How to take full advantage of Android 10’s privacy-reclaiming powers

Well, gang, it’s here. In case you’ve been hibernating over the past week (or maybe just, ahem, on an unfortunately timed week off), Google brought Android 10 into this wacky ol’ world of ours this past Tuesday. There’s really only so much to say about the Android 10 basics at …

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

Android upgrades can often seem like an eternal waiting game, thanks to the role unmotivated device-makers play in the process — but with Chrome OS, it’s a completely different story. Chrome OS upgrades, y’see, roll out to every current Chromebook within days of their release, directly from Google and without …

2 Android Q features we still haven’t seen in action

We’re down to the final countdown for Google’s Android Q release — and by and large, it feels like there aren’t many surprises left. After all, while Q won’t technically be released for another week or three, the software’s been evolving in a public beta for nearly five months now.  …

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

With Google’s final Android Q beta now out in the wild and the final Q release likely just days away, the question on everyone’s mind is: When will my phone get the upgrade? (Okay, that — and also: Will they actually name the software Queen of Puddings? But that’s another …

How Windows 10 users can upgrade on their schedule, not Microsoft’s

Over the last four years, Microsoft has gradually, carefully, slowed the tempo of Windows 10’s upgrades. And customers have rejoiced. In Microsoft’s original planning, Windows 10 was expected to improve itself several times a year, not once every several years. It would be more secure, more helpful, more with it, …

macOS Mojave: Apple releases 10.14.6 supplemental update

In September 2018, Apple released macOS Mojave, the current version of the Mac operating system. (In case you’re keeping track, it’s version 10.14.) In this FAQ, we’ll give you the general details on macOS Mojave: When it will be release, what Macs are compatible, etc. We’ll add more details to …

5 smart questions that’ll smother most Android security scares

I haven’t looked at today’s tech news too closely just yet, but I have a sneaking suspicion some evil-sounding virtual gremlin or other is probably on the brink of invading my smartphone, stealing my secrets, and setting me up for a lifetime of dread and despair. He might even be …

How Chrome OS Virtual Desks could change the way you work

Here in the land o’ Chrome OS, fresh paint shows up almost constantly. And while most of it involves minor refinements or relatively small-scale improvements, one soon-to-land new Chromebook feature has the potential to shake up your work environment in a really significant way. It’s a little somethin’ called virtual …