Spotlight search has been a trusty and reliable assistant to Mac users for years. You can look up files, perform basic calculations, keep tabs on the weather, and search a whole lot more by simply hitting the Cmd + Space shortcut. And while Apple has consistently updated it, Spotlight still has a few features missing.
The Alt + Tab switcher enables users to switch between open windows by pressing an Alt + Tab hotkey. Windows 11’s Alt + Tab switcher displays thumbnail previews for windows and blurs out the background desktop. However, the old-style Tab switcher from Windows XP displays icons instead of thumbnails.
Ford has started production of its electric E-Transit cargo vans at its factory in Kansas City, Missouri with the first deliveries expected in the next several weeks, Ford Pro North America general manager Tim Baughman told TechCrunch.
David Chaum is a giant in the realm of computer security and, not surprisingly, cryptocurrency. His focus since the early 1980s, his company DigiCash sent the first digital payment in 1994, and he has since doubled down on blockchain and security.
Just about every website nowadays requires you to log in, and just about every website requires a different set of numbers, characters, and symbols to create a password. As a result, it’s never been more difficult to try to keep all of your login details in your head.
Neil Young is threatening to pull his music from Spotify over concerns that the company’s exclusive deal with podcaster Joe Rogan is helping fuel the anti-vaccine movement.
“I want you to let Spotify know immediately TODAY that I want all my music off their platform. They can have Rogan or Young. Not both,” Young wrote in a since-deleted open letter viewed by Rolling Stone.
The practical value of Windows updates cannot be overstated. But as useful as these updates are, they can also make your computer slow down after you've installed them.
There are so many programming languages used for game development. The very popular ones are C#, C++ and Lua. Lua is a high-level programming language used for scripting in games and other tasks. It is an interpreted language just like Python; however, it is first compiled into byte code, which is then run on the Lua virtual machine.
Does your job feel less exciting than it used to be? Everyone experiences some low moments at work. But when it becomes a regular occurrence, it's an indication of boredom.
If you've ever used Wakelet, you may be familiar with its use as a collaborative platform. In reality, it is an incredibly user-friendly app that can be used for many purposes, both work-related and social.
Alchemist Accelerator is back with another Demo Day — its 29th Demo Day overall, and the latest in the series to be entirely virtual.
As an enterprise-focused accelerator, Alchemist primarily works with companies that in turn work with other companies. These companies might have consumer-facing bits — but generally, their main drivers are building the things that help others build the things, or improve the things, or sell the things.
The newsletter monetization platform Substack announced on its blog today that it’s testing video uploads in private beta. Like existing newsletter posts, creators can decide whether they want to keep videos behind a paywall or not. Though this feature is only available to select users at the moment, the company said that it will “be rolling out video to everyone in the coming weeks.”
Amid this long-lasting startup era, 2021 may go down as the peak venture capital year.
Unit CEO Itai Damti and Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw to explain fundraising strategies on TechCrunch Live
Itai Damti co-founded Unit in 2019 to help businesses integrate banking services into their consumer products. In 2020, Emmalyn Shaw, as Flourish’s managing partner, invested in Unit’s Series A round, and later, in the company’s B round.
The Amazon Echo Dot is a great way for anyone to bring the power of Alexa into a home. But any parent might want to look at the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition for their children to use.
IRobot announced Terra three years ago this week. After making some tough internal decisions to delay launch back in 2020, the robot mower is still MIA. For those with a lot of grass and far less time, there are still a number of robotic mowers out there, on both the commercial and consumer side of the aisle.
PowerToys is a collection of free utilities for Windows 10 and Windows 11 that aims to streamline the Windows experience for greater productivity. PowerToys first launched for Windows 95, then Windows XP, and now exists as an open-source project for Windows 10 and 11.
Sometimes, you might want to see your Android phone's screen on your PC. How do you do that? These are the best ways to mirror an Android phone screen to a PC via USB.
Linux developers follow the philosophy of creating small programs that do one task and do it well. Take Linux text processing tools as an example, they are lightweight and have modular functionality. Even though these text manipulation tools differ in complexity and functionality, they come in handy in an environment where the graphical user interface isn't available.