Rest in Peace: End titles for Internet Explorer

Microsoft officially said goodbye to “Internet Explorer” today; one of the first reference tools for Internet browsing in the mid-1990s, before falling behind the competition and then surpassing mainly from “Google”. The use of “Explorer” will still be possible, but, the giant from Redmond (Washington State), will no longer make Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tips for safe streaming, how to avoid viruses

In recent years this era has been largely replaced by “streaming” services such as “Spotify”, “Apple Music” and others, which have conquered the music market. According to the “MIDiA” report, the global music subscriber base continues to grow rapidly, with 523.9 million music subscribers at the end of the second Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Multisearch: Search by image and text at the same time

During the “Google I/O 2021” conference last May, the company introduced a new technology called “Multitask Unified Model (MUM)”, which enhances the possibilities for more complex search. In September he made a demo of “MUM”, for simultaneous image and text search through the “Google Lens” tool; and now is able Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How to keep digital intruders away from your bank accounts

The “smartphone” is not just a communication device, but is used for many more things. And in recent years, with the growing popularity of “mobile banking”, the “smartphone” is the basic device —for many of us— in terms of access to bank accounts and transaction processing. Given this, it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New Android feature alerts you to malicious app

Privacy and protection of personal data is the biggest bet of the “developers” of the “smartphones” operating systems, since the malicious people who look for them are always one step ahead. Google and Apple are constantly introducing tools with every “Android” and “iOS” software upgrade, and this time it was Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The British developer who got 15 years banned from Facebook

A programmer from Great Britain created “Unfollow Everything”, which promoted as the solution to the problem of modern man who spends his whole day on “social media”. Yes, we do it in Greece too! What Louis Barclay created allows users to automatically “unfollow” all friends they have on Facebook and the pages they follow Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: forget the passwords; 2SV is coming; how we will log into our accounts

Google will automatically register 150 million of its users and 2,000,000 YouTube users in the new security service. Until now we have known it as “two-factor authentication” (in short “2FA”). The tech giant has called it “two-step verification (2SV)”. In any case, it is two-factor authentication, i.e. two ways of certification. In case you do not know, in “2FA” (which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Gmail: New filters make it easier to search for old emails

Google is introducing a new feature in “Gmail” for “Android” users, which will allow them to instantly and easily locate their emails, based on the new search filters it added to the app. The new filters that were added appear directly below the search bar. As shown in the screenshot, the new feature allows users to find “emails” based on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Internet: Increased number of internet users arrested or mistreated

The number of countries where internet users were arrested, or mistreated because of their posts, reached a new record between June 2020 and May 2021, according to a report by the US non-governmental organization “Freedom House”. The most characteristic incidents of this period are the internet disruption in Myanmar and Belarus, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: Almost impossible to protect location privacy on devices

The issue of maintaining location privacy on users’ devices has always been an unresolved question. There are undoubtedly many features that allow you to disable the display of your location, however, if Google wants to constantly “see” your location, can it do so? Or is it already doing it? According to BusinessInsider, which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Harmony: Huawei’s new operating system in June

Huawei Technologies has announced that it will launch its new smartphone operating system, “Harmony”, on June 2; in the biggest move it has made so far to recover from the damage caused by US sanctions on its mobile sector. As Reuters notes, using its own operating system will mean it is no longer Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

End titles in 2022 for Internet Explorer

The Web browser  “Internet Explorer”  will “expire”, after almost  27 years of life, and it will not reappear in versions of “Windows 10” after June 15, 2022, according to Microsoft. Discontinuing support also means that the company will not release periodic security updates for “Explorer”. The once hugely popular browser appeared in 1995 with “Windows 95” and between 2000-2005 had Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …