Tag: ‘App

How To Block Shut Down And Restart On Windows 10

Windows 10 has an update problem; it releases problematic updates and there is no way to opt-out of them. The only thing users can do is defer installing an update. The second Windows 10 sees its chance, it will install the update and restart your system …

Uber drops cop-stopping 'Greyball' tool

  Company used Big Data algorithm to stop police getting Uber rides Uber has promised to stop using its 'Greyball' tool to dodge police, after it was revealed that the company was using Big Data to fool regulators with dummy vehicles. The tool uses information such …

Apple iOS 10.2.1 protects users from Weeping Angel

  Security community says Vault 7 content is "no surprise", but reckless Most iOS devices are protected against the CIA's alleged Weeping Angel attacks revealed by WikiLeaks last night, Apple has claimed. In a statement sent to IT Pro, the Cupertino company said: "The technology built …

Facebook Launches Facebook 360 App For VR Content

Facebook has dabbled in virtual reality technology in the past for its users and they’ll soon have an easier way to find VR content. Facebook announced Wednesday the launch of Facebook 360, an app that’ll exclusively highlight VR content from other Facebook pages and users. The …

Meteor: mobile and app speed test for Android

Meteor - App Speed Test is a free application for Google Android devices that tests the mobile connection speed and indicates how well popular apps will run with those speeds. Most mobile benchmark applications do the same thing: they test the ping, upload and download speed, …

How To Disable Your Webcam When Not In Use [Windows]

Webcams come integrated in all laptops available in the market today. A laptop that doesn’t have a webcam is unheard of. They’re so common that operating systems include a camera app right out of the box. Of course, webcams are also a security risk. Someone can …

VidCutter 3.0 Released with New Features, MPV Backend

VidCutter, the open-source video trimmer app we mentioned back in January, is back with a new release — and it’s a big one. ‘VidCutter 3.0 sees a complete rewrite of the multimedia backend, which now uses libmpv’ The cross-platform Qt5 app lets you quickly and easily …

Facebook TV: Video App Now Available For Apple TV

Facebook gave an early peek to its TV video app back in early February and now, it's available to the public. The social media network's video watching application can be downloaded for fourth-generation Apple TV users, according to a report from 9to5Mac. In the application, you …

How To Use Apple Pay And Samsung Pay

Apple and Samsung’s mobile payment methods provide a more efficient way for people to make purchases. Open an app and there your credit or debit cards will be. However, what does the process entail and is it trustworthy? Apple Pay: Apple Pay is only available on …

Google Photos Will Soon Allow Users To Archive Pictures

Google Photos, Google’s cloud service for storing users’ photos and videos, will be getting an upgrade soon. In a recent APK teardown, v2.10 of the app might possibly let users archive photos. The APK (Android application package) for v2.10 of the Google Photos app contains references …