Microsoft reveals Windows Sandbox: Run any app in a non reusable virtual device

Microsoft reveals Windows Sandbox: Run any app in a non reusable...

A few months ago, Microsoft let slip a forthcoming Windows 10 feature that was, at the time, called InPrivate Desktop: a lightweight virtual machine for running untrusted applications in an isolated environment. That feature has now been officially announced with a new name, Windows Sandbox. Windows 10 already uses virtual machines to increase isolation between…
Let’s stop worshipping Silicon Valley in 2019

Let’s stop worshipping Silicon Valley in 2019

Silicon Valley is basically this American generation’s Detroit. It’s a business hub, an economic engine, and the stuff we’re most proud of producing comes from there. We deify all the Silicon Valley bullshit.  Fail fast. Break things. Venture capital. But what if this is all leading us down the wrong path? Let’s analyze this through…
2019 will be a critical year for Southeast Asian tech start-ups

2019 will be a critical year for Southeast Asian tech start-ups

With a rising middle class and a booming tech startup scene, Southeast Asia (SEA) sits where China did 10 years ago — on the cusp of a major economic boom fueled by the tech industry. The only questions over the last few years have been: When will the tipping point be reached, and when will…
Apple’s iOS 12.1.2 repairs eSIM and cellular bugs, however there may be more to it

Apple’s iOS 12.1.2 repairs eSIM and cellular bugs, however there may...

Samuel Axon Apple released a new version of iOS yesterday, and the public notes this time apply just to iPhones. Labeled iOS 12.1.2, it arrives just two weeks after 12.1.1 hit, and primarily, it fixes a couple of bugs. Both bugs are related to cellular connectivity and apply only to the three phones just released…
Research study: Changing in between gadgets is connected with poorer attention and memory

Research study: Changing in between gadgets is connected with poorer attention...

How many times have you sat down to watch TV or a movie, only to immediately shift your attention to your smartphone or tablet? Known as “media multitasking,” this phenomenon is so common that an estimated 178m US adults regularly use another device while watching TV. While some might assume that frequently shifting your attention…
Google isn’t the business that we must have handed the Web over to

Google isn’t the business that we must have handed the Web...

With Microsoft's decision to end development of its own Web rendering engine and switch to Chromium, control over the Web has functionally been ceded to Google. That's a worrying turn of events, given the company's past behavior. Chrome itself has about 72 percent of the desktop-browser market share. Edge has about 4 percent. Opera, based…
How an app can assist battle solitude in old individuals at Christmas

How an app can assist battle solitude in old individuals at...

While loneliness is experienced by all ages, it’s especially pronounced in older people. In the UK, 51 percent of all people aged 75 and over live alone and approximately 6 percent of older adults leave their house once a week or less. An increasing proportion of these older adults live in rural areas. In an age when…
Huawei Watch GT evaluation: When software and hardware do not fit together

Huawei Watch GT evaluation: When software and hardware do not fit...

Valentina Palladino Only a handful of wearable operating systems exists today. Dominating the market are watchOS and Wear OS, unsurprisingly so, as they accompany the two most popular smartphone operating systems. But there are a few challengers out there, like Samsung's Tizen and Fitbit OS, that give users other options. Variety is good, so I'm…
Do not purchase a 5G smart device– a minimum of, not for a while

Do not purchase a 5G smart device– a minimum of, not...

Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. 2019 is going to be the year of 5G—at least, that's what the cellular industry keeps saying. We're going to see the launch of several 5G smartphones from OEMs like Samsung, Motorola, and OnePlus, and carriers will be tripping over…
How social networks waters down clinical discoveries into clickbait

How social networks waters down clinical discoveries into clickbait

When news breaks – whether the story of a disease outbreak, a terrorist attack, or a natural disaster – people increasingly turn to the internet and social media. Individuals use Twitter and Facebook as primary sources for news and information. Social media platforms – including Reddit, Wikipedia, and other emerging outlets such as Snapchat –…
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