Category : Gadgets

Quickly add the Google Play store to your new Amazon Fire 10HD

Last time I bought an Amazon tablet adding the Google store was a real pain! It takes about 3 minutes and one reboot on the new Amazon Fire HD 10. In order to get the most out of my new 7th generation…

Comments Off on Quickly add the Google Play store to your new Amazon Fire 10HD / 1 View / October 11, 2017

After On Podcast: The Tim O’Reilly Interview

In this week’s episode of the After On podcast, I interview Tim O’Reilly – one of the most original and influential thinkers in tech. His new book, WTF, debuts today. And it doesn’t stand for what you think. We talk about that book, and about…

Comments Off on After On Podcast: The Tim O’Reilly Interview / 3 View / October 10, 2017

Millions of Pornhub users tricked into downloading malware on their PCs in the UK and US

A large-scale malvertising attack saw millions of users of adult video website Pornhub tricked into installing malware on their computers, according to security researchers. The campaign was active for more than a year, exposing millions of potential victims in the…

No Comments / 3 View / October 4, 2017

SENNHEISER OCX 686 REVIEW: WIRED FOR SPORTS

For many there’s probably the temptation to use whichever headphones you happen to have lying around for your workouts, but that’s really not the best strategy. Picking a pair that are designed to cope with getting sweaty and rained on,…

No Comments / 9 View / September 26, 2017

CUJO REVIEW

OUR VERDICT CUJO might be a convenient way to protect connected devices and simple networks from attack, but beware – setup can be time-consuming, even if you know what you’re doing, and the ongoing subscription could get expensive. FOR Appealing…

No Comments / 12 View / September 22, 2017

HANDS ON: JBL LINK 20 REVIEW

OUR EARLY VERDICT With powerful performance, portability and connected smarts, the JBL Link 20 is looking like a solid entry into the growing Google Assistant speaker space. FOR Slick portable design Multi-room smarts AGAINST Google Assistant will need a solid…

No Comments / 4 View / September 20, 2017

SONY WH-1000XM2 HANDS-ON

KEY FEATURES Review Price: £330/$495 Noise cancellation Wireless Touch/swipe controls Adaptive ambient sound mode Atmospheric pressure sensor SONY WH-1000XM2 HANDS-ON: CAN SONY IMPROVE ON ITS CLASS-LEADING FORMULA? Sony WH-1000XM2 price: £330/$495 Sony WH-1000XM2 release date: available now What are the…

No Comments / 6 View / September 17, 2017

Sony and IBM created 330TB data tapes for a massive analog archive

Storing data on magnetic tape is back, baby. Sony has announced that thanks to a partnership with IBM Research in Zurich, the pair have developed a magnetic tape cartridge capable of storing 201 gigabytes of data per square inch for a total of 330…

No Comments / 14 View / August 8, 2017

Honeywell’s connected thermostats now work with Google Home

Google welcomed Honeywell into the Home family as a partner back in January, but now it’s finally including both of the company’s connected thermostat families, the Lyric and Total Connected Comfort. Users can control them using either Home’s voice controls or through Google Assistant…

No Comments / 27 View / August 2, 2017

Smartwatch-making company CEO: Smartwatches are pointless

There’s firm, tough leadership, and then there’s … whatever this is. Calling one of your company’s newest high-profile releases essentially useless probably isn’t the best way to boost team morale — but that didn’t stop Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating…

No Comments / 47 View / April 26, 2017