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No October Windows 10 Update After Users’ Files Deleted
Microsoft paused rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update due to reports of users missing data after updating. One of the best-loved–and somehow simultaneously most despised features of Windows 10–is Microsoft’s death-grip it holds over users’ computers. The ridiculous hoop-jumping required to turn off automatic updates means more than... Read more
macOS 10.14, Mojave Drops But Is It Any Good?
So, the new macOS “Mojave” has landed but has it lived up to expectations? The answer is yes, mostly.   All things considered, Mojave is a welcome addition to the pantheon of Mac OS… MacOS’s, and comes with a slew of new features and upgrades, but with a with a few things missing that should really have... Read more
New Microsoft ‘Your Phone’ App Will Mirror Features On Windows 10 PCs
Microsoft has unveiled its new ‘Your Phone’ app for Windows 10, at its Build developer conference. The app is designed to provide a mirror of users phones straight onto desktop Pcs running Windows 10, and will let them access texts, photos, and notifications from their computers without having to... Read more
Skype Now Easier To Install On Linux Desktop
Canonical and Microsoft co-operation lets users install Skype in a Snap. At last! Skype is now available as a snap on Linux desktop. The news means that it’s now easier than ever to install the popular video calling tools in most popular versions of Linux such as Ubuntu and Linux... Read more
MAC vs PC – Which Is Right For You?
Each camp provokes fierce loyalty and arguements in equal measure. We weigh up the pros and cons of each to help you decide which tribe you are. It’s a debate that’s been raging for years. But the answer to which is better out of Apple’s Mac computers or Microsoft’s... Read more
Google replaces Drive and Photos with Backup and Sync
But don’t worry! Google Drive and Photos are still available. Google has introduced what it claims to be a simpler, faster and more reliable way to protect files and photos for its users. Called Google Backup and Sync (available for Windows and Mac), the new tool replaces the Google Drive... Read more
MoboPlay added to FileHippo
The all-in-one Android and iOS manager. MoboPlay for PC has been added to FileHippo’s massive range of great free software. This powerful multi-file manager makes it easier than ever to manage your devices. You can now freely backup, restore, and manage your files, apps, ringtones, wallpapers, music, and images... Read more
Facebook Bypasses Adblockers On Desktops
Facebook has, according to a post on their blog, found a way around installed adblockers on desktop browsers. Quite how the social media giant has managed this hasn’t been totally revealed as of yet, but if the news is correct, then even Facebook users deploying ad-blocking software will begin... Read more
TeamViewer Updates QuickSupport App, Improves Speed
TeamViewer recently updated their QuickSupport mobile application to provide service technicians with the ability to offer faster, more efficient remote support to Android devices from any Windows computer. The unveiling of the new QuickSupport version ensures service techs that they can connect to mobile devices up to three times... Read more
WhatsApp Potentially Coming to Desktop
WhatsApp is available on almost every mobile platform, including discontinued platforms like Symbian and Nokia Series 40, but has never developed a web client. New reports say WhatsApp will finally come to the desktop, after five years of availability. The new web client will use OAuth, sending a message... Read more
Laptop That Can Run Windows 8 & Android
New devices have been unveiled ahead of the start of Computex, a tech show that will be running in Taipei, Taiwan from Tuesday to Saturday. Amongst some of the launches announced was a laptop that can run both Windows 8 and an Android OS. The Transformer Book Trio was... Read more