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Quick Reply Support Announced For Next Update Of Chrome On Android

Just as messaging applications running on cellphone operating systems allow users to tap on notifications and reply to them from the notifications bar or lock screen directly without having to open up the application, Chrome on Android is expected to give out the same kind of smartphone notifications for websites…

Intel Gears Up for Low Voltage 14nm+ Amber Lake-Y Series 5 W TDP Chips with Boosted Core Clocks

Romanian tech news website NextLab501 and a Dell product listing on a Chilean website have taken the wraps off Intel’s low TDP, fanless Y series processors, the new Amber Lake lineup in a leak. According to NextLab501’s leak, all of the three processors will launch in the third quarter of…

Escape From Tarkov patch 0.9 adds the first boss, The Dealbreaker

Battlestate Games’ online multiplayer first person shooter just received another update. While Escape From Tarkov has been in closed beta for a while, every update brings it closer to the full release. Patch 0.9 aims to bring more content to the game by adding a new character as well as…

Google’s Fuchsia OS May End Android Legacy

Rumors first leaked about Google’s Zircon microkernel capability-based operating system on GitHub in the August of 2016 but the company didn’t take any official ownership of the project. Only in January of this year did Google substantiate the claims through a release of a guide featuring how to run the…

GrandCrab Ransomware v4.1.2 Theft Prevented With Salsa20 Algorithm

GrandCrab Ransomware installs itself into host computer systems through disguised online downloads, most reportedly in the form of PDF receipts, and encrypts the user’s local data by executing its .gdcb and .crab files. This ransomware is the most widespread malware of its kind and it uses the Magnitude Exploit Kit…

SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Bridges Barriers Between openSUSE and SLE

The SUSE Linux Enterprise is a multimodal operating system that is designed to handle business-critical workloads with an efficient and secure IT infrastructure. The latest release is designed to make it easier for openSUSE Linux community or development subscription users to upgrade their systems to the SUSE Linux Enterprise 15…

Unofficial Android P Released For Porting With Project Treble On Xiaomi Mi A1

A familiar criticism that has come out of the technology industry regarding the Android operating system is its fragmentation which comes out of its open source nature. When Android releases an update for its operating system, the update introduces an updated operating system framework whilst reworking the vendor implementation of…

Huawei Considers Display Hole Instead Of Notch For Its Upcoming Smartphone

Huawei is conceptualizing a prototype for a new smartphone and they’re doing away with the notched display in favor of a hole in your screen. The notch display trend became prominent with the Essential Phone PH-1 which was released on the 30th of May, 2017. The idea behind the notch…

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Discussion Forums Open Following Product Launch

Following the launch of the massive (literally) Xiaomi Mi Max 3, a forum has popped up on XDA Developers to facilitate discussion, expression, and thought exchange on the now available for purchase smartphone. The forum has been flooded with real life review posts discussing the phone’s speaker system, Wi-Fi strength…

Microsoft’s SwiftKey Keyboard Updated to include Significant Improvements for Arabic Dialects

Microsoft today just unveiled a significant update to its SwiftKey keyboard for Android including several enhancements and improvements. The update offers various new features such as support for Android P emoji, fixes for some bad bugs and most importantly, it brings significant improvements to Arabic languages’ keyboard. Just like it…

Enter the Gungeon expansion Advanced Gungeons & Draguns has launched

Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell rougelike with a retro art style developed by Dodge Roll. Earlier today, the latest expansion for the dungeon crawler launched. The Gungeons & Draguns expansion adds a new boss, new synergies and many quality of life improvements. Advanced Gungeons & Draguns “Master Gungeoneers…

Samsung Pushes Android July Security Updates to Note 5 Fixing Media Framework Vulnerability

A severe media framework security vulnerability that affected many Android devices put them at risk of being meddled with by outside malicious attackers who inject foreign files into the system to carry out their own commands in the command queue of an integral and privileged system process. It did not…

Windows Screen Sketch 10.1806.1901.0 Update Fixes Blurry Screenshot Bug

In May of this year, Microsoft announced that it would switch from its previous Windows in-built Snipping Tool to Screen Sketch which was first introduced as part of the Windows Ink Workspace but soon earned itself a stand-alone application as Windows’ screenshotting and editing tool. Lately, however, an issue with…

TalkBand B5 Earpiece On Your Wrist Accessory Released By Huawei Today

Gone are the days of Bluetooth earpieces and now are the days of smart watches that do just about everything from monitoring your health to answering your calls, or so we think. Huawei has just announced a morph of the two, the TalkBand B5, which is essentially a Bluetooth earpiece…

Microsoft brings UI Improvements with App Icon Gesture and Folder Support to its Launcher Beta Update

It seems to be a big week for Microsoft with regards to different updates and releases. Just today, the company has introduced some major improvements, animations and features to its Beta Launcher for Android. The latest update has bumped the app to version 4.12.0.44658. The official changelog for the app…

Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 become the first OS with leap seconds’ support

Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 will become the first ever operating systems to be extending support for leap seconds, Microsoft today revealed. The next Windows update which is scheduled for fall came after international governmental regulations from US and EU (FINRA, ESMA/MiFDII) demand higher accuracy in time as strict…

Unauthenticated Bypass Bug and Several Others Vulnerabilities Patched in Policy Suite v18.2.0

The networking and security hardware manufacturer, Cisco, is hit with its fifth major backdoor vulnerability for its Cisco Policy Suite in the last five months. Cisco is a company that specializes in creating networking solutions for service providers and enterprises. This allows the companies to manage, restrict, and monitor how…

Total War: ROME 2 Rise of the Republic Campaign DLC launches August 9th

Total War: Rome II is a strategy game developed by Creative Assemble. The Emperor Edition of the game was released in September 2013 and featured revamped graphics and improved on many aspects of the original. Today, Creative Assemble announced an upcoming story expansion for Total War: Rome II – Emperor…

Google aims to Enhance Chromes Performance on Android by Restricting BG Tab Usage to 5 Minutes

For anyone ever working on a metered internet connection, they would notice that Google Chrome tends to use a significant amount of their data allowance through simple web browsing. The reason behind this is that Google Chrome operates on a smart inference basis which it uses to download more data…

Microsoft’s OneNote ‘Online Video’ Button now makes it easier to Embed Videos in pages

Microsoft today has released a collection of new features for its OneNote app. The app’s product manager William Devereux announced the new updates for Windows 10 (version 16.0.10325.20049). Hey OneNote fans! We just released a new update on Windows 10 (version 16.0.10325.20049) with a number of features based directly on…

Raven Ridge APUs to receive performance gains in Mesa 18.2 drivers for Linux

Linux distros are notoriously finicky when it comes to Radeon GPUs (good luck getting APU-based 3D acceleration to work properly on Ubuntu), but AMD fans may have something to celebrate. A number of commits on the Raven Ridge Linux driver stack has revealed that the Mesa-based RADV Vulkan drivers are…

Android Messages 3.4 Brings Dark Theme And Chrome OS Support

With Apple’s outstanding integration of its phone services, iPad tablets, and MacBook laptop devices, other applications have also felt the need to create web based or computer-based clients that allow continuum in their phone services as well. Whatsapp has Whatsapp Web and now Android’s built-in messaging application, Android Messages, is…

VLC 3.1.0 for iOS and UWP introduces ChromeCast support

Great news for VLC users on iOS and UWP platforms – VideoLAN’s popular media player VLC has just been upgraded to VLC 3.1.0 for iOS and UWP, and it now features ChromeCast integration (which was already available on desktop and Android versions)! VideoLAN paid attention to boosting the hardware encoders…

Android P Beta Available On OnePlus 6: Bringing Pixel Gestures, DNS Over TLS, And A Rounded GUI

On the 7th of March, 2018, Google tickled our tech buds by intriguing us with some previews of Android’s ninth massive update, dubbed Android P.  The first developer’s preview was released on the same day, and since, many people have been awarded the opportunity to try out the new version…

Rainbow Six Siege mid-season patch makes major balance changes

The first season of the third year of Rainbow Six Siege is about to receive a major patch. While it will not add new content, the mid-season patch will bring buffs and nerfs to nine operators. Ubisoft shared the designer notes of the upcoming patch in which they explained their…