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iOS 11: How to Improve Battery Life on Your iPhone

Have you updated your iPhone to iOS 11 to try out the new features? If so, you may be wondering why your battery runs out so quickly than ever before. You are not alone. Since the release of iOS 11 in September, there are many problem reports about this update, and one of the most heated topics is the quick battery drain issue.

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As Apple haven’t come up with an effective solution to solve the issue yet, we can only do something from ourselves. Modifying some basic settings may do the trick to improve battery life. Here are some tips that help save battery life on iOS 11 devices:

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How Can I Uninstall McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac (Solved)

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Firs of all, I would like to explain why I decide to write this post. Yesterday I downloaded McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac to test if this security solution could work well on my Mac. And later I would like to switch to another brand of antivirus software, but this time the issue occurs: I cannot install other antivirus due to the current installed McAfee Endpoint Protection. Obviously the removal of McAfee Endpoint Protection is not complete, or at least the app components still remain on my Mac. I searched on the Internet and found there are some users who have the same problem in uninstalling McAfee Endpoint Protection.

Luckily I found a proper way to uninstall McAfee Endpoint Protection from my Mac, and I will share my experience here to help anyone who have the same trouble.

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Do You Know About Blockchain Technology – ICOHoo.com

Blockchain technology became more pronounced with the publication of the whitepaper; “Bitcoin, a Peer to Peer Electronic Cash system.” Vitalik Buterin paved way for more applications with the introduction of Ethereum – a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts and applications. Since then, more blockchain-based technologies have emerged to solve several other specific problems, with increased rates of acceptance and adoption recorded in mostly developed economies. Continue reading →

September 4, 2017 hot news

AV-TEST: Kaspersky Performs Best in Latest AV Test under Windows

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As an independent organization based in German, AV-TEST periodically evaluates and rates antivirus and security suite software for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Android, according to a variety of criteria. For the past 6 months (from January to June 2017), AV-TEST has been testing 18 Internet security suites for Windows, and recently it announced the result on its website. In the endurance test under Windows, Kaspersky Internet Security gets full marks in protection, performance and usability.

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What to Do if Safari Crashes or Slows on Your iPhone

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AS the default web browser on Apple devices, Safari comes with some improvements and new features in iOS 10 such as inline and auto video playback. Yet, we do notice some iOS users complaint that their Safari may crashes sometimes, and the reasons vary. It is quite annoying when you are browsing a web page and suddenly Safari shuts down. If you are experiencing a slow Safari, or the Safari keeps crashes on your iPhone, you can read through these tips to troubleshoot the issue for your iPhone.

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Spotify Arrives on Xbox One, You Ready to Come?

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Today, Spotify, the world’s biggest music online player app is becoming publicly available on Xbox One in 34 markets around the world. Good news for users that millions of Xbox One gamers can now choose the perfect music and fresh gaming soundtrack from Spotify every time.

Spotify announced, allowing gamers to play songs, albums and playlists directly from their console, including while in a gaming session.

For more mews of Spotify please click our previous stories as bellow:

 

Spotify arrives on Xbox One

Just download the Spotify app from the Xbox Store to choose your personalized gaming experience, or you can choose from your saved music, it is exciting enough for you as a gamer? Spotify now available for download from the Xbox Store, works both for free Spotify users as well as those who pay for the Premium version of the service.
Visit spotify.com/xbox to find out more, or visit tutorial blog to fast remove Spotify on PC if it is needed.

“Music continues to be essential when creating the ultimate gaming experience”, said Mikael Ericsson, Product Director, Platform & Partner Experience at Spotify, in a statement about the launch. “Starting today, we’re really excited to offer Xbox One gamers the ability to choose their own unique soundtrack while enjoying their favorite games.”

Earlier in about a week, it was reported that Microsoft had been testing Spotify on its Xbox One, and it’s said Spotify would be coming soon. Now, it seen to be true, Microsoft just confirm that news. In Major Nelson’s weekly Xbox information video, the running interface of Spotify was revealed and it could be seen clearly that Spotify app running with other game app at the same.

Spotify for Xbox One supports background music playback, which means users could play games while enjoy songs. Moreover, players could even control the music play on their mobile devices. In addition, some new music song lists for game are added in Spotify for Xbox include Epic Gaming and Power Gaming, etc. users who have subscribed Spotify for Xbox One will have right to enjoy higher quality songs.

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The users who come from the following countries or districts could have their Spotify: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the U.K., and the U.S.

The official name of Spotify Xbox is Spotify Music – for Xbox, now are you ready to enjoy the songs in Spotify Music – for Xbox?

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Storm at Google engineer’s anti-diversity manifesto: executives refuted the claim

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Latest update of Google engineer’s anti-diversity manifesto, two executives of the company now have responded and argue women aren’t suited for tech jobs for “biological” reasons.

A 3,300-word manifesto was written by an unknown engineer claimed that the company’s efforts to improve workforce diversity and its “left leaning” bias. The manifesto described why woman is weaker in technology and management rather than man is because of “biological difference”. And the page was heated debate within Google.

The 10-page treatise, titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” argues that women are underrepresented in tech not as a result of bias and discrimination but rather biological difference between men and women.

But the issue still ignited a fierce debate on social media.

Several Google employees post comments on Twitter on Friday to criticize the document and its author.

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Over the weekend, Google diversity vice president Danielle Brown and engineering VP Ari Balogh addressed the controversial document in separate messages to Google employees. Both Brown and Balogh condemned the document’s assertions and defended Google’s diversity efforts.

Danielle Brown, Google’s recently hired head of diversity, responded to the document in an internal memo he wrote as “incorrect assumptions about gender.”
Balogh, Meanwhile, the engineering boss, said such “stereotyping” that is “deeply troubling” and “harmful.”

Google is also being sued by the US Labor Department, which accuses the search giant of systematically paying its female employees less than it pays men. The company strongly denies that assertion.

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A few months ago, the topic of diversity has been a hot spot since Uber and several venture capital companies broke sexual harassment scandal. The co-founder Kalland Nick resigned from the CEO duty of Uber in this June.

Latest update of Google anti-diversity manifesto storm: Google fired the employee who posted that article for the reason of against the code of conduct of the company.

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Spotify for Windows 10 Now Available in the Windows Store

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Good news to all Windows 10 users that Spotify Music is available now in the Windows Store.
Windows is so excited and proud to announce that Spotify Music for Windows 10 finally arrives to on the Windows Store on June 20, 2017, which means Windows Users after Windows 10 includes Windows 10 S can use Spotify music player now.

Microsoft fist announced their partnership with Spotify in early May, and had been worked at to bring the Spotify app to Windows 10 and Windows 10 S customers. The Spotify app is available today in all 60 countries where Spotify is available and offers the same familiar experiences as the Win32 application.

 “The Spotify app for Windows 10 is available in the following markets, Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Uruguay, the United Kingdom, and the United States.”

With Spotify on Windows 10, you can enjoy, discover and share millions of songs wherever and whenever you want. Make and share your own playlists, or let Spotify suggest something great for you.

Spotify known as the largest provider of music service in the world. Spotify aims at encouraging people pay for music and use subscription as main source of revenue. as everyone knows, you must pay on mobile phone that can use Spotify to listen and download music, but in PC, both on Mac and Windows, you can listen its songs only online without payment, and it is needed to pay that can download music, also as a new user, you have 30-day free trial to use it.

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Some quick notes to install Spotify:

  • When we searched the Windows Store for “Spotify” just now, the app didn’t appear. You may have to install it from this link.
  • This version only works on Windows 10 PCs, not the Xbox One. Hopefully, support for those will come later.
  • There’s a separate version of the app for Windows Ph

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If looking for Spotify removal

Well, if you have already installed Spotify but you don’t need it anymore, that you’ll need the fast and efficient way to fully uninstall it from your PC, I have found a good tutorial blog that helps get rid of Spotify both in Mac OS X and Windows, do it now, for Spotify for Mac, and Spotify for Windows, it’s quite useful for every one!

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July 19, 2017 Windows , , ,

HTC Users Complain Ads Showing in Default Keyboard, Company Says It’s an ‘Error’

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HTC smart phone has trouble now, some of their owners are explaining and concerning there are ads on their HTC mobile default keyboard when they are using. It’s one thing to voluntarily put up with ads on your phone in return for a lower price or free apps, but it’s another to have ads delivered without warning. Now the HTC users are suffering this thing right now as matter of fact.

In the daily life in recent days, ads is likely everywhere. When we open an app, some ads appeared on it usually, but have ever seen ads showing in your default keyboard when you’re typing? Now the HTC owners are not surprised anymore, because they are dealing with that.

According to a report from Android Police, users found ads appeared on TouchPal keyboard when typing. TouchPal is default keyboard of HTC mobile, which installed both in HTC 10 and U11 before, at that time, things seem all going well, but after the update released, users found it will show ads on the top of TouchPal. Now the annoyed users are accusing the Company in Twitter.

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Here are some comments about the TouchPal ads of HTC in Twitter:

Frustrated HTC users have been lighting up the company on Twitter.

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Some blame to TouchPal straightly on Twitter.

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HTC’s official Twitter account has been instructing users to uninstall updates to the keyboard app. Additionally, impacted users can also opt to use a different keyboard altogether.

Soon in a statement to Gadgets 360, HTC confirmed that some people were indeed seeing ads on the keyboard app, however, it assured that the company has no plans to shove ads this way and they have no idea why ads showed in TouchPal and provide fix solution to users.

“Due to an error, some HTC customers have reported seeing ads on their phone’s keyboard,” a spokesperson said. “This is absolutely not the experience we intended, and we’re working to immediately fix the error and remove the ads as quickly as possible.”

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As the most important part in a mobile phone, Android Police thinks HTC should not deliver management by third party completely. What do you think of it? Leave you comment bellow.

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Fail to Uninstall VirtualBox on Mac? Get Help Here!

Encounter problems when trying to uninstall VirtualBox? Have no idea how to properly delete its traces on your Mac? This removal guide could be helpful for you.

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VirtualBox is a hyper-visor used to run operating systems in a virtual machine on top of the existing system. Other similar software include Parallels, VMware, and the Boot Camp which is built in macOS. If you decide to uninstall VirtualBox from your Mac, you can follow the instructions below to ensure a clean, complete uninstall.

Before uninstalling VirtualBox, make sure it is not running on the Dock or even background. To quit the app, right click on its icon on the Dock, and then choose Quit. In case that the app is frozen, you can launch the Activity Monitor (located in the /Applications/Utilities folder) to locate the background process and force quit it there. Now you have three options to uninstall VirtualBox for Mac. Take the one you like.

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