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Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad

iOS 11.2.2 software update. Another day, another patch to install. This time, it’s iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Must read: How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing The patch is to fix the Spectre vulnerability that came to light earlier this month. Apple describes the ...

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Google launches three experimental photo apps for Android, iOS

CNET/CBS Interactive Google on Monday launched three experimental photography apps for iOS and Android to test experimental technology like object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms, efficient image encoding, and decoding technologies. Google is calling the three apps, Storyboard, Selfissimo!, and Scrubbies, part of “appsperiments” inspired by Google’s Motion Stills app. ...

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Windows is gaining on iOS in the education market

Microsoft Windows is making gains in the K-12 education market in both the US and the rest of the world according to new numbers from Futuresource Consulting. Credit: Futuresource In the US, Microsoft’s gains are coming mainly at Apple’s expense, not Google’s. According to Futuresource’s data for Q3 2017, shipments ...

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Microsoft's Edge browsing apps generally available for iOS, Android

Microsoft announced in October previews of new Edge browser apps for iOS and Android. On November 30, Microsoft officials are announcing that these apps are no longer in preview and are generally available for users in select markets.. By making Edge apps available on non-Windows operating systems, Microsoft is hoping ...

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Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 to fix iPhone X screen issues in cold weather

(Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet) Shortly after the iPhone X launched, users complained that the display became unresponsive when using the phone in cold weather. Apple acknowledged the issue and promised a fix via a future software update. On Thursday, Apple released iOS 11.1.2 with the fix. Additionally, the update is supposed ...

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Microsoft to integrate third-party security information into its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service

Microsoft is partnering with other security vendors to integrate their macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android security wares with its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service. (Image: Microsoft) On Nov. 8, Microsoft announced the first three such partners: Bitdefender, Lookoutm and Ziften. These companies will feed any threats detected into ...

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Despite smaller share, iOS continues to attract content apps first

HQ shows are scheduled at a specific time, require near-instant reaction, and pay out real money. Android is the world’s most popular operating system, but that does not mean that it s always the first target for mobile developers. For years, for example, Instagram abstained from producing an Android version. ...

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What's it like using the world's fastest smartphone?

Apple A11 Bionic processor I should be awed by the fact that I own the world’s fastest smartphone, but to be honest it’s all a bit underwhelming. Must read: iOS 11 battery life is terrible According to Geekbench benchmarks, the A11 Bionic processor that powers the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 ...

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