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Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

This morning Google made an official comment on the fabled Android Dark Theme. “We have added support for a Dark theme to be applied to quick settings and launcher under Settings -> Display ->
Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

Android Dark Theme: Fans want a toggle, a Google promise

This morning Google made an official comment on the fabled Android Dark Theme. “We have added support for a Dark theme to be applied to quick settings and launcher under Settings -> Display ->
Adblock Plus wants to use blockchain to call out fake news

Adblock Plus wants to use blockchain to call out fake news

eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy. Which is just as well given its new “passion project”: A browser add-on that labels

Tech Tip: Battling Adware That Redirects Your Browser

If your browser is suddenly full of pop-up ads or taking you to sites you didn’t request, you probably have a malware infection.

A New Era of Frankensoftware Is Upon Us

But that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India

Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India

Sweden’s Truecaller started out life as a service that screens calls and messages to weed out spammers. In recent times the company has switched its focus to India, its largest market based on users,

Google Brings Offline Neural Machine Translations For 59 Languages To Its Translate App

Google is rolling out offline Neural Machine Translation (NMT) support for 59 languages in the Translate apps. Some of the supported languages include Arabic, Chinese, English, German, Japanese,
Cortana will helpfully let you break into locked Windows PCs

Cortana will helpfully let you break into locked Windows PCs

The ubiquity of voice-controlled smart assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri, and even Microsoft Cortana should probably motivate an audit of our platforms’ security features.
Cortana will helpfully let you break into locked Windows PCs

Cortana will helpfully let you break into locked Windows PCs

The ubiquity of voice-controlled smart assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri, and even Microsoft Cortana should probably motivate an audit of our platforms’ security features.
Chromebooks with Linux can run Windows apps but it’s not easy

Chromebooks with Linux can run Windows apps but it’s not easy

It really seems that Chrome OS is being groomed to be the one OS that runs them all. Well almost all. In addition to its native Chrome-based platform, it now supports Android through Google Play Store
Chromebooks with Linux can run Windows apps but it’s not easy

Chromebooks with Linux can run Windows apps but it’s not easy

It really seems that Chrome OS is being groomed to be the one OS that runs them all. Well almost all. In addition to its native Chrome-based platform, it now supports Android through Google Play Store
Chrome will block installing extensions outside its Web Store

Chrome will block installing extensions outside its Web Store

Once upon a time, OK not so long ago, browsers such as Chrome and Firefox fought for supremacy over browser extensions. That war has seemingly simmered down but the remnants threaten the security of
Chrome will block installing extensions outside its Web Store

Chrome will block installing extensions outside its Web Store

Once upon a time, OK not so long ago, browsers such as Chrome and Firefox fought for supremacy over browser extensions. That war has seemingly simmered down but the remnants threaten the security of

Deadly battles continue to power hit video games

Bandits, soldiers, demons, zombies, aliens and other enemies will be shot, stabbed, bludgeoned, incinerated, or even blow up on the show floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo opening here

Ubisoft sees blockbusters shaped by fans and stars

French video game giant Ubisoft is teaming up with a firm founded by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt to crowd source material for a forthcoming title, the companies announced Monday on the eve of the
StrongVPN review: A good VPN service for rookies

StrongVPN review: A good VPN service for rookies

StrongVPN in brief: P2P allowed: Yes Business location: Dallas, Texas Number of servers: 650+ Number of country locations: 24 Cost: $70 per year VPN protocol: IKEv2 Data encryption: 256-bit
1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

1Password 7 for Mac has a variety of small improvements and a fresher design that add up to a nice bump justifying the version number. But because its maker, AgileBits, switched to a subscription

Booming world of play revs E3 video game extravaganza

Pulse-pounding new video games and more ways to enjoy them are at the center of the Electronic Entertainment Expo extravaganza officially kicking off here on Tuesday.
Nik Collection Is Back, But It Comes at a Price

Nik Collection Is Back, But It Comes at a Price

The Nik Collection photo editing suite is back again, but this time the latest iteration of the popular plugin has a modest price tag. [ Read More ]
US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018

US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018

With Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub this week, we can now decisively declare a trend: 2018 is shaping up as a darn good year for U.S. venture-backed M&A.