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The 11 most useful features in iOS 12

Business Insider--iOS 12 is here. Apple unveiled the newest iPhone and iPad software in June, but launched the big update in September. If you're new to iOS 12, here's the best it has to offer.
November 05, 2018 Go to Business Insider

Apple's laptop line is more of a mess than ever

Engadget--What's the point of the 12-inch MacBook if the MacBook Air exists?
November 04, 2018 Go to Engadget

Facebook Messenger Message Regret? Now You Can Unsend Like This

HotHardware--Facebook will soon implement a new feature that will allow users to unsend messages sent to others on its Messenger service.
October 15, 2018 Go to HotHardware

Hackers and governments can see you through your phone's camera - here's how to protect yourself

Business Insider--Most people know that computers can have malware, but did you know your cell phone is also vulnerable?
October 08, 2018 Go to Business Insider

5 Powerful Tips And Tricks For Print Style Sheets

Smashing Magazine--Print continues to be treated somewhat cursorily by most Web designers, who tend to be obsessed with pixels rather than printers.
September 18, 2018 Go to Smashing Magazine

Chrome 69 kills off www in URLs: Here's why Google's move has made people angry

ZDNet--Chrome users protest Google's decision to cut out the www in the address bar.
September 07, 2018 Go to ZDNet

Skype finally adds call recording

TechCrunch--Skype is the communication tool of choice (and necessity) for millions, but it has always lacked a basic feature that no doubt many of those millions have requested: call recording. Well, Microsoft finally heard our cries, and recording is now built into Skype on both desktop and mobile.
September 04, 2018 Go to TechCrunch

6 Ways Google Chrome Changed the Way We Web

Gizmodo--So, Chrome is ten years old. Officially in the double-digits. Soon it’ll be getting wispy chin-hairs and its voice will be cracking. That said, Google’s browser has accomplished a lot in the ten years that it’s been around. It went from a latecomer in the Browser Wars, with just a 1-percent market share early on launch, and now it’s the most-used browser in the world, with around 60-percent market
September 02, 2018 Go to Gizmodo

Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren't using it

Engadget--Skype is going back to basics by dropping Highlights and focusing on what you actually use.
September 02, 2018 Go to Engadget