Apple’s Electromagnet Patent Could Protect iPhones & iPads When Dropped

When you think about how expensive an iPhone and an iPad is, you probably get that sinking feeling in your heart when you drop either device. Sometimes you get lucky and there is no damage, but sometimes you get a bit unlucky and the damage can be pretty bad, resulting in the device being rendered unusable.


Microsoft Has Fixed Windows 10 Update Bug That Deleted Files

Earlier this week Microsoft had pulled a Windows 10 update after users had reported that due to a bug, some of their files were deleted  after updating. The good news is that Microsoft appears to have found the bug and fixed it, according to a post on the Windows Blog, and have already issued the latest update to its Windows Insiders.


The Google Pixel Slate: An Impressive Tablet

It’s been a while since the last Google Tablet, and what a comeback: the Pixel Slate is a 12.3” tablet that runs on Chrome OS, the same operating system that not only powers Chromebook laptops, but can also run Android apps. This means that the Pixel Slate is a potent productivity computer, like iPad Pro or Surface Pro.


Microsoft Confirms Sticky Notes Will Soon Be Coming To iOS & Android

A couple of months ago, a report suggested that one of Windows 10’s features, Sticky Notes, could eventually find its way to mobile. For those who are unfamiliar with the app, it’s basically Microsoft’s version of Notes on macOS and iOS, but the difference is that it acts like virtual sticky notes where you can paste it over your desktop for little reminders and memos.


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iOS 12 Users Can No Longer Downgrade To iOS 11

iOS 12 has been released for several weeks now and if for whatever reason you’re thinking that maybe you would be better off using iOS 11, you might be disappointed to learn that will no longer be possible. This is because Apple has stopped signing copies of iOS 11.4.1 which was the latest version of iOS before iOS 12.


More Alleged iPad Pro (2018) Details Revealed

At Apple’s event last month where the new iPhones were revealed, Apple did not mention anything about the iPad which left many to speculate that the new devices could be revealed this month. Whether or not that is still set to happen remains to be seen, but it seems that we might have more details about it.


Chrome 70 Could Potentially Break Hundreds Of Websites

While Google Chrome isn’t the only browser available in the market today, given how many people use it, it’s safe to say that many of the changes Google makes to its browser affects the way websites are created/developed. Take for example how Google has started marking websites that use the HTTP protocol as “not secure”.


Intel 28-Core Xeon CPU Unveiled, Release Set For December

Intel unveiled its new 9th Generation Core processors today and also followed through on a promise. The company had said back at Computex that it would be unveiling a bonkers 28 core CPU and it has done just that today. The Xeon W-3175X is that 28 core CPU that’s even more specialized of a chip than Intel’s 18 core X-series released last year.


New Intel 9th Generation Processors Include The ‘Best Gaming Processor’

The new Intel 9th generation processors have been officially unveiled today. Even though the company is calling them 9th generation chips, they are actually based on the company’s existing 14nm process technology. It has been used by the company going as far back as the 5th generation chips that were released back in 2014. The particular process technology being used for this generation is called 14nm++ and Intel introduced it […]


HP Launches Its Thinnest Chromebook Convertible

HP is a major player in the Chromebook market and the company today launched its thinnest Chrome OS-powered convertible yet, the HP x360 14. It’s the successor to HP’s original x360 which was released last year and it has a 14 inch display instead of its predecessor’s 11. The device has a 360 degree hinge so it can be used in four different configurations.


Microsoft Will Help Windows 10 Users Affected By Update To Recover Their Files

Updates are usually seen as a good thing where they improve performance of a device or software, introduce new features, and so on. However sometimes updates don’t always go the way developers want, and in the case of the latest Windows 10 update, it seems that the update actually caused users to have files deleted, forcing Microsoft to pull the update.


Safari In iOS 12 Has Built-In Protection Against Fake Keyboards

These days hackers are getting better at trying to trick users into giving away personal information. Take for example ads where back in the day, it was common to find ads designed to look like Windows popups, thus tricking users into clicking it and potentially install some spyware or malware in the process.


Benchmarks Suggest Apple’s A12 Bionic Is Close To Desktop Performance

Our smartphones have often been described as powerful computers that can fit in our pockets, but yet despite the popularity of smartphones, seeing computers powered by ARM chips aren’t as popular or common as you might think, however the advantages to the ARM design are obvious which is why there have been rumors that Apple could eventually make the shift.


iFixit Says 2018 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro Can Still Be Repaired By Third-Parties

The other day according to leaked internal documents at Apple, it was revealed that third-party repairs for Apple’s newer MacBook Pros and the iMac Pro might no longer be possible. This is due to the use of proprietary diagnostic software that would be required to check against the integrity of the T2 security chip in order for the computers to function.