Tag: apps

Why you should use Discord (even if you’re not a gamer)

Science May 12, 2021 0 Comments

DiscordRight now, there’s a rumor floating around the tech sphere suggesting that Microsoft may buy the online chat app Discord for roughly $10 billion. That may sound surprising to some people who haven’t even heard of the service, or think that it’s still geared toward gamers as it was at the beginning. While Discord didn’t become a global communication darling…

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Photoshop’s new Super Resolution feature makes images bigger, not blurrier

Science May 10, 2021 0 Comments

Stan HoraczekUpscaling a digital photo typically destroys its image quality. You lose detail and sharpness while adding ugly objects called artifacts to the file that make the whole picture look crunchy and unappealing. For years, however, companies like Adobe have been working on algorithms to try to bring the CSI “enhance” feature out of the world of TV fiction and…

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The next pandemic could be lurking anywhere. Can this wildlife-tracking app help prevent it?

Science Technology May 6, 2021 0 Comments

Oswaldo Cruz FoundationOne afternoon in 2018, Carlos Alberto Martins da Silva was hiking in Brazil’s Serra dos Órgãos National Park, a wonderland outside Rio de Janeiro where slender granite peaks rise through cloud forest mists, when he came across a dead monkey. The carcass was too decayed to identify the species or speculate about the cause of death, but da Silva,…

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How to Keep Your Mac and Apps Up To Date

Software July 4, 2019 0 Comments

Keeping your Mac up-to-date may seem like a chore, but it’s an essential part of protecting yourself online. Apple and app developers patch security holes when they’re found—and they add helpful new features to macOS and your applications, too. Beyond the usual security patches and app updates, Apple offers shiny new versions of macOS to Mac users every year—for free.…

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How to Organize Apps on Your iPad

Technology June 8, 2017 0 Comments

Apple owns the trademark to “there’s an app for that” for good reason: there seems to be an app for almost everything. Unfortunately, there isn’t an app for organizing all of the apps you download from the App Store, and if you love to take advantage of every download-for-free promotion that comes your way, you will quickly find the need…

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Technology December 11, 2016 0 Comments

Apple and Google both try to woo enterprise customers with unique strategies for business app development that mirror their respective visions. And as might be expected, each company elevates its strengths in enterprise and downplays points of weakness, according to IT leaders who spoke to Google cultivates a large group of partners to help organizations integrate Google apps with…

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Software October 4, 2016 0 Comments

Students attempting to text in class might be the bane of teachers everywhere, but even the most jaded luddite would have to admit: Tablets and smartphones in the classroom bring a number of advantages too. From greater student engagement to an expansion of the learning environment beyond normal school hours, gadgets can open new educational doors. But hardware is only part of the puzzle.…

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