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Configure Windows Sandbox in Windows 10 Version 1903

Configure Windows Sandbox in Windows 10 Version 1903

June 17, 2019 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Windows Sandbox is a completely new feature exclusively available in Windows 10 May 2019 Update, or version 1903. Its purpose is to allow users to run apps in a secure environment, as it plays the role of a virtual machine that lets you launch a separate Windows instance that runsRead More

How to Enable the Dark Theme for Interstitial Warnings in Google Chrome

How to Enable the Dark Theme for Interstitial Warnings in Google Chrome

June 17, 2019 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Google has already released a dark theme in Google Chrome, allowing the browser to match the visual style of the operating system on both Windows 10 and macOS. However, while the dark theme itself is already here, there are parts of the browser that are still using the classic lightRead More

Google Has Been Copying Our Lyrics for Years, Genius.com Claims

Google Has Been Copying Our Lyrics for Years, Genius.com Claims

June 17, 2019 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Search giant Google is being accused by lyrics website Genius.com that it copied its content to power the Lyrics OneBox on the Google search engine results page. This feature allows users searching for lyrics for a specific song to get them right on the results page in a dedicated boxRead More

Apple’s iOS Keyboard Allegedly Violating 17-Year-Old Patent

Apple’s iOS Keyboard Allegedly Violating 17-Year-Old Patent

June 17, 2019 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Apple is once again accused of patent infringement, and this time the culprit is said to be none other than the iOS software keyboard used on iPhone and iPad. A company called Princeps Interface Technologies, which has reportedly acquired a patent for “Universal Keyboard” from Timothy Higginson, claims all AppleRead More

iPhones to Get New Video Features That Android Switchers Will Love

iPhones to Get New Video Features That Android Switchers Will Love

June 17, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

The next version of iOS will bring more advanced video editing capabilities to iPhones, a feature that many users coming from Android missed when making the switch. Right now, iOS 12 comes with only basic options for video editing, despite Apple providing many more features for photos. For example, ifRead More

Microsoft Wants to Bring a Small Touchscreen to the Surface Pen

Microsoft Wants to Bring a Small Touchscreen to the Surface Pen

June 17, 2019 at 8:36 am 0 comments

As part of its commitment of keeping the Surface Pen an essential part of its Surface experience, Microsoft continues to look into ways to improve the stylus, and one such method is described in a patent called Dynamic Interaction Adaption of a Digital Inking Device. The patent (via WL) describesRead More

Microsoft Quietly Adds New Notifications Options in Windows 10

Microsoft Quietly Adds New Notifications Options in Windows 10

June 17, 2019 at 7:34 am 0 comments

Microsoft has quietly added a couple of new notifications options in the latest Windows 10 preview builds as the company wants to make managing notifications a more straightforward process. One reddit user discovered that starting with Windows 10 build 18917, which is a preview of Windows 10 20H1 due inRead More

Phone Sales to Collapse This Year

Phone Sales to Collapse This Year

June 17, 2019 at 7:02 am 0 comments

Huawei expects international phone sales to go down by as much as 60 percent, according to estimates shared with Bloomberg by people with knowledge of the matter, as the company struggles to deal with the ban announced by US President Donald Trump in mid-May. Huawei, which originally said it wouldRead More

We Can Hack Any iPhone, Any Android Phone, White Hat Hackers Claim

We Can Hack Any iPhone, Any Android Phone, White Hat Hackers Claim

June 17, 2019 at 6:32 am 0 comments

Israeli company Cellebrite, known mostly for its iPhone unlocking solutions offered to governments worldwide, claims it has developed new software that can break into any phone out there running either iOS or Android. The firm, which has taken to Twitter to advertise its premium solution, says it can extract prettyRead More

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4494441 Causing Bluetooth Issues

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4494441 Causing Bluetooth Issues

June 17, 2019 at 5:30 am 0 comments

Microsoft has confirmed another bug in a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809, officially known as October 2018 Update. Published on May 14, cumulative update KB4494441 brought several security fixes to devices running Windows 10 October 2018 Update, including additional mitigations for speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities. But according toRead More

Star Control Creator Thanks Bees for Stardock Deal that Ends Legal Dispute

Star Control Creator Thanks Bees for Stardock Deal that Ends Legal Dispute

June 16, 2019 at 8:44 am 0 comments

The Star Control fans can rest easy as the creator of the original series and Stardock have reached an agreement, and it looks like bees played a major part. If you’re a 4X fan, you already know everything there is to know about the Star Control and Star Control 2Read More

Google Pixel 4 Is Already Being Used by at Least One Person

Google Pixel 4 Is Already Being Used by at Least One Person

June 15, 2019 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

Following the proud tradition of leaking information about Pixel devices, someone was spotted using the upcoming Google Pixel 4, somewhere in the wild. It’s interesting to see how all the Pixel 4 leaks are arriving in the proper order, meaning that first, we had some renders, then we had someRead More

Huawei Confirms Android Rival, Testing Already Under Way

Huawei Confirms Android Rival, Testing Already Under Way

June 15, 2019 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Huawei has finally confirmed that it’s working on an Android replacement after the United States government banned it from using Google’s operating system. The executive order signed by US President Donald Trump in mid-May does not allow Huawei to use products developed by American products, and these include operating systemsRead More

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4503327 Causing a Black Screen After Install

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4503327 Causing a Black Screen After Install

June 15, 2019 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has recently acknowledged a bug in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 October 2018 Update, or version 1809, explaining that some devices may end up stuck on a black screen on the first boot after install. Specifically, the company explains that cumulative update KB4503327, which was released forRead More

Huawei Pulls Phone Lock Screen Ads, Says It Has Nothing to Do with Them

Huawei Pulls Phone Lock Screen Ads, Says It Has Nothing to Do with Them

June 15, 2019 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

Huawei has removed the lock screen ads that mysteriously appeared on a number of smartphones earlier this week, yet the company claims it’s not the one to blame for this incident. Ads have started showing up on several Huawei phone models, including the high-end P30 Pro, on June 13, andRead More

Microsoft Edge Updated with Handy “Icon Only” Mode for Favorites

Microsoft Edge Updated with Handy “Icon Only” Mode for Favorites

June 15, 2019 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Microsoft keeps working on additional improvements for its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, and the Canary build is a neat way to try some of these in advance. Because it’s updated every day, the Canary build always gets something new, and today that something new is an icon only mode for favorites.Read More

Forza Horizon 4 LEGO Speed Champions Expansion Races on PC and Xbox One

Forza Horizon 4 LEGO Speed Champions Expansion Races on PC and Xbox One

June 14, 2019 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

Forza Horizon 4 LEGO Speed Champions is a new and surprising expansion for the famous racing series, marking a new direction for the studio. LEGO oriented games are not something new on the market. In fact, LEGO involvement in the gaming industry is a long one, but they’ve mostly limitedRead More

Some High-End Huawei Phones Are Now Showing Booking.com Ads on Lock Screen

Some High-End Huawei Phones Are Now Showing Booking.com Ads on Lock Screen

June 14, 2019 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

A few new Huawei smartphone models have started showing Booking.com ads directly on the lock screen, and it’s easy to see why the owners are none too happy about it. When you spend a lot of money of a premium smartphone, you don’t expect to get ads on the lockRead More

How to Recover Lost Passwords in Mozilla Firefox

How to Recover Lost Passwords in Mozilla Firefox

June 14, 2019 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

If you’re a Firefox user and your passwords are nowhere to be seen starting today, you’re not alone. An issue hitting the latest version of Mozilla Firefox (67.0.2) on devices where certain antivirus solutions are installed appears to be causing the passwords stored in the browser to no longer beRead More

Huawei Delays Mate X, Could End Up Launching Without Android

Huawei Delays Mate X, Could End Up Launching Without Android

June 14, 2019 at 10:52 am 0 comments

After Samsung delayed the Galaxy Fold to address complaints made by the first testers, Huawei is now pushing back its foldable smartphone as well. A company official confirmed for CNBC that the Mate X would no longer launch this month but in September, as it wants more time to improveRead More

Microsoft Says Ad Blocking Will Remain a Key Feature of Its Browser

Microsoft Says Ad Blocking Will Remain a Key Feature of Its Browser

June 14, 2019 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Microsoft is moving its browser to the Chromium engine, and given the changes that Google might be planning to make to ad blockers, many believed that Microsoft Edge would be impacted as well. After several other Chromium-based browser developers, like Vivaldi, have already confirmed they wouldn’t embrace Google’s changes, MicrosoftRead More

iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 Launch Dates Leaked

iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 Launch Dates Leaked

June 14, 2019 at 9:50 am 0 comments

The second half of the year will witness the debut of several highly-anticipated flagships, and while everybody knows that Apple, Samsung, and Google are likely to unveil their new high-end models, few specifics are available on the actual launch dates. Today, however, serial leakster Evan Blass provides us with aRead More

Mozilla Thunderbird 60.7.1 Released

Mozilla Thunderbird 60.7.1 Released

June 14, 2019 at 9:19 am 0 comments

Mozilla has released a new update for Thunderbird email client on the supported desktop platforms, namely Windows, Linux, and macOS. Thunderbird continues to be one of the top email clients on all these operating systems, despite the majority of updates shipped by Mozilla bringing nothing else than bug fixes andRead More

iPhone 11 Not Worth the Wait, Analysts Say

iPhone 11 Not Worth the Wait, Analysts Say

June 14, 2019 at 8:47 am 0 comments

The next-generation iPhone is due in September, and a new investor note shared by analyst firm Mizuho Securities says the device may not bring anything that’s worth the wait. As per AI, the analysts explain that Apple will stick with only minor improvements on the upcoming iPhone versus the currentRead More

Microsoft Creates a Flexible Surface Pen That You Can Wear on Your Ears

Microsoft Creates a Flexible Surface Pen That You Can Wear on Your Ears

June 14, 2019 at 8:16 am 0 comments

Microsoft is one of the biggest supporters of styluses, as the entire Surface product lineup is built around it, so it’s not necessarily a surprise that the company is looking into ways to further improve these devices. One of Microsoft’s most recent ideas regarding the future of the Surface PenRead More

A Browser the Software Giant “Would Like to Do”

A Browser the Software Giant “Would Like to Do”

June 14, 2019 at 7:45 am 0 comments

Microsoft announced in late 2018 that it’d switch Edge browser to the Chromium engine, the same one that’s being used by Google Chrome. This decision technically allows Microsoft to convert Microsoft Edge from a Windows 10-exclusive browser to a cross-platform application. The company has already confirmed Microsoft Edge would beRead More