Category archives for: PC Software

Microsoft Debuts New Tools To Make You Phone Work With Your Windows 10 PC

Microsoft has announced several new mobile initiatives that pair its own Windows platform with Android and iOS devices. First is a new tool, tentatively called Your Phone, that connects Android and iOS devices with a Windows 10 PC in order to access text messages, photos, and notifications. People will be able to perform actions such […]

Futuremark Adopts Parent Company’s UL Name

  The name Futuremark is PC benchmarking  for many people. They have been in the game for over 20 years. Today we got word the company’s owners have retired the name in favor of its parent company branding. Futuremark will now be known as UL. UL Benchmarks (Futuremark) makes and distributes the 3DMark, PCMark, and VRMark […]

Google Maps Adds Support for 39 New Languages

Google today said it has updated Google Maps with support for 39 new languages. The new languages, some of which include Afrikaans, Burmese, Croatian, Danish, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese, bring Maps to some 1.25 billion additional people around the world. Google says the added languages are available in the latest […]

Logitech Adds More More Power to The Crown – Updated Logitech Options Brings New App Support to Craft Keyboard

Today Logitech has updated the Options driver for Craft keyboard, the flagship keyboard which has a very useful Creative Input Dial AKA the Crown. The new version of the Options package now has support for Adobe Lightroom Classic CC!  We got to check out yesterday on MacOS and it rocks.  It also works for you […]

Nvidia Ships Game Ready Driver For Final Fantasy XV and Warhammer: Vermintide 2

Nvidia keeps releasing what it calls ‘Game Ready’ drivers to ensure that GeForce cards have a high level of compatibility and performance with the latest PC titles at their launch. The latest, 391.01 WHQL, does this for three titles. The first is Final Fantasy XV for Windows, which will be released on March 6. Beyond incorporating a bevy of […]

VideoLAN Releases VLC Media Player Version 3.0

  VideoLAN has updated its open-source VLC media player to version 3.0 with a significant number of new features. VLC version 3.0 adds support for Chromecast, which lets people push video from their handset to any device that can receive casted content. Other additions include support for 360-degree video and 3D sound playback, HDMI passthrough, HDR […]

Chrome 68 Will Label All Unencrypted HTTP Websites As ‘Not Secure’

Starting with the Chrome 68 browser. Chrome 68 will label all HTTP sites as “not secure” when it is released in July. Google is quick to point out that the move to HTTPS has been happening at a rapid pace over the past few years and provided the following statistics: Over 68% of Chrome traffic […]

Google Drive Update Makes It Easier to Comment on Microsoft Office Files

Google has improved Google Drive’s compatibility with Microsoft Office documents. Drive users can now comment directly on more file types, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDFs, and images without first converting them to Docs, Sheets, or Slides. The commenting system for Office documents functions much the same as it already does for Google Docs. Google explained […]

Unicode 11 Will Sport Swappable Hair Styles and Female Heroes

The emoji that will appear in Unicode 11.0 have been finalized, according to the Unicode Consortium, and new options will be available for hair, skin, and gender. Some 157 new characters are included in Unicode 11.0. With the core characters set, operating system developers and device makers can adopt the base code ahead of their own […]

Grammarly Chrome Extension Bug Fixed Fast – Could Exposed User Data To Any Website

Google Project Zero security team has uncovered a bug in the popular Grammarly Chrome extension that exposed authentication tokens to all websites the users may have visited. The project zero team called this vulnerability a “high severity bug” because it would allow any website access to all your documents, history, logs, and all other data […]

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