Time-saving software in an age of ever-expanding scientific data

[ad_1] Eliza Grames, doctoral candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology. Credit: University of Connecticut It is hard to get people excited about software, says Eliza Grames, a doctoral candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology. Yet, the software she has developed is exciting for anyone about to embark on a new research and trying to determine […]

13 hidden ways Apple's new software can breathe life into your aging iPhone

[ad_1] by Edward C. Baig, Usa Today Credit: CC0 Public Domain Apple is hosting its customary September product unveiling for the news media next week signaling the imminent arrival of the newest iPhones. But the latest hardware is only part of the story, and not the biggest part at that if you plan to sit […]

New technology allows software components to be isolated from each other with little computation

[ad_1] Combining a hardware feature processors from the semiconductor firm of Intel with a software method, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Kaiserslautern and Saarbrücken have come up with a new technology called ERIM to isolate software components from each other. In this way, for example, credit card data or passwords […]

Kobo debuts Libra H2O e-reader, updates software with more tools for readers

[ad_1] Valentina Palladino Nearly one year after releasing the Forma e-reader, Kobo returns today with a new slab dubbed the Kobo Libra H2O. The $169 e-reader retains the skeleton of the Forma, but is actually a smaller device. It has a 7-inch, 1680×1264, 300ppi E Ink display, down from the Forma’s 8-inch display, but it has […]

How to install the Android SDK (Software Development Kit)

[ad_1] The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is a crucial part of Android development for beginners to come to grips with. It’s a selection of files bundled together that you will need to begin creating Android apps. It consists of tools like the virtual device manager (emulator) and ADB bridge, as well as a library […]

Smart software for smart devices

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Almost everywhere one turns, one sees someone using a smartphone or other mobile, internet-connected device. Commonly, usage of such devices is not to make and receive phone calls as one might expect but the use of countless services that allow one to manipulate, share, download, view, listen to digital entities, […]

How severe are those software bugs?

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The automated labeling and severity prediction of bug reports for computer software is the target of researchers at The Hashemite University in Zarqa, Jordan. Details of their efforts are mapped out in the International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering. Ultimately, they are developing an intelligent classifier that can predict […]

New software brings clarity to hard-to-decipher company annual reports

[ad_1] New software from Lancaster University cuts through hard-to-understand financial reports, to help investors and regulators. Researchers have developed an app to dissect and analyse narrative aspects of companies’ annual reports, documents aimed at shareholders, but also used by other stakeholders, including financial analysts, prospective investors, journalists and regulators. Annual report narratives contain commentary on […]

Boeing changing Max software to use 2 computers

[ad_1] In this May 8, 2019, file photo a worker stands near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for American Airlines prior to a test flight in Renton, Wash. Boeing is working on new software for the 737 Max that will use a second flight control computer to make the system more reliable, […]

Software to empower workers on the factory floor

[ad_1] MIT spinout Tulip offers customizable manufacturing apps (like the one on the screen) in addition to sensors, gateways, and analytics to improve human-based manufacturing processes. Image courtesy of Tulip Manufacturers are constantly tweaking their processes to get rid of waste and improve productivity. As such, the software they use should be as nimble and […]