Category archives for: Software

W3C and FIDO Alliance Finalize WebAuthn Standard FSecure, Passwordless Logins

The W3C standards group has certified WebAuthn as an official web standard. WebAuthn enables web site logins that are both easier and more secure than passwords. Multiple authentication methods are supported, including biometric options on mobile devices, such as fingerprint readers. It’s already supported in Android, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and the preview version of Apple […]

Two New Benchmarks Coming To PCMark 10

UL Corporation today announces that two new benchmark tests that will soon be coming to PCMark 10. The first is PCMark 10 battery life benchmark. The second is a new benchmark test based on Microsoft Office applications. PCMark 10 Battery Life benchmark Battery life is one of the most important criteria for choosing a laptop, […]

Apple Disables Group FaceTime Until Major Privacy Bug Is Fixed

A massive bug in Apple’s new Group FaceTime feature allowed callers to listen in on people before they answered an incoming FaceTime call, and in some cases even see live video. Apple has already moved to prevent the issue from affecting users by turning off the Group FaceTime feature altogether, for all users, apparently with […]

Apple Now Faces a Lawsuit Over Facetime Privacy Bug

An Houston has filed a lawsuit against Apple FaceTime bug  that allowed potential attackers to spy on private FaceTime conversations that were supposed to be secured with end-to-end encryption. The FaceTime software flaw allowed others to hear what the people they were calling were talking about before the person answers the call or were aware […]

MSI Afterburner Adds Automatic Overclocking For Pascal GPUs

GPU overclocking utility MSI Afterburner now supports automatic Pascal overclocking, bringing this feature to the GTX 10-series for the first time. NVIDIA had previously offered the OC Scanner only for the Turing-based RTX graphics cards.  Now a new version of the API is incorporated in Afterburner v4.6.0 beta 10. “If you purchased a GeForce GTX […]

Fortnite Now Now Plays At 60fps On Latest iOS Devices

Apple A12 chip is a very powerful chip, it is the brains behind the latest iOS devices like the iPhone XS, XS Max, XR along with the new iPads. Ok they run on the A12X chip to be exact. Now Epic Games is using all that power to bring 60fps frame rate to the iOS version […]

Newest Windows 10 Insider Build Adds AV1/AVIF Format Support

The Windows 10 team is still add some new features to test builds in preparation for its bi-annual Update release cycle for the 2019 calendar year. A new feature for File Explorer and Microsoft Paint is support for AVIF* format. This old school paint – not Paint 3D, the O.G. The addition to Windows file […]

Apple Ships iOS 12.1.2 – Fixs A Few eSIM Bugs

Apple has made iOS 12.1.2 available to iPhones and iPads. The update targets several bugs related to eSIM activation on the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. It also addresses an issue that could affect cellular connectivity in some markets on those same phones. iOS 12.1.2 is free to download over the air.

Google Search App For iOS Now Packs Google Lens

Google recently updated the Google Search app for iOS devices and added the Google Lens visual search feature. The Google Lens icon now appears in the search bar. Pressing it turns on the camera, which can then be aimed at objects, text, plants/animals, books/media, and QR/barcodes. Objects and items that Google recognizes will generate results […]

New Bug Accelerates The Closing Of Google+

Google has announced a new bug introduced last month has caused it to speed up efforts to shut down the consumer version of Google+. The bug was part of an update to one of Google+’s APIs and it left the data of some 50 million users exposed. Google says to its knowledge no one knew about […]

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