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January, 2016

  • 14 January

    Lights, Camera, Capture! Sony and Nikon Reveal New Action Cameras

    People who are into action cams rejoice. While for the most part, camera manufacturers failed to excite much at the CES, fans of action cameras got two interesting and varying efforts courtesy of Sony and Nikon, the two already-established players for ground-breaking camera tech. Sony HDR-AS50 The new HDR-AS50 is a pocket-sized wonder which comes with a 11 megapixel 1/2.3-inch …

December, 2015

  • 17 December

    Reduce Eyestrain with the Best Apps for PC, Mac, iOS and Android

    Prolonged usage on any kind of display, whether it is your PC, a Mac or a mobile device, is detrimental for your eyes. Chances are that your eyes will start to experience a severe discomfort, which can even give rise to eye inflammation or even eyesight problems in some cases. Even when you start using your smartphones while lying in …

  • 17 December

    Facebook Instant Articles Now Available for Android Users

    Previously, iPhone owners were treated to Facebook’s Instant Articles feature, resulting in faster loading articles for readers. Now, the feature has been branched out to Android devices, meaning that you will finally be able to experience Facebook’s brand new feature on your smartphone or tablet powered by Google’s mobile platform. According to the company, the Instant Articles feature will load …

  • 12 December

    Could gifting free money boost the economy?

    Imagine waking up one morning to the sound of a helicopter overhead. You look out and see packages dropping in front of every home on your street.Inside each package is $10,000 (£6,700) in new bills, a gift of freshly-printed money from your government with no strings attached. What would you do? Economists hope you and your neighbours would go shopping, …

  • 12 December

    Stock markets sink as oil keeps sliding

    Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic fell on Friday and oil sank further as fears about global oversupply mounted. In London the FTSE 100 closed under 6,000 points as investors dumped commodities shares. The blue-chip index ended the day 2.2% lower, down 135 points at 5,952.7. On Wall Street the S&P 500 fell almost 2%, with the Dow Jones down …

  • 12 December

    Cybercriminals will target Apple in 2016, say experts

    Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting Apple devices and 2016 will see a rise in attacks on its operating systems, security experts suggest.According to security firm Symantec, the amount of malware aimed at Apple’s mobile operating system (iOS) has more than doubled this year, while threats to Mac computers also rose. Security firm FireEye also expects 2016 to be a bumper year …

  • 12 December

    Facebook Brings Offline Comments, Improves News Feed On Slow Connections

    Facebook is constantly testing new ways to enhance user experience and make it smoother and more addictive. The social network has announced that it will be updating its News Feed to improve its performance over slow connections. The update will bring constant relevant stories to the News Feed on slow connections and enable offline comments. Low Connection Speeds and Facebook …

  • 12 December

    SwiftKey Symbols is a Custom-tailored App for Special Communication Needs

    SwiftKey has announced a special version of their app called SwiftKey Symbols. The app is geared towards assisting “non-verbal individuals with special needs”. The SwiftKey team came to the decision to create this new app after some of the team members had trouble dealing with autism in their families.  A Swiftkey for Autism? SwiftKey Symbols seems to be the perfect …

  • 1 December

    INSTAGRAM ’S NEXT UPDATE TO SUPPORT MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS ON ANDROID

    If reports are to be believed, the the new Instagram app version 7.12.0 on Android might begin supporting multiple accounts on one device. This is the first time, since its inception, that Instagram has even thought of the possibility of multiple accounts. However, not everyone who downloads the newest version of the app will receive this feature as it is …

  • 1 December

    MICROSOFT SENDS OUT CORTANA TO BE TESTED BY IOS USERS

    After providing a version of Cortana to Android users, Microsoft is now looking for Windows Insiders willing to test Cortana on iOS. This process is underway as reports surfaced suggesting that iOS testers have received an email alerting them that Microsoft’s virtual personal assistant was available for download. This version of Cortana for iOS offers voice responses to questions, provides …