Windows 10's market share will finally surpass Windows 7's this month, according to data from StatCounter. The operating system's share increased by 1.65 points during October, bringing it to 40.95%. Windows 7 fell by 1.32 points to 42.67%, making the gap quite narrow.
Voice commands in Spotify will be working on Sonos' speakers before the end of the year. On its support forums the company announced a deadline of December 21 for that support rollout. None of the Sonos setups that provide access to Amazon's Alexa currently offer voice commands.
Following the release of iOS 11.1, the Cupertino-based company has also launched other versions of its software, including watchOS 4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1. The two latter updates don't come with tons of new improvements, unlike the watchOS 4.1.
To maintain censorship capabilities, Russia is cracking down on the use of VPNs, which let people more easily mask their identity and get around censorship. This move from the government was already known, but the law is officially being implemented today.
Even Google's bug tracker tool isn't free from vulnerabilities. Security researcher Alex Birsan found a flaw in the company's Issue Tracker, which is used to list all of the bugs and feature requests in Google's products that still need to be addressed.
Augmented reality shopping capabilities in the form of a feature called AR View are now available in Amazon's iOS app. With AR View, you can see how products would look in your house or office. This visualization option is available for thousands of items.
Amazon's video streaming service is now available on Xbox consoles all around the world and the app will support 4K streaming on the Xbox One X beginning November 7. A staggered launch of Amazon Prime Video started in 2016 and the app has only now become available globally.
Signal, a popular privacy-centric messaging app, now has a standalone desktop application. The app joins the service's mobile applications and its web messenger. Until now, encrypted conversations on a desktop required a Chrome web application to work.
iOS 11.1 is now available and it comes with a few notable updates. The new software version comes with more than 70 new emoji, a patch for the Krack WiFi vulnerability, and the addition of a 3D touch option for opening the app switcher via pressing the left side of the display.
Earlier this month, NVIDIA confirmed that it has no plans on releasing Android 8.0 Oreo update for Shield Tablet and Tablet K1. That doesn't mean there won't be any new update. In fact, the company has just released a Shield Experience 6.1 update to its Android TV devices.
Rumour has it that both Samsung and LG are testing the new Android 8.0 Oreo builds for their flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus and LG G6. The latter has been spotted on Geekbench, while a separate report claims that Samsung is preparing to kick off the Android 8.0
Microsoft released Windows 10 operating system back in 2015 and allowed users to upgrade their old Windows 7 and 8.1 machines to the new operating system for free. The free upgrade period came to an end in July 2016, but users could still upgrade their systems by using
Essential had a rough start as the launch of its first smartphone had been delayed for a few weeks. Now, the company has started working on new software updates that should improve the Essential PH-1 handset and is now rolling out an update to the phone.
Apps for YouTube TV, a television streaming service, are now rolling out on a range of platforms. The service has become available on all Android TV devices and it'll soon be on Apple TV, Xbox One, and Roku products. It previously started its rollout by reaching the Chromecast.
Skype's significantly updated design first appeared on mobile devices earlier this year and the same changes have been tested on desktop over the past few months. Now the redesign is officially rolling out to all users on Windows and Mac, despite a negative response.
Last week, we reported that Xiaomi plans to start rolling out its custom Android user interface globally on November 2, on the same date when a brand new selfie-centric smartphone with fast-charging technology would be announced. Luckily, the MIUI 9 Global ROM is already
Facebook isn't discretely using your phone's microphone to pick up information that could assist with ad targeting, says the social network. This claim has been tossed around for years, though it's stemmed more from a general concern than any strong evidence of eavesdropping.
A lot of people may be talking about artificial general intelligence at the level of a human or beyond, but we're far from that point, says Facebook AI Research boss Yann LeCun. Even though some systems have learned specific tasks (like playing Go), general AI is far away.
Google Assistant on iOS has been updated so that it can now work with Apple Music. iOS users can utilize the digital assistant to play specific content in the music streaming app. This will work for bringing up content you've purchased or have access to via your subscription.
Just like Google's Android Pay, Apple is also expanding its payment service. This time, the expansion is focused on the northern Europe extension as well as to the United Arab Emirates. The service now supports banks like Emirates Islamic (Visa only), Emirates NBD,