Security software developer Objective Development has released a new version of the popular firewall software, which offers improved UI and new research options.
Skyrocketing costs mean that Twitter users in Canada can no longer receive text-message updates, but they can still use the number to send "tweets."
Verizon is blocking some outgoing connections on computers it connects to the Internet
Google Analytics is getting some new tricks. Webmasters rejoice!
The company handled 10 billion inbound messages and another 17 billion outbound messages in just 24 hours.
Version 1.3.0 of Hangouts for iOS adds outbound calling on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and also lets US users of Google Voice receive calls in the iOS Hangouts app.
As the company integrates Google Voice into its social network, the latest update for Hangouts is missing the ability to make outbound phone calls. Users can still receive calls to their Google Voice number.
Google's latest feature for its iPhone and Android Gmail.com experience introduces an outbox for quickly viewing the outbound message queue when you're offline.
This important security function is better handled by a third-party program. Windows Firewall doesn't monitor outbound connections by default, and not at all in Windows XP.
Free firewalls offer the outbound monitoring that's missing in XP's firewall and off by default (and impractical) in Vista, but third-party tools may create problems of their own.