Month: July 2015

How to Upgrade to Windows 10

MicrosoftWindows 10 is finally here, bringing the familiar desktop back to the forefront and introducing new treats like Cortana, the virtual assistant, and Edge, the browser that will finally erase those bad memories of Internet Explorer. Wondering how to get in on the goodness? Don’t worry. …

Windows 10 – The Review

It’s time for another new major update for Windows. This time around, though, it’s the last version of Windows, and it’s Windows 10. What happened to Windows 9? Some say “seven ate nine” while some say that the OS version number conflicts with Windows 95 and …

Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

It’s a few days before Windows 10 is officially slated to drop, and still, confusion abounds. Worse, many fallacies regarding Microsoft’s plans around upgrades and support for Win10 remain in circulation, despite efforts to dispel them. Here, with Windows 10 nearing the finish line, we once …

NoScript Tip: Check the whitelisted sites listing

NoScript is a powerful security add-on for the Firefox web browser that blocks the execution of scripts on websites and includes additional security features that improve protection on the Internet. NoScript users may whitelist sites temporary or permanently, and the difference between the two is that …

Google Acquires Mobile App Prototyping Tool Pixate

Google has acquired mobile app prototyping tool Pixate today, both companies have confirmed. Pixate had raised $3.8M from Accel Partners in 2013. It had popped out of the Y-Combinator oven previously (YC S12). Here’s what the Pixate CEO Paul Colton shared on their blog about the …

“Millions and Millions” Are Already Using Apple Music

Less than a month after the launch of streaming service Apple Music, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook announced that “Millions and millions of customers are already experiencing Apple Music and the number is growing substantially every day” as part of today’s poorly-received Q3 earnings report. The question …

Inside the Fake Town Built Just for Self-Driving Cars

Motown is trying to take back some swagger from Silicon Valley. The dominance of software in automobiles these days in everything from infotainment systems to safety and the coming autonomous revolution has made the San Francisco Bay Area a hub for the auto industry. Several leading …