Get Ready for Windows 10 “Vanadium” and “Vibranium”

Get Ready for Windows 10 “Vanadium” and “Vibranium”

After naming Windows 10 releases after Halo and Minecraft, Microsoft decided to get serious. Windows 10’s upcoming April 2019 Update is codenamed 19H1. But, Microsoft has reportedly changed its mind and will embrace Marvel with…
The Key to a Secure Smart Home? A Secure Wi-Fi Network

The Key to a Secure Smart Home? A Secure Wi-Fi Network

We’ve talked a lot about the security of smarthome devices, but when it comes down to it, the most important step to secure your smarthome gear is to secure your Wi-Fi network, plain and simple. Recently, hacker…
What’s the Difference Between Optical and Digital Image Stabilization?

What’s the Difference Between Optical and Digital Image Stabilization?

If you’ve ever tried to take video on your phone while walking, you know keeping the image still is tricky. There’s some neat technology designed to reduce that shaky-cam effect, and there are two different…
What Does It Mean for a Photo to be “Sharp?”

What Does It Mean for a Photo to be “Sharp?”

In photography, we strive to take “sharp” photos. Generally, this means that you want the subject to be in focus with clear lines, crisp details, and no (unintended) blurring. It’s a combination of accurate focus,…
Apple’s Chips Are as Fast as a Modern Gaming Console, Too

Apple’s Chips Are as Fast as a Modern Gaming Console, Too

On mobile platforms, the CPU is part of a system-on-a-chip (SoC) that includes a graphics processor (GPU) as well as a CPU. And the GPUs on these mobile chips are getting pretty impressive, too. Apple…
Amazon opens up Alexa for Business to third-party devices

Amazon opens up Alexa for Business to third-party devices

Alexa can now be integrated into office equipment such as audio calling headsets and video conferencing systems. Amazon has created an Alexa for Business integration for third-party device makers, allowing its the popular voice assistant to be…
Dropbox Paper adds timelines for team project planning

Dropbox Paper adds timelines for team project planning

Dropbox has brought project planning capabilities to its collaborative word processing tool, Paper, with the addition of a new timeline feature. Paper was unveiled in 2015 as Dropboxaimed to expand its cloud document storage business. The…
Windows Server 2019 remains in release limbo

Windows Server 2019 remains in release limbo

Almost lost in the noise about Microsoft yanking Windows 10’s latest upgrade from distribution was the Redmond, Wash. company’s decision to do the same thing with the newest Windows Server editions. Both Windows Server 2019…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens while testifying before a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing regarding the company's use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill on April 10, 2018.

Facebook hits 2.27 billion monthly active users as earnings stabilize

Facebook avoided a repeat of its disastrous second quarter on Tuesday, reporting that the company’s social network now serves 2.27 billion monthly users. The company announced that it generated revenue of $13.7 billion in the…

Gmail for iOS now lets you view all of your accounts in a single inbox

Today, Google announced that all of the email accounts you manage in the Gmail app on iOS can be viewed in a single, universal inbox. In the past, you could access multiple accounts managed by Gmail, but…