Essential Phone: Pre-release Review

The much anticipated Essential Phone, baby of Andy Rubin, creator of Android, is soon to arrive. Can this phone live up to the hype that has been surrounding it? The phone is not yet released but a few people have been lucky enough to get their hands on one to review. I was not one … Continue reading Essential Phone: Pre-release Review

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The Two Biggest Announcements from Apple’s WWDC 2017

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Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, has just passed us by and there were some pretty exciting announcements for the fans of all things Apple. However, my two favourites where the Home Pod and the iMac Pro so without any more delay, here is a summary of the two brand new products. The Home Pod: The … Continue reading The Two Biggest Announcements from Apple’s WWDC 2017

Everything Google Assistant from Google I/O:

Last week, Google hosted Google I/O, their annual developer conference in San Francisco. As this is a developer event there was little hardware announcements, however there where some exciting software announcements, especially for the Google Assistant. So now I will dive right in with the most exciting Google Assistant announcements from Google I/O. Firstly, I’ll … Continue reading Everything Google Assistant from Google I/O:

What is WannaCry?

It’s highly likely that you heard about the global cyberattack that occurred on the 12th May 2017, in this blog I will attempt to coherently explain what WannaCry, also known as WannaCrypt0r 2.0 (the malware used in the attack), is and what it does. So what is WannaCry? WannaCry is a malware tool that was … Continue reading What is WannaCry?

Smartphone Batteries Could Take as Little as Five Minutes to Charge by 2018

If you ask around, one of the biggest problems that most people have with their smartphone is the battery. Well the problem of your phone taking too long to be fully charged could be a thing of the past as soon as next year. Thanks to the Israeli start-up StoreDot, new smartphones could take as … Continue reading Smartphone Batteries Could Take as Little as Five Minutes to Charge by 2018

What is Windows 10 S?

With the announcement of the Surface Laptop, Microsoft also announced Windows 10 S. But what is it? Windows 10 S is designed to be a streamlined version of the Windows 10 operating system (OS) and has been marketed towards usage in education settings as well as by the general user. The Surface Laptop itself is … Continue reading What is Windows 10 S?

How is Google Tackling Fake News?

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Google has announced their plan on how they are going to combat the circulation of “fake news” on their search engine. They plan to integrate new tools that will allow users to report misleading or offensive content, as well as also pledging to improve the results that their algorithm generates. The announcement from Google has … Continue reading How is Google Tackling Fake News?

Why Do iPhones Perform Well With Lower Specs?

iPhone 6 lineup

If you have ever analysed the specs of an iPhone and compared them to the high-end Android competition, you may then have wondered how an iPhone was able to compete when its specs are usually so much lower. Yet somehow iPhones are consistently faster than Androids. There are numerous reasons for this and in this … Continue reading Why Do iPhones Perform Well With Lower Specs?

Bixby: Innovative or just another copy?

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If you saw my recent post about my first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S8, you would also have seen that I was pretty excited about Samsung's new virtual assistant, Bixby. However, after having some time to actually think about this, the excitement has definitely worn off. Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 Announcement: First Impressions If you … Continue reading Bixby: Innovative or just another copy?