Google this week published an interesting blog post which instructed app developers how to disable a major security setting in Apple's upcoming new iOS 9 operating system so Google could send ads. OS 9 is Apple's new software update for iPhones and iPads. Show More Summary
Communication / productivity tool Slack is starting to blend in with Windows 10 after its latest update. In version 1.2.0, notifications show up in the desktop OS' Action Center, and clicking them links directly to the appropriate conversation in the app. Show More Summary
Microsoft today published a new video to promote their latest OS with quotes from Windows 10 reviews across the web. Fans and press all around the world are raving about Windows 10. See what they love about the best Windows yet.
While we wait for Microsoft to release a new build of Windows 10 Mobile for members of the Windows Insider program, a site has posted what it says are leaked screenshots of a new version of the OS, with the build number 10534.
Ever wonder if there's more to the Calculator app on the Mac than just a simple four-function calculator? Here's a quick tour of some of its best features... The post Cool Mac OS X calculator tricks! appeared first on Ask Dave Taylo...
Check out these action, RPG, strategy and casual games if you're looking for a browser-based pastime or quick gaming fix for your Chromebook.
I’ve always been a Windows guy, at least as long as I’ve been working for MakeUseOf. Windows 95, Windows ME, XP, Windows 7… like many of you I’ve adopted, studied the OS, adapted, and eventually learned to love each of them for different reasons. Show More Summary
With Aura, you can skip the Mail app and still get desktop notifications on your Mac for new Gmail messages.
You’ll be able to watch Apple’s September 9th event on a Windows 10 PC. Traditionally, Apple has limited the livestream to its own Safari browser on iOS and OS X operating systems—barring workarounds—but this time you can officially watch it in the new Microsoft Edge browser. Read more...
By now, many Windows users have converted to Windows 10, or at least have been staring at the “Upgrade Now!” notification pop-up for a week or two. It’s kind of a weird transition, as Microsoft has never had mandatory full OS upgrades before, and Windows 7, or even 8, may [...]
Venturebeat reports on a survey by GlobalWebIndex which found 10% of WhatsApp users worldwide own Windows Phones. This number is in contrast to the around 2-3% market share for the OS when looking at web usage statistics, and appears to be a reflection of WhatsApp’s own strength in emerging markets and Europe, where Windows Phone […]
Cyanogen OS 12.1 is now rolling out to the OnePlus One! This is probably the biggest update Cyanogen OS is going to get ahead of Marshmallow availability. It brings a ton of great new features and changes you'll want to get your hands on ASAP.
It's fair to say that Windows 10 has been received with mixed attitudes in the tech community. The security and Windows Update issues are definitely a concern for the OS as it moves into the future, but for most people upgrading fromWindows 7 or Windows 8, the OS is familiar [...]
Microsoft’s Windows 10 was and is largely a game-changer for the tech giant. The latest OS brings a host of different updates, including putting the power of a digital assistant in your search bar and introducing a brand-new browser that allows you to annotate and draw on webpages. Show More Summary
We recently posted that Windows 10 Mobile was pretty large, which seemed to preclude having the OS on 4 Gb handsets. NokiaPowerUser however recalled that Microsoft has posted the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 Mobile already some time ago. At the time we were surprised the OS would indeed support 512 Mb RAM and […]
We’ve written plenty about Chromebooks at MakeUseOf, and by following their progression it’s easy to tell how much these devices have evolved. From the humble Chrome browser shell to today’s full-featured OS that allows you to do quite a bit, the Chromebook is a serious contender in the laptop-lite world. Show More Summary
If you use Gmail – and let’s face it, most of us do – one of the biggest draws of using a external app, like OS X Mail, is being able to get Notifications when new emails arrive. Unfortunately, though, many email apps don’t support Gmail’s best features natively, like labeling, search, or its automatically […]
An experimental build of the Unity editor arrived on Linux, joining Mac OS X and Windows as the third main platform.
Previously we stated here that “Microsoft has finished up the core of the underlying OS for the most part and is now working on bug fixes and feature optimizations with an internal target date of September for completion”, now we may have the date for when this build or one on the same branch is to be […]
The OnePlus One is currently getting upgraded to Cyanogen OS 12.1, which happens to be based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.