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I created this website using WordPress and MySQL on Microsoft Azure cloud. At TheCodeUniverse.com, you will find helpful information about how-to articles, tips, and techniques to build your software. The following are the languages and platforms that covered in the how-to articles (not in any particular order):

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Language: C#, Swift, JavaScript, Visual Basic, XAML, Python

Tools: Visual Studio Enterprise, Xcode, Android Studio, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator 

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Henry Nguyen

 

Latest Apple News
  • South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones
    by Natasha Lomas on January 19, 2018 at 10:53 am

     Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. Read Mor […]

  • Apple revamps web design for App Store
    by Megan Rose Dickey on January 19, 2018 at 12:57 am

     Apple has updated the look of its web-based App Store, 9to5Mac first reported. It definitely has the feel of the iOS 11 App Store, which Apple completely redesigned and launched last September. But, unlike iOS 11, there’s no focus on app discovery. The functionality is about the same as before, but what it comes down to is the clean design that feels simpler — perhaps due to the… Read Mor […]

  • Crunch Report | Apple pledges $350 billion investment in U.S. economy
    by Khaled "Tito" Hamze on January 18, 2018 at 4:00 am

    apple, 350 billion, us economy, bitconnect, shuts down, twit, twitter, suing, Tech, news, recap, daily, review, hands on, Silicon Valley, Tito, hamze, technology, TechCrunch, crunch, report, disrupt, Crunch Report, Tito hamze Read Mor […]

  • Tim Cook says you’ll soon be able to turn off the system that slows iPhones as the battery gets older
    by Greg Kumparak on January 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

     As we learned back at the end of December, Apple has been limiting the maximum performance of iPhones as the batteries within get older. The goal, they’ve stated, is to prevent random device shutdowns as time goes on and the battery’s output starts to wane. But that’s something they ought to have explained better from Day 1 of the software change; most users would never… Read Mor […]

  • Apple rerouting employee shuttles after highway attacks shatter windows on buses during commutes
    by Lucas Matney on January 17, 2018 at 11:59 pm

     In the past week, five Apple commuter shuttles carrying employees to and from the company’s Cupertino offices have been attacked, several sources tell us. Windows on the buses were shattered by what employees are suspecting was a gun being fired at the vehicles. Read Mor […]

  • Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig
    by Sarah Perez on January 17, 2018 at 8:36 pm

     Apple has landed its first half-hour comedy series, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which will be exec-produced by and star SNL vet Kristen Wiig, hails from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. This is the third project from Hello Sunshine that Apple has picked up to aid in its streaming TV ambitions. Read Mor […]

  • Apple pledges $350 billion investment in US economy over next five years
    by Ron Miller on January 17, 2018 at 7:07 pm

     Apple is about to give the U.S. economy a huge boost in the form of a $350 billion five-year investment. As part of that, it will commit $55 billion this year alone and plans on adding 20,000 new jobs over that time frame. Following in the footsteps of Amazon, it also plans to add a new campus somewhere in the U.S. this year. There is a lot of news here. Read Mor […]

  • Siri’s podcast-promoting ‘Give me the News’ feature is now out of beta
    by Brian Heater on January 17, 2018 at 6:41 pm

     A few weeks back, Apple added “Give me the news” to Siri’s repertoire of tricks in the latest beta version of iOS. The feature comes as the company is readying its smart assistant for the imminent arrival of the HomePod, the company’s first smart assistant-driven device. The feature is now out of beta here in the States and the U.K. Asking Siri for the news will default… Read Mor […]

  • Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones
    by Natasha Lomas on January 16, 2018 at 10:08 am

     Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. Read Mor […]

  • Apple’s MacBook Air turns 10
    by Brian Heater on January 15, 2018 at 11:31 pm

     Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone, the company was about to add another cornerstone product to its repertoire. Ten years and seven generations later,… Read Mor […]

  • Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error
    by Lucas Matney on January 13, 2018 at 3:18 am

     Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to servers hosted in China by state-owned Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) as… Read Mor […]

  • Apple’s China iCloud data migration sweeps up international user accounts
    by Jon Russell on January 11, 2018 at 8:49 am

     Apple’s plan to migrate China-based iCloud user accounts to a local host on Chinese soil is already running into controversy after the iPhone-maker appeared included accounts registered overseas in the data. China-based users were informed of the upcoming migration yesterday, which Apple said “will allow us improve the speed and reliability of our iCloud services products while… Read Mor […]

  • Crunch Report | Jimmy Iovine is not leaving Apple
    by Khaled "Tito" Hamze on January 11, 2018 at 4:00 am

    Stationless bike-sharing program is coming to San Francisco, Kodak announces an ICO and its stock then jumps and Jimmy Iovine is not leaving Apple. All this on Crunch Report. Read Mor […]

  • Another macOS password prompt can be bypassed with any password
    by Romain Dillet on January 11, 2018 at 12:33 am

     MacRumors spotted a bug report that affects the current version of macOS High Sierra. In System Preferences, you can unlock the App Store preference pane by typing any password. Apple has reportedly already fixed the bug in beta versions of the next macOS High Sierra update. While this bug is nowhere as serious as the infamous root login bug, this one is quite embarrassing. Read Mor […]

  • Jimmy Iovine says he’s not leaving Apple
    by Megan Rose Dickey on January 10, 2018 at 5:11 pm

     Last week, Billboard reported Jimmy Iovine, the person who sold Beats to Apple in 2014, was set to leave Apple in August. Well, Iovine says that’s not true, Variety reports. In a conversation with Variety, Iovine noted that there’s more Apple Music and Beats would like to do, saying he’s “committed to doing whatever Eddy [Cue], Tim [Cook] and Apple” need him to do… Read Mor […]

Latest Microsoft News
  • Spotify launches ‘Spotlight,’ a new podcast format with visual elements
    by Darrell Etherington on January 18, 2018 at 4:50 pm

     Spotify has been working on building out its podcast business, and now offers a large catalog of shows (including our own Original Content, which you should definitely check out). Today, it’s debuting a new “multimedia format” that adds visual elements to podcasts (as well as audiobooks, news bites, and other audio, but for the sake of simplicity, let’s just call all… Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft’s new drawing bot is an AI artist
    by Sarah Perez on January 18, 2018 at 4:35 pm

     Microsoft today is unveiling new artificial intelligence technology that’s something of an artist – a “drawing bot.” The bot is capable of creating images from text descriptions of an object, but it also adds details to those images that weren’t included the text, indicating that the AI has a little imagination of its own, says Microsoft. “If you go to Bing… Read Mor […]

  • The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market
    by Ofer Schreiber,Iren Reznikov on January 14, 2018 at 8:30 pm

     The Equifax breach, WannaCry, NotPetya, the NSA leak, and many more cyber incidents – 2017 was certainly a busy year for hackers, illustrating yet again just how vital innovative cybersecurity solutions are in the fight against cyber threats. Second only to the U.S., in terms of cybersecurity investment 2017 was another excellent year for Israeli cybersecurity startups, with dozens of… Read Mor […]

  • Cortana had a crappy CES
    by Brian Heater on January 12, 2018 at 6:29 pm

     Cortana gets no respect. Microsoft’s smart assistant is actually pretty solid, all things told, but it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant. Maybe it’s a problem of marketing —the company was quick to point at Build in May that its smart assistant now has 141 million monthly users. More likely though, it’s a problem with… Read Mor […]

  • Skype adds e2e encrypted ‘private chats’ powered by Signal Protocol
    by Natasha Lomas on January 11, 2018 at 6:35 pm

     Skype is adding an opt-in e2e encryption feature, utilizing the industry standard Signal Protocol to power ‘Private Conversations’. Read Mor […]

  • Kohler wants to make your bathroom smarter with Konnect
    by Jordan Crook on January 8, 2018 at 4:36 pm

     Kohler, a name you may recognize from the faucet, or commercials about a faucet, is delivering a new line of smart bathroom and kitchen appliances called Kohler Konnect. Because why not? With the help of Alexa, these appliances can be given various voice commands to perform specific tasks. The line includes a shower, a bathtub, two toilets, a mirror, and a kitchen sink. The platform primarily… Read Mor […]

  • A look back at the year that the Sub-Saharan African startup scene found its stride
    by Jake Bright on January 5, 2018 at 8:30 pm

     African tech in 2017 was about the normalization of market events mostly absent even a decade ago. There were acquisitions, multiple investment rounds, lots of expansion, big strategic partnerships and some surprise failures. Africa is fast becoming home to a dynamic tech sector. Here’s a snapshot of the news that shaped that transition over the last year. Read Mor […]

  • This $319 thermostat has Cortana built-in
    by Brian Heater on January 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

     Microsoft’s in a weird spot with Cortana. The company’s smart assistant is deployed on countless PCs, by way of Windows 10, but it’s constantly playing second fiddle to the likes of Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant. That’s in no small part because that the company hasn’t done a great job moving beyond the desktop and laptop to devices where voice control makes a… Read Mor […]

  • Cloud infrastructure vendors begin responding to chip kernel vulnerability
    by Ron Miller on January 4, 2018 at 12:57 am

     Several cloud vendors began responding to the chip kernel vulnerability that has the industry reeling today. Each Infrastructure as a Service vendor clearly has a stake here because each one is selling CPU cycles on their platforms. TechCrunch sent a request for comment to six major cloud vendors, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Rackspace and DigitalOcean. Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft acquires Avere Systems to further hybrid computing mission
    by Ron Miller on January 3, 2018 at 3:01 pm

     In a world shifting to the cloud, Microsoft has carved out a place trying to help companies caught between two worlds — on-prem legacy solutions and the public and private cloud. To help further that hybrid mission, the company announced it was acquiring Avere Systems today for an undisclosed amount. Microsoft describes Avere as “a leading provider of high-performance NFS and… Read Mor […]

  • Photosynth returns as a feature in Microsoft’s Pix camera app
    by Frederic Lardinois on December 20, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Earlier this year, Microsoft shut down Photosynth, its service for stitching multiple images into panoramas and semi-3D models. When it launched in 2008, the service was extremely impressive, but it never quite caught on. Still, it had its fans — and now Microsoft is bringing it back in the form of a new feature in its Pix camera app for iOS. In addition, the Pix app is also getting a… Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft starts testing its long-promised Windows 10 Timeline feature
    by Frederic Lardinois on December 19, 2017 at 7:12 pm

     When Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Fall Creators update, one of the most interesting features the company demoed was Timeline, which lets you find and resume your recent activities as you move between PCs and iOS and Android phones. It’s basically a global task view, backed by Microsoft’s cloud services. Read Mor […]

  • A new version of Mixer, Microsoft’s Twitch rival, hits iOS and Android
    by Sarah Perez on December 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm

     Microsoft today is officially launching a new version of its Mixer mobile gameplay streaming app, its Twitch rival. The app, which is initially available on Android with iOS arriving soon, was first introduced into beta testing this fall, with a focus on improvements to its overall user experience, content discovery, performance and personalization features. For example, the beta build… Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft looks to make Bing results smarter with new AI-powered features and Reddit partnership
    by Lucas Matney on December 13, 2017 at 10:31 pm

     At a special AI-focused event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced a number of feature updates to Bing that it hopes will make results smarter by leveraging the company’s AI research, as well as a new partnership with Reddit. Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft makes Azure Bot Service generally available for developers
    by Ron Miller on December 13, 2017 at 10:30 pm

     Microsoft introduced the Azure Bot Framework more than two years ago and companies have been building chatbots for a variety of scenarios ever since. Today, the company made generally available the Microsoft Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Cognitive Language Understanding service (known as LUIS). Read Mor […]