Cortana is being separated from search in Windows 10 In the near future, Windows 10 will direct you toward a built-in search experience for any text queries and Cortana will handle any voice queries. Microsoft is making big changes to Windows 10 by decoupling Cortana and search. By separating search and Cortana in the Windows […]

Confirmed! Chrome for Windows 10 is finally getting a dark mode!   A popularly requested feature is going to be coming to Google Chrome! Chrome developer Peter Kasting confirmed on a Reddit thread that “native dark mode is in progress” on the desktop for PCs running Windows 10. It’s been noted that some people find […]

Two-factor authentication doesn’t stop hackers from phishing Gmail and Yahoo info   A new Amnesty International report has been released that gives insight on how some hackers break into Gmail and Yahoo accounts, even those accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled. 2FA is an added layer of authentication added on to some accounts in an […]

Up to 6.8 million users public and private photos on Facebook potentially exposed.   Facebook posted a blog on December 14, 2018 with the intention of notifying their developer ecosystem of a photo API bug. The bug may have affected people who used Facebook Login and granted permission to third-party apps to access their photos. […]

Real-time captions are now an option on Skype   Microsoft has launched a fantastic new feature for Skype: real-time captions! Even if you don’t need them, captions come in handy for a number of reasons. Launched on the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the new feature allows Skype to use voice recognition […]

Standing desks prove not to have the benefits they’re touted to have   It’s common to hear that being physically active is important and that a sedentary lifestyle is to be avoided. While both of those facts are true, we’ve somehow twisted the data to mean that sitting is something to be avoided, even at […]

Google is finally adding scrollable tabs to Chrome   Tab lovers, rejoice! Google will be implementing scrollable tabs in Chrome. If you’re accustomed to opening multiple tabs in Chrome, you know how difficult it can be to remember which tab belongs to which page, as the tab icon for each page becomes smaller and smaller […]

Using a FIDO2 device now allows you to log into your Microsoft without a password   Microsoft is utilizing a technology called FIDO2 to allow users of Outlook, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mixer, the Microsoft Store, Bing, MSN, and Xbox Live on the PC to log in without needing a password. New […]

T2 chip in newer Macs makes repairs impossible without a proprietary tool from Apple   Newer Macs, such as the recently announced new MacBook Air and Mac mini, join the ranks with the MacBook Pro and iMac Pro as coming equipped with Apple’s T2 chip. Apple’s T2 chip acts as a co-processor and is the […]

Researchers are using brainwaves to create hacker-resistant computer security   Passwords in and of themselves are generally insecure. Unfortunately, passwords, even those with letters, numbers and symbols, are relatively easily hacked. To combat this problem, biometrics has been taking the place of insecure passwords. By using fingerprints, facial recognition and retina scans as a way […]