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CANONICAL REVEALS UBUNTU LINUX 14.04 LTS 'TRUSTY TAHR' EXTENDED SECURITY MAINTENANCE PLANS

When it comes to upgrading an operating system, home users have plenty of flexibility. Whether running Windows, Mac, or a Linux-based...

O&O DEFRAG 22 PROFESSIONAL WILL KEEP YOUR SSD FULLY OPTIMIZED

It wasn't so long ago, you bought a brand new computer, installed your favorite applications, only to find a few months later it was...

 
 
 

FAKE BANK APPS FOUND ON GOOGLE PLAY STORE

Cybersecurity company ESET has discovered six fake banking and personal finance apps on the Android store. The apps had been installed...

SAPHO BRINGS MACHINE LEARNING TO THE ENTERPRISES

Access to up to date information is essential for businesses, but as data proliferates it's too often the case that people spend time...

 
 
 

CREDENTIAL STUFFING ATTACKS TARGET FINANCIAL SERVICES

A new report from cloud delivery company Akamai reveals that the financial services industry has become a prime target for credential...

GOOGLE MAPS 5.0 FOR IOS OFFERS CARPLAY SUPPORT WITH IOS 12

Before any trip, I like to research. Where's the best place to eat, pick up a decent coffee on the way, other interesting points of...

 
 
 

SONY COPIES NINTENDO WITH PLAYSTATION CLASSIC MINI GAMING CONSOLE

Sony's original PlayStation is an iconic console, right up there with Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and Sega Genesis....

AFTER TORVALDS' APOLOGY, THE LINUX COMMUNITY IS ADOPTING A NEW CODE OF CONDUCT

Following years of questionable behavior and ranting, the grandfather of Linux Linus Torvalds issued an apology and announced his intention...

 
 
 

CHROME OS 69 ROLLS OUT WITH LINUX APP SUPPORT AND NEW MATERIAL THEME

Google is in the process of rolling out Chrome OS 69 to the stable channel, giving more users the chance to enjoy the new Material...

LOGITECH UNVEILS K600 TV KEYBOARD

Nowadays, it seems like everyone owns either a smart TV or a media box. They are a great way to consume streaming media, including...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT RELEASES WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE BUILD 17763 TO THE FAST RING

Three days ago, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Build 17760 to Windows Insiders. This build for the forthcoming October 2018 Update...

ANDROID EMULATOR BLUESTACKS 4 BRINGS MASSIVE PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

The latest version of the popular Android emulator for Windows, BlueStacks 4, is now available, bringing with it a huge performance...

 
 
 

HALF OF ADULTS LOOK FOR ONLINE RECOMMENDATIONS RATHER THAN ASK THEIR PARTNERS

More than half of adults worldwide are more likely to consult digital resources than their significant other for recommendations for...

EMPLOYEES ENGAGE IN UNSAFE ONLINE BEHAVIOR DESPITE UNDERSTANDING RISKS

A survey of more than 400 full-time employees in the US shows that, despite having a general understanding of security risks, people...

 
 
 

93 PERCENT OF EXECS REPORT POSITIVE LONG-TERM OUTLOOK FOR MAINFRAMES

Far from them being the technology of the past, attitudes towards mainframes are increasingly positive according to a new survey. The...

ENTERPRISES NEED TO ADOPT 'ZERO-TRUST' SECURITY POSTURE

Privileged access management specialist Thycotic has released the results of its latest survey, conducted at this year's Black Hat,...

 
 
 

EVERYTHING REMOVED OR DEPRECATED IN THE WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE

Microsoft is introducing a number of new features in Windows 10 1809, aka the October 2018 Update, including a dark theme for File...

CCLEANER UPDATING ITSELF AGAINST USERS' WISHES

It's fair to say CCleaner has lost a lot of fans since Avast took over Piriform last year. We've seen problems with malware, bundled...

 
 
 

TRUMP IMPOSES $200BN OF IMPORT TARIFFS ON CHINA - BUT THE APPLE WATCH IS SPARED

Donald Trump has imposed import tariffs of $200 billion on Chinese good brought into the US, with the threat of even

HOORAY! THE OPTION TO VIEW YOUR TWITTER TIMELINE CHRONOLOGICALLY IS COMING!

People have many complaints about Twitter, but one that crops up time and time again from users is how the timeline is displayed. Like...

 
 
 



Google launches final preview of Flutter, its Android and iOS mobile app SDK

Google launches final preview of Flutter, its Android and iOS mobile app SDK

At Google Developer Days China today, Google launched the final developer preview of Flutter, the company's open source mobile UI framework that helps developers build native... Read more ...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook hardware

We reported earlier this month that Brydge, known purveyor of premium keyboards for tablets , was getting into Chrome OS tablets. Now, a leak on Brydge's own staging Shopify... Read more ...

Latest Apple Music for Android update brings Android Auto support, lyric...

Latest Apple Music for Android update brings Android Auto support, lyric search, more

After rolling out beta support to users last month , Apple Music for Android has today been updated with support for Android Auto. The update also brings lyric search... Read more ...

New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone...

New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

Much like the iPhone XS, Apple's latest iOS update is more concerned with performance improvements than it is with new features or functionality. If you visit Apple's landing... Read more ...

Audible updates iOS app with support for offline audiobook playback on Apple...

Audible updates iOS app with support for offline audiobook playback on Apple Watch

With the release of iOS 12 and watchOS 5 earlier this week, developers are hard at work updating their apps to support the new features. Specifically for watchOS, developers of... Read more ...

New OnePlus 6T Case Renders Highlight Dual Camera Setup

New OnePlus 6T Case Renders Highlight Dual Camera Setup

In short: Case renders for the OnePlus 6T have now shown up online. While this in itself is noteworthy considering the device has yet to be announced, the case renders also... Read more ...

Sony PlayStation Classic Returns! - Geek News Central

Sony PlayStation Classic Returns! - Geek News Central

Sony PlayStation Classic Returns Dec 2018! Taking a page out of the Nintendo playbook Sony is bringing back it's original PlayStation Classic almost 25 years as it was... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

In short: Two of Amazon's latest Alexa-enabled products have reportedly leaked out on its UK website. That includes the Amazon Echo Sub , and the Smart Plug. The Echo Sub is... Read more ...

140: Google Home Hub wishlist, Gmail Smart Reply, Google Photos | 9to5Google...

140: Google Home Hub wishlist, Gmail Smart Reply, Google Photos | 9to5Google Daily

Today we've got our list of ways Google Home Hub can set itself apart from the competition, some Gmail Smart Reply stories, and a new feature coming to Google... Read more ...

Why you may need a new iPhone XS case after all

Why you may need a new iPhone XS case after all

The just-revealed iPhone XS might look just like last year's iPhone X , but it turns out they're not exactly the same. The new smartphone's camera housing is ever-so-slightly... Read more ...