Category : Digital Living

What is Blockchain Technology? A Beginner’s Guide

You may have heard the term “blockchain technology” before, in reference to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. For the uninitiated, the term might seem abstract with little real meaning on the surface. However, blockchain technology is a critical element of cryptocurrencies — without it,…

No Comments / 21 View / March 24, 2018

Google Readies New Street View Cameras to Boost Machine Learning

Google’s car-mounted Street View cameras have been traversing the globe for a decade, offering users the opportunity to stroll down a street from the comfort of their computer screen. However, the cameras used to gather this data haven’t improved in…

No Comments / 36 View / January 31, 2018

EFF, Lookout Discover Nation State Mobile Espionage On Global Scale

The EFF and mobile security company Lookout uncovered a global espionage campaign targeting primarily mobile users that downloaded fake secure messaging applications. The EFF and Lookout traced the “Dark Caracal” malware to a building belonging to the Lebanese General Security Directorate in…

No Comments / 19 View / January 24, 2018

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC review

Do you yearn for some quiet time? Acknowledging the fact that many of us have to live, work and travel in chaotic surroundings these days, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC headphones are an effort to create the most affordable noise-cancelling…

No Comments / 33 View / December 19, 2017

Bose QuietComfort 35 II review

If you want a top of the line pair of headphones, then you’ll definitely want a pair that offer both wireless operation and active noise cancellation. Bose already offered a pair of such headphones (the impressive Bose QuietComfort 35), but with…

No Comments / 10 View / December 18, 2017

Age of Oil: Final Farewell to Brent Delta Platform

The Brent Field was one of the most lucrative oil discoveries in the North Sea. For forty years its four platforms, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta produced over three billion barrels of sweet light crude oil. This oil, evolved and formed from the Jurassic period, was…

No Comments / 21 View / November 30, 2017

Vodafone trial extends range of pre-standard 5G

Vodafone has completed the world’s first trial on a full end-to-end (E2E) network of a technique to improve the range of high frequency spectrum that can in future be used to deliver 5G to its customers. Italy’s Ministry for Economic…

No Comments / 10 View / November 24, 2017

Are you still using a Windows Phone?

It wasn’t a secret to anyone. Not really. But Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, someone who has been adamantly a fan of Windows on smartphones for years now, basically confirmed what we all already knew: Microsoft isn’t putting any attention on the hardware,…

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Oculus ‘Go’ is Facebook’s new $199 VR headset that doesn’t require a PC or phone

At its fourth annual VR developers conference, Oculus announced its newest, and most affordable, VR headset to date. The Oculus ‘Go’ resides in the sweet spot between Daydream and Rift, and features a lightweight headset with a wild field of…

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Stevie Wonder’s vision restored, O.J. Simpson’s hookers, and Hugh Hefner didn’t have to die, in this week’s tabloids

Stevie Wonder can see again, the Las Vegas killer joined a cult before the massacre, and Tom Petty could have been saved, according to this week’s fact-distanced tabloids. How wrong can the tabloids get? Having killed off country music star…

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