Software

  • While adding a dark theme, Microsoft broke light theme for Windows Explorer

    The latest build of Windows 10 for the Windows Insider has been released and it features a dark mode for Windows Explorer for the first time. For those who love the Dark theme, more native apps supporting that dark background, light text theme is a good thing. Generally I...
  • Windows 10’s next big feature update is coming April 30th

    Microsoft’s been developing the latest big feature update to Windows 10 (we get 2 per year) for a while now. After much speculation and a couple of false starts, the latest major update to Windows 10 has now been confirmed for April 30th. International timezones means Australians should be...
  • Latest Windows10 Insider build adds Sets for Office, multiple apps, single window

    If you’re a Windows Insider and an Office Insider, then Microsoft has something pretty special for you to try out today. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 (Redstone 5) is now available to those who opted into the Skip Ahead branch. Most of us who use Office...
  • UNSW pilot Microsoft Teams, exam pass rate increased from 65% to 85%

    The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney is trialing Microsoft Teams. As part of a strategic plan to become “Australia’s global university,” the University says they seek out and test technologies to help simplify and extend collaboration—not only among students and faculty, but within organisational work groups, between...
  • VLC 3.0 Vetinari is out, 3 years in the making

    If you want a cross-platform application that’s capable of playing basically any video format ever created, then you want VLC. Today we VideoLan have released the next major full version release, VLC 3.0 for Windows (32/64-bit and ARM), as well as macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV,...
  • Review: TechSmith Snagit 2018

    TechSmith’s SnagIt 2018 is a product designed for those capturing images and video of software, perfect for creating training material. The company’s software is used by some of the biggest brand on the planet, so what makes it so appealing? Well without attention spans collectively decreasing, and everyone so...
  • Motorola phones being upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat this week

    This week, Motorola will roll out the much anticipated, Android 7.0 Nougat to Australians. Beating Samsung to the punch, Motorola will send you a push notification to your Moto G Plus (4th Gen), Moto Z and Moto Z Play. Despite being released in August last year, very few handsets...
  • Autopilot 8.0 unlocks access to 6x as many radar objects

    Tesla are rolling out their latest software upgrade to owners. We love when the phones we buy get better over time and having your car do the same is certainly the way of the future. In Autopilot 8.0 there’s some big changes when it comes to the hardware software architecture that combines...
  • Don’t expect Android Nougat on your device anytime soon

    Google may have released Android version 7 (aka Nougat) today, but unless you have a Nexus device, expect a lengthy wait. The updated has over 250 major features according to Google, but that does nothing for the revenue of carriers and manufacturers. Ultimately the reason so many Android devices still run...