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How to get the Windows 98 experience on today’s PCs

Twenty years ago Windows 98 became available for sale to the general public, yet the operating system enjoyed a mixed reputation. It brought new features and refined the concept of PNP (Plug & Play) devices which could automatically be detected by the system when connected to a USB port. However, Windows 98 was also famous for being the… Read More »

Qualcomm still serious about Windows 10 on Arm: Engineers work on ’12W’ Snapdragon 1000

Something like this … An earlier SDM850 reference design Qualcomm is seemingly working on another high-end 64-bit Arm-compatible system-on-chip for Windows 10 PCs – the Snapdragon 1000. Here’s the US chip designer’s line up so far for personal computers: the Snapdragon 835, which made its way into a few moderately overpriced and slightly lackluster touchscreen laptops; the 845 announced in December… Read More »

How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it’s easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue. Fortunately, there’s an easy way that you can keep… Read More »

How to install custom fonts on your iPhone or iPad

You can add any typeface to the apps on your iPhone or iPad. Photo: Charlie Sorrel/Cult of Mac Most of use just use the fonts that come supplied with the iOS apps we use every day. If you use Pages, you get a ton of built-in typeface options. But what if you use a notes app by a… Read More »

Amazon’s Hometown Seattle Repeals Tax on Large Corporations in Divided Vote

Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis. A divided crowd chanted, jeered and booed at the council meeting, drowning out the leaders as they cast a… Read More »

Become a Guest on Your Own Computer

Q. I have heard that making a guest account on the computer and using it yourself can help stop viruses. Why is this, and how would I go about making an extra account? A. Administrator accounts on a Windows, Mac or Linux computer have the ability to adjust settings, install new programs, change passwords and perform other functions that affect… Read More »

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition Last Units to Go on Sale in India Today

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition with a custom design from the hit Avengers franchise will go on sale again at 12pm on Tuesday. OnePlus has announced that the final stock of the special edition will be sold via Amazon India site as well as the company’s online store. The company said that after the Marvel Avengers Limited Edition went live… Read More »

Facebook to Train 60,000 Indian Women on Internet Safety

Facebook on Wednesday said it entered into a partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme aimed at training 60,000 women in universities across India on safe use of the Internet, social media and email in a year. Launched in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation, the pilot programme will enable trainees to differentiate between… Read More »

Redmi S2 India Variant, Redmi Y2, Surfaces on Benchmarking Site

While Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is expected to launch in India on June 7, the new handset has already reached the Geekbench website to reveal its benchmark performance ahead of the formal debut. The Geekbench listing also highlights some of the key specifications of the model that is likely to be the India version of the Redmi S2 that was launched in China earlier this month. The Redmi… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Will Come With an Animoji Rival, Mi 8 SE Spotted on Official Website

HIGHLIGHTS The presence of custom emojis has been officially teased Leaked promo images give us a clearer look at the Mi 8 Mi 8 SE was spotted on Xiaomi’s shopping portal Mi 8 is all set to be Chinese phone maker Xiaomi’s next flagship with an official unveiling at the annual product launch it has scheduled for May 31 in China. With… Read More »