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App Review, Applications

How to improve the quality of the audio in your streaming apps

April 16, 2024

Via: The Verge

When you load your music streaming app of choice onto your mobile device, your audio quality settings are worth taking a minute or two to configure. If you don’t have these set to as high a quality as possible, you’re […]


App Review, Applications

Telegram introduces business account features and perks

April 1, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

That’s what Telegram’s latest public announcement reads and the popular messaging app’s team adds: “Telegram has long allowed developers to build powerful bots and mini-apps which were widely used by businesses. Starting today, any user can easily use business features […]


App Review, Applications

Google Maps is getting a new design and new tools to help you plan your summer getaway

March 28, 2024

Via: BGR

Google Maps’ main feature remains navigation and directions, but nobody would blame you if you were using it increasingly more to discover places around you. It’s very easy to do and a tool that can come in handy when traveling […]


Android, App Review, Applications, Operating System

16 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

March 27, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Who doesn’t love Google Maps? The Maps Android app helps those of us with oatmeal for brains find our way anywhere, without having to fire any neurons or exercise any synapses. It even helps us find places to pick up […]


App security, Applications, iPhone, Products

This app hides iPhone apps from your home screen so no one can spy on them

March 15, 2024

Via: BGR

Protecting sensitive data on the iPhone in case it’s stolen is one of our top priorities. Even though Apple has been expanding iPhone security by introducing Stolen Device Protection, which requires the user to double authenticate major changes on iOS, […]


App Review, Applications

Google Maps can show social media posts from your favorite places – here’s how

March 14, 2024

Via: BGR

Google Maps can do more than just help you reach your next destination. It can help you discover nearby attractions and more details about your favorite places. Common examples include business hours and contact information. You also have access to […]


App Review, Applications

TikTok Photos might be the Instagram alternative nobody asked for

March 12, 2024

Via: BGR

TikTok is one of the most popular and controversial social networks out there. The video app forced Instagram and YouTube to copy this new form of content sharing. That’s how we got Reels and Shorts features in those apps. Meta […]


App Review, Applications, Gadgets, Products

Tesla app for Apple Watch in the works, Musk suggests

March 6, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Tesla owners might soon be able to control their car using their Apple Watch, at least if Elon Musk is to be believed. In response to a question on social media about whether Tesla could add Apple Watch integration, Musk […]


App Review, Applications

Threads API to become available to creators and developers in June

March 1, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Threads, Meta’s microblogging platform, was launched in July 2023. Since then, the Threads team has been working on a lot of new features – and soon users will get a huge one. An engineer working for Meta confirmed that the […]


App Review, Applications

This classic Android app is tapping into the ghost of Google Now

February 28, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Ever have one of those moments where you see some new tech twist — an app, a feature, an idea of some sort — and you just stop in your tracks and think: “Whoa. Now, that’s clever”? I won’t lie: […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft to offer more AI options on Azure with Mistral AI partnership

February 27, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has partnered with Mistral AI to make the latter available to its Azure customers, adding more options to enterprise customers. Mistral AI is set to enrich Azure’s AI offerings, introducing its premium models via Azure AI Studio’s Models as […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft Copilot app can now be your next default assistant app on Android

February 26, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Android users currently have a slew of options available when it comes to choosing an assistant app on their devices. Where previously Google Assistant and Bixby were the ones that reigned, the rise of AI-powered chatbots saw these evolve as […]


App Review, Applications

How accessing ChatGPT on Android is about to get easier

February 26, 2024

Via: ZDnet

ChatGPT can help with on-the-go tasks such as writing quick texts, emails, and more. To make getting its assistance on your phone easier, ChatGPT is reportedly rolling out a new widget for Android users. On Friday, Android OS expert Mishaal […]


App security, Applications

How to get iMessage quantum security on your iPhone (and why it’s useful)

February 22, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has announced a major security upgrade for iMessage – protection against quantum computers. Read along for how to get iMessage quantum security on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, why it’s valuable, and more. Ahead of iOS 17.4 […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft Copilot Pro review: Office joins the genAI revolution

February 21, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s $20-per-month Copilot Pro subscription gives you access to Microsoft’s Copilot AI assistant in Office. That means Copilot can help you write Word documents, work with Excel spreadsheets, create PowerPoint presentations, put together Outlook emails, lay out notes in OneNote, […]


App Review, Applications

Apple’s iMessage gains industry-leading quantum security

February 21, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Apple is preparing for future threats to iMessage by introducing upgraded encryption for its messaging service by using quantum computers. Think of it as state-of-the-art quantum security for messaging at scale, the company says, resulting in Apple’s messaging system being […]


App security, Applications

Microsoft fixes two zero-days with Patch Tuesday release

February 16, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft on Tuesday released 73 updates in its monthly Patch Tuesday release, addressing issues in Microsoft Exchange Server and Adobe and two zero-day flaws being actively exploited in Microsoft Outlook (CVE-2024-21410) and Microsoft Exchange (CVE-2024-21413). Including the recent reports that […]


App Review, Applications

How to use Google’s genAI-powered note-taking app

February 15, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Among the experimental tools that Google offers is NotebookLM, a bare-bones notes app that you use in your web browser. What makes it interesting is that it uses Google’s generative AI chatbot (variously known as Bard or Duet AI and […]


App Review, Applications

The real problem with Google’s new Gemini Android assistant

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

I’ll be honest: I was really hoping for an “aha!” moment over these past few days. Ever since Google made it clear that it was working to bring its next-gen generative AI chatbot into Android as a replacement for Google […]


App security, Applications

Apple is ramping up its fight against malware

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Ensuring platform security is hard, but when a company the stature of Apple begins to ramp up protection of its ecosystem, every IT decision maker should pay attention. Unfortunately, this is precisely what’s happening: Apple is now updating fundamental protection […]