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New Windows 10 Fast Ring test build adds new Task Manager, Notification options

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft released on January 8 the first new Windows 10 Fast Ring build for 2020. The new Windows 10 test build, No. 19541, includes a couple of minor new options for Task Manager and Notifications, along with a number of fixes and updates. Just a reminder: Microsoft has changed the way it is rolling out test builds of… Read more →

2020: The year of digital products

These cool tech gadgets will make 2020 easier and more relaxing Start your year right with these superb, super-useful tech gadgets that will boost your productivity, and reduce your day-to-day tech stress levels. I’m sure we can all agree that the past decade has seen a remarkable acceleration in technology evolution. The convergence of advanced tech that ushered in the… Read more →

CES 2020: Cat S32 offers ruggedness at an affordable price

The 5.5-inch Cat S32 costs €299. Image: Cat Phones Cat phones has unveiled the Cat S32, a new rugged smartphone at the entry-level price point of €299 (~£253/$332). Designed and manufactured by Bullitt Group, Cat-branded products cover rugged tablets, feature phones and smartphones, including the recent S52 with its more mainstream positioning. Unlike the relatively slim 5.65-inch S52, the chunky… Read more →

Investment in cloud and AI to increase in Brazil

Cloud computing and artificial intelligence will be the core areas of focus when it comes to investment in technology in Brazil in 2020, according to a new study. The research published by technology company CI&T and Opinion Box with 500 Brazilian decision-makers between November and December 2019 has found that 46.1% of executives will be investing in cloud while 45.6%… Read more →

Apple touts strong App Store revenue finish to 2019 ahead of Q1 results, strong services, iPhone 11 demand

Apple said its App Store customers spent $1.42 billion between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, up 16% from a year ago, in what the company added was an illustration of its pivot to services. Indeed, Apple’s services revenue has surged in calendar 2019 as the company aims to offset a plateau in iPhone sales. Increasingly, Apple devices are just… Read more →

CES 2020: Mobvoi announces TicPods 2 Pro with AI-based motion and hands-free technologies

CES 2020: The Big Trends for Business Today’s CES is as much a showcase for the latest business technology as it is for consumer electronics. Enterprise technologies like AI, data analytics, and 5G underpin the latest IoT gadgets, smart devices, and autonomous vehicles and will be on full display at CES 2020. The fully wireless earbud market is huge and… Read more →

Six super useful travel tools

The tech accessories you must include in your travel bag Ed Bott shares his checklist of the gadgets you need to stay powered up, productive, and entertained on the road. Read more: https://zd.net/2DkOTM5 You can’t take everything with you when you travel (well, you can try, but after a few days every extra ounce feels like a pound — you… Read more →

Signal app will support ‘view-once’ images and videos

Whisper Systems End-to-end encrypted instant messaging app Signal is working on adding support for ephemeral multimedia messages — namely, images and videos that can be viewed once and are then automatically deleted from a user’s device. The feature is currently being tested in Signal beta releases and is expected to roll out to users of the main stable branch in… Read more →