Apple updated iOS

By | 25/05/2019

Only a week and a half passed and Apple issued a bug fix update of iOS. No significant features were found. According to Apple’s release notes, this bug-fix update addresses a handful of bugs related to the Messages app and VoLTE calls. Apple did not offer betatest, because this update addressed only a very few targeted areas. As… Read More »

Personal data on Instagram got exposed

By | 24/05/2019

It’s nothing unusual that big social networks’ websites are regularly under attacks. Many users give to social networks many personal data like real name, e-mail addresses, phone numbers or even home address. Also on social networks are shared many personal data like personal photos and videos and people also communicate via social networks – like Facebook’s Messenger. Instagram,… Read More »

macOS Mojave Supplemental Update for 2018 and 2019 15.4-inch MacBooks Pro

By | 23/05/2019

Some Macs feature a security T2 chip, a custom silicon for Mac. As Apple said “By redesigning and integrating several controllers found in other Mac computers – such as the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio controller, and SSD controller – the T2 chip delivers new capabilities to your Mac.” In short, T2 chip secures some features… Read More »

Apple released new 8-core MacBook Pro

By | 22/05/2019

Yesterday Apple released new 13.3-inch and 15.4-inch MacBooks Pro. Apple continues its “the best Mac notebook display ever” campaign with 500 nits of brightness, P3 wide color gamut, and True Tone technology. It is equipped with Apple’s T2 security chip, Thunderbolt 3 ports, and immersive stereo speakers like prior machines. As for butterfly keyboard in prior models, which… Read More »

Lyrical – the best music widget for macOS

By | 21/05/2019

I can’t imagine working on my iMac without music. I does not matter, if I’m blogging or just browsing web, if I’m not working on video or watching YouTube, it’s high chance I’m listening to music played in background. For music, I use iTunes. While on macOS is iTunes great, on Windows it’s a garbage. Please do not… Read More »

DotA 2 and paid ability to block toxic players

By | 20/05/2019

Here are many freemium games with in-app purchases for additional content, especially on mobile platforms. I play only one such game – Real Racing 3. Many cars cost over 600 gold and upgrades – which you need to pass to next races – can multiply the gold you needed for initial car purchase. With in-app purchases, you can… Read More »

Microsoft open sourced its smart algorithm

By | 18/05/2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is present everywhere, even if we don’t recognize it. Our smartphones feature smart assistants like Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. Some of the high-end mobile SoCs already include neural network accelerator, like Neural Engine in A12 chip found in iPhone Xs (including Xs Max and Xr) or AI engine in Snapdragon… Read More »

Direct for Instagram ends

By | 17/05/2019

Instagram is a photo-sharing social network owned by Facebook. As “home” social network “facebook.com” got its own mobile chat app – Messenger, so was planned for Instagram. It’s pretty interesting, that Facebook company got many mobile apps – main “Facebook” app, “Messenger”, “Facebook Pages Manager”, “WhatsApp” and “Instagram” and planned “Direct”. It’s something like big social network separated… Read More »

Apple updated macOS

By | 15/05/2019

New macOS Mojave version was released. This update is focused on performance improvements and bug fixes. No new major functions were found, but some users still suffer issues with Bluetooth mice, but I had never issues with my Bluetooth Magic Mouse 2. It’s true, that I had problems with 3rd party Bluetooth mice, including mice from Microsoft and… Read More »

Apple updated iOS, watchOS and tvOS

By | 14/05/2019

Apple just updated its three operating systems. iOS and tvOS were focused on TV app for upcoming TV service from Apple, while watchOS was about increasing numbers of European countries with ECG support and compatibility with AirPods 2. All updates are free, just don’t forget, as usual, backup your data to safe place, like external HDD, NAS or… Read More »