HOW TO BLOCK SPAM TEXTS AND ROBOCALLS FOR GOOD

The first time the call came through, my Robokiller app successfully intercepted and squelched it. The second time I was too fast....

WINDOWS 11 22H2 ARRIVES SOON - ARE YOU READY TO DEPLOY?

The development of Windows 11 22H2 is in the home stretch, which means as an IT admin, I'm paying attention to some of the features...

 
 
 

CANVA LAUNCHES WHITEBOARDS FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS' PREDESIGN PROCESS

Graphics software provider Canva has announced the launch of Canva Whiteboards, enabling users to workshop, brainstorm and collaborate...

WHAT IS USB RESTRICTED MODE IN MACOS VENTURA, AND WHY DO YOU WANT IT?

Once upon a time, one attack vector for industrial sabotage consisted of exfiltrating data from Macs using a standard-issue USB storage...

 
 
 

Q&A: HOW EMPLOYEE MONITORING CAN SOMETIMES DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Digital surveillance in the workplace became a growing concern for many workers during the COVID-19 pandemic , with a reported increase...

PATCH TUESDAY UPDATE ADDRESSES 123 VULNERABILITIES, TWO CRITICAL ZERO-DAYS

Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday release addresses 123 security issues in Microsoft Windows, Office, Exchange and Visual Studio - and...

 
 
 

NVIDIA: AVATARS COULD REPLACE HUMAN SPEAKERS

(Disclosure NVIDIA is a client of the author) Nvidia this week presented its view of the future of the Metaverse at Siggraph. As expected,...

WHAT APPLE'S FREEFORM COLLABORATION APP OFFERS REMOTE TEAMS

Apple's Freeform collaboration tool, due out "later this year," is designed to give remote teams a limitless virtual whiteboard within...

 
 
 

10 OUT-OF-SIGHT GOOGLE PIXEL SETTINGS WORTH SURFACING

With some phones, the hardware itself is the primary point of appeal. Google's self-made Pixel devices take a decidedly different approach....

APPLE BUILDS SLOWLY, THINKS LATERALLY, KNOWS ITS CUSTOMERS

As development of its AR glasses inches toward the release of v.1, Apple's innovation engine continues to churn - and now the company...

 
 
 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE METAVERSE OFFICE OF THE FUTURE

It's easy to say, as many have in recent months, that the office of the future is in the so-called metaverse or that the metaverse...

IN A HYBRID WORKFORCE WORLD, WHAT HAPPENS TO ALL THAT OFFICE SPACE?

Offices are getting smaller - or at least companies that own or lease office space are now using less of it, according to the 2022...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT URGES WINDOWS USERS TO RUN PATCH FOR DOGWALK ZERO-DAY EXPLOIT

Microsoft has confirmed that a high-severity, zero-day security vulnerability is actively being exploited by threat actors and is advising...

HAS APPLE INVENTED ONE RING TO RULE THEM ALL?

What does a company that's already created excellent accessibility solutions and is preparing to introduce a mixed-reality device do...

 
 
 

COMPANIES MOVE TO DROP COLLEGE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW HIRES, FOCUS ON SKILLS

At Google, a four-year degree is not required for almost any role at the company - and a computer science degree isn't required for...

7 GBOARD SETTINGS THAT'LL SUPERCHARGE YOUR ANDROID TYPING

If there's one place where saved seconds can seriously add up, it's in your smartphone's on-screen keyboard. This doesn't get nearly...

 
 
 

PARALLELS - THE EASIEST WAY TO RUN WINDOWS ON ANY MAC

If you work in a multi-platform environment and need a solution that lets you run a licensed version of Windows on your M1 Mac, the...

CHIPS AND SCIENCE ACT BECOMES LAW, AS US CHIPMAKING INVESTMENTS RISE

President Biden on Tuesday signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act, which includes a $52.7 billion package of subsidies and grants...

 
 
 

Q&A: COMPUTER CHIP START-UP CTO: OUR BUSINESS ISN'T BORING - OR A CAREER DEAD END

FISemiconductors are in virtually every electronic device that leaves a factory today, and the US government has planted a flag in...

BIG CLOUDS AREN'T ALWAYS THE RIGHT FIT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Usually, when it comes to a business cloud decision, you're going to go with one of the big players: Amazon Web Services , Google Cloud...

 
 
 



Nintendo says Switch won't get price increase ‘at this point'

Nintendo says Switch won't get price increase ‘at this point'

Nintendo says it isn't planning to raise the price of its Switch system "at this point" in time. Speaking to Nikkei Asia , Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said that... Read more ...

The Pixel 6a's OLED Screen Can Be Modded to Run at 90Hz

The Pixel 6a's OLED Screen Can Be Modded to Run at 90Hz

The Google Pixel 6a launched a few weeks ago to mostly positive reviews, which is no surprise. It offers almost everything you get with the more expensive Pixel 6 , which has... Read more ...

Microsoft Alleges Sony Pays Developers to Keep Games Off Game Pass

Microsoft Alleges Sony Pays Developers to Keep Games Off Game Pass

Another punch has been thrown in the Microsoft-versus-Sony battle as the former inches closer to its storied merger with Activision Blizzard. This time, Microsoft has attempted... Read more ...

Samsung's new Odyssey Ark is an enormous 55" 165Hz gaming monitor with...

Samsung's new Odyssey Ark is an enormous 55" 165Hz gaming monitor with "cockpit mode"

Samsung's latest addition to the Odyssey gaming monitor line is pretty bonkers - the Odyssey Arc has a curved 55” panel with 165Hz refresh rate. And wait until you see “cockpit... Read more ...

Android 13 arrives for Pixel phones starting today

Android 13 arrives for Pixel phones starting today

Android 13 is 2022's big Android update. | Image: Google This year's major Android update, Android 13, is officially releasing today for Google's Pixel phones, the search giant... Read more ...

Using a USB headset for Google Meet calls is finally getting simpler

Using a USB headset for Google Meet calls is finally getting simpler

Hooking up a USB accessory such as a headset or microphone for a Google Meet call is set to get a lot easier at last thanks to a new update to the service. The video... Read more ...

You can generate art like Dall-E with TikTok's latest filter

You can generate art like Dall-E with TikTok's latest filter

A recently released TikTok AI green screen filter lets you generate art like DALL-E. But don't expect it to match the quality of DALL-E's images. Read more ...

Zoom just fixed a major security flaw on Mac. Here's why you should update now

Zoom just fixed a major security flaw on Mac. Here's why you should update now

Zoom spent the weekend patching a major security flaw in its Mac app, and the update is available right now. Read more ...

Marvel's Spider-Man had a scrapped multiplayer mode and it sounds amazing

Marvel's Spider-Man had a scrapped multiplayer mode and it sounds amazing

Insomniac Games seemingly scrapped a multiplayer mode for Marvel's Spider-Man, according to a recent datamine. Having arrived on PC last week, fans quickly began datamining... Read more ...

Watch a NASA moon rover complete a lunar obstacle course

Watch a NASA moon rover complete a lunar obstacle course

A prototype of the lunar rover demonstrated its capabilities in navigating the moon's challenging terrain. Read more ...