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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...

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Is enterprise blockchain right for your company? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-17 20:08:51

No matter the industry, ensuring the security of all our digital transactions is everyone’s biggest concern. Aside from bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, enterprise blockchain technology has the potential to overcome many current (and potentially future) hurdles digital transactions must face. So how do organizations determine if blockchain is right for their business? How do companies know...

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Google One is a family-focused cloud storage plan dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-14 20:26:19

Cloud storage is one of the most significant innovations in tech history. Let's be honest, many people fail to backup their important files. When something bad happens -- like a drive failing or a smartphone breaking -- people always wish that they had remembered to back things up. With the cloud nowadays, data backup is often done automatically to an off-site location, meaning your data is safe...

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Trump says he wants to get ZTE 'back into business, fast' despite putting a Denial Order in place dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-14 11:05:09

Donald Trump has caused confusion after using Twitter to indicate that he would like to get Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE "back into business, fast". This is despite the US Department of Commerce banning exports to the company for seven years, something ZTE says left it unable to continue running its main operations. Trump now says that he's working with China's President Xi to help get the...

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Ubuntu Snap Store app contained cryptocurrency miner, showing open source doesn't equal safe dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-13 16:46:40

There was a recent discovery that an app called "2048buntu" in the Ubuntu Snap Store contained cryptocurrency (Bytecoin) mining code. Thankfully, this app -- and the developer's other submissions -- have since been removed. Yeah, it's annoying that the developer chose to add this code, but is it really a malicious thing? I mean, since the app is open source, this mining code was technically not...

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Microsoft launches free Surface Pro 4 replacement program because it can't fix flickering screens dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-12 10:12:09

If you have a Surface Pro 4, you might be one of the unlucky tablet owners to suffer from a flickering screen -- a problem predictably dubbed "flickergate". Unable to come up with a fix, Microsoft has opened up a replacement program that means that those affected by the problem will be able to get a new Surface Pro 4 free of charge. Microsoft says that it has been unable to produce a patch to...

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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...

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Carnegie Mellon created a new web browser specifically for mobile search dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-10 20:09:35

Conducting a web search on mobile -- unless you’re incredibly specific -- is hit or miss. Want to test it out, just use your device’s voice assistant to conduct a search. Siri or Google Assistant will commonly return an unrelated series of results, more than they should anyway. Then, you have to sort through lengthy search listings to find what you’re looking for, hopping from website to...

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System76 Galago Pro Linux laptop now has two screen size options dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-10 19:45:00

Just yesterday, we shared the news that System76 had refreshed its popular Oryx Pro laptop. The Linux community was abuzz with excitement over the thinner and faster notebook. After all, it offers a lot of horsepower at a very affordable price. Heck, the battery life has even doubled compared to its predecessor! The computer seller is apparently not ready to slow down, however, as today it also...

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System76 Oryx Pro Linux laptop is now thinner and faster, putting Apple MacBook Pro to shame dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-09 20:48:10

Last week, System76 started to share details about its refreshed Linux-powered Oryx Pro laptop. It would be thinner and more powerful, while adding twice the battery life of its predecessor. Unfortunately, we did not yet know exactly what the laptop looked like. Today, we finally have official images. This new Oryx Pro is quite breathtaking, as it is a true Pro machine -- with the USB Type-A,...

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