Apple wants to patent autocorrect highlighting

April 29, 2016 1 min read


There’s a never-ending stream of patent applications coming out of Cupertino. One that was discovered recently wants to make sure your contacts know when autocorrect intervenes. Apple filed their application last July. It’s […]

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Microsoft locks Cortana to Edge and Bing on Windows 10

April 29, 2016 1 min read


Other browsers and search engines, Cortana’s got something to tell you. She’s breaking up with you. But don’t feel bad, it’s not you. It’s her. See, according to Microsoft, Cortana was built to […]

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Windows 10 upgrade nag screen interrupts live weather broadcast

April 28, 2016 1 min read


Heavy rains aren’t the only thing in tonight’s weather forecast. There’s also a Windows 10 front moving in, and it’s bringing a 100% chance of nag screens. Apparently the KCCI 8 Storm Team […]

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German nuclear plant found riddled with Conficker, other viruses

April 27, 2016 1 min read

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Malware has been running wild at a German nuclear plant, but don’t worry, its operators say that it’s no big deal because the facility isn’t connected to the Internet. That’s definitely a good […]

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Dropbox Project Infinite: all your files without the hard drive space

April 26, 2016 1 min read

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Dropbox is a great way to make sure you can access all your files on all your computers. And now it’s even better, because it lets you take your whole Dropbox with you […]

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Chrome OS devices will soon run millions of Android apps

April 25, 2016 1 min read

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There was a time not too long ago that Chromebooks were selling worse than Windows RT devices. Yes, really. Now, Windows RT is dead and Chrome OS devices will soon be able to […]

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Opera browser now comes with a free built-in VPN

April 21, 2016 1 min read


Opera may never overtake the other big browsers, but it just became a lot more attractive to privacy-minded users. Opera’s developer edition has started shipping with a built-in VPN, and it’s totally free […]

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iOS devices can be bricked remotely and silently with 1970 bug

April 18, 2016 1 min read


Connecting to a WiFi network is all it takes to potentially have your unpatched iOS device bricked.

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Apple abandons QuickTime for Windows, leaves critical flaws unpatched

April 15, 2016 1 min read


Do you still have QuickTime installed on your Windows PC? Then it’s time to do yourself a favor and uninstall it once and for all. See, Apple has announced that they’re no longer […]

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Microsoft was serious about Linux apps running natively on Windows 10

April 13, 2016 1 min read


Things got a little freaky last week when Microsoft and Canonical showed us Bash running natively on Windows 10. It turns out that was just the tip of the iceberg. Though most reports […]

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Microsoft is putting QR codes on Windows 10 BSODs for easier lookups

April 12, 2016 1 min read

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When Windows 10 launched, Microsoft made a minor tweak to the Blue Screen of Death: they added an emoticon. Hopefully you’ve never seen it, and hopefully you’ll also never see their newest addition. […]

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Taco Bell wants you to order your Locos Tacos from an AI chat bot

April 07, 2016 1 min read


You can place an order with Domino’s just by tapping an icon on your phone’s home screen. It’s efficient, but a little sterile. Taco Bell is working on something a bit more engaging, […]

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