Android 8.1 Oreo reaches 0.7% of devices.

Every month, Google releases the Android distribution chart (this shows us how much of the market each individual version of the OS takes up) once each month to help developers prioritize their resources for widely used Android OS versions rather than wasting them on old or outdated Android versions. To get the estimated values of Android …

Google expands Assistant, introduces Smart Display.

Google Assistant is all over the place. It’s on phones, TVs, smartwatches, and even inside cars. Now, Google has taken a big step to expanding its Assistant to even more hardware today by introducing a new smart display platform designed for partners like Lenovo to create their own Echo Show-like devices. Lenovo is one the first launch …

How to quickly change audio devices on the iPhone.

There are few things more infuriating in life than making a phone call from your iPhone only to realize that it had actually been connected to your Bluetooth speaker which does not have a microphone. Shouting “Can you hear me now?” at the phone is never a good look. Luckily, on iOS, you can use …

Macs and iOS devices are also affected by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

It has been revealed that the large majority of the devices that we use powered by Intel, AMD and ARM processors are open to attacks via two security flaws named Meltdown and Spectre. These are serious vulnerabilities and the whole industry is responding to them accordingly. Apple confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices …

3 Easy Ways to Add HTTPS to Blogger Blog

Most of us are familiar with the term “http” and “https” which are the client/server protocol that defines how messages are formatted and transmitted on the World Wide Web. In the beginning, majority of bloggers were not too concerned with whether their blog is using HTTP or HTTPS but due to some recent development in …

The faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi.

Intel announced this week that it will have chips ready within the year for the next generation of Wi-Fi known as 802.11ax. This new generation is theoretically faster but mostly meant to perform better in environments that have a lot of connected devices like public hotspots, and also your house if you just have a lot of …

Amazon and Microsoft have yet to roll out their smart assistant partnership.

Two giant companies, Microsoft and Amazon had announced partnership in August 2017 to integrate Alexa and Cortana digital assistants. Both of these companies were supposed to make their respective digital assistants available on each other’s platforms. The main aim of the deal was to allow users to access Microsoft’s Cortana assistant on an Amazon Echo, or …