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Tech, Wireless

Steps for speeding up your Wifi

August 18, 2017

Via: NextBigFuture

Popular Science has some advice for speeding up your Wifi. 1. Download firmware from your router manufacturer’s website. Software updates fix bugs and may also include performance upgrades, as well as extra support for newer devices on the market. 2. […]


Tech

Development and launch of centimeter accurate enhanced GPS with realtime correction

August 18, 2017

Via: NextBigFuture

The Japanese government is eyeing 2020 to begin promoting exports of a GPS technology accurate to a several centimeters. This should help services that need pinpoint accuracy clamoring for the system. An H-IIA rocket carrying the Michibiki No. 3 quasi-zenith satellite […]


Editorial, News and Press

Reinforcement learning – one technology promising a better future from 2017 on

August 3, 2017

Via: James Hughes

As years go by, the technology-related expectations grow. There is this imminence floating about. So many revolutionary technologies have been prototyped and announced, yet so many are work in progress. In this context, let’s meet reinforcement learning. Reinforcement learning belongs […]


iOS

Google Chrome for iOS is updated to include a “Read Later” feature

March 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

An update to Chrome for iOS has added a useful feature to the mobile browser. A new icon that says Read Later allows a Chrome user to save an online article to the iPhone’s native memory from where it can […]


Editorial, Gadgets

Did the VR bubble just burst in Facebook’s face?

February 23, 2017

Via: James Hughes

In February 2017 Facebook lost $500m in the US lawsuit over the Oculus VR headset. Although the Oculus side announced it would appeal the court order, the outcome marks an important setback for Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO held a […]


iPhone, News and Press

Evidence for iPhone 8 face-unlocking mounts, as Apple acquires facial recognition startup

February 20, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Recently, it’s been speculated that Apple may forgo its Touch ID feature on the upcoming iPhone 8 in favour of facial recognition, and the company’s latest acquisition seems to line up pretty neatly with this. Tel Aviv cybertech startup, Realface, […]


Editorial, Gadgets

How do we stand on Artificial Intelligence at the beginning of 2017?

February 16, 2017

Via: James Hughes

Approaching the topic of Artificial Intelligence nowadays almost borders on the trivial. Why? Because due to AI being such a trending technology, the vast majority of tech-related professionals hitch their wagon to its star. Therefore it may actually be difficult […]


News and Press

Jack Dorsey is ready to give Twitter an AI makeover

February 16, 2017

Via: Mashable

Jack Dorsey thinks AI-driven personalization could be the solution to Twitter’s problems. Speaking to investors at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference in San Francisco, Twitter’s top executive said the embattled company is increasingly turning to AI and machine […]


Gadgets, Networking

If VR is the next major computing platform, where does that leave mobile?

February 2, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

If you listen to some tech leaders, like Mark Zuckerberg for example, you might also subscribe to the theory that VR and AR will be the next big platforms in computing. It is a logical step considering people are continually […]


Android Phone, News and Press

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 could be announced soon

January 30, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

We haven’t seen another Galaxy Xcover rugged smartphone since Samsung launched the third model back in April 2015. For whatever reason, Samsung launches new Xcover handsets once every two years, so we could say this is a biennial series. Since […]


Gadgets

Here’s our best look yet at LG’s upcoming Android Wear 2.0 watches

January 30, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

There’s some strong speculation suggesting that LG and Google are planning to launch two new smartwatches on February 9 to celebrate the arrival of Android Wear 2.0, and we’ve now got a clear look at one of them, the LG […]


Gadgets, News and Press

Europe is prepping for a world where robots need rights

January 13, 2017

Via: Mashable

With every new innovation in the artificial intelligence space, it becomes even more tempting to imagine a near future filled with humanoid robots ready and willing to accomplish any task. After all, that’s what we’ve been promised by sci-fi movies […]


Editorial, Gadgets, News and Press

Scared of the driverless cars? You shouldn’t read this

January 5, 2017

Via: James Hughes

The driverless cars have not reached the stage of mass convenience. Not yet, at least. Nevertheless, they remain a hot topic, and there isn’t another week without supplementary information on their performance, regulatory state, technical improvements and so on. Only […]


News and Press

Expect to hear more from TCL and BlackBerry at CES 2017

December 20, 2016

Via: CrackBerry

Although the announcement of BlackBerry and TCL’s smartphone software and brand licensing deal is still fresh and there is a lot to be explored there, one thing seems for certain, and that’s that we should expect to hear more at […]


Android Phone

Samsung has decided that curved screens are the only future we need

December 13, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

Samsung made it pretty clear with the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that flat screens are a thing of the past when it comes to its flagship devices. A new report from Korea indicates that Samsung will stick to that policy […]


App Review

Will Mobile Wallets Ever Be Wallet Of Choice?

December 9, 2016

Via: Pymnts

Vantiv and iModerate know that the word wallet has come to mean much more than just the accessory thrown in a purse or back pocket. Today, the word can also describe a mobile app that stores digital versions of a […]


News and Press

What Businesses Need to Know About Augmented Reality

December 8, 2016

Via: TOMs IT Pro

Wrapping your arms around technology that’s truly revolutionary is no easy task. Tech industry analysts and researchers at ABI Research say augmented reality (AR) is truly the technology of the future. It’s expected to reach a total market worth of […]


Gadgets

The dark side of Amazon’s marvelous retail store of the future

December 8, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

A few days ago, Amazon unveiled the retail store of the future. You walk in with your smartphone, get the items you wanted, and walk out. In Amazon Go shops there won’t be a cash register or lines. Amazon’s advanced artificial […]


Wireless

Why 5 GHz Matters for Enterprise Wi-Fi

November 14, 2016

Via: Wireless Xirrus Blog

We recognize today that the 2.4-GHz spectrum is reaching its limits for Wi-Fi networking, and as such many organizations are beginning to move toward the 5-GHz band. But oddly some IT administrators still believe that switching to a more 5 […]


Gadgets

Apple just dropped a big clue about its first AR project

November 9, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

Niantic’s Pokemon Go mobile game is the easiest augmented reality experience that you can try to understand what the whole AR fuss is about. You basically have a digital layer that’s projected on top of your surroundings, as seen through […]