Tag: tech

Development Software, Software Category

5 responsibilities of an agile software development manager

August 15, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

I recently participated in an #IDGTECHTalk, a Twitter chat held Thursdays at 12 pm ET that focused on the topic of “The Current and Future State of Coding.” Many of the questions and tweets were about coding languages and frameworks; […]

Mobile Apps

Facebook’s Android app is getting a dark mode

August 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Jane Manchun Wong, who has leaked numerous unreleased features from the likes of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in the past, was again the first to discover Facebook’s testing of a dark mode. Wong notes in her blog that Facebook’s new […]

Mobile Apps

Samsung’s Bixby Marketplace is live in the U.S. and Korea

July 1, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Samsung today opened a dedicated app store for Bixby, allowing Galaxy users to discover new ways to enhance the digital assistant on their phone. It’s called the Bixby Marketplace, and it’s populated by something the company calls ‘capsules’ – they’re […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 USB-C glitch is causing sluggish shutdowns

June 26, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS FESSED UP to a bug in the Windows 10 1809 USB Type-C Connector System Software Interface (USCI) which can cause the operating system to shut down slowly. The bug is triggered if you decide to pop in or […]

Software Security

Tor Browser Issues Update for Critical System Takeover Flaw

June 20, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Tor Browser has updated to version 8.5.2, to address a critical security flaw in Mozilla’s Firefox browser that is under active exploit in the wild. The critical flaw (CVE-2019-11707) is a type confusion vulnerability in the Array.pop, which is an […]

Software Category, System Software

Voice assistant adoption rates are lower than previously thought

June 17, 2019

Via: TechSpot

It’s been nearly a decade since Apple released Siri, a voice and virtual assistant that promised to revolutionize our lives through the magic of speech recognition, artificial intelligence and a whole host of other supporting technologies. Although the start could […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 20H1: You’ll get better predictive typing on physical keyboards

June 10, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Windows 10 already gained SwiftKey-based predictive typing with a touch keyboard. But now next year’s Windows 10 update is set to improve the experience for physical keyboards, too. The predictive typing feature, spotted by developer Albacore, is set to come […]

Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Hearing Health in WatchOS 6 is going to open our eyes and plug our ears

June 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Apple Watch started as an iPhone accessory that acted more like an extended display capable of showing notifications and dumbed-down apps when it launched in 2015. A few generations later, Apple Watch has evolved into a device that’s almost broke […]

Operating systems, Windows

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here

May 27, 2019

Via: BGR

The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G. On top of that, 5G […]

Operating systems, Others

Intel reveals Core i9-9900KS CPU that can hit 5GHz on all cores

May 27, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Like the Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition that Intel announced at last year’s Computex, the 8-Core/16-thread 9900KS is a special-edition CPU aimed squarely at the enthusiast market. While the standard Core i9-9900K and the Core i9-9900KF have a base clock of […]