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Mobile Apps

Facebook launches 3D Photos feature, bringing your newsfeed images to life

October 12, 2018

Via: TechSpot

First announced at the F8 conference in May, the feature gives a standard 2D picture a semi-3D effect that changes perspectives when you tilt and move your phone, or view it from within a VR headset—similar to panning around a […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Walmart patents biometric shopping cart to track your vitals

October 11, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Shopping carts are a utilitarian asset meant to help haul goods you intend to purchase to the checkout lanes. Walmart, it seems, believes carts should be capable of far more. The big box retailer filed a patent earlier this year […]


Operating systems, Windows

Beware: Microsoft’s Windows 10 October Update has been chewing up users’ files

October 5, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

WELL, YOU can’t say 3 Comments. As ever, the internet is a-buzz with what’s wrong with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which appears to have slipped through the net into a stable build. Usually though, we’d expect it to […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Assistant gets a new look, contextual smart home controls, and more

October 3, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Google Assistant is one of the most common virtual assistants built into modern Android smartphones – even in phones that have their own proprietary AI, like Samsung’s Bixby, Google Assistant makes an appearance. Given its widespread adoption and popularity, it’s […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

HaptX Gloves Development Kit bring haptics and force feedback to VR

October 3, 2018

Via: TechSpot

A company called HaptX is jumping into the haptic VR arena. The firm has just announced that it has released a development kit for its HaptX Gloves. The VR peripheral will enable users to touch, pickup, and feel objects in […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Apple’s Siri can be exploited to bypass iOS 12 passcode security

October 3, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

APPLE MAY HARP ON about how secure iOS 12 is but a hacker has found a way to bypass the passcode on iPhones by exploiting Siri. Security researcher Jose Rodriguez has showcased a workaround that allows access to an iPhone’s […]


Operating systems, Windows

Low Disk Space? Remove the Extra Drive That Appeared with Windows 10 Update 1803

October 2, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Windows 10’s April 2018 Update (version 1803) brought various new features and removed some others, but also introduced a bug to many systems that caused an extra drive to be listed under “This PC.” Most annoying of all, the bug […]


Mobile Apps, Software Category, System Software

Google’s Wear OS update has arrived

September 28, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Google will be rolling out a software update for Smartwatches that use the Wear OS software today. This will be in fairly direct response to Apple launch of the Smartwatch series 4, and while the new update to wear OS […]


Operating systems, Windows

Opinion: Microsoft and partners evolve the modern enterprise desktop

September 25, 2018

Via: TechSpot

From different types of buying, leasing, and hardware “as a service” business models for physically acquiring the PC, to several means of delivering the Windows desktop to a given device, to multiple choices of productivity suites and means of interacting […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 12 installed on more than 12 percent of devices in just three days

September 20, 2018

Via: TechSpot

iOS 12 shed its beta designation on Monday when Apple released its new mobile operating system into the wild. The promise of improved performance on dated hardware is tough to resist although data thus far shows that Apple device users […]