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Fancy unlocking your door with your IPhone?

Your quick mental checklist of "phones, keys, wallet" before leaving the house could soon be narrowed down to "phone, wallet." That's because Apple may be introducing a new function that would allow you to unlock your car and house doors with your iPhone. According to 'The Information', the near field communication chip in your iPhone, [...]

May 29th, 2018|

Certified by Fraser Gough for DigitalXRAID Ltd

We are proud to announce that we have been assessed and certified by Fraser Gough for DigitalXRAID Ltd, against the Cyber Essentials Scheme Test Specification.Maintaining a high level of cyber security is vital for businesses these days. Is it essential for protecting user's and consumer's personal and financial data from being hacked, and key for keeping computer systems [...]

May 25th, 2018|

Tesla Model 3 will go from 0 to 60mph in 3.5 seconds!

Tesla's Model 3 may be slow out of the factory, but the top model will be quick on the road. That's according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who tweeted some performance figures for the dual-motor, all-wheel-drive, performance version of the Model 3, and they're pretty darn impressive. That particular variant of the car will go [...]

May 21st, 2018|

6 of the best google extentions

Cite This For Me Anyone who needs to show the source of their information, be it for an essay or a presentation, will find this button exceedingly useful. It quickly cites the webpage you are looking at in one of four citation styles, which can then be saved for later or pasted into a document. Click [...]

May 14th, 2018|

The future of our online privacy

Why is our privacy so important? If we know we're not violating any law, and living life without embarrassment, why do we care about who knows everything about us? The police would be bored to tears listening in on my conversations. Facebook and Google knows everything about me — so what? I get to keep [...]

May 8th, 2018|

The next version of Windows 10 is finally ready

The next version of Windows 10 is finally ready to download as a free update that adds some potentially game-changing new features as well as some welcome features that bring it up to par with what you might expect from a smartphone. Instead of adding tools for people creating media, as the previous two updates [...]

May 2nd, 2018|

Issues with Apple’s batteries, again!

Apple is again saying it will replace batteries on some of its devices. This time, though, the issue isn't an iPhone, it's a MacBook. Specifically, 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pros, which Apple says could have a defect that causes the battery to "expand." It's not known just how many MacBooks are affected by the issue, but Apple says laptops [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

Instagram drops its Apple Watch app

The trend of companies pulling their Apple Watch apps isn't quite done yet. Instagram has quietly removed its Apple Watch app as of the latest iOS app update, leaving you without a way to check your photo feed on your wrist. The company didn't have much choice in the matter -- Apple stopped accepting updates to non-native watchOS apps as of [...]

April 3rd, 2018|

Heal itself phone screens?

In order to make a material that can heal itself, you want it's chemical bonds to be noncovalent—that is, be able to break and re-form over and over. Scientists have created self-healing polymers before, but the noncovalent bonds they've used haven't been appropriate for something that needs to conduct electricity, like a smartphone screen or [...]

March 27th, 2018|

Bill Gates on Cryptocurrency

Bill Gates, the former chief executive of Microsoft, is concerned by the cryptocurrency craze, saying that the anonymity offered by the new technology has “caused deaths in a fairly direct way”. Speaking during a Reddit AMA, Gates argued that “the government’s ability to find money laundering and tax evasion and terrorist funding is a good thing. “Right [...]

March 12th, 2018|