Tech Tip - Pin Your Key People
The ‘My People’ feature in Windows 10 lets you pin your closest contacts to your taskbar, thereby making it easier and quicker to email, chat with (text and video), or send files or media to them. Here’s how to set it up:
Apple’s Autonomous Car Involved in Crash
Apple’s new autonomous vehicle, part of its ‘Project Titan’, has joined an expanding list of self-driving car prangs.
Google To Kill Dodgy Tech Support Ads
A rise in the number of adverts appearing in Google placed by scammers offering fake tech support has led Google to announce the rollout of a news advert verification programme.
‘Five Eyes’ Demand Back Door Access To Encrypted Services ... Or Else
The frustration of the so-called 'Five Eyes' governments in not being allowed access to end-to-end encrypted apps such as WhatsApp has boiled-over into the threat of enforcement via legislative (or other) measures.
Tech Tip - Quickly Edit File Metadata
If you want to be able to quickly edit the metadata of any files in Windows 10 (e.g. set when photos were taken), and add tags and categories to files, it can be done in 2 easy steps. Here’s how:
Microsoft Introduces AI Automated Audio and Video File Transcription
Microsoft’s new AI tool in OneDrive and SharePoint automatically transcribes the contents of video, audio, and image files, thereby making it much faster and easier to find specific topics and references made in those files.
Online "Pay-To-Watch" Now In Lead
The latest Office for National Statistics' annual Internet Access and Use report has revealed that there has been a big rise in the number of people using commercial video streaming services.
Is Google Getting Details of YOUR Purchases From MasterCard?
Reports of a data-sharing deal with credit company MasterCard could mean that some details of your credit card purchases could be shared with Google, and used to improve their online advertising service.
IBM Makes Test Version of New Stealth AI Malware ‘DeepLocker’
IBM has announced that it has created its own stealth, ultra-evasive AI malware called ‘DeepLocker’ that can evade all traditional cyber-security protection, hide in normal applications, and only strike when it is sure it has reached its intended target.