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THE MINIPC FOR 2019 - NOT A COMMUNICATOR, BUT

Although not actually a retail product yet, I think GPD is onto something with its latest MiniPC design. Definitely a tool for professional...

DROPBOX UWP NAMING - OH, THIS IS RIDICULOUS NOW

And the award for the most name changes in a year goes to... Dropbox. Its UWP app changed its name from just ' Dropbox ' to ' Dropbox...

 
 
 

REVIEW: SURFACE GO - PART 5: THE PEN ON THE GO

Following on from the first part of my main review of this relevant ultra-mobile computing device, part 2, concentrating on the Type...

SONG SEARCH PWA FINDS ANY LYRIC

That moment when you remember a bit of a lyric but can't remember what song it's from? Or perhaps you're in a noisy bar and hear a...

 
 
 

COURSABLES PWA BRINGS ONLINE LEARNING

This new PWA is very interesting, being high budget, high production values, and a serious online learning tool for all computer platforms....

WINDOWS 10 MOBILE UPDATES FOR '1703' AND '1709' - DECEMBER 2018

Windows 10 Mobile may be far from the front line of Microsoft's 2018 mobile plans, but underneath the hood the foundations are receiving...

 
 
 

CUBE WARS BATTLE SURVIVAL UWP - FAST BUT HARD!

First person shooters are always a little exhilarating on phones - fast and fluid FPS isn't always a given on a small screen and with...

REVIEW: WINSTA UWP - UNOFFICIAL INSTAGRAM FOR WINDOWS 10

The status and efficiency of the official Instagram client for Windows 10 has always been a bit suspect, which is why I'm happy to...

 
 
 

BACKUP FOR INSTAGRAM UWP DOES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN

You've got to love a good archiving tool like this - Backup for Instagram does exactly what it claims - it grabs all images on your...

REVIEW: CHOETECH 6 IN 1 MULTIPORT USB C ADAPTER

Hooking accessories up to smartphones has always been a case of finding the right adapter and then praying that it'll all work. USB...

 
 
 

QUALCOMM ANNOUNCES SNAPDRAGON 8CX CHIPSET FOR WINDOWS 10

Qualcomm, in its annual event in Hawaii , announced the Snapdragon 8cx chipset yesterday, destined to form the heart of a new generation...

MICROSOFT: CHASING PROFITS NOT TRUST?

Jason Ward hits the nail on the head over at WC when he says that "Microsoft is now the world's most valuable company - and it's less...

 
 
 

WHY I/WE PIXEL PEEP - QUALITY GIVES OPTIONS

A debate on Twitter earlier in the week put up one of THE most frequently asked questions about phone imaging. Why do I/we both pixel...

1010 BLOCK TILES UWP REMOVES ROWS AND COLUMNS!

Along the lines of Block Puzzle, reviewed last week, here's another UWP title, '1010 Block Tiles', much the same game but with more...

 
 
 

THE LAWYER-AVOIDING REBRAND: SPODICAST MUSIC!

No, not a typo - last featured here two months ago , for a previous name change, it seems that the new label has spurred lawyers to...

MONUMENT BROWSER UWP'S YEAR OF UPDATES

Last covered a full year ago here , Monument Browser UWP has been through numerous updates, with one only this morning, as I write...

 
 
 

REVIEW: SURFACE GO - PART 4: IMAGING ON THE GO!

Following on from the first part of my main review of this relevant ultra-mobile computing device, part 2, concentrating on the Type...

MICROSOFT MOVING AWAY FROM EDGEHTML FOR FUTURE WINDOWS BROWSER?

There's a fascinating rumour over at WC, where Zac Bowden reports that Microsoft is going to switch from Edge and EdgeHTML in Windows...

 
 
 

HOW TO: TAKE THE LUMIA 830 TO FALL CREATORS UPDATE AND BEYOND

The Lumia 830 (and the 735, for which all this also applies) aren't exactly computing powerhouses, with only 1GB RAM. However, they're...

THE IRIS INCONVENIENCE - A SMALL BUT SIGNIFICANT FACTOR

I know I emphasise imaging, microphones, and speakers, as unique selling points and differentiatiors among smartphones here on AAWP,...

 
 
 



Another Facebook privacy scandal: devs had access to the photos of 6.8...

Another Facebook privacy scandal: devs had access to the photos of 6.8 million users

Facebook has posted on its blog for developers about yet another privacy issue, this time involving photos. 6.8 million users were affected over a 12 day period in September... Read more ...

Epic Removes Infinity Blade Weapon From Fortnite

Epic Removes Infinity Blade Weapon From Fortnite

Just the other day, Epic both announced the removal of Infinity Blade from the iOS app store and added the eponymous sword to Fortnite. Now the latter is also getting removed... Read more ...

Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider get black-and-white modes

Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider get black-and-white modes

Well, this is a surprise. Dishonored 2 and Dishonored: Death of the Outsider are two fantastic first-person stealth experiences. They can be played without killing anyone and... Read more ...

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock now shipping for $30

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock now shipping for $30

Amazon's $29.99 Echo Wall Clock is now here to complete the set of minimalist Alexa devices ( including a smart microwave and outlet plug) that the company announced earlier... Read more ...

A new Facebook bug compromises users' private photos

A new Facebook bug compromises users' private photos

Another bug hits Facebook and this time according to the official figure it is 6.8 million users whose private photos have been compromised. A total of 1500 apps took advantage... Read more ...

Huge Geminid meteor shower fireball caught on police dashcam

Huge Geminid meteor shower fireball caught on police dashcam

This week brought a treat for astronomy enthusiasts: the Geminid meteor shower. The shooting stars were visible last night in areas where the sky was clear, and now content is... Read more ...

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

If you haven't done your Christmas shopping yet, don't worry - if you move quickly, you can still get your gifts delivered in time, and to make things even easier, we've picked... Read more ...

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has... Read more ...

Old Automatic Renewal TidBITS Memberships Need Manual Updating

Old Automatic Renewal TidBITS Memberships Need Manual Updating

If you set up an automatically renewing TidBITS membership before April 2018, our new membership system will require a one-time restart from you. Sorry for the inconvenience! Read more ...

The best iPad deal is back on for $250

The best iPad deal is back on for $250

If you're looking to pick up the latest iPad - and why wouldn't you, they're great for browsing and binging media - now is the best time to pick one up. Amazon has its $80 off... Read more ...