Software

Microsoft releases .NET Core 2.0 and Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3

Microsoft gave us the first preview of .NET core 2.0 about three months ago. The preview showcased numerous features such as Linux binary archives, runtime package store, no need of OpenSSL on OSX, and standalone executables, among others. On Monday, Microsoft has made the final release of .NET core 2.0. Rich Lander, a member of the Common […]

Gboard 6.4 beta expands Incognito mode beyond Android O, brings minor visual redesigns

The latest beta of Gboard for Android is beginning to roll out this evening with one new major feature and several minor visual redesigns. Previously limited to Android O, an Incognito mode to match Chrome’s is now available on Marshmallow and above. more…

Apple

A visual overview of Apple’s essential design principles

Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines have been the core of the company’s design philosophy ever since the Macintosh in 1978. Apple design evangelist Mike Stern gave an overview of the ever-evolving guidelines during a Wednesday session at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The session, entitled “Essential Design Principles,” is one of my favorites, in large part because I’m a […]

BlackBerry adds visual note-taking app Notable to its productivity suite

BlackBerry is adding to its Hub+ Android productivity suite with a screen capture markup app called Notable that’s now available for some BlackBerry devices and coming to other phones at a later date. The post BlackBerry adds visual note-taking app Notable to its productivity suite appeared first on Digital Trends. … Android Army–Digital Trends

Samsung ‘Galaxy S8’ assistant Bixby said to use camera-based visual search to take on Siri

Samsung ‘Galaxy S8’ assistant Bixby said to use camera-based visual search to take on Siri Samsung is rumored to offer visual search capabilities in the upcoming “Galaxy S8,” allowing users to search for objects identified in a photograph, representing the South Korean company’s latest attempt at a Siri-like virtual assistant. The functionality … Read more […]