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AVG Ultimate 2019 review
When it comes to antivirus software there aren’t many bigger names in the game than AVG. The developer has been around for what feels like forever and is just as comfortable protecting your Android mobile as it is protecting your Windows PC. With security threats evolving all the time,... Read more
DaVinci Resolve review
Blackmagic Design’ DaVinci Resolve available on Windows, Mac, and Linux offers an excellent suite of video editing features for all budding filmmakers, from the hobbyist amateur all the way up to Hollywood director. The latest update to the series, DaVinci Resolve 16 builds on the success that came before... Read more
Microsoft announces when it will kill Wunderlist
Microsoft’s Wunderlist to-do app has been living on borrowed time for a while now. It was back in 2017 when the software giant announced it would be phasing out the app, which strangely enough, Microsoft had only purchased in 2015. The plan then was to phase out Wunderlist as... Read more
Google launches Android Ambient Mode
Android’s latest Google Assistant powered feature, Ambient Mode, will begin rolling out next week. Google first announced Ambient Mode back in September, telling the world that the feature would turn Android devices into smart devices whenever they’re plugged in and charging. Basically, whenever an Android phone or tablet is... Read more
Sophos harnesses artificial intelligence to turbocharge its free antivirus software
Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Since its development in the late 1940’s, artificial intelligence (AI) has been used for everything from game playing to helping to improve healthcare. Broadly speaking, AI involves... Read more
BitDefender Total Security 2019 review
In the crowded field of antivirus security programs, it can be hard for developers to make their software stand out. There are lots of credible options out there, and increasingly it is becoming easier for the discernible user to seek out all the pro level security features for free... Read more
Instagram unveils Reels, a TikTok clone
Is TikTok the best app in the world right now? There is an increasing amount of evidence that a lot of people at Facebook and Instagram HQ seem to think so. In fact, the Instagram team loves the Chinese Vine clone so much that the Facebook-owned app has just... Read more
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Review
There is a broad spectrum of video editing software available these days. From the basic AI-infused mobile app editors that automatically turn your hand-snapped videos into polished little movies all the way up to fully formed digital editing suites, which can be used to make Hollywood blockbusters. Adobe Premiere... Read more
What is Windows 10X?
Foldable screens and new dual screen devices have increasingly become the trend. Manufacturers now want to show themselves as forward thinking hardware developers. Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10X operating system has long been rumored to be the software giant’s first foray into the dual screen world we all look likely... Read more
NordVPN Review
VPNs create a secure and encrypted tunnel between your PC and the servers the VPN providers have placed around the world. These tunnels even bypass your internet service provider meaning they can provide an extremely effective way of protecting your privacy online. If the company who provides your connection... Read more
What’s the big deal about the Google Pixel 4 smartphone?
We’ve known a lot about the Google Pixel 4 for quite some time as Google seemed content to leak all the finer details. We’ve known about the new dual camera unit on the back and we’ve had a solid idea about the front screen and interesting innovations like Google’s... Read more
Avast 2019 Review
Going online in 2019 can be a dangerous business. With huge new modern threats like ransomware bursting onto the scene in the last few years, it has become more important than ever to deploy a robust antivirus solution on all the devices you use to go online. Even if... Read more
Should I download Mario Kart Tour?
Nintendo’s latest mobile game Mario Kart Tour has landed on iOS and android and has already started splitting opinion. The Nintendo app already has impressive ratings of 4.5 and 4,8 on the Google Play Store and App Store respectively, but something still feels off about the smartphone game and... Read more
Report: Your phone number reveals more personal info than your name
According to a recent New York Times article, your phone number has loads of personal information attached to it.  Quite often, websites and apps ask us for our phone number when logging in or creating an account. However, by using searching for your phone number on WhitePages.com, a hacker... Read more
A dark mode is coming to Google Chrome on desktop
Every app these days seems to have a new dark mode or one in development. This is due in part to the appearance a slick black background can give but also due to recent research from Google that shows darker colors use up less battery power on devices with... Read more
Google now allows you to play podcasts within search results
The podcasting world has always been a bit of the Wild West. You’d discover a series through word of mouth or maybe by way of an article listing recommendations. Then it’s on you to use a podcasting app or go to the website to download the episode and listen.... Read more
Play Diablo for free on your browser!
No, this isn’t an out-of-season April Fools’ joke. You can really play the original Diablo in all of its unworldly glory through your browser. Rivsoft has released a shareware version of Diablo that is playable through your browser. If you own the original Diablo, you can play the full... Read more
Siri is recording your private conversations
It’s looking like Siri is one bad apple. People working for Apple have heard users talking about confidential medical info, buying drugs, and even having sex, according to an article from The Guardian. How are they hearing this? They’re doing it through Siri! Contractors hired by Apple are paid... Read more