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These terms have shown themselves to be fully established members of the language, some after hanging about on the fringes for decades, and others after proving themselves too useful to ignore in relatively short order. All have demonstrated significant use in a variety of sources, making them words our readers expect to find in the dictionary.
“Apple believes that people have a right to privacy – Safari was the first browser to block third party cookies by default and Intelligent Tracking Prevention is a more advanced method for protecting user privacy,” Apple said in a statement provided to The Loop.
A small scratch-pad that sits in your taskbar, when you need to "hold" something for copy-pasting, or need a tool to strip rioch-text formatting. One of those brilliant small apps that *everyone* has needed more often than they've ever considered.
Starting in Chrome 64, which is currently earmarked for a January 2018 release, auto-play will only be allowed when the video in question is muted or when a "user has indicated an interest in the media."
"We are deeply concerned about the Safari 11 browser update that Apple plans to release, as it overrides and replaces existing user-controlled cookie preferences with Apple’s own set of opaque and arbitrary standards for cookie handling."
A new Polaroid camaera, ten years after the company stopped making the original instant film cameras and nine years after it stopped making the film those cameras use. The new camera is being made by the Impossible Project, the company that spawned out of the groundswell effort to preserve Polaroid’s film.
No longer be supported starting on December 11th, 2017, and shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Google encourages uses of Drive File Stream, or an upgrade to new version of Drive for Mac/PC, called Backup And Sync.
"In conjunction with the FTC settlement, 32 state attorneys general have settled with Lenovo for fines totalling $3.5m. The FTC settlement does not involve fines, but puts Lenovo on notice -- any similar malware loading in the future will be subject to significant fines and other punishments."
Atlassian introduces Stride, which replicates the core of Hipchat while adding natively hosted audio and video meetings, task and decision tracking, and a “focus” mode. Its direct competition are other team communication apps like Slack, Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts.
The new software has a redesigned look and an array of new tools for jobs including retouching photos, creating vector graphics, digital painting, and designing layouts. On sale later this year for an undisclosed price.
Rumor has it that Apple could debut three new iPhone models at the event: an iPhone 7S, 7S Plus, and the showstopper iPhone 8. The presentation will be held in the newly constructed Steve Jobs Theater at Apple's new Cupertino headquarters
If you design anything for other people to use, reading the Apple Human Interface Guidelines is always time well spent. With mobile devices becoming an essential tool for modern communication, augmented reality is going to be here for the foreseeable future.
A very thoughtful article on the MacBook Touchbar. I’ve had mine since launch, and the number of times I’ve wished it wasn’t there vastly out number the amount of times I’m really glad it is. A single touch sensor and a regular row of function keys would be way better than the current setup.