing platform interoperability with other encrypted messaging apps. In September, EU lawmakers designated WhatsApp parent company Meta as one of […]


Mobile Apps

Google Maps for Android adds a feature its iOS version has had for years

February 7, 2024

Via: ZDnet

A feature that has been a part of Google Maps on iOS for years is finally coming to Android. If you use Google Maps for navigation, you’ll soon notice that current weather information is included. The feature isn’t on all […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 17.4 Beta: All the New Features

February 7, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple is working on a new iOS 17.4 update that brings some major changes to the iPhone (and the iPad) in Europe. Some of the biggest updates are only going to update people in the European Union, but there are […]


Development Software, Software Category

Get started with Flask 3.0

February 7, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

One reason Python is a prime choice for web development is the breadth of web frameworks available in the language. Among the most popular and useful is Flask, which lets you start simple (“one drop at a time”) but grows […]


Operating systems, Others

Google and Samsung are working on the next generation of Wear OS-based wearable tech

January 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Android 14 was released this past October for Google Pixel smartphones, bringing new and improved features to the world of mobile devices. However, Wear OS, Google’s operating system designed for smartwatches and other wearables, is still based on the Android […]


Development Software, Software Category

Deno adds API for date and time operations

January 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Deno 1.40, the latest version of the JavaScript runtime positioned as a rival to Node.js, has been launched with a Temporal API for advanced date and time operations. The update was announced January 25. Deno can be accessed from deno.com. […]


Software Category, System Software

Software helps unmanned aerial vehicles break records during Arctic test flight

January 24, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Following years of dedicated work with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), NPS and Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) partners have successfully concluded the ultimate test of a nine-year continuum of research and development in one of the world’s most challenging environments: the […]


Development Software, Software Category

GitHub counts 20 million US software developers

January 18, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

GitHub’s Innovation Graph, a repository containing structured data files of public activity on GitHub, counts more than 20 million US software developers using the platform. Just-released findings incorporating data from Q3 2023 provide a comprehensive breakdown of global developer activity […]


Software Category, System Software

Researchers release solar power data software to increase clean energy generation

January 17, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A lot can happen to solar panels that are mounted on a roof—from tree branches casting shade over them to a neighbor’s baseball cracking one. Now, a solar panel owner can better understand how their system is performing with a […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is testing faster USB data transfer speeds in Windows 11

January 12, 2024

Via: BGR

Microsoft is now testing support for faster USB transfers with USB4 Version 2.0 specifications in some Windows 11 Insider builds. The feature will unlock the transfer content at up to 80 Gbps over USB Type-C cables. Initially announced in September […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 gets security boost and bug fixes in Microsoft’s first big update of 2024

January 11, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft might be pushing forward with integrating AI into as many aspects of Windows 11 as possible, but it’s not totally forgotten about Windows 10 users. The older version of Windows continues to be very popular among Windows’ user base, […]


Mobile Apps

Hey Siri, where will you be after the genAI bubble pops?

January 5, 2024

Via: Computerworld

When you consider the resources required to train, run, and oversee generative AI tools, you have to ask whether the rewards justify the consequences. While in theory it is possible to use smart machinery to get things done, at what […]


Operating systems, Others

What is immutable Linux? Here’s why you’d run an immutable Linux distro

January 4, 2024

Via: ZDnet

And, Linus Torvalds shaped it and called it Linux, and it was good. Now the operating system was formless and hard to use, so Owen Le Blanc of the Manchester Computing Centre (MCC) said, “Let there be a Linux distribution,” […]


Operating systems, Windows

5 New Year’s resolutions for Windows users

January 4, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Welcome to the futuristic-sounding year of 2024 — that time of year when people set New Year’s resolutions and get started on them. If you subscribe to our Cool Tools newsletter at The Intelligence, you’ve seen me talking about something […]