24 KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS MAC USERS NEED TO KNOW

I'm sure most Mac users know Command-C means copy and Command-V means paste, but there's a host of other useful shortcuts that make...

WILL ANDROID P LEAD TO FASTER UPGRADES? 3 WORDS TO REMEMBER

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A new version of Android is right around the corner - and with it comes some lofty talk about...

 
 
 

SLACK ADDS ACTIONS FEATURE, HIGHLIGHTS DEV COMMUNITY GROWTH

Slack users can now create action points directly from a message post in the app with the introduction today of a new Actions feature....

WWDC: THE EVOLUTION OF APPLE'S SIRI

Siri became a built-in element of iOS way back in October 2011, when Apple announced its inclusion inside iPhone 4S and iOS 5. Apple's...

 
 
 

WELL, HE WAS HALF-RIGHT - IT WAS PLUGGED IN

Flashback to the late 1980s, when this IT pilot fish working for a large city's Board of Education gets a call about a green-screen...

WILL APPLE PLAY NICE WITH OTHERS TO MAKE SIRI SMARTER?

We're going to hear lots about embedded vision product development during the Embedded Vision Summit, but the first announcement may...

 
 
 

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: MICROSOFT'S NEW SURFACE HUB 2: POTENTIAL GAME CHANGER FOR CONFERENCE ROOMS

The idea of collaborative screens for conference rooms has been bouncing around for some time. The promise of integrating video conferencing...

GOOGLE DETAILS HOW IT WILL OVERTURN ENCRYPTION SIGNALS IN CHROME

Google has further fleshed out plans to upend the historical approach browsers have taken to warn users of insecure websites, spelling...

 
 
 

OVERBOARD

IT pilot fish at a maritime support company gets a call from a field employee whose laptop has been running slowly for some reason....

BUSINESSES JOIN TO CREATE ENTERPRISE STANDARD FOR BLOCKCHAIN NETWORKS

A blockchain standards group made up of hundreds of businesses and tech development members has unveiled its first specification for...

 
 
 

FAQ: MICROSOFT 365 EXPLAINED

Microsoft has spent considerable marketing and promotional capital on its newest by-subscription suite, Microsoft 365, since late April,...

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: CHARTER SPECTRUM MOBILE JOINING WONDERFUL WORLD OF WIRELESS

Competition in the wireless industry is growing and changing. Comcast, Charter and Altice are moving into wireless. Comcast launched...

 
 
 

YET ANOTHER BUNCH OF MICROSOFT SURFACES DON'T WORK WITH WIN10 VERSION 1803

Microsoft made Windows 10 version 1803 available for download - and pushed to “seekers” - on April 30. It started sending the OS out...

EASY MOBILE SECURITY THE FARADAY WAY

Have you heard about those special bags, cases and wallets that protect your electronics from hack attacks? It's a signal-blocking...

 
 
 

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN? THE MOST DISRUPTIVE TECH IN DECADES

Blockchain is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter of a century ago. And in the same way that...

ANDROID APPS: BEST OF THE BEST

Trying to find the right app for any given area on Android is a lot like trying to order dinner at a restaurant with way too many options...

 
 
 

TECH TALK: AS GDPR LOOMS, COMPANIES RUSH TO COMPLY

For many companies, GDPR has become a four-letter acronym. The European Union's new General Data Protection Rule - which applies to...

SUCCESS AT LAST!

This pilot fish changes jobs, moving from a small software company to a large state college - and there's a bit of culture shock. "It...

 
 
 

6 TIPS FOR FASTER APPLE IPHONE CHARGING

Apple will allegedly introduce a fast-charging system inside the box with every iPhone sold later this year. While we wait for this...

PATCH UPDATE: MONTHLY ROLLUP PREVIEWS ARRIVE FOR WIN7, 8.1, ALONG WITH UPDATES FOR WIN10 1607, 1703

We just got a smattering of patches that seem to be in the "Oh yeah, we forgot" bucket. Windows 7 and 8.1 received Previews (which...

 
 
 



European lawmakers asked Mark Zuckerberg why they shouldn't break up Facebook

European lawmakers asked Mark Zuckerberg why they shouldn't break up Facebook

European Parliament members asked Mark Zuckerberg today whether Facebook was a monopoly that potentially needed breaking up, echoing concerns voiced in the United States. In a... Read more ...

EU is livestreaming Zuck's hearing - reluctantly

EU is livestreaming Zuck's hearing - reluctantly

As the European Parliament's ‘Mr Privacy,' Jan Philipp Albrecht, said: “It is a bad sign that Mark Zuckerberg only wants to answer the questions of selected Members of the... Read more ...

Microsoft teams up with Special Olympics USA for pilot Xbox gaming tournament

Microsoft teams up with Special Olympics USA for pilot Xbox gaming tournament

Eight teams will go for the gold in Forza Motorsport 7. Microsoft is stepping up its inclusivity efforts by teaming up with Special Olympics USA for its first pilot video... Read more ...

6 Han Solo Comics You Should Be Reading

6 Han Solo Comics You Should Be Reading

Han Solo is a man who seems to have lived many different lives among the galaxy. In the Star Wars universe, there's a couple of ways writers, artists, developers, creators and... Read more ...

Overwatch celebrates its 2nd anniversary with goodies

Overwatch celebrates its 2nd anniversary with goodies

Two years of terrible Hanzo mains. Two years of Mercy wondering why she even bothers. Two years of weirdly time-limited co-op events and two years of fan-art of everyone doing... Read more ...

The Tesla Model 3 has a serious problem with the most important part of the car

The Tesla Model 3 has a serious problem with the most important part of the car

Consumer Reports found a braking problem with the Tesla Model 3. Brakes and tires are the most important parts of a vehicle. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tesla figured out the... Read more ...

Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Researchers with Disney Research have been exploring the possibility of creating robots that can perform acrobatics, the company has revealed. During the 2018 International... Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay to team up on Netflix's next big budget movie

Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay to team up on Netflix's next big budget movie

Netflix has announced that its next big-budget original endeavour will be Six Underground , an action film directed by Michael Bay and starring Vancouver's own Ryan Reynolds... Read more ...

Niantic shares plans for new Pokémon, Community Day in Pokémon Go

Niantic shares plans for new Pokémon, Community Day in Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go ‘s Charmander Community Day just ended and now developer Niantic is ready to show off what it has in store for June. The Larvitar event will take place on June 18th... Read more ...

Google Play Store redesign showing up for some users

Google Play Store redesign showing up for some users

Google appears to be testing out a small Play Store redesign. Some users have reported seeing the new design, which appears to be still in development. The design first showed... Read more ...