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Microsoft Wants To Ruin MS Paint By Making It Useful

While the name MSPaint may conjure visions of crude penis drawings in primary colours, Microsoft wants you to think of something new — crude 3D renderings of Nemo.

Google Announces Desktop Chrome Apps Are Getting The Boot

Google isn’t one to flog a dead horse. In fact, the company is happy to sink its projects if they’re failing to perform, despite how popular they appear to be. Packaged Chrome apps are next on Google’s hitlist, with the announcement yesterday that they’ll be phased out over the next 12-24 months.

Google Is Working On 'Fuchsia', Its Own, Non-Linux Based Operating System For 'Modern' Devices

Google has never shied away from building operating systems — just look at Chrome OS and Android. The thing is, they’re both based on Linux and while it’s open-source and incredibly flexible, it might not be up to the task for Google’s future conquests. Enter “Fuchsia”, a new, non-Linux OS the company appears to be developing.

Mozilla Is Testing A New Firefox Feature To Circumvent 404 Errors

The internet is a constantly changing place. There’s no guarantee a page that existed a few years — or even days — ago will remain that way. Depending on how desperate you are, you can always give Google’s web cache or the Wayback Machine a go, but wouldn’t it be nice if your browser did this for you? Mozilla thinks so.

5 Reasons To Install Linux On Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little more adventurous, Linux has plenty of great features that will save you time and make working a little less dull.

The Best Music Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, blah blah blah… change the record, can’t you? Stand out from the crowd by using one of these lesser-known jukebox apps to listen to your tunes on your smartphone. In the end you might find you prefer using them to the more well-known alternatives.

Security Flaws Found In 7-Zip Could Affect More Than Just The Archiver

Your average user doesn’t pay much attention to security vulnerabilities in software, but when they affect something like 7-Zip, one of the most popular compression tools available, it has a way of cornering the raised eyebrow market.

This AI-Powered Camera App Picks Your Very Best Photos

Everyone thinks they’re great at photography. No really. I’m not kidding. So in a world where we all consider ourselves a modern day Ansel Adams, EyeEm’s new AI-powered app brings a healthy dose of reality to us amateur iPhone shutterflies.

How To Get The Old Instagram Logo Back On Your Phone

Instagram announced earlier this week that they’d be changing their logo from a representation of a camera to a slightly more colourful and abstract representation of a camera. And people had feelings! The logo was variously described as “not quite picture perfect” a “travesty” and “so internet” by media outlets — and the hoi polloi were about as generous.

Deals: Save Up To 50% On Scrivener 2 And Scapple

Stay on top of your work with two of the best productivity apps ever produced, Scrivener 2 and Scapple. Gizmodo Australia readers can save big when they purchase Scrivener 2 for just $30 AUD [$22.50 USD] and Scapple for only $12 AUD [$8.99 USD]. The Scrivener offer expires on May 4, 2016, so don’t wait too long to take advantage of these remarkably low prices.

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