- Apps and Software
Thursday, 23 Jan 2014
Screenshots from notorious Windows leaker WZor suggest that Microsoft will build in the ability to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8.1 Update 1.
By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, sites can activate your microphone and listen in on your conversations, turning the web browser into an espionage tool.
Microsoft has given its Office Web Apps a UI revamp, bringing new features along with more fluid navigation. Although Microsoft hasn't gone official with these changes, the company has already confirmed that it did introduce these updates.
If you have been experiencing random reboots on your iPhone, Apple has an upcoming software update that will fix the problem.
Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014
Bill Gates has vehemently denied rumors that he might return as CEO of Microsoft. He insists that he will spend the rest of his life focusing on the efforts of his philanthropic foundation.
Toronto-based startup Whirlscape published a video showing how users can type on a smart watch using its Minuum keyboard. It is currently in talks with smart watch manufacturers to put its software on their devices coming in the next few months.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014
Sony's cloud-based photo and video service brings all your photos to one single place and organizes them by date, and highlights your better shots. Its 'All Sync' feature automatically gathers all the photos stored on your smartphone, tablet, or PC, uploading them seamlessly to your PlayMemories Online account.
Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.
There have been quite a few leaks regarding Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 hardware, but judging from a few recently leaked screenshots, a UI revamp is also on the cards.
Popular video app VLC has just received a major update that includes a redesign for iOS 7 as well as integration with cloud storage services Google Drive and Dropbox.