Apple has released public beta of OS X 10.11.4 beta 3. Before released to the public, the betas were seeded to Apple developers two days ago. OS X 10.11.4 beta 3 brings many new features, improvements and updates to Apple’s desktop operating system including secure notes, live photos to messages, and other stability and performance improvements. Apple also updated the developer build of OS X 10.11.4 beta 3 to 15E39d.
Microsoft removed the default behavior of displaying a delete confirmation dialog box in Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10. If you use the Delete key to delete a file or folder its sent straight to the Recycle Bin. In earlier Windows editions, you used to get a delete confirmation dialog box. The new behavior may cause issues if you accidentally pressed the Delete key when an important file or folder is selected. Yes, you can recover it from the Recycle Bin but what if you didn’t notice it in the first hand? You will have a tough time finding your file or folder. In this post, you will know how to enable delete confirmation dialog box in Windows 8, 8.1 or Windows 10.
Apple has released iOS 9.2.1 three days back. iOS 9.2.1 is a minor update for iOS 9.2 as clear from its version number. It does not included any major feature changes or enhancements. The official release notes only reference bug fixes, security improvements, and an MDM server issue fix. Normally, most iOS users skip small minor updates but we will highly recommend not to skip iOS 9.2.1. We highly recommend all iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) owners running iOS 9 to update to iOS 9.2.1 asap.
Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome.
GWX Control Panel is one of the most popular app among Windows users to fight against Microsoft’s aggressive Windows 10 upgrade campaign. GWX Control Panel helps Windows 7, Windows 8.1 users prevent their PCs from being automatically upgraded to Windows 10. The program received an update today with additional new options. According to its developer, the new update makes the app much more effective and protects its users against any accidental Windows 10 upgrade.
Keyboard shortcuts are very helpful when you want to quickly complete tasks, open menus, common Windows tasks like copy & paste etc. all while avoiding to switch between the keyboard and the mouse. Like you have some predefined Windows shortcuts do you know that you can have custom shortcut keys to open any Windows software? You do not need any third-party software to do this. All you need is to make use of the feature that is available since eons in the Windows operating system. We will shortly show you how to create keyboard shortcuts to open programs here.
Open Live Writer, an open source fork of Windows Live Writer was first made available two weeks ago on GitHub. Those who liked editing their blogs from the comfort of using Windows Live Writer, the best offline editing tool for blogs, will be glad to see it live again through the open source fork. Open Live Writer supports many popular blog service providers such as WordPress, Blogger, TypePad, Moveable Type, DasBlog, and many more.
Piriform has released a new update of Speccy, bumping the version number to 1.29. If you have never heard about Speccy, it is a useful freeware Windows application that helps you get insight about your computer system. Simply speaking, it is a system information tool for Windows users.
According to the official blog, Speccy 1.29 comes with improved Windows 10 compatibility. It has also improved support for the latest Intel Skylake and Broadwell processors. In addition to the above notable improvements, Speccy 1.29 also strengthens hardware detection with its updated hardware detection algorithm.
Apple releases Mac OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan update soon after announcing the release of the iOS 9.1 software update. OS X 10.11.1 is the first point release of the OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system.
Apple OS X 10.11 El Capitan computer operating system for Mac was released worldwide on September 30, 2015. During that same time, Apple was already developing OS X 10.11 update. Apple released four beta releases for both Public Beta testers and Apple Developers enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program could test before releasing the final build on October 21, 2015.