Author: Tomi

20
Feb

Microsoft’s universal Office app for iPhone and Android is finally available for download

If you’re using Microsoft’s Office suite on your laptop or desktop, then chances are you already have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint installed on your phones and tablets. If you do, you should delete them right away, and replace them with Microsoft’s brand new, universal Office app that features all three productivity apps. The app has been in testing since November, but is now available for download on iPhone, iPad, and Android. Continue reading… Today’s Top…

20
Feb

A rundown of the best new iPhone features Apple introduced with the new iOS 13.4 beta

Apple earlier today rolled out the second developer beta of iOS 13.4, an update which includes a number of intriguing new features. While iOS updates this far removed from September have historically consisted of bug fixes and security enhancements, Apple with iOS 13 is taking a more measured approach. In other words, rather than just roll out a big feature-dump with the first iteration of iOS 13 and then pick up the pieces later, Apple…

20
Feb

Android apps will soon have a tougher time playing fast and loose with your location data

You don’t have to search very hard in our archive of stories here to find tons of examples of Android apps behaving badly. Everything from apps forcing adware on you to apps stealing personal data and credentials, logging into your Google and Facebook accounts surreptitiously, and so much more (with examples here , here , and here ). It’s clear that as adept at Google is at software, the search giant still has a problem…

20
Feb

NASA teams up with Australia for new space robotics push

If humans want a larger presence in space we’re going to have to have a good bit of help from robots. At least that’s what NASA and Western Australia are betting on, and they’ve just agreed to partner up on a new robotics development center that will begin working on technology that will build and control some of the most advanced hardware ever sent into space. The project is part of AROSE (Australian Remote Operations…

20
Feb

Ex-Apple employee writes a book the company is apparently scared for you to read

A newly published German-language book titled App Store Confidential certainly doesn’t sound problematic for Apple, but according to an English translation of the books’ description, which is available to buy now on Amazon, the book purports to offer an intimate look behind-the-scenes at one of Apple’s most important businesses. The company’s proprietary app marketplace started off with just 500 apps in 2008, and over the following decade, it grew to amass sales twice that of…