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Microsoft opens Office 2019 for Mac business preview

Mac users who prefer Microsoft's suite of productivity tools but aren't keen on Office 365 are getting their first chance to try Office 2019 for Mac. A preview of the suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote) is now open to business users.<p>Among the new features are a roaming …

6 Books Every Programmer Should Read

I made an updated post about this, you can visit:<p><b>10 Programming Books you Need to Read</b><i><br>Sometimes we want to reach the next level on programming and we</i> …

Computer Science

Stop struggling with PDFs: PDFelement Lets You Edit PDFs like Microsoft Word

Sponsored:<p>Microsoft Word is embraced by many as the standard document editing software, used across campuses and businesses alike. With a simple user …

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

Linux

Energizer Power Max P600S officially announced with a 4,500 mAh battery

• The Energizer Power Max P600S was just unveiled with a 4,500 mAh battery and 5.99-inch display.<br>• The device has a power-efficient MediaTek Helio P25 processor.<br>• It will be offered in two variants: one with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, and another with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.<p>Energizer is …

Microsoft pulls in LinkedIn details for Outlook.com users

It's only been a day since Microsoft killed Outlook.com premium features like tougher email security and more storage and brought them to Office 365 members instead. Today, the company announced that it will bring LinkedIn integration to Outlook.com subscribers, a feature that has been part of …

Software

22 Top Features of Android Oreo

Here’s everything Google announced today

Google held a press conference today in San Francisco, where the company announced everything from new phones to crazy machine learning-powered wearable cameras.<p>It was a flurry of news. Don’t have time to catch up with all of it? We get it — that’s why we condensed it all down into one quick …

San Francisco

SpaceX unveils Mars city plan, will fly two cargo missions by 2022

SpaceX hopes to land at least two cargo missions to Mars a mere five years from now. The aerospace company's chief, Elon Musk, discussed its plans at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Australia. He talked about how SpaceX intends to use the BFR, the massive rocket it's developing, …

iPhone X Delayed? Rumors Point to Production Issues

Apple's iPhone X is slated to hit store shelves on November 3, but according to a new report, the handset might be having some trouble getting onto …

Mobile Technology

9 cool AR apps you should download to try out iOS 11’s ARKit

Since it was first announced at WWDC, Apple’s ARKit has been open to developers to get a feel for the new platform. Now that iOS 11 is finally here, ARKit is available for anyone with an iPhone 6S or later, the iPad Pro, and the latest 9.7-inch iPad. In the time between the announcement and its …

Galaxy S9: Samsung’s First 2018 Flagship Will Meet The iPhone X Head-On, In More Ways Than One

The smartphone race continues to heat up with the recent reveal of Apple’s latest flagship, the iPhone X. The device, which has been rumored and …

Galaxy Note 8 hands-on: Enough to make you forget the Note 7

After the nightmare that was the Galaxy Note 7, few people would've been surprised if Samsung killed the Note line entirely. But it didn't. As an insane number of leaks have suggested, the company still believes the world needs a high-end phablet with an S Pen, and it took over a historic armory in …

Android O likely scheduled to begin rolling out to Google Pixel on August 21st

Just like last year, Google released the first developer preview for its forthcoming major software update in the middle of spring — March, to be exact. Now, just about 5 months later, Android 8.0 (Oreo?) is finally nearing public release. According to some tweets from a pair of well-connected …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs Leak Reveals A Powerhouse, Pre-Order Date Less Than Three Weeks Away

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is coming soon – possible as soon as a couple of weeks — and now we’re finally getting bits of information regarding the …

The new Google Glass is on sale today (but don't get it)

Did you regret skipping Google Glass the first time around? You now have a second chance... if you have a specific need for it, that is. Glass for Work partner Streye is now selling the follow-up Glass Enterprise Edition starting at €1,550 (about $1,829). This is clearly intended for business (you …

Google Glass

Intel unveils full specs for its 18-core i9 Extreme Edition CPU

Intel made a big splash at Computex with its new Core i9 X-series family, with the crown jewel being its 18-core processor for desktops. But until we haven't heard much in the way of technical details. Today, Intel revealed that the 18-core i9-7980XE will feature a base speed of 2.6GHz, with a …

The next Apple Watch will reportedly have LTE

Apple plans to release an Apple Watch with built-in LTE this year, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. The integration should allow Apple Watch owners to leave their iPhone behind and still get near full functionality out of the watch. Until now, the watch had to be within range of an iPhone to do most tasks, …

Fitbit's next-gen smartwatch will launch with its own app platform

Fitbit desperately needs its upcoming smartwatch to be a success, so the company is planning to prop it up with a brand-new app platform at …

Samsung topples Intel as world’s largest chipmaker

Samsung registered a record profit of $12.6 billion in its second quarter earnings report, but hidden in those numbers lies another milestone. Of its $54 billion in revenue, $15 billion came solely from Samsung Semiconductors -- pushing it above the $14.8 billion that all of Intel brought in. In …

Mobile Devices

Microsoft’s minimal Modern mouse and keyboard are now available

Microsoft revealed its Modern Keyboard and Mouse last month. Both are styled like the company's Surface devices and the keyboard has Apple-style "chiclet" keys and a sturdy aluminum frame. It also has a fingerprint sensor tucked in between the Alt and Ctrl keys for Windows Hello biometric security. …

How Netflix DDoS’d Itself To Help Protect the Entire Internet

In June 2016, Netflix security engineer Scott Behrens ran a massive infrastructure test on the streaming system in front of dozens of coworkers. In …

Galaxy Note 8 Leak Reveals Samsung's Expensive Smartphone

Galaxy Note 8 information has spread and even Samsung is ‘accidentally’ leaking its own phone. But we might just have our best look at it yet from a good source…<p>Ice universe, which previously nailed the Galaxy S8 design in February, has issued a matter of fact tweet stating “Yes, this is Note8.” …

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is great, once you upgrade Windows 10 S

I’ve talked to a number of people on the Surface team over the last few months, and the decision to hinder their beautiful new piece of hardware still boggles the mind. The Surface Laptop is really nice — in fact, it’s quite possibly the best piece of hardware to carry the Surface name. But for …

Bixby Voice US release date revealed?

Bixby made its debut on the Galaxy S8 series back in April. As you may know, the company didn’t launch the full version of the digital assistant in the US, as the voice control feature wasn’t — and still isn’t — available on the two flagship devices. However, if the latest leak is to be believed, …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 seen launching in September against Apple's 'iPhone 8'

Samsung will likely ship the Galaxy Note 8 in September "at the earliest," according to a report, a timeframe which would pit the device directly …

Galaxy Note

Get started with Google's Backup and Sync app

Google's new Backup and Sync app replaces both the company's Drive and Photos desktop apps for Windows PCs and Macs. You can use the app to back up the contents of your entire computer -- or just selected folders.<p>Set up Backup and Sync<p>First, download the app from the Google Drive page or from the …

Apps

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

Google is funding the creation of software that writes local news stories

Google’s Digital News Initiative has committed £622,000 ($805,000) to fund an automated news writing initiative for U.K.-based news agency, The Press Association. The money will help pay for the creation of Radar (Reporters And Data And Robots), snappily named software designed to generate upwards …

Artificial Intelligence