Computer Hardware

Firefox’s blazing speed with huge numbers of tabs leaves Chrome in the dust

As you may be aware, Chrome has something of a reputation for being a resource hog, and rival Firefox is aiming to hit Google’s browser in this potential Achilles heel with news that it has hugely streamlined memory usage when lots of tabs are open. And we mean lots of tabs. As Mozilla developer Dietrich […]

The Galaxy S8 Reviews Are In and They’re Good, But Its Camera Leaves Opening for Apple and Google

The Galaxy S8 Reviews Are In and They’re Good, But Its Camera Leaves Opening for Apple and Google As much as smartphone makers like to trumpet a plethora of new features every time they launch a new flagship phone, it’s primarily only improvements to two features — a phone’s display and rear camera — that […]

Apple

Apple Mail manager leaves to work on third-party email app

One of the most important engineers behind Apple’s own Mail app has decided to leave the company and lend his skills to another email app creator. Readdle, makers of the popular Spark email app for iOS, has hired away former Apple Mail engineering manager Terry Blanchard to work on ‘the future of email’ after he […]

Software

VMware user group fight leaves community diminished

VMware user group fight leaves community diminished Ongoing tension between Nutanix and VMware’s has spilled over into Virtzilla’s user groups, which have decided to exclude volunteers who work for rivals. That decision has left both vendors somewhat diminished and the user groups’ governing body facing … Read more on The Register