Tag: software

Android Apps on Windows 11 Could Put Apple’s Seamlessness on PC

Microsoft is bringing Android apps to Windows 11 via the Amazon Appstore.Image: Microsoft Windows is my desktop operating system. It’s what I’ve been using all...

Opinion: John McAfee was one of the original genius-but-bizarre CEOs — and Elon Musk should take note

The fantastical story of antivirus-software entrepreneur John McAfee in his later years should be a cautionary tale to other genius CEOs, especially Elon Musk. McAfee,...

France’s Macron Pushes Controls on Religion to Pressure Mosques

PARIS—President Emmanuel Macron is redrawing the line that separates religion and state, in a battle to force Islamic organizations into the mold of French secularism....

Academics Bristle Over LinkedIn Blocking Their Profiles in China

SINGAPORE—Eyck Freymann, an Oxford University doctoral student, was surprised to get a notice from LinkedIn this month telling him his account had been blocked in...

Why over 80,000 people want Jeff Bezos to stay in space

Get out and stay out! That’s the message from a couple of irreverent Change.org petitions calling for Jeff Bezos to stay in space when he...

Opinion: 5 smart ways to shift your investments as the Fed gets ready for a big move

Fed policymakers surprised a lot of investors on Wednesday by signaling that tapering and interest-rate hikes are finally on the way. Investors sat up and...

Oracle stock falls despite earnings beat, CEO expects to push more money toward cloud efforts

Oracle Corp. blew away expectations for earnings and sales to close out its fiscal year Tuesday, but shares dipped as executives revealed plans to spend...

Google Is Releasing 6 New Features For Android This Summer

Image: Google Android 12 isn’t expected to be ready for its official release until later this fall, but in the meantime Google is rolling out six...

How tech companies are bringing workers back to the office: Slowly and with ‘social’ incentives

As they return to work, employees of website platform Contentful Inc. are getting an eyeful of their new offices in Berlin and Denver and a...

Main Insights to Follow in the SEO Software Market

This is everything an entrepreneur should know to keep abreast of the SEO market. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our...

Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Image: Google Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and...

Apple boosts FaceTime, messaging with iOS 15 software upgrades

Apple Inc.’s forthcoming upgrades for its iPhone operating system will aim to make FaceTime a more formidable competitor in the world of videoconferencing, while also...

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Android Auto

Image: Google Google’s Android Auto is more than six years old now, and it’s changed a fair bit in that time. The latest version is...

Android 12 Feature Will Let You Opt Out of App Tracking

Google will soon let you opt-out of third-party tracking from any app you download from the Play Store. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo With Apple’s developer conference...

Here’s one financial reason why employees want to work from home — and employers had a hand in it

Markers showing people how to stand six feet apart on the floors of stores and sidewalks may soon be relics of the pandemic as more...

Opinion: The pandemic PC boom is still happening, but twin dangers loom

After more than a year into COVID-19 pandemic, people are still buying personal computers in massive numbers, but PC makers face increasing costs to build...

A Phone That’s Perfectly Customized to You

Meet Android 12’s new look: Material You.Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Android 12 is bringing a new design called Material You, and it’s the most...

Tim Cook to be Apple’s star witness Friday as antitrust trial wraps up

Apple Inc. is saving its most powerful witness for last. Chief Executive Tim Cook is scheduled to take the stand Friday to wrap up Apple’s...

Clubhouse App Will Be Available Worldwide on Android by May 21

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein (AP) Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. The audio-based social...

Epic takes aim at Apple’s financial advantage in App Store model

Define the market, then follow the money. This was the crux of Epic Games Inc.’s legal argument much of Monday, and in all likelihood most...

Clubhouse Launches Android Beta as iOS Downloads Nosedive

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein (AP) Good news: The audio-based social network Clubhouse is finally bringing its app to Android after more than a year of iOS...

Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a hot topic at landmark antitrust trial

The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a...

Google Is Bringing Privacy Nutrition Labels to the Play Store

Google’s new privacy disclosure policy in the Play Store will help better inform Android users about what apps are up to in the background.Photo: Florence...

Covid-19 Contact Tracing on Android Is Not So Private After All

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo At the start of the pandemic, Apple and Google scrambled to enable covid-19 contact tracing on their respective smartphone operating systems. The...

Google Play Store Rules Update Will Weed Out Spammy Apps

Photo: Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP (Getty Images) In an attempt to boost confidence in its Play Store offerings, Google has announced new rules designed to...