Thursday , 22 August 2019

Technology

The blocking of VPNs in India and China spells trouble for our internet freedom

As of June 11, 2018, net neutrality rules in the USA expired, with new regulations taking effect that gave Internet Service Providers (ISPs) broad new powers over how consumers could access the Internet. In essence, net neutrality was the law that prevented ISPs, for example large cable and telephone companies, from blocking, throttling the loading speed of or discriminating against ... Read More »

Windows 10 April 2019 Update will offer solutions along with error messages

It looks like error messages will be more helpful in the upcoming Windows 10 April 2019 Update, at least when installing Windows 10 and its major updates.If you’ve spent any time with Windows 10, you’ve probably encountered an error message when something goes wrong, such as an app – or Windows 10 itself – crashing and becoming unresponsive.Not only are ... Read More »

A government propaganda app is going viral in China

Besides binge-watching TikTok videos and battling enemies in the magical land of mobile games, many Chinese people may also pass time during the upcoming Lunar New Year on Xuexi Qiangguo, a news and chat app developed by the country’s top ideology officials. The app managed to top the Chinese App Store between January 22 and 25 before two ByteDance apps ... Read More »

What is 5G? Everything you need to know

What is 5G? 5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before.Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are multitudes faster than current connections, with average download speeds of around 1GBps expected to soon be the norm.The ... Read More »

Dr Mario World puzzle game from Nintendo headed to iPhone and Android

It’s-a-him! Dr Mario! Nintendo’s mascot may be a koopa stomping plumber by day, but by night he swaps his dungarees for scrubs, moonlighting as a pill-pushing medic. And he’ll soon be back to dish out prescriptions on smartphone devices, as Nintendo has revealed Dr Mario World for mobile phones.Working with Line Corp, Nintendo is aiming for a summer 2019 release ... Read More »

The best iPhone 6S deals in February 2019

You can be honest with us, you’re here because those new prices on Apple devices like the XS Max and XR gave you a bit of a fright. Well we completely understand why and luckily for you grabbing an iPhone 6S deal is the obvious solution.We’ve had a fair few new iPhones since the 6S, we’ve had the 8’s, iPhone ... Read More »

AI is transformational for businesses of all sizes

Artificial intelligence, which just a decade ago was closer to the realm of science fiction than fact, has rapidly become one of the hottest trends across the technology universe. AI has the potential to redefine many of the tools and methods we use for analysis, learning, and interpreting the world around us. The technology is already gaining traction in the ... Read More »

First China, now Starbucks gets an ambitious VC-funded rival in Indonesia

Asia’s venture capital-backed startups are gunning for Starbucks . In China, the U.S. coffee giant is being pushed by Luckin Coffee, a $2.2 billion challenger surfing China’s on-demand wave, and on the real estate side, where WeWork China has just unveiled an on-demand product that could tempt people who go to Starbucks to kill time or work. That trend is picking ... Read More »

The best 13-inch laptops in India for February 2019

Having a good laptop is a basic necessity for any individual in 2019. But the only reason for anyone to buy a 13-inch laptop would be its ideal size. While 12-inch is still a size that leaves you squinting, a 15-inch laptop is just too big. The 13-inch laptop fall in a sweet spot, where they are decent for consuming ... Read More »

Q Acoustics Concept 300 first look: sublime speaker sounds, War of the Worlds style

Those wonderful tunes coming out of your headphones or speakers? At their most basic level they’re just vibrations, soundwaves travelling from a drive unit to your ears. The difference between good sound and weak or distorted sound is ensuring that only the right types of vibration reach your ears. It’s an obsession of speaker manufacturers and audiophiles alike, and is at ... Read More »