SpaceX is going to Mars. Not immediately, and many things are still uncertain, but the company sure has grand plans — from the initial flights with the Dragon, to send colonists to the red planet in a huge rocket — and all that within...Show More Summary
At Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta, Bryan Goode, Microsoft general manager for the Office 365 shared product team, talks where he wants to take the productivity suite for both the desktop and mobile versions. More »
Samsung Pay, Samsung’s mobile and desktop payments platform, is now officially one year old. According to Samsung, the platform supports over 500 banks, representing over 80% of the US debit and credit card market. To celebrate this joyous occasion, Samsung is adding in support for coupons. Show More Summary
Linux is awesome. In fact, I’ve already told you some of the reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows. But if it’s so good, why do less than 2% of desktop computers actively run a Linux-based operating system? That’s a really tough question to answer. Show More Summary
In a Bluetooth speaker? In a messaging app? In a desktop OS? No. Your personal assistant should be in your ear. Here's why. In a Bluetooth speaker? In a messaging app? In a desktop OS? No. Your personal assistant should be in your ear. Show More Summary
Great piece by Rich Trouton exploring the details of how iCloud Desktop and Document syncing works. He makes a good point here: Currently, Apple provides 5 GB of storage space for free for iCloud users. That 5 GB of storage includes storage for your iCloud email, your iCloud backups for your iOS device(s), your iCloud Photo library and iCloud Drive. Show More Summary
Last week I warned users to be skeptical of the new macOS Sierra storage features. Prominent blogger Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo gave an object lesson in a post describing the disappearance of all his home Mac Desktop and Documents folders, thanks to a bug. Here's what happened.
Add-ins for Outlook on the web and desktop help us accomplish tasks quickly right from email, saving the time spent switching between apps or signing in to separate services. Microsoft today announced that they are bringing add-ins to Outlook for Mac 2016 users. All existing add-ins for Outlook on the web and desktop including the […]
The ultra-secure messaging app favored by Edward Snowden and many security analysts has finally landed on desktop. Signal, the app made by the same organization that powers the encryption in WhatsApp and other services, now has a dedicated...Show More Summary
While it’s arguably true that your choice of computer operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS) says a lot about you, there’s something else computer-related that reflects your personality: your desktop wallpaper. For example, having...Show More Summary
A Single Page Application (SPA) offers a desktop experience to users of a web application by loading a single html page, and dynamically updating it as required without reloading. However, a Symfony application may have hundreds of classes,...Show More Summary
TheOpen Live Writer blogging tool has been released as a Windows 10 PC app in the Windows Store. The team behind the app used Microsoft's Desktop App Converter tool to make this possible. ...
Another piece of Nielsen's total audience measurement rollout has fallen into place, as the company will launch its new digital content ratings metric this week. The ratings metric measures audiences across desktop and mobile devices...Show More Summary
Welcome to the second in my Drone Girl Art Series! See Part 1: I Fly Like A Girl here. These were created by my friend and artist Carli Krueger (who also designed my original logo) to provide some free wallpapers, including desktop backgrounds and smartphone lock screens. Show More Summary
Signal already offers the best way to send secure and privacy conscious messages on Android and iOS, and now, an update offers everyone the opportunity to use Signal on the desktop. More »
DarkSky, the popular iPhone and Android weather app with dazzling graphics and hyper-specific forecasts, has made a transition onto your desktop. The company launched DarkSky.net earlier this month in an effort to bring its design philosophy and forecasting prowess to a broader audience. Show More Summary
Chrome: Signal, the encrypted chat app built by Open Whisper Systems and approved by the likes of Edward Snowden, is now available as a desktop app through Chrome. Read more...
Signal has already offers the best way to send secure and privacy conscious messages on Android and iOS, and now, an update offers everyone the opportunity to us Signal’s on the desktop. Read more...
The next stage of Android's evolution is starting to come into focus. Google's Andromeda, like the galaxy, is vast, complex and — for the moment — unknowable. Slowly and quietly, Android has been growing into a desktop OS. (That's in...Show More Summary