THROWBACK THURSDAY: INFO SHARING, MEET SHARING INFO

This manufacturing company decides it's finally time to start sharing information between different operations, according to a pilot...

ANDROID SECURITY AUDIT: AN EASY-TO-FOLLOW ANNUAL CHECKLIST

Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter - and almost always for the wrong reason. As we've discussed ad...

 
 
 

PATCH TUESDAY BREAKS RECORDS - SOME GOOD, MOST BAD - AND ‘CHECK FOR UPDATES' STILL STINGS

Yesterday, Microsoft's “B Week” Patch Tuesday, we saw a fairly small set of patches - “small” being a relative designation. There are...

GOOGLE SMART LOCK: THE COMPLETE GUIDE

Think fast: How many times a day do you pick up your phone to look at something? Unless you live in the tundra or have far more self-control...

 
 
 

APPLE'S APP STORE PRIVACY EFFORTS ARE BACKFIRING BIG TIME

There have been some complaints recently about how the Apple App Store handles privacy. Although Apple is trying to position itself...

SO YOU THINK ANYONE WILL WANT THIS 'TIMESHARING' STUFF?

Flashback to the days when the mainframe is king, punch cards are the standard medium for programs, and timesharing terminals are a...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT TEAMS GAINS GROUND ON SLACK

Two years after its launch, Microsoft Teams is outpacing team chat rival Slack - largely thanks to Teams' free availability as part...

WHAT'S IN THE LATEST FIREFOX UPDATE? MOZILLA LOOKS OVER USERS' SHOULDERS, SUGGESTS TOOLS AND ADD-ONS

Mozilla released Firefox 64 for Windows, macOS and Linux with an embedded recommendation system that spotlights features and suggests...

 
 
 

GOOGLE WILL SHUT DOWN FUSION TABLES

Google is shutting down its Fusion Tables cloud service, a Google Drive option that offered an easy way to create online visualizations,...

5 REASONS TO REMAIN SKEPTICAL ABOUT 5G IN 2019

Have you heard? Some vaguely defined but super-snazzy-sounding thing called 5G is, like, totally coming to knock your socks off any...

 
 
 

WILL 2019 BE THE YEAR OF THE MAC?

IPhone maker Apple makes lots of other products, including Macs, and the next 12 months could see some of the strongest Mac sales for...

AND THAT WAS ACTUALLY THE CLEAN VERSION!

It's more than a few years back, and this oilfield services company is implementing a new email filter, says a pilot fish working there....

 
 
 
Review: 4 wireless chargers for both smartphone and watch

REVIEW: 4 WIRELESS CHARGERS FOR BOTH SMARTPHONE AND WATCH

While there may be more than a dozen multi-device wireless chargers technically available now, most do not charge both smart watches...

PATCH TUESDAY'S COMING; MAKE SURE YOU HAVE WINDOWS UPDATE SHUT OFF AND STOP SEEKING!

I've seen a couple of verified reports that Microsoft is now pushing the newly revised Win10 September-October-November-December 2018...

 
 
 

INNOVATIVE ANTI-PHISHING APP COMES TO IPHONES

We're always told never to

FORBIDDEN NAMES, REVISITED

Flashback a few decades to the glory days of online service CompuServe , when anyone could get an account - but not everyone could...

 
 
 

EBAY'S APPLEPAY STATS SHOW WHY MOBILE PAYMENTS ARE STRUGGLING

When eBay recently started giving customers the option to move away from paying with PayPal - which eBay, of course, used to own -...

REAL ESTATE BLOCKCHAIN SET TO GO LIVE IN EARLY '19

New York-based ShelterZoom plans to launch a real estate application that will lets buyers and sellers transact deals over a blockchain-based...

 
 
 

WITH MOVE TO REBUILD EDGE ATOP GOOGLE'S CHROMIUM, MICROSOFT RAISES WHITE FLAG IN BROWSER WAR

After a years-long pummeling, Microsoft this week surrendered in the browser war, saying that it will junk Edge's home-grown rendering...

HOW IOS DEVELOPERS CAN BUILD BETTER APPS

Things have changed in the iOS economy. While it's still possible since the 2008 App Store launch for relatively inexperienced developers...

 
 
 



New Samsung Galaxy Tab A seemingly on the way

New Samsung Galaxy Tab A seemingly on the way

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Samsung already has an extensive lineup of smartphones planned for the first half of 2019. But according to SamMobile, the South Korean giant also has at... Read more ...

Fortnite Week 2 Challenges: Play Sheet Music, Dance Off At Abandoned...

Fortnite Week 2 Challenges: Play Sheet Music, Dance Off At Abandoned Mansion, And More

The year may be winding down-and your desire to do anything too taxing along with it-but don't kick up your feet and call it a year just yet, there's new Fortnite challenges to... Read more ...

Amazon Adds Sega App On Fire TV For Genesis Games

Amazon Adds Sega App On Fire TV For Genesis Games

Amazon and Sega have announced today that the Fire TV, their streaming HDMI-connected box, will support Genesis games through an app. The app, simply titled Sega Classics... Read more ...

Virgin Galactic's latest test flight will take it to the edge of space

Virgin Galactic's latest test flight will take it to the edge of space

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is getting ready for its fourth powered flight, taking its VSS Unity spaceplane to the edge of space. It is the company's most ambitious... Read more ...

Spider-Man PS4's Silver Lining DLC Has A Release Date Now

Spider-Man PS4's Silver Lining DLC Has A Release Date Now

Marvel's Spider-Man has one more planned piece of DLC left to close out "The City That Never Sleeps" storyline. The final chapter, called Silver Lining, will launch on December... Read more ...

Watch the brilliant Geminid meteor shower celebrated by today's Google Doodle

Watch the brilliant Geminid meteor shower celebrated by today's Google Doodle

Today's Google Doodle takes its viewers on a short, astronomical journey, showing how the combination of a distant space rock, the Sun, and Earth's atmosphere manage to bring... Read more ...

Qualcomm wants China's ban to include iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR; ITC to...

Qualcomm wants China's ban to include iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR; ITC to review U.S. ruling

On Monday, a court in China agreed to Qualcomm's request for a preliminary importation and sales ban in the country on older Apple iPhone models. The Fuzhou Intermediate... Read more ...

Postmates has created a robot to speed up and automate its deliveries

Postmates has created a robot to speed up and automate its deliveries

Postmates, the food and grocery delivery company that operates across 134 cities in the US , has announced an autonomous delivery robot called Serve. This small robot can carry... Read more ...

Apple will splash out $1 billion on new Austin campus

Apple will splash out $1 billion on new Austin campus

After losing the title of the most valuable company of the world to Microsoft, Apple is looking to expand its network of offices. The iPhone maker said that it'll invest $1... Read more ...

Pokémon Go's Trainer Versus Trainer Combat Is Now Live

Pokémon Go's Trainer Versus Trainer Combat Is Now Live

The long-promised feature of being able to fight against other trainers is now officially integrated into Pokémon Go. ❗ GOBattle ALERT: Trainers level 10 and up can now start... Read more ...