Category Archives: Software

OneNote 2016 Isn’t Dead, It Even Has a Dark Mode Now

When Microsoft launched Office 2019, the OneNote 2016 desktop application didn’t receive an update, making its future unclear. Now however, Microsoft has surprised everyone by deciding to add a bunch of new features and a dark mode. As The Verge reports, a Microsoft Ignite session detailed the functionality OneNote 2016 would receive. Users will be […]

AI Makes the World a Weirder Place, and That’s Okay

Artificial intelligence can do some amazing things, but it’s not perfect. Research scientist Dr. Janelle Shane has been cataloging “the sometimes hilarious, sometimes unsettling ways that algorithms get things wrong” on her website, AI Weirdness, and dives deeper into the topic in her new book, out this week. Time and time again, Dr. Shane’s neural […]

Avid Pro Tools Review & Rating

For many musicians, recording engineers, and producers alike—at Abbey Road Studios and Skywalker Sound, right on down to the smallest bedroom studios—Pro Tools feels like home. Aside from the much-maligned move to a subscription-based support model, Avid has steadily improved Pro Tools over the years. Pro Tools remains expensive, but it’s still the best audio […]

Report: Sony Looking to Unload PlayStation Vue | News & Opinion

The Japanese company is losing money on its video-streaming service, and a new report suggests there’s at least one potential buyer interested in a deal. PlayStation Vue and its 500,000 subscribers are reportedly up for sale. Sony’s trying to sell the live TV streaming service as it struggles to turn a profit, according to The […]

Qustodio Review & Rating |

A parental control tool that only runs on your family PC is nearly useless in the modern, multidevice world. In that light, Qustodio’s support for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Nook, and Kindle devices is notable. This impressive parental control utility boasts just about every feature you might want, including web content filtering, robust app blocking, […]

Adobe Turns Its Creative Cloud Desktop App Into a Hub | News & Opinion

If you subscribe to Adobe’s Creative Cloud set of apps and services, get ready for a re-imagined desktop app as Adobe decided to turn it into a full-bown creative hub. As The Verge reports, the Creative Cloud desktop app used to be a drop-down menu for accessing the different Adobe apps and their updates. However, […]

Adobe Premiere Elements Review & Rating

All major (and many minor) tech companies are talking about applying artificial intelligence to their products, and Adobe is no exception. The creative software developer has been touting its Sensei AI technology for nearly three years, and the Premiere Elements 2020 update is one of the latest beneficiaries of the tech. The consumer-targeted video editing […]