Google Chrome To Build In Drive-By Downloads Protection

There is a reason why it has been advised that users should not visit suspicious looking websites or click on suspicious links. Google has recently attempted to educate users on the dangers of that where these links could try to get users to give up their passwords to their banks and so on.


Next-Gen iPad, iPad Mini Might Not Come With Face ID

With Apple’s new iPad Pros launched last year, Apple finally brought Face ID technology to its iPads. We expect that this trend will continue this year, but unfortunately it won’t be for the iPad or iPad mini refresh that we have been hearing about. This is according to developer Steve Troughton-Smith who discovered references made to new iPads in the iOS 12.2 beta.


Apple Registers A Bunch Of New iPads Over In Europe

According to a recent report, it has been suggested that Apple has some new iPads in the works that could be launched in the first half of the year. This includes a refresh to the budget iPad that was introduced last year, and also a refresh to the iPad mini which hasn’t been refreshed in quite a while.


Touch ID On MacBooks Can Soon Be Used For Safari Autofill

When Apple introduced Touch ID on their MacBook Pro laptops, it seemed like a good idea and a faster way to log into the laptop as well as authorize payments. However apart from that, it didn’t really do anything else. However that could change as Apple seems to be expanding on the feature’s functionality.


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Google Duo Web Client Reportedly In The Works

For a while it seemed like Google’s Allo was the company’s next attempt at creating a consumer-based chat client, with Hangouts being focused towards enterprise users. Google even went as far as creating a web client for Allo that allowed users to chat with each other from their computers.


Google ‘Coral’ Device Benchmarked With Snapdragon 855, Android Q

We know that every year Google releases new Pixel smartphones. This launch usually takes place in the later part of the year, but it seems that Google might have something early in the works. According to a recent benchmark sighting, a device called “Coral” was spotted where it looks to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and runs on Android Q.


DeepMind AI Dominates Against Top StarCraft 2 Pros

There is the popular saying, “Practice makes perfect”. The principle behind it is that the more you work on something, in theory you should get better at it. This principle was put to the test when Google’s DeepMind AI trained to beat some of the world’s top StarCraft 2 pros, which they successfully did by winning 10-1.


Apple Music Support For Android Tablets Now Exits Beta

Designing apps for tablets is not as easy as you might think. Tablets have a larger display which means that you can’t just scale up an app for smartphones and stuff it into a tablet. However due to the way we interact with our tablets, you can’t design a UI that you would normally use on a laptop or desktop computer either.


Microsoft Office Is Finally Available From The Mac App Store

Say you want to download Microsoft Office on your MacBook. The first place you’d think about hitting up would be the Mac App Store. The only problem was that the company’s popular productivity suite wasn’t distributed through the store. That changes today. Microsoft Office is now finally available from the Mac App Store.


Acer Unveils New 11.6-inch Chromebook Laptops

Laptops come in a variety of sizes, with some being larger and more powerful, while others focus more on being portable and mobile. If you’re shopping for the latter, then you might be interested to learn that Acer has announced new 11.6-inch Chromebooks that can double up as tablets too.


Samsung Unveils A 15.6-inch 4K OLED Display

Laptop technology has evolved greatly over the years, where we are seeing slimmer laptops that can still pack quite a punch. However one thing missing from laptops would be OLED displays, where pretty much all laptops have relied on LCDs. However that is expected to change, thanks to Samsung who has recently taken the wraps off a 15.6-inch 4K OLED screen.


Microsoft Edge Now Warning Users About Sites With Fake News

Google’s Chrome has a built-in security feature which when you visit a potentially dangerous website, it will bring up a warning message that tries to keep you away from the website (unless you really insist on it). Microsoft’s Edge browser has a similar feature too, but it works for websites that it deems might be home to fake news.


Some MacBook Pro Users Are Experiencing Display Backlight Issues

Apple’s MacBook Pros represent the best that Apple has to offer in terms of laptops where they are not only compact, but powerful enough to make video edits even on the go. As such they are expensive and you would think that by paying a premium, you would be getting a premium grade product.


Western Digital Black SSDs Will Be Available With An Optional Heatsink

Western Digital’s Black series of performance-focused SSDs have been quite popular and the company is now shipping the latest iteration of this series. It’s evidently tilting the brand towards gamers which is in line with the trend of premium PC hardware being branded as essential for gamers. The WD Black SN750 SSDs are available now and will soon be available with an optional heatsink as well.