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July 6 Tech news roundup: Netflix is discontinuing its Basic Ad-free plan, Authy suffers another security breach, Google Translate supports 110 new languages

Microsoft’s Weather app is displaying more ads Microsoft has made a server-side update to its Weather app. The desktop app, which is pre-installed in Windows 11, now displays multiple advertisements. This is not the first time that the Redmond company has made such a change, it did something similar last…

Productivity Software Updates Make The Best Even Better
A host of top-rated software titles that are designed to make your work and personal lives easier launched updates recently. Some of these well-loved programs have millions of downloads and registered users, for a variety of life application reasons. In the world of popular web browsers, both Google Chrome... Read more
Want to Increase Productivity? Check Your Software
Ask any productivity expert–and yes, we’re so rushed and harried these days that there really is a career field of people who come along and teach you how to manage your time better–and they’ll tell you that it’s not the complete overhaul of your daily schedule that you have... Read more
WhatsApp Productivity Platform Comes To Edge Browser
One of the hot names in productivity apps and platforms is WhatsApp, a messaging feature that is streamlining business operation, especially for project teams and telecommuting personnel. The mobile app WhatsApp syncs automatically with the users’ desktops through the WhatsApp Web platform, which originally launched only for Google Chrome.... Read more
Two New Updates Make File Comparison Simple
Two new updates have been released on FileHippo for software that makes comparing files, folders, or even whole drives easy and seamless. Both products offer a powerful search and compare feature, while containing two different styles of user interfaces to choose from.   The first is Beyond Compare, an... Read more
ToDoList Updates To Version 7.0
In keeping with our “get organized” theme, another great organizational tool released an update today, and that’s ToDoList. Be warned: if you’re looking for a cute app for your even cuter phone, one that lets you insert emojis and change your background to a stock crowd shot from Coachella,... Read more
How Wunderlist’s Update Can Make Back To School Easy
For every parent who claims to celebrate when the bus doors shut, carrying their kids off to another school year, there are more parents who dread the start of another school year. Besides the back to school shopping and the mad rush to purchase supplies, it means another year... Read more
GeoGebra Gets An Update In Time For Back To School
There is more pressure than ever for students to perform at their academic best, even in high school or middle school. With academic tracking at work, students who don’t achieve high marks at twelve and thirteen years old can find themselves lost when it comes to upper level courses... Read more
Kindle For PC Gets A New Release
Whether you like the company or not, there’s no question that Amazon has reshaped the face of reading, of publishing, and even of retail commerce. A number of “revolutions” have been attributed to the company, including the self-publishing movement, the state of small businessmen who are now able to... Read more
New Features For Microsoft’s Wunderlist Announced
Wunderlist, the popular task management tool recently acquired by Microsoft, announced last week that they had some nifty new features in the works. As of last month, Wunderlist boasted over 13 million users. But back to those new features, for starters, now you can mention a date when typing... Read more
BitTorrent Shoot Makes Big Batch Media Sharing Easier
BitTorrent’s new mobile application, BitTorrent Shoot, makes big batch photo and video sharing easy as pie – even when you want to share between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. The biggest advantage of the app, beyond its cross-platform support, is that it leverages BitTorrent’s Sync Technology to move... Read more
Two New Productivity Updates On FileHippo
With all the great software available–and let’s face it, with so many places to download software online–it can be hard to know which titles and which sites to trust. Fortunately, FileHippo offers some of the best titles available, all straight from the developers themselves. And with the daily release... Read more
Four Major IFTTT Updates Released
IFTTT is well-known far and wide for their automated tasking applications and  services, but they’re consistent with more than just internet recipes. The popular developer has recently updated all of their apps in the Google Play Store and the App Store, so prepare for a lot of notifications the... Read more
Dropbox Releases Refreshing New Android App
This week, Dropbox released a refreshing new version of its Android app. The all new Dropbox 3.0 can be downloaded from Google Play. If you don’t see it in your Play store yet, don’t worry, the company said it’s “rolling out over the next few days.” The app has... Read more
GeoGebra Means No Excuses For Not Studying Maths This Summer
There are lots of summer bridging activities that promise basic remediation and skill building over the holiday months, but very few of them combine as many maths courses as GeoGebra. And thanks to its recent update, the software offers even more for students, especially since it includes statistics, graphing... Read more
Fantastical 2 Comes To Apple Watch
As promised, this week Flexibits updated Fantastical 2 for the iPhone to version 2.3, adding support for the Apple Watch. The new Apple Watch app includes a list of all upcoming appointments and meetings, reminders, quick access to your daily schedule via Glance, and the ability to add events... Read more
Firefox 38 Update Integrates Pocket Service
This week, Firefox has announced the addition of a new feature when Mozilla updated their popular web browser to version 38. Pocket, a read-it-later service designed for saving text and video, will now be fully integrated into Firefox that will help users save articles, videos, and websites that they... Read more
Latest Evernote Update Launches Premium Service
One of the world’s most beloved organizational apps is Evernote, and it’s currently everyone’s favorite darling when it comes to creating, storing, and retrieving information that you’ll need later. But besides the facelift… I mean, update… that the company has just released, Evernote has also launched its premium service... Read more
Software Updates To Boost Productivity, Cybersecurity
It’s easy to take the tools we use everyday for granted, especially if we don’t know what they’re not capable of. But a host of software updates have come out this month and the results are pretty amazing. For everything from enhanced video editing to integrated online document editing... Read more