Misc Software

Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

AI and machine-learning tools aim to make it easier to search for audio and video files.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 10:40AM
Google tracks user data even when they go 'Incognito'

Google tracks user data even when they go 'Incognito'

The company claims that the Chrome feature lets users browse privately.
By a Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 9:08AM
Slack now worth a whopping $US7bn

Slack now worth a whopping $US7bn

Communication platform has just completed a $US427 million investment round.
By a Staff Writer Aug 23 2018, 8:44AM
Security updates issued for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux

Security updates issued for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux

The US-Cert announced updates and patches for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux kernel, respectively, to address a host of vulnerabilities.
By Robert Able Aug 20 2018, 4:00PM
Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements

Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements

Moonchild Productions has unveiled Pale Moon 28.0 for Windows and Linux, the first major update of its Firefox-based browser since November 2016.
By Nick Peers Aug 20 2018, 3:55PM
Quickly remove unwanted bundleware using the latest IObit Uninstaller 8

Quickly remove unwanted bundleware using the latest IObit Uninstaller 8

One issue many PC users consistently experience is the inability to install updated versions of their favourite software.
By Chris Wiles Aug 16 2018, 11:09AM
Mozilla patches critical Thunderbird bugs that can cause exploitable crashes

Mozilla patches critical Thunderbird bugs that can cause exploitable crashes

The Mozilla Foundation has released the latest version of its Thunderbird email client, fixing 14 security vulnerabilities, including five critical ones, three of which can result in a potentially exploitable crash.
By Bradley Barth Aug 10 2018, 11:49AM
Thunderbird 60.0 unveils new look, major improvements

Thunderbird 60.0 unveils new look, major improvements

Mozilla has released Thunderbird 60.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Also released in portable form for Windows users, Thunderbird is Mozilla’s free and open-source email client.
By Nick Peers Aug 8 2018, 10:51AM
Avast pulls latest CCleaner update following privacy outrage

Avast pulls latest CCleaner update following privacy outrage

Version 5.45 made changes to data collection and removed privacy settings from its free version altogether.
By a Staff Writer Aug 7 2018, 9:21AM
What does your boss know about you?

What does your boss know about you?

Think your private messages on work systems are safe? Think again. Here's what your boss can see on Slack, G Suite, and Office 365.
By a Staff Writer Aug 3 2018, 9:25AM
Google Chrome now tells you if a site you're visiting is "not secure"

Google Chrome now tells you if a site you're visiting is "not secure"

Unsecured HTTP pages will now be flagged by Chrome as secure HTTPS becomes the norm.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 26 2018, 11:11AM
GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

Code repository will also offer admins fixes from the developer community.
By Joe Curtis Jul 17 2018, 10:37AM
Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

New Site Isolation feature will use about 10-13% of memory to cut down side-channel attacks.
By a Staff Writer Jul 16 2018, 9:03AM
7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

AirPlay reinvents itself to bring you stereo HomePods and wireless multi-room audio.
By Craig Grannell Jul 12 2018, 11:24AM
WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issued an out of band security and maintenance release yesterday with version 4.9.7 being pushed live patching 18 bugs in the content management system.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:21AM
Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple got a small head start on Patch Tuesday pushing out updates for seven products on 9 July, including, iTunes, Safari and iOS.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:14AM
This popular Google Chrome browser extension is tracking your every move

This popular Google Chrome browser extension is tracking your every move

A 'Stylish' browser extension is riddled with spyware.
By a Staff Writer Jul 5 2018, 11:00AM
How to: Delete your Skype account

How to: Delete your Skype account

Want to delete your Skype account but don't know how? Read on for our handy guide.
By a Staff Writer Jul 4 2018, 10:19AM
Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera Software has released Opera 54.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
By Nick Peers Jul 2 2018, 10:51AM
Mozilla issues critical patches for Firefox

Mozilla issues critical patches for Firefox

Mozilla issued security advisories for Firefox ESR 52.9, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox 61 with the majority being rated as critical or high.
By Doug Olenick Jun 29 2018, 10:36AM