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While Apple's iPad Pro and standard iPad both got recent refreshes, we haven't seen a new iPad mini since 2015's iPad mini 4. Apple's smallest iOS tablet is long overdue for a revamp, and based on rec...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/in2uBQd5rc8/ipad-mini-5-rumors to see original story and photos ...

iPad mini 5 Rumors: Release Date, Price and More

Microsoft has formally set the end date for support of its all-but-forgotten Windows 10 Mobile platform. The Redmond code factory said today that, come December 10, it's curtains for the ill-fated smartphone venture. The retirement will end a four-year run for a Microsoft phone effort that never really got off the ground and helped destroy Nokia in the process. "The end of support date applies to all Windows 10 Mobile products, including Windows 10 Mobile ...

Tens to be disappointed as Windows 10 Mobile death date set: Doomed phone OS won’t see 2020

Oracle has launched the latest version of Java Card, its open application platform that secures some of the world’s most sensitive devices. The Java Card 3.1 is an extensive update that aims to offer more flexibility in order to meet the special hardware and security requirements of both existing secure chips and emerging IoT technologies. The Java Card 3.1 has features that addresses use cases across markets ranging from telecom and payments to cars and ...

Oracle launches Java Card 3.1 to boost security for IoT devices at the edge

Resurrection Remix is one of the more popular ROMs that continues to be available for a variety of devices. The original project began way back in 2012 with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and after some breaks in between, the Resurrection Remix team is now back on track with providing custom ROM enthusiasts with an option on Android 9 Pie thanks to the release of Resurrection Remix 7. The new ROM version upgrade obviously includes ...

Resurrection Remix 7 based on Android Pie is here for the OnePlus 3, POCO F1, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and more

The LG Gram 17 is the lightest 17-inch laptop ever, and it offers fantastic battery life along with a great display.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/NE-DsK9qECY/lg-gram-17 to see original story and photos ...

LG Gram 17 Review

Update 1 (1/18/19 @ 5:00PM CT): The KDZ file is now available for anyone with the Korean G7 model (G710N). Last month, LG shared their roadmap for Android Pie updates. The LG G7 ThinQ was listed to receive stable Android Pie in Q1 2019. Lo and behold LG is holding up their end of the bargain as the update has started rolling out in Korea. The LG G7 started receiving beta updates in Korea last November, ...

[Update: KDZ Download] LG G7 ThinQ’s stable Android Pie update is rolling out in Korea

The Google WiFi router is a must have router in any technology enthusiast’s household. Its easy configuration plays a large part in its excellence—you place them in key areas of your home, scan a QR code, and you’re set. It supports all major features you’d expect a premium router to have, most notable is an easy-to-use app and QoS support. Now, according to several commits we found on the Chromium Gerrit, it seems that Google is working on ...

A Google WiFi successor may be coming with a new Qualcomm chip

Update 1/18/19 @ 4:00PM CT: The developers of ES File Explorer have issued an update to their app that fixes the vulnerability. ES File Explorer was once touted as the file explorer to beat before being bought out by Cheetah Mobile. The application quickly became inundated with advertisements, but those with premium versions of the application may have continued to use it. Even now, I know people who still use the free version of the ...

[Update: Fix Rolling Out] ES File Explorer vulnerability allows an attacker on the same network to grab any file from your phone, but it’ll be fixed

Google is partnering with Unity on a dedicated ‘Android Game SDK’ project with the goal of improving game development efficiency. Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, so it’s little surprise many game developers want to put their work in front of its audience. Google is more than happy to oblige and continues to find ways to invest in Android game development. The project itself is based on the Android NDK ...

‘Android Game SDK’ is a joint project between Google and Unity

WordPress 5.0 was released with the brand new Gutenberg block editor and a host of cool features. One of them is the Cover block, which lets you add cover images to your posts and pages. This feature has confused some users because it may seem similar to the Featured Image option which has been in WordPress since WordPress 2.9. In this article, we’ll explain the differences between cover image vs. featured image in WordPress block ...

Cover Image vs. Featured Image in WordPress Block Editor (Beginner’s Guide)

Open-source vendors that haven't already switched to less permissive licences will do so this year as the move to the cloud threatens their business models, a senior Oracle exec has said. In an interview at Oracle’s London OpenWorld event, Andy Mendelsohn, executive veep for Big Red’s database tech, admitted that Oracle had been seen as a "bad guy" for being closed source but argued that the tide was turning. “That open source is good and ...

Oracle exec: Open-source vendors locking down licences proves ‘they were never really open’

Select Windows 10 devices are now automatically downloading Microsoft’s troubled 1809 update, according to the support page for the operating system. It is over three months since Microsoft first had a crack at releasing the Windows 10 update, before pulling it a scant few days later after users reported all manner of issues, including an infamous file deletion problem. After spending some time waiting for the screams to die down (and fixing the worst of ...

It’s baaack – Microsoft starts pushing out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

'The Server Side Public License v1 does not meet standards' Dev Ittycheria, CEO of MongoDB MongoDB justified its decision last October to shift the free version of its NoSQL database software, MongoDB Community Server, from the open-source GNU Affero General Public License to the not-quite-so-open Server Side Public License (SSPL) by arguing that cloud providers sell open-source software as a service without giving back. The following month, and not widely noticed until this week, Red ...

Red Hat gets heebie-jeebies over MongoDB’s T&Cs squeeze: NoSQL database dropped from RHEL 8B over license

Analysis Whether typical end users know it or not, they are well and truly entrenched in the cloud computing era. Despite having more memory, drive space, and CPU horsepower on our personal PCs than ever, we increasingly use them to access centralised services such as Dropbox, Gmail, Office 365, and Slack. Smart devices like Amazon Echo, Google Chromecast, and Apple TV wouldn’t even be possible without content and intelligence made possible by the power and ...

Pushing closer to the edge: Why an edge computing strategy is key for 2019 and beyond

OnePlus is riding on the popularity-high in the premium segment in India, as buyers in India now find OnePlus flagships to be a better purchase, thanks in part to the ever-rising prices of Apple’s iPhone in the country. OnePlus is now looking to capitalize on frequent purchasers by launching the OnePlus Assured Upgrade program in the country. From January 19, 2019 onwards, buyers of the OnePlus 6T can pay a small price of ₹199 ($2.8) ...

OnePlus launches OnePlus Assured Upgrade program in India for new OnePlus 6T purchases

We do our best to design and code websites so that they look and perform the way they should regardless of device or browser, but the truth is we sometimes we need to code for specific device, browser, or crawler. Whether it's a quick hack or a simply wanting to display different content for a given device, you eventually need that information. apilayer has created an amazing api, userstack, to help you! Quick Hits All ...

Amazing User Agent API with userstack

WhatsApp is among the most popular apps on both, iOS and Android; even surpassing Facebook’s own app in popularity globally in late 2018. While the messaging platform may not be as popular in the US, it’s popularity in the rest of the world is more than enough to offset the situation and let it come out on top. In order to retain its popularity, the messaging platform routinely explores more ways to attract new users ...

WhatsApp is testing stickers integration with Gboard

Gaming on a budget is no easy feat, but if you're searching for an affordable gaming laptop we've got great news. For a limited time, Newegg has the MSI GV62 8RE 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop on sale for $7...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/_JG4Lme9IOg/get-gtx-1060-gaming-rig-619 to see original story and photos ...

Killer Deal: MSI Gaming Laptop with GTX 1060 Now $619

Ever since the launch of the original Moto G in 2013, Lenovo’s Motorola Moto G series has been a highly anticipated release. While the newer versions of devices in this lineup have strayed away from the original philosophy of the Moto G, the new release continue to add flavor to the saturated market across a wide price range. For the first half of 2019, Motorola plans to release a total of four devices in the ...

Press renders for the entire Moto G7 smartphone series have leaked

Update 1 (1/17/19 @ 7:41PM CT): Ken Hong, Head of LG Electronics’ global corporate communications, refutes the idea that the renders are of the LG G8. A lot of the attention these past few months has been on the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup. Samsung is expected to announce up to four Galaxy S10 phones and a foldable device next month. LG also typically shows off a new flagship phone this time of year, and while ...

[Update: Not the G8?] LG G8 renders reveal familiar design and dual front cameras

Game engine maker Unity Technologies has reversed its excommunication of cloud service provider Improbable with a revision of its Terms of Service that allows game developers to work with unapproved technology providers. Last week, Improbable, the UK-based maker of the SpatialOS Game Development Kit (GDK) for the Unity game engine, alarmed the community by warning that it had been found to be in breach of Unity's Terms of Service, potentially jeopardizing every project integrating the ...

Extra life! Unity tries to undo disunity caused by Improbable cloud gaming toolkit ban

Google has won a patent dispute over its famous "I'm feeling lucky" button that immediately connects a user to its top-raking search link with a single click. The search engine giant was sued in 2016 by Israeli company Spring Ventures (previously Buy2 Networks) for allegedly infringing on its patent, US 8,661,094, that covers displaying a web page without extra user input. The patent was originally filed in 1999, and the company won a continuation of ...

Do you feel ‘lucky’, well, do you, punk? Google faces down magic button patent claim

Hot on the heels of a patch for the version of Windows 10 that Microsoft hopes will undo the woes of 2018 comes a fresh insider build to break stuff just a few days before the company's bug bash. Build 18317 brings with it more hints as to the eventual fate of Microsoft's unloved assistant, Cortana. Avoiding the "C" word has been tricky, with the thing being invoked at the slightest provocation. But no more ...

Cortana and Search to innovate separately in an amicable Windows 10 Insider split

Shape-shifting accounting software biz Sage issued a trading update this morning and the good news - for investors at least - is that it didn't contain any nasty surprises, but did highlight a bounce in cloud sales. After a less than vintage year for the company that saw it part with CEO Stephen Kelly following operational missteps that dragged down sales, and led to missed forecasts, things appear to be more stable. For Q1 of ...

Like, subscribe and comment: Sage takes a breath as cloud sales bounce

Hipsters choke on pumpkin spice latte as the beloved original is tipped into a dumpster What has happened to my app? Hipster laptop lids are in for a scraping as messaging-for-millennials platform, Slack, has taken a beating with the rebranding stick. And it's going as well as you might expect. A blog posting on the company's site insisted that this isn't just "change for the sake of change" but was instead an evolution that would ...

Slack to fend off the collaboration competition with… a new logo

A study conducted by Dutch software firm Gemalto reveals that only 48% of the businesses in the world are able to detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach. The survey, which was conducted among 950 IT and business decision makers across the globe, found that organisations are urging governments to get involved to solve this problem, with 79% are calling for vigorous guidelines on IoT security, and 59% are looking for clarification ...

Less than half of businesses are able to detect IoT device breaches

A report predicts a growth rate of over 25 percent annually in the North American IoT security market. The market was valued at $1.7 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $5.2 billion by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.1 percent, according to the report ‘Internet of Things (IoT) Security: North American Markets to 2023’. BCC Research notes this growth is being driven by demand for cloud-based enterprise applications, growth ...

IoT security market set to grow over 25 percent annually

Microsoft has announced the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build (18317, if you're curious) to members of its beta program, and it includes a major change to the taskbar. The company has separated ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/xh087l2pltQ/cortana-search-windows-10-taskbar to see original story and photos ...

Microsoft Finally Taking Cortana Out of Windows 10 Search Bar

Back in June, we wrote about the Android-x86 project releasing the first version of Android 8.1 Oreo for PCs. For those that don’t know, Android-x86 is a project that aims to get Android working on Intel and AMD x86 PCs. Since that first Android Oreo release in June, they released a second RC build and now they are ready for the stable launch. The team has added or exposed plenty of features that make Android ...

Android-x86’s stable Android 8.1 Oreo image is now available

Wireless charging is normally slow compared to charging with a cable, but recently some OEMs have enabled faster wireless charging in their devices. Samsung is well-known for this and the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will actually charge at 10W if you’re using the Pixel Stand and other certified devices from the Made for Google program (Belkin announced its 10W charger late last year). However, if you’re using a non-certified Qi wireless charger then you will ...

Modders figured out how to increase the Google Pixel 3’s wireless charging speed, but it could be risky

Ahead of schedule, we’ve got Android Q on the Google Pixel 3 XL. What we have isn’t going to be the same software build that Google will release as the first Android Q Developer Preview, but it’s still our first look at what Google has worked on behind-the-scenes. The early Android Q leaked build we have obtained was built just this week with the February 2019 security patches, and it’s up-to-date with Google’s AOSP internal ...

Exclusive: Early Android Q build has a System-wide Dark Theme, Permission Revamp, hints at a “Desktop Mode,” and more

Google has talked directly with Android app developers quite often lately. It was earlier this week when the company published an article as a reminder that unapproved apps would soon be removed from the Play Store if they tried to access the call log or SMS permissions without being whitelisted by them. This week, the company published another article on their Android Developers Blog, but this one was about native apps that still weren’t supporting ...

Google Play will stop serving native apps without 64-bit CPU support in 2021

Google has provided further details on the upcoming requirement for Android apps on the Play Store to have 64-bit versions. The company first announced the change in late 2017, providing ample preparation time. Android itself has supported 64-bit since 5.0 (‘Lollipop’) while the Play Store has required apps using native code to provide a 64-bit version in addition to 32-bit. Starting August 1, 2019: All new apps and app updates that include native code are ...

Google details Play Store’s upcoming 64-bit app requirement

The first stable version of OxygenOS 9.0 for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T was released on December 26th. It bumped the system to Android Pie and brought December security patches. Not a month has passed since then and OnePlus is already offering the next system update. OxygenOS Open Beta 25 and 23’s changelog is quite verbose, but we’ll break it down below. Arguably the most important change is the January security patches. I always take ...

OxygenOS beta 23/25 for the OnePlus 5/5T brings January security patches and Google Duo integration

One way to speed up your website development is to build your website locally on your own computer using a software like WAMP (for Windows) or MAMP (for Mac). Once you’re finished perfecting your website, the next step is to move it from your computer to a live site and share your creation with the world. In this article, we will show you how to easily move WordPress from local server to a live site ...

How to Move WordPress From Local Server to Live Site (2 Methods)

Google is extending its Android Enterprise Recommended program to mobile device management. The Mountain View advertising giant has unveiled the first crop of vendors to gain its official endorsement for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software and services. Firms that are given the title will be able to tell customers their products are officially endorsed by Google as being able to manage Android across multiple hardware vendors and device types. This, in theory, will give those ...

Google hands out roses to preferred Android MDM vendors

Paul Bankhead, director of product management at Google, has told programmers that apps in the Play Store that want access to SMS or Call Logs will start being removed unless the ad-slinger has OK'd the given developer's justification. Failure to submit the Permissions Declarations form means the app could well be removed from the Play Store. Google is a bit twitchy over the whole privacy thing, having been hauled over the coals for tendencies that ...

Google to yoink apps with an unauthorized Call Log or SMS habit from Android Play Store

Need to email an order for a s*$tload of hamburgers from your smartphone? Microsoft has an app for that Don't worry, boys, Outlook Mobile will keep your emails safe The US government may be enduring its longest shutdown in history, but federal workers can at least console themselves with Microsoft’s Outlook mobile app that has been given security clearance for use. That's for Android and iOS, of course; hard-pressed workers have suffered enough without having ...

Outlook Mobile heads to the White House, passes infosec clearance for federal sector

IBM is killing off its collaboration-plus-AI tool Watson Workspace from the close of next month due to crappy customer demand. The thing, only released in beta in late 2016, provides a platform for users to work on projects, swap ideas and integrate multiple tech utensils. It came with added cognitive capabilities for good measure. In a memo sent to staffers - seen by The Reg - IBM said it expects to end the Watson Workspace ...

IBM to kill off Watson… Workspace from end of February

Android Studio 3.5 (currently in the Canary and Dev channels) now features a way to push code changes to your app and see their effects on the fly without having to restart the app. Dubbed simply “Apply Changes,” it’s the successor to the “Instant Run” feature in previous versions of Android Studio. Google’s Android Developers blog says the following about Apply Changes: Apply Changes lets you push code and resource changes to your running app ...

Android Studio 3.5 Canary adds “Apply Changes,” an Instant Run replacement

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