Review: Windows 10 reimagines the OS with flexible and functional design

Jul 30

There’s an old adage about Microsoft Windows: the good versions skip a generation. Windows Vista was bad, Windows 7 was good and Windows 8 was bad again, so it’s not much of a spoiler to say that Windows 10 lands on the bright side of the cycle. Microsoft knows it alienated a massive number of users with Windows 8 though, so it tries its darndest to undo the...

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Windows 10: Here are the privacy issues you should know about

Jul 30

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake. The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and software. The Privacy Statement and Services Agreements...

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Emoji for food allergies may come to your phone soon

Jul 30

A new preliminary proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium suggests that specific emoji for food allergies should be added to the standard. The proposal, submitted by a Google engineer, is under discussion and may not be added to the standard at all but offers a peek into some useful new emoji. It suggests the addition of peanuts, soybeans, buckwheat, sesame...

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The PGA Tour Gets Its First Over-The-Top Subscription Service

Jul 30

It’s been a good week for cord-cutting sports fans. Word has it that CBS will livestream the Super Bowl commercials for the first time. Disney is considering its options for making ESPN a standalone service (well…maybe five years from now.) And now, golf fans are getting a digital subscription service of their own, with the debut of the PGA TOUR LIVE’s new...

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