Academy Awards, Microsoft Office, Batman, Chrome porn, Chromebooks collecting student data, design bundle


Fassbender, Winslet grab Oscar nominations for Steve Jobs — Actress Kate Winslet and Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin picked up Golden Globe awards for their respective work in the movie Steve Jobs at the recent event, and that was widely seen as a prediction that the movie would be nominated in a number of categories for the upcoming Academy Awards presentation. The nominations are out, with Michael Fassbender picking up one for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Kate Winslet lined up for a second major win as Best Actress in a Supporting Role. [Has anyone actually seen this movie?]

Office 2016 for Mac updates with fullscreen Outlook, other new features — Microsoft has updated Office 2016 for Mac, adding not just bugfixes but new features for all of the apps in the suite, such as Outlook and PowerPoint. Outlook users can now exploit the fullscreen mode in OS X Yosemite and El Capitan, making it possible to see multiple items side-by-side. For business users, the update makes it easier to locate a free conference room at a specific time.

Batman: Arkham City GOTY is a great follow-up to Batman: Arkham City —  iIt’s not  cheap, but the game is worth every penny – andDennis Sellers doesn’t feel that way about many games that cost 40 bucks. It’s a more-than-worthy sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum. It builds upon the elements that made the first game so memorable without losing the atmosphere and feel of its predecessor, with expanded options and bigger, badder world.

Surfing porn on Google Chrome is not so secure — Surfing porn in Google Chrome’s Incognito mode lets you check out all the sex you want without anyone being the wiser … unless you’re on a Mac. Evan Andersen found a bug in Chrome that left his fun time activity loaded in his NVIDIA graphics card memory — a bug that NVIDIA claims is actually Apple’s fault.

Senator Franken asks Google to address concerns about Chromebooks, Google Apps collecting student data — US Senator Al Franken has sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, asking his company to describe what it’s doing with the private data of students who use Chromebooks and/or Google Apps for Education.

Learn to design bundle — US$39 instead of US$1209, this is 9 web design courses bundled together.


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