- Apps and Software
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016
At the Microsoft Ignite conference, the company revealed that Windows 10 is now being used on 400 million devices and threat intelligence is now being shared across its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection services.
Valve's online gaming platform, Steam, is apparently due for a revamp soon. More details in the link.
Need to be at the airport at 4am next week but haven't booked a taxi? Book an Uber ride instead, as you can now schedule rides on the ride sharing app. Read on to find out more.
Monday, 26 Sep 2016
Google very recently and very quietly added a bunch of ASCII emoticon shortcuts to the latest Hangouts update (v13) for Android and Chrome browser. The emoticons range from /facepalm (－‸ლ) to everyone's favorite /tableflip (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻. View the full list after the jump.
Snapchat has decided it needs a pair of Spectacles to complete the Snapchat experience. The gadget works with the app itself, taking 10-second long videos before sending to your smartphone wirelessly.
Saturday, 24 Sep 2016
Whistleblower Edward Snowden warns that using Google Allo could jeopardize your privacy, as every message sent is recorded, and can be surrendered to local authorities if they file an official request for it. Find out how serious this is, after the jump!
Friday, 23 Sep 2016
Ride-sharing app Uber has received support from the Malaysian pension fund, KWAP, in the form of a US$30 million (approx. RM123 million) investment. Read on to find out more.
If you still have a Yahoo account, you need to change your password, like right this very moment.
Thursday, 22 Sep 2016
Opera 40, the latest version of Opera's desktop browser, now comes with a free built-in VPN. Opera started testing the feature in a developer version of the browser earlier this year, but it wasn't until now that it rolled it out officially.
Blizzard has announced that the Battle.net name will be dropped in the coming months, in favor of a name that will feature the Blizzard brand more prominently. It's been a good run, Battle.net.