We've learned to be highly suspicious that the GPS, camera and microphone in our smartphones can be used to track our every move, listen into our conversations and watch our most intimate moments. But what about the act of tapping and swiping our screens? Can that be used by a bad actor? Researchers from CSIRO's Data 61 have found just that.
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If you own a MacBook, you're likely well aware of how scrolling and right-clicking work on the trackpad, but you may not know how to invoke Quick Look, Notification Center, or Exposè. Whether you're new to macOS or you just never bothered to learn them, these gestures can make your life a little simpler.
Android: Google's smart keyboard does its best to learn the way you type, but it occasionally gets it wrong. In the latest version, you can now easily remove words from your user dictionary with a simple long-press and drag.
Microsoft had rolled out a new test build for Windows 10. As well as the expected bug fixes (and new bugs), there are some new features, including some nifty three-finger gestures for touchpads.
iOS 8: SwiftKey, our favourite Android keyboard, just launched for iOS 8 devices, and it's bringing its best features along for the ride. Gesture typing, predictive text that learns from how you type and cloud-connected settings that you can use on multiple devices are just a few of what's available in the iOS version.