Apple Pay will support Octopus payment service

In June, foreign netizens found code related to Hong Kong Octopus in the beta version of iOS 13. It is estimated in the market that Apple will add the support of Octopus card in the near future. Now the service is officially confirmed and it will be provided later this year. The Octopus company recently issued a press release stating that iPhone and Apple Watch users will be able to make Octopus payments via Apple Pay later this year. As for the official start time and details of the service, it will take a later time to be announced. Currently many media estimates that Apple Pay’s Octopus support will need to work with iOS 13. Therefore, we may need to wait for the announcement of iOS 13 before we can use Octopus in our iPhone.

Firefox’s verification system has problems, making all add-ons unavailable

Firefox allows users installing add-ons to add extra functionality. Many Firefox users have installed add-ons to meet their needs. To ensure browser security, Firefox includes a verification system that checks if the add-on you are using has been verified for security. However, Firefox has a system problem that causes most of the add-on components to fail this verification after May 4. By default, Firefox will disable add-ons that fail validation, resulting in almost no add-ons can be used. Firefox has introduced a version that fixes this issue. Users who need to use add-ons can update Firefox and resolve the issue.

Mobile version of “Microsoft Excel” will let you import from photos

When you copy the information on the paper into your computer, you often rely on manual input. If you want to copy the form data into Microsoft Excel, there may be a more convenient method in the future. The Microsoft 365 service announced the February update few days ago, mentioning that the Android version of Microsoft Excel has added a new feature. The user can now simply uses the camera to take photo of a form, and the system will automatically converts the form into data in Excel using the AI ​​image recognition system. Users do not need to manually enter their own data. Excel for iOS will also add the same functionality, but it may take a while. Although this is a handy feature, this feature requires a subscription to the Microsoft 365 service.

The number of “fake apps” is on the rise

People often come into contact with mobile apps, but do you pay attention to whether the apps you are using come from trusted sources? Computer security company McAfee recently released the previous year’s mobile threat report. The report said that in the second half of 2018, the number of fake apps detected by the company has increased several times over the first half of the year. Popular apps can easily become mock targets for fake apps. The report uses the “Fortnite” game as an example. The Android version of the game could only be downloaded on a specific platform at the beginning of the beta period. As a result, criminals took the opportunity to make fake apps and put them online to wait for eager users to be fooled. Recently some companies put their app’s installation file onto their own platform for download, instead of putting the app to official …