Jundi Ahmad Alwan

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Windows 10 users are about to get their first big update

Due to the size of the Windows user base — which already sits at over 120 million— Microsoft will roll-out "Threshold 2" to Windows Insiders next week, the same group of users who test the operating system, before allowing everyone to download it later in November.<p>According to WinBeta, "Threshold …

Instagram Launches Its Own Snapchat Live Story

Live streaming in the palm of your hand.<p>Instagram debuts a new live stream video of curated content that showcases specific events. The social media app’s newest feature can be found at the top of your navigation page and is currently featuring ”Halloween’s Best Videos.” “This is a new way to …

Google killing Chrome OS and building it into Android

Google's two operating systems will soon be one. Chrome OS is going to be combined with Android, and the combined OS could be revealed as soon as next year, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The <i>Journal</i> reports that Chrome is essentially being folded into Android, because Android has emerged as …

Chris Smalling and Phil Jones Offer Manchester United Defensive Stability

Before the season began, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones seemed the obvious central defensive partnership among Manchester United's ranks.<p>However, Saturday's trip to Goodison Park saw the England pair start together for the first time this season. I have previously suggested that the partnership of …

Soccer

Some Sony devices will skip Android 5.1.1 and upgrade directly to Marshmallow

A good amount of H1 2015 Sony devices still have yet to get an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and it looks like that will remain the case for some time. According to Sony’s support pages, the Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet and a handful of mid-range devices such as the C4, C5 Ultra, M4 Aqua and M5 won’t …

Leaked Continuum Video Shows Microsoft Has Found Its Mojo Again

Something has happened at Redmond. Whatever it is, it’s been enough to stir a few echoes back here with someone who left Windows as a platform over a decade ago for OSX. Of course I could sit here and quote statistics all night long about Android vs. Windows vs. OSX (and iOS in its various forms) …

Windows 10

Everton v Manchester United Live Commentary & Result, 10/17/15, Premier League

Apple will appeal $234 million judgment

The University of Wisconsin-Madison defeated Apple in its patent lawsuit today, after a U.S. jury ordered the iPhone maker to pay the university $234 million in damages for infringing on patented microchip technology in the iPhone and iPad.<p>Apple’s bill for the infringement is significantly less …

New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Everyone has a different method for determining if produce at the grocery store is underripe, just right or rotten. There's the knock test, the squeeze test and, of course, the smell test. But if the HyperCam, a new type of camera being developed by the University of Washington and Microsoft …

University of Washington

Woz admits Steve Jobs wasn’t always a nice guy

Steve Jobs will be remembered as much for his negative personality traits as for his marketing genius, says Steve Wozniak in a new featurette for the upcoming movie, <i>Steve Jobs</i>.<p>The Woz waxes nostalgic about his friend and co-founder of Apple as his own recollections are interspersed with scenes and …

You can add 3D Touch features to your old, jailbroken iPhone

Don't have an iPhone 6S and you want 3D touch? If you're willing to jailbreak your phone, you can get it.<p>With a jailbroken phone running iOS 9, users …

Apps

Dozens of major websites crashed all at once

The cause of the crashes remained unclear, but some could have been connected to trouble at a cloud service relied on by companies.<p>"We're aware that members are experiencing issues streaming on all devices," streaming television service Netflix said in a tweet at its customer service Twitter …

Microsoft will pay $200 for your old laptop, or $300 if it's a MacBook

Microsoft has launched a promotion called Easy Trade Up designed to get people to switch to new Windows 10 machines. If you buy a qualifying computer from the Microsoft Store for over $599 until October 20th, the company will give you a rebate after you send in your old laptop or all-in-one — …