From BetaNews: AOC U3277PWQU 32-inch 4K UHD Professional Monitor [Review]

I’m a big fan of value. Is that because I’m not a wealthy person? Partially. Even when I can afford something, however, I don’t necessarily buy it. When buying a car, for instance, I try to get the most bang for my buck while getting a reasonable vehic…

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From BetaNews: Tweak and hack OxygenOS on your OnePlus phone with JOnePlus Tools

Tweaking tools used to be all the rage for Windows, but not so much these days. The phenomenon has, however, spread to the mobile world to a certain extent. OnePlus owners have the streamlined OxygenOS to work with for an experience that’s near to pure…

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From BetaNews: Google says the majority of Chrome traffic is protected with HTTPS

Google has already used Cybersecurity Awareness Month to announced details of a new bug bounty program for Android apps, as well as a new Advanced Protection Program for G Suite users. Now the company has reveal that most web traffic in its Chrome web …

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From BetaNews: Twitter shares timetable for tackling abuse transparently between now and January

With promises made by Jack Dorsey and a leaked email indicating that Twitter was ready to do more to start tackling abuse on the site, it should come as little surprise that the company has now published a timetable for what it intends to do over the c…

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From BetaNews: Apple releases fourth betas of iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1 to developers

Ahead of a public beta launch, Apple has released new developer betas for iOS 11.1 and watch OS 4.1. iOS 11.1 beta 15B92 and watchOS 4.1 beta 15R846 come just days after the third beta version were released, and only a month after iOS 11 itself was lau…

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From BetaNews: Support for ‘Hey, Google’ hotword rolls out to Android phones

Calling up the Google Assistant on your Android phone takes nothing more than bellowing “OK, Google” at your handset. But you may be someone who feels that this is just too many syllables to utter. Google Home users have a slightly easier time. As well…

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From BetaNews: Many businesses remain unprepared for GDPR

A shockingly large proportion of businesses have no idea how to behave when GDPR comes into play, a new report by the DMA has claimed. More than half of marketers surveyed (56 percent) believe they’re on the right track, with four percent actually …

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From BetaNews: Increased IT spending will boost digital transformation efforts in Europe

European businesses are set for an increase in IT spending which should greatly accelerate digital transformation efforts within the next 12 months. That’s according to new research from CenturyLink, which found that over half of companies are set to…

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From BetaNews: Microsoft Cortana-powered Harman Kardon Invoke speaker hits stores October 22

I have sort of a love/hate relationship with Cortana. She is actually quite the good voice assistant. When I used Windows 10 Mobile, I found her to be superior to Siri. With that said, I don’t really need a voice assistant on my desktop computer, so it…

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