Tennibot is a really cool Ubuntu Linux-powered tennis ball collecting robot dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-20 16:46:22

Linux isn't just a hobby --  the kernel largely powers the web, for instance. Not only is Linux on many web servers, but it is also found on the most popular consumer operating system in the world -- Android. Why is this? Well, the open source kernel scales very well, making it ideal for many projects. True, Linux's share of the desktop is still minuscule, but sometimes slow and steady wins the...

Fortnite for Android is coming very soon dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-19 12:29:28

The phenomenon that is Fortnite will be making its way to Android, Epic Games has revealed. An Android version of the game is something that mobile gamers have been begging for for some time now, and it seems it will not be long until these pleas are answered. While an exact release date has not been revealed, Fortnite for Android will be happening in the next few months. See also: Meltdown...

Common App Store Optimization pitfalls and how to avoid them dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-17 20:39:34

Making an app is hard, but getting it noticed on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store can be an even more difficult task. Optimizing your metadata is the biggest hurdle to getting noticed and finding users. There are many "tips and tricks" articles out there that promise to help, but very few talk about what to avoid. Fortunately, with a strong App Store Optimization (ASO) strategy, you can...

Windows XP 2018 Edition is the operating system Microsoft should be making dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-11 21:35:16

Despite Microsoft ending support for Windows XP back in 2014, it’s still in use around the world. The latest usage figures from NetMarketShare give the vintage OS a decent 6.13 percent share of the market, and it’s still to be found in many businesses. The OS first appeared 17 years ago and the final service pack (SP3) came out a decade ago. Compared to Windows 10, XP now looks incredibly...

Huawei Mate 10 Pro now $150 off, including Amazon-exclusive Mocha Brown color dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-07 20:18:58

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is one of the best Android smartphones you can buy. Not only is it elegantly made, but it has top specifications, including a drool-worthy display. The camera even leverages artificial intelligence, making it one of the best picture-taking experiences on the market. Don't forget -- BetaNews is giving one of these amazing flagships away, so be sure to enter our giveaway here....

Google makes VR positional-tracking tool 'Seurat' open source on GitHub dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-05 02:14:01

Technology companies have been telling us virtual reality will change the world for decades now. While VR has become more popular in recent years, it is still a niche market. Virtual reality will probably become mainstream in the future, but until prices come down even further, it will remain a hobby for enthusiasts. With that said, Google is still banking on virtual reality, especially with its...

Turbonomic delivers AI-powered workload automation for the cloud dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-02 15:46:14

Workload automation specialist Turbonomic has released a major update to its software, delivering application-aware infrastructure and making any type of workload -- virtual, cloud and container -- self-managing. Turbonomic's AI-powered decision engine analyzes performance, cost and compliance data across the entire IT stack and generates trustworthy decisions at scale faster than before. It also...

How to use Windows 10's new Timeline feature dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-02 14:40:29

Your web browser remembers every page you visit, making it easy to return to a site you saw earlier. Timeline is a similar idea, but for the latest version of Windows 10. It remembers all of the different tasks, apps and files you’ve been working on, across your various Windows devices. In future it will even work with Microsoft’s many iOS and Android apps, and maybe third-party apps too. SEE...

Logitech Keys-To-Go portable wireless keyboard gets three new color options dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-01 20:47:47

These days, thanks to smartphones and tablets, consumers are quite adept at typing on glass. Believe it or not, this was not an easy transition. Many early smartphones had physical keyboards, making typing a better experience. Ultimately, screen real estate won out, and consumers preferred all-screen devices, such as the iPhone. Unfortunately, while typing on a touch screen smartphone is very...

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ get 128GB and 256GB capacity options dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-30 20:44:06

Thanks to 4K video recording, movie files are getting much larger. I recently bought an iPhone 8 Plus 64GB and was excited to use the 4K60 functionality. While it worked well, I very quickly ran out of available storage, making it an overall poor experience. While 4K is great, 64GB of storage just won't cut it. Samsung has finally seen the light, and today, it announces that it will be selling...