Apple Launches News: a New Flipboard-like App which Replaces NewsStand

Apple Launches News: a New Flipboard-like App which Replaces NewsStand

Just like it was rumored yesterday by a number of Apple-oriented publications, Apple has announced today during its WWDC keynote a brand new News app. The new service resembles the social-network aggregation Flipboard and replaces Newsstand on iPhone and iPad devices, which was responsible for downloading and displaying digital versions of newspapers and magazines. The new Apple News app will be able to do […]

     
 
 

Apple Announces OS X El Capitan, Brings Improvements to Performance, Battery, Gaming

Apple Announces OS X El Capitan, Brings Improvements to Performance, Battery, Gaming

At its 2015 WWDC that has just started, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, has taken the stage to announce the company’s next version of its Mac OS. For the current version 10.11 Apple has picked the quite lovely name of ‘El Capitan‘ which obviously means ‘the captain’ in English. The new version comes with quite a few […]

 
     
 
 

Google is Improving Chrome’s Power Consumption by Tweaking Flash Content

Google is Improving Chrome’s Power Consumption by Tweaking Flash Content

Google’s Chrome browser is considered to be among the fastest browsers around, but it could soon have some serious competition in the form of Microsoft’s upcoming Edge browser. But unlike speed, power consumption isn’t an area where Google’s browser claims too many merits. However, that is about to change as the company is looking to diminish Chrome’s battery draining. In […]

     
 
 

Skype’s Web-based Client is now Available to Select Users in Open Beta

Skype’s Web-based Client is now Available to Select Users in Open Beta

Starting from today, anyone in the US or UK can now go to Skype.com or web.skype.com and connect to the official Skype for Web service instead of having to download the app. I imagine that this could be especially useful when you’re not working from your machine or when you don’t want to be logged out from the account you’re using […]

     
 
 

Micromax Canvas Knight 2 Goes Official in India with Dual SIM 4G, Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC for Rs. 16,299

Micromax Canvas Knight 2 Goes Official in India with Dual SIM 4G, Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC for Rs. 16,299

Domestic company Micromax has unveiled today its newest handset, dubbed the Canvas Knight 2. This is the successor tot he Canvas Knight which was released a year ago and has been reviewed by my colleague Nimish. The new device comes with a couple of noticeable upgrades, the most obvious one probably being the addition of the 4G LTE radio chip, which is […]

     
 
 

Know if Any Rogue App/Service is Spying on You with Micro Snitch

Know if Any Rogue App/Service is Spying on You with Micro Snitch

Try as we might, there’s always the risk for our devices to become infected or the target of a hacker’s attack. And what’s even worse, there are situations when we won’t even be aware of that happening. I am telling you from my experience, as my Gmail account has been hacked a couple of times. Another common type of security […]

     
 
 

Tour is an Automatic Mileage Log App with iBeacon Support for iPhone

Tour is an Automatic Mileage Log App with iBeacon Support for iPhone

Here at Technology Personalized we’re no strangers to apps which can help you track your mileage, and in the past we’ve talked about Truvolo and Roadster. A new free app has come to our attention and it sports some new features which are definitely worth taking into account. Developed by troii Software GmbH, the new Tour app could be the mileage […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Promises Better Windows SSH Support with Tighter Integration to Control Linux Machines

Microsoft Promises Better Windows SSH Support with Tighter Integration to Control Linux Machines

According to Microsoft’s PowerShell team, Windows will soon support the SSH encryption protocol for remote access. Thus, in the near future, users will be able to remote-control Linux PCs much easier than before. With this move, Microsoft is further showing its support for open source, and this is definitely going to be appreciated by programmers and supporters of free software. Secure Shell allows […]

     
 
 

Huawei P8 lite is a Mid-range Version of the P8 Flagship for $250

Huawei P8 lite is a Mid-range Version of the P8 Flagship for $250

Back in the middle of this April, Huawei had announced its flagship 5.2-inch Huawei P8 smartphone with a 6.4mm all-metal unibody along with the 6.8-inch P8max phablet. During a press event in New York City, Huawei has launched the new budget-friendly P8 lite for customers in the United States. At the moment we don’t if it will be available only to American […]