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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

  • 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

    Tech giants pledge $1bn for ‘altruistic AI’ venture, OpenAI

    Prominent tech executives have pledged $1bn (£659m) for Open AI, a non-profit venture that aims to develop artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit humanity. The venture’s backers include Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel, Indian tech giant Infosys and Amazon Web Services. Open AI says it expects its research – free from financial obligations – to …

  • 12 December

    Samsung Is Getting Into The Smart Cars Race Too

    Samsung is the latest tech firm that has signaled its intent to enter the smart car business. The company’s executives recently sat down and discussed similar moves by its rivals such as Apple and Google and decided to do something about it.  Samsung’s Plans to Enter the Smart Car Business According to the company, Samsung will be assembling a team …

November, 2015

  • 26 November

    Zano drone makers detail spending and apologise

    The company behind the failed mini-drone Zano has provided some details of how more than £2.3m in funding was allocated.Torquing Group was criticised for a lack of communication over the Zano after the project folded last week. An apology has been issued along with the new information. The collapse of Zano caused embarrassment for Kickstarter when many disappointed backers questioned …

  • 26 November

    Cyber-thieves ‘target Christmas shoppers’

    Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, experts say. One gang had updated the sophisticated malware it used to target tills in stores, security company iSight said. There had also been an increase in spam and phishing emails crafted to catch out people seeking bargains. And some …

  • 21 November

    Are Smartphone Octa-core Processors Beneficial or Just a Marketing Ploy?

    As newer smartphones continue to join their lesser performing counterparts in the market, we are definitely going to see a lot of octa-core processors present in these mobile devices. The most recent one happens to be Samsung’s Exynos 8890, which has four of the company’s own custom processing cores, while the remaining four are Cortex-A53 cores. MediaTek’s Tru Octa-Core is …

  • 19 November

    World’s Land Speed Record Holder Car “Ready to Roll out”

    A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph (1,610km/h). Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, the vehicle will first mount an assault on the world land speed record (763mph; 1,228km/h). Bloodhound will be run on Hakskeen Pan in Northern Cape, South Africa, in 2016. Wing Commander Andy Green, the current …

  • 18 November

    Pakistan Has Potential to Become Connectivity Hub for Entire Central Asia

    Pakistan, a country with over 185 million population and less than 13% internet penetration, is considered a struggling market for internet connectivity. But there’s no denying the fact that due to its geographical location, Pakistan has a lot to offer to the landlocked Central Asian states with crucial bandwidth access. This can turn Pakistan into the regional connectivity hub for …

  • 17 November


    Apple has officially announced that the iPad Pro will be available for purchase on the official Apple website from the 11th of November 2015. The company has further said that, later this week, you might even find the iPad Pro at Apple Stores and certain carrier locations. The iPad Pro comes in two variants – Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi plus …