With its Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft promised that users would have the option to postpone future updates for a limited period of time, and many rejoiced. But now that the update has started rolling out, it's become apparent that there are still some stability issues and performing a manual installation isn't recommended right now.
If you've been tempted by one of the new crop of ultrawide monitors hitting the market recently, we have some very good news for you: they look awesome when paired up with some high-quality video. So, to give you some inspiration and a good reason to head out and pick up a new screen, here's our guide to the best cinematic experiences you can enjoy to their utmost on an ultrawide monitor.
You may have noticed in your travels around the internet that your browser's address bar occasionally turns green and displays a padlock — that's HTTPS, or a secure version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, swinging into action. This little green padlock is becoming vitally important as more and more of your online security is eroded. Just because your ISP can now see what sites you browse on doesn't mean they have to know all the content your consuming. Below is the rundown on HTTPS, so you can better understand this first, and easiest line of defence against potential snoopers and hackers.
Thanks to online learning, it's easier than ever to elevate your programming skills straight from your computer. This immersive, multi-faceted programming education (80+ hours of coding tutorials across iOS 10/Objective C, HTML5, Python, Ruby on Rails and more) will help push you to the top of the job market.
While Elon Musk is running around cautioning the world about the real danger of Skynet-style warrior robots, Jack Ma would like you to consider another possible problem: CEOs might lose their overpaid gigs and there will be no golden parachute. Well, let's be honest, there probably will be a golden parachute... somehow.
It doesn't matter if you're pumped for the Creators Update, the new version of Windows 10 that makes drawing all over you screen easier. Whether you like it or not, your Windows 10 device will be getting it. If you're a part of Microsoft's Insiders Program — a beta-like program that gives you builds of Windows 10 early — then you'll already be on Creators Update. For the rest of us it will come, like a little surprise, over the coming months.
If you haven't heard, a lot of Chromebooks can run Android apps now, but not everything in the Google Play Store is going to make sense for your lightweight laptop — we're looking at you, Snapchat.Here are seven Android apps that are actually well suited to running on top of Chrome OS.
Researchers at Facebook AI Research and Tel Aviv University school of computer science published a preprint paper outlining how they created an automatic process to create VR avatars. The company's new Facebook Spaces "social" VR venture launched this week.
Microsoft has gone ahead with its plan to disable updates on pre-Windows 10 operating systems running on newer AMD and Intel processors. While your machine won't suddenly stop working, it does mean your Windows 7 or 8.1 install won't benefit from the latest updates. Fortunately, a simple workaround is now available.
Cybercrime is no joke, and companies are willing to pay a pretty penny for security experts to keep their networks safe. And while the payoff is high, the barriers to entry are low, thanks to the web and its trove of online resources, like the Four Volume Cyber Security Bundle.
It's no secret that learning even the basics behind mobile app development can skyrocket your hiring and earning potential, but many of us are turned off by the thought of sinking more time and money into a formal coding education. Fortunately, there's another way to build up your coding chops, and it won't break the bank. Name your price, and you can catalsze your mobile dev education with the Pay What You Want: The Ultimate Android Development Bundle.
We've been talking a lot lately about the perks and perils of Microsoft Office, especially the program you begrudgingly used to write your university papers: Word. In what appears to be an unrelated move, Apple just made a whole host of productivity apps free. Get excited for Pages! (Borat voice: "Not!")
Along with its duties of maintaining copies of important news, literature, scientific information, and old MySpace pages, the Internet Archive also loves to create emulations for you to fiddle with inside your browser. Today, the loveable non-profit organisation has made it easy for you to relive the glory years of the early Macintosh like it's 1985 all over again.
Touring around the pages of the web isn't always the one-way street you might think it is: most sites are eager to leave a calling card or two on your local machine in the form of cookies. Here we'll lay out what's being saved in your browser, why it makes a difference, and what you can do about it.