Tuesday 26 March, 2019
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Category Archives: Tech
iphone 11

In any given year, it’s not uncommon to see a number of conflicting reports concerning upcoming iPhone features. This, of course, isn’t terribly surprising given that Apple early on in the development cycle will often test various prototype...

By Howard Johnson on Mar 25th, 2019
Oneplus 7 Specs

The OnePlus 7 is easily one of the most anticipated handsets of the first half of the year. We’ve already seen a bunch of leaks that claim the handset will feature an all-screen design of the slider variety, and now we have a somewhat sketchy...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 11th, 2019
possible missile construction site

“If you put it all together, it looks like the North Koreans are building a rocket,” says North Korea expert Jeffrey Lewis. In the US, satellite images have become public, which some experts suggest a forthcoming test of an ICBM...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 9th, 2019
Yuval Noah Harari

Info platforms, biotechnology, and brain research change our lives as we can not imagine. Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari promises 21 lessons for the 21st century. But at the end of the book, it turns out that it’s all about answering...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 3rd, 2019
Huawei Mate X

Huawei has revealed its first smartphone to feature a foldable screen, less than a week after its rival Samsung did the same. The rival handset-tablet hybrids have contrasting designs. Huawei’s Mate X places its fold-out screen on the...

By Howard Johnson on Feb 25th, 2019
Facebook

The way Facebook interacts with users is “unfair, deceptive and misleading”, according to a complaint lodged with US regulators. The Federal Trade Commission was told the company had failed to protect the privacy of those in patient...

By Steve Weichel on Feb 21st, 2019
Google AR apply face filters

Augmented reality experiences are still in their relative infancy, but because Android runs on so many devices, it can’t always assume they’ll have dedicated hardware to create extra effects. While Apple is already pushing ahead...

By Howard Johnson on Feb 18th, 2019
report-internet-fraud

The 19-year-old Thomas K. just wanted to sell his notebook on Will. Instead, he is now trying to get it back from abroad with the help of Swiss Post and is also confronted with potential consequences of identity theft. Clothes, bags, laptops...

By Howard Johnson on Feb 16th, 2019

Devices transform Wi-Fi signals into electricity – for medicine, the Internet of Things and mobile phones without a battery. Plants, waste, urine: It does not surprise us anymore, from which strange sources electricity can be made. But...

By Howard Johnson on Jan 29th, 2019
Apple

Apple has acknowledged a flaw in its FaceTime software that allowed for brief eavesdropping – even if the recipient did not pick up. In some cases the target iPhone would send video, probably without the receiver’s knowledge. The...

By Steve Weichel on Jan 29th, 2019