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by | June 08, 2018 | 08:51

Dark Mode is your basic " night view" desktop theme that replaces the white and bright grays -a staple of the "Apple look "- with black and dark gray colors. This isn't the first time Apple has made existing apps obsolete . New apps are now more prominent, displayed on large signs, and Apple's own curated editorial content is also more prominent.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:30

For changes over last year's KeyOne , BlackBerry highlights an improved physical keyboard with Speed Key , which allows you to utilize shortcuts and gestures to open apps regardless of what screen you're on. That includes apps like DTEK, which constantly monitor security and encourage users to be proactive about denying permissions to rogue apps, as well as Locker to restrict files and apps behind authentication.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:25

When posting on Facebook , users have the ability to specify who can see their posts by using a drop down menu where they can select "Public" (anyone), "Friends", or "Friends and Connections". Facebook was back in the spotlight in the past few days after the New York Times reported that Facebook had data-sharing contracts with device makers like Apple and Samsung.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:05

AMD is still keeping mum about it all for the time being, leaving us in the dark as to what the clock speed of either of the two 2nd generation Threadripper processors might be. This approach is similar to Nvidia's NVLink implementation, so it purportedly reduces latency and boosts throughput between graphics cards. AMD delved into its 2nd generation Ryzen processors, shrinking the die from 14nm to 12nm.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:03

Apple software SVP Craig Federighi demonstrates new Siri features at Apple WWDC 2018 . A majority of the iOS 12 updates surround fixing the bugs of its previous mobile software, iOS 11, which was introduced in September. Facebook said it "disagreed" with the report and that the agreements with device makers were far different from those with third-party developers including one which shared data with the political firm Cambridge Analytica.

by | June 07, 2018 | 08:55

Rather than mimic Apple and put a Touch Bar clone above the keyboard, Asus has opted to swap out the traditional laptop trackpad for a second display. It meets the ultra-demanding MIL-STD 810G military standard for reliability and durability. It features a spun-metal finish on the top surface and an ErgoLift hinge design.

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:34

If you haven't bought an Xbox One console yet, this weekend will be a great time to make the jump. As for games, they say there will be 75 percent off certain games, including discounts on titles like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , Monster Hunter: World , and Sea of Thieves .

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:49

Once a user moves the cursor over a message preview, the Archive, Delete, Mark as Read and Snooze buttons will appear. However, Google will make the upgrade mandatory eventually. Allow their users to opt into the new Gmail at the time of their choice. Still, through this month they will still get the ability to opt out. "Approximately 12 weeks after the GA announcement in July , any users who've opted out of the new Gmail will be automatically migrated to the new experience, with no ...

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:47

Looks like AMD is going to have to do some catching up with Threadripper 2. and we might hear a little bit more about that at its Computex press conference tomorrow. The first area Intel is focusing on is, of course, performance. The latter is what the appropriately named Core i7-8086K pays homage to, while simultaneously introducing a couple of firsts for Intel.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:56

Create, Work, Play and Develop Create, Work, Play and Develop tabs provide helpful recommendations and expertise about apps within each of these themes. Finder has also been updated, now featuring a never-before-seen Gallery View . Other new features have also been added to the default macOS app Finder, but unless you're a photography nut, you won't really notice the new previewing and photo management features.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:46

With these options, you can more accurately track your caloric expenditures each day, which can be useful for losing or maintaining your weight. This will work on Wi-Fi as well as the LTE connections on the newest Apple Watch series 3 with Cellular.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:05

In what could be seen as an unusual step for a company which sells smartphones, features highlighting how long their customers spend on their devices will be rolled out. Apple has always been strict with upholding user privacy . The controls include restrictions on specific apps or the whole phone. Instead of having to sift through a dozen Facebook notifications when a dozen people reply to a post, for example, a user could choose to receive just one notification.

by | June 07, 2018 | 00:58

The PS4 game with optional VR support comes from the studio Enhance, creators of " Lumines " and " Rez Infinite ". Enhance promises an immersive experience where "Music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects - everything, down to the Tetris pieces themselves, pulse, dance, shimmer, and explode in flawless sync with how you're playing".

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:42

If you're running late to a meeting, Siri may recommend that you shoot a message to someone letting them know you're going to be a few minutes. Notifications: You now have greater control over notifications, so they can be delivered quietly directly to the Notification Center.

by | June 05, 2018 | 06:31

In April, multiple committees on Capitol Hill had peppered him with questions about Facebook's dealings with Cambridge Analytica . The Facebook road sign at the company's main campus decorate for Gay Pride Week 2015. Zuckerberg was adamant before Congress that Facebook is seriously committed to users' privacy . "Partners could not integrate the user's Facebook features with their devices without the user's permission".

by | June 05, 2018 | 05:45

MacOS Mojave also sees the Mac App Store getting a redesign, with the overall look and functionality becoming closer to the iOS store, which was redesigned past year. In its new macOS, Mojave , the App store will become more robust in a few different ways. Also, all Memojis and Animojis will be able to detect and capture winks and tongue movements, which they weren't able to do before.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:50

On opening day of its annual developer conference, Apple announced plans to make its AI-powered digital assistant Siri more robust in iOS 12 with a new property called "shortcuts". Apple has officially unveiled iOS 12 with Group FaceTime calling, Memoji , Siri Shortcuts , and more. The iOS App Store has been a huge money maker for Apple , and for its developers .

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:45

Knowing GitHub's position with developers, Microsoft has also leaned on the service quite a bit itself , too and some in the company already claim it is the biggest contributor to GitHub today . And late past year, GitHub revealed that it would be adopting Microsoft's GVFS tool for managing large-scale source code repositories. Within three quarters of 2016, GitHub lost over $66 million.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:38

Now, the Messages app is finally totally in sync for both iOS and macOS . iOS 12 is expected to be a modest update compared to previous major builds. Apple's top execs preview the company's upcoming operating systems and often reveal new services and products. Siri Update will be competitive with Google's assistant, and Amazon's Alexa .

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:14

Would you be disappointed if there are no new MacBook and iPad Pro models? Also coming soon are personalized emojis and group FaceTime for video chat with up to 32 people. So there you go, Apple is back in the voice assistant game with this new ecosystem of shortcuts. There's a new sidebar in the News app to improve navigation.