Daily Archives: March 29, 2019

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now (finally) rolling out for real

Microsoft has finally decided that it can fully push ahead with deploying the troubled October 2018 Update, having officially labelled the upgrade as ready for broad deployment to Windows 10 users. The company has just announced: “Based on the data and the feedback we’ve received from consumers, OEMs, ISVs, partners, …

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Frankenstein vs Wolverine: why a cobbled-together approach can’t win

Talking about databases is rarely sexy, but for a business it’s a critical choice that impacts how the organisation runs and how it serves its customers. Yet we’re seeing far too many organisations still hampered by a ‘Frankenstein’ approach to their database: a cobbled-together system built on software from a …

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Amazon Echo Link could launch in India at Rs 15,000

Amazon is going to bring Echo Link to India sometime during April and it may be priced at Rs 15,000. According to a report by MySmartPrice, Amazon is gearing up to launch the Echo Link in India as early as the first week of April.  The Echo Link offers hi-fi …

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Best translation software of 2019

Best translation software The internet is a global market, and one that can be difficult to fully access if you are only reliant upon a single language. While English remains the language of business, not all potential customers will necessarily be proficient in it, and often it’s better to be …

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Twitter app’s dark mode gets even darker with an OLED-ready update

The shroud of darkness that’s blanketing our smart devices continues as Twitter announces a new ‘lights out’ update to the app’s existing dark mode, bringing a truly black background to your feed instead of a dark blue one – perfect for OLED displays. The official Twitter account has also changed …

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Best alternatives to Skype 2019: paid and free

If you’re looking for the best Skype alternatives, then you’ve come to the right place. For many years, Skype has been one of the most popular VoIP (Voice over IP) services, with home and business users alike using it to video and voice call friends and family over the world. …

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Canon could replace its excellent Dual Pixel Autofocus with Quad Pixel AF

Canon introduced its Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus (AF) technology back in 2013 with the launch of the EOS 70D. It performs phase-detect autofocus from the main imaging sensor by splitting each pixel into two light-sensitive photodiodes, with each half picking up light independently through separate microlenses.  Since then, this system …

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