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How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

• Home<br>• News<br>• How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware<p>Chris Hauk - May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much …

Apps

Volvo is baking Google Assistant, Maps and Android apps into its next cars

Volvo plans to bake Google Maps, the Google Assistant, and other services into its dashboards, offering the functionality regardless of the type of …

Android News

Google Tasks is a new standalone to-do app for Android, integrates w/ Gmail and Calendar

In addition to a leak late last month, the Gmail on the web revamp confirmed the existence of Google Tasks. Today, Google’s new and unified to-do solution is available for Android with heavy “Material Design 2” stylings.<p>Google Tasks is a straightforward app with the company emphasizing its …

Android News

This Free Ad Blocker For Samsung Phones Also Kills Bloatware And Manages App Permissions

There are plenty of great ad blockers to choose from, but most just delete the ads or replace them with something less offensive. If you're looking …

How to Get Your Mac's Dock to Show Running Apps Only

Last week we explained how you can use a simple Terminal command to insert spaces in your macOS Dock and visibly group together app icons. In this article, we're going to highlight another simple Terminal hack that turns the Dock into more of a straightforward app switcher by making it display only …

SideSqueeze brings Pixel 2-like squeeze gestures to your Galaxy S8 or Note 8

• The Pixel 2 and HTC U11 both let users perform an action by squeezing the sides of their phone.<br>• A new app called SideSqueeze brings this feature to the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8.<br>• In theory, the app could come to any water-resistant phone that also has a barometric pressure sensor.<p>One neat …

Super Bomberman R goes multiplatform with help from Ratchet and Master Chief

Ratchet and Clank, Halo and Portal Bombermen coming this summer<p><i>Super Bomberman R</i> is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC (via Steam) and Xbox One this June, Konami announced today. The game, which was released on Nintendo Switch last year, will also get some new Bomberman characters based on Ratchet …

Apple to talk AR/VR, display technologies at Display Week in May

Several Apple engineers are scheduled to talk augmented and virtual reality, and other display technologies at Display Week coming up in May. More interestingly, there are several sessions focused on microLED.<p>While Apple engineers are unlikely going to talk about future products, it will be …

Samsung accidentally published the launch video for the Galaxy S9 early

As if the Galaxy S9 hadn’t been leaked enough before its official announcement at MWC, Samsung accidentally went and uploaded its launch video. Although Samsung immediately removed the video from YouTube, it didn’t stop others from reuploading it…<p>Thanks to <i>Slashleaks</i>, we can watch the entire …

Is it legal to swap someone’s face into porn without consent?

Yes, no, maybe<p>For victims of revenge porn and other explicit material shared without consent, legal remedies have arrived only within the last decade. But thanks to AI-assisted technology, anyone with an online presence could now end up starring in pornography against their will — and there’s …

Download the Samsung Galaxy S9’s leaked wallpaper

Earlier this week, thanks to the famed leaker Evan Blass, we got our first real look at the Samsung Galaxy S9. Now, Blass has provided the full-size wallpaper that was seen running on the leaked handset render.<p>As a brief recap, here’s what we know about the Galaxy S9 so far based off of leaks and …

Phones

Rootless Pixel Launcher v3 brings the best Pixel Launcher features including ‘At a Glance’ to any Android phone [Video]

Third-party launchers are an awesome part of Android, especially because you can customize them in a lot of ways. However, it’s often the case that official launchers still work better in some ways.<p>The Pixel Launcher Google installs on its Pixel devices is easily one of the best in terms of …

Android News

Samsung closing off Oreo beta for Galaxy S8 today, public release expected soon

Android Oreo has been available in beta for the Galaxy S8 for a fair while now, but the company has been quiet on when the public release would kick off. However, now the beta has ended, and the next release will be the final build…<p>Yesterday, Samsung sent out notifications to Galaxy S8 owners on …

Android Oreo

This Android app will turn your wallpaper into a live map of your location

Skyline<p>There’s a new Android app called Skyline that will turn your current location into your wallpaper, as first spotted by <i>Lifehacker</i><i>.</i> Skyline uses 3D terrain data from Mapbox to show either your current location or specific coordinates to create wallpapers in full detail.<p>The app can shift the …

Bungie outlines major Destiny 2 changes for 2018 as it overhauls Eververse microtransactions

Slew of changes revealed that will be introduced throughout 2018.<p>Bungie has laid out its plans for the future of Destiny 2, addressing fan concerns …

Camera NX, a Google Camera mod, brings portrait mode to the Pixel & XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X

One of the most essential features for most smartphone owners is the camera. Because of this, Google focused on image quality when it launched the Pixel 2 and introduced new features such as portrait mode. But while the search giant’s latest and greatest got new features, the original Pixel and the …

Android News

Instagram launches an alpha testing program on iOS and Android

Are you an early adopter? Okay, but are you a <i>really</i> early adopter who likes to test new, experimental things even if it means you’ll experience crashes and bugs? Then you may be interested to know that Instagram has launched Alpha testing programs on iOS and Android aimed at those who want to test …

Social Media

Grammarly has finally brought its spelling and grammar checking virtual keyboard to Android

Virtual keyboards on Android are always introducing new features and getting smarter. While the built-in autocorrect is meant to pick up on small spelling mistakes, it doesn’t actually help you form proper sentences. That all changes today as Grammarly, a widely popular grammar and spelling tool on …

Android Phones

Teenage developer finally brings iMessage to Android

iMessage is finally available on Android, thanks to 16-year-old developer Roman Scott.<p>The free-to-download weMessage app supports group conversations, sending attachments, and lots more. But there’s one big catch.<p>Apple has already ruled out the possibility of official iMessage support on Android. …

New Trailer Solves GTA 5's Greatest Mystery

Today Rockstar released a trailer for another update to GTA Online. The Doomsday Heist may be the wildest update to GTA yet, and it not only adds a …

Designer behind Halide explains why you might enjoy RAW photography on your iPhone

Sebastiaan de With, the designer behind Halide has dropped some knowledge today on just how RAW photography works with the iPhone. de With goes into explaining the advantages, and disadvantages, that come with RAW photography and why they matter.<p>In iOS 10, Apple introduced the ability to shoot RAW …

Mobile Photography

‘Destiny 2:’ Alexa’s Newest Skill Just Made Playing The Game A Lot More Immersive

Amazon's Alexa is the newest star for 'Destiny 2.'<p>Bungie has teamed up with Activision to bring Ghost, <i>Destiny 2’s</i> A.I., into the real world with …

Smart Homes

Bungie details extensive plans for player-oriented Destiny 2 updates

Studio promises an open dialogue with players<p><i>Destiny 2</i> developer Bungie is working on a wide variety of changes to the game, many of which the studio is making specifically in response to player feedback. Bungie announced the details today in a lengthy blog post, “The State of <i>Destiny 2</i>,” in which …

HDMI 2.1 is here with 10K and Dynamic HDR support

Back in January, the HDMI Forum unveiled its new specifications for the HDMI connector, called HDMI 2.1. Now, that HDMI specification is available to all vendors who have already adopted HDMI 2.0. It's backwards compatible with all previous HDMI specifications.<p>The focus of HDMI 2.1 is on higher …

Handy

Google Attacks Android's Major Problem With Files Go

The great thing about Android is that pretty much any company looking to make a smartphone can run with the operating system. If it wants to tap into a wealth of applications and a strong foundation of an ecosystem, then signing up for Google’s flavour guarantees not only the OS, but a suite of …

Android News

Bungie lays out plans for Destiny 2 improvements

‘There's more we’re working on’<p>Bungie is working to improve and fix <i>Destiny 2</i> in an effort to address complaints from fans who have grown disgruntled in the seven-plus weeks since the game’s launch, the studio said yesterday.<p>This far out from <i>Destiny 2</i>’s debut, the game’s most dedicated players have …

Use R-Play to play 'Destiny 2' and other PlayStation 4 games with MFi controllers on iPad, iPhone

Bungie's "Destiny 2" isn't coming to the Mac or the iPad, but an iOS title called R-Play will allow you to take advantage of Sony's Remote Play …

Destiny 2

Meet the world’s first PS4 controller-operated Nissan GT-R | Trusted Reviews

<b>Nissan just created the world’s first PS4 controller-operated Nissan GT-R and it’s the ultimate remote-control car for gamers.</b><p>The full-size supercar …

Apple Employees Testing Apple Pay Cash Internally in iOS 11.1

Apple corporate employees in the United States are testing Apple's upcoming person-to-person Apple Pay feature internally in the iOS 11.1 update, suggesting the Apple Pay improvements could indeed be introduced in iOS 11.1. Employees first began testing the Apple Pay Cash last week, but many were …

With ‘Routines,’ Amazon Alexa performs multiple tasks with just one command

Y can already ask Amazon Alexa to order you a pizza after you get home from a long day at work. But what if you could ask her to order you a pizza, …