New gestures might make Android Q look more like iOS than ever

When Google unveiled Android Pie last year, it also introduced new navigation gestures that looked a lot like what Apple did in IOS 11 for the iPhone The iPhone without a home button needed a new set of gestures that would allow users to get back to the home screen, open the multitasking panel, and shut down apps.

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Google announces expansion of its Android Enterprise Recommended program

Google has announced the expansion of its Android Enterprise Recommended program to include Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and companies with MSP business units, who provision, manage, and support millions of devices on behalf of customers.
The Android Enterprise Recommended program, a…

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the coming digital ecosystem in the cloud that connects all things to all humanity

I have come off a powerful meeting of minds and conversation with David Soo, one of the world’s emerging thought leaders and technology developers around the future of everything in Virtual Space. David is the inventor of Orbis vis – the world’s first Internet Cloud Operating System or ICOS. If there was ever a statement that could get me to sit up in my chair and hold my attention it was this from David.

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Microsoft going head-to-head with Apple in UK store battle

Microsoft is ready to launch its first UK flagship store in London, just a minute’s walk away from Apple’s main retail base on Regent Street. The software giant has started advertising job vacancies for retail advisers, a visual merchandising manager, in-store IT technical support, stock control…

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Linux Subsystem Files To Become Accessible via Windows File Explorer

One of Windows Subsystem for Linux’s more annoying tricks is it’s hard to get at your Linux files from Windows. From a report: Oh, you can do it, but you take a real chance of ruining the files. To quote Microsoft, “DO NOT, under ANY circumstances, access, create, and/or modify files in your distro’s filesystem using Windows apps, tools, scripts, consoles, etc.” In the forthcoming Windows 10 April 2019 Update, aka Windows 10 19H1, this Linux file problem will finally be fixed.

Link: Linux Subsystem Files To Become Accessible via Windows File Explorer
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Microsoft closing the window on Windows 7

Millions of personal computers that use Microsoft’s Windows 7 will no longer receive fixes and security patches within less than one year.
Almost a decade after its 2009 initial release, the software giant is stamping “end-of-life” on its popular operating system. But there’s one big problem….

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Chrome OS 74 bringing audio support to Linux apps on Chromebooks

At long last, one of the three main feature deficiencies of Linux containers on Chromebooks is getting crossed off the list. According to the official Project Crostini documents, audio support for Linux is arriving in Chrome OS 74. Note that as previously reported, this will not include audio capture, but only audio playback.

Link: Chrome OS 74 bringing audio support to Linux apps on Chromebooks
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