Editorial

Google and Facebook swallow over a quarter of people’s online time

“The future implication of this goes beyond simply what sites we surf”   The impact of Google and Facebook on people’s lives is revealed by the fact they now account for one in every three and a half minutes of the time Britons’ spend online. British adults accumulate 42.7 million days a month across websites owned by Google – primarily search, YouTube and Gmail – the equivalent of more than ...[Read More]

What is Usenet and how can it be of use

Usenet is one of the largest and most secure file sharing platforms, yet even most users of Torrents have never heard of it.  It is a decentralized message distribution network that dates back to before the web was created.  Back then, all you could post was text messages and it was fairly limited.  As Usenet grew, ways of posting files were created and from that point on Usenet has had a tremendo...[Read More]

5 Tips to Make Money by Selling Apps

Apps are becoming a great way to earn money for many app developers worldwide and the market is still growing as more developers start to come in. Apps come in different categories and targeting different sets of customers, yet even the most narrow- niched applications are still facing some competition. Competition among apps is tight, whether for IOS, Android or for other purposes. This is becaus...[Read More]

5 Great Company Marketing Giveaway Items

  The year 2017 is witnessing again the rise in the use of promotional items for marketing purposes. Various businesses are now using promotional items as part of their bigger marketing strategy- both in maintaining customers and attracting new ones. With tremendous innovations in technology, it is not surprising that gadgets and technological items are starting to dominate the promotional st...[Read More]

The rise of Lara Croft

When Tomb Raider first hit the shops in 1996, it seemed scarcely credible that Lara Croft would still be turning heads two decades later. But the grand dame of video games is 21 this year and her popularity shows no sign of waning. Hollywood is rebooting the movie franchise with filming on Tomb Raider wrapping in June 2017, cashing in on the rise of the female superhero. Alicia Vikander, star of E...[Read More]

The Mirai sequel: how IoT botnet trouble is only just beginning

As the record-setting DDoS attacks caused by the Mirai IoT botnet occurred one after the other last fall, culminating in an attack that wiped sites as big as Reddit and Twitter offline, even casual online security observers knew the worst thing about the attacks wasn’t the outages or the damage they caused, or even the immense frustration felt by internet users around the world. The worst thing ab...[Read More]

The top security features for smartphones and their painful flaws

Keeping your phone secure is one of the top priorities you must have in order to make sure that your private information and sensitive data doesn’t end up on the internet or in someone else’s hands. Even if your phone has been stolen, a smartphone should still have good enough security measures that the thieves could not access the information on the device, thus being forced to perform a factory ...[Read More]

3 Tips To Making Your Computer Virus-Proof

With the advancement of technology nowadays, at times it just takes less than a minute for your computer to be infected by a virus.     This is especially dangerous as when compared to several years ago as the use of computers and smartphones have become such an essential part of everyone’s lives. That means that there is no doubt that not only files but even important information can be...[Read More]

Teaching Machines to See Will Change Manufacturing Forever!

  As computers and technology continue to evolve at breakneck speed, it can be difficult for the average person to understand just how much work goes into getting computers to do things. Getting computers to ‘see’ and to identify images, for instance, is one task that many an engineer, robotics technician and data scientist have attempted to achieve over the years. This technology is only now...[Read More]

Reasons Why To Use A Dedicated Server? [Editorial]

Dedicated servers consist of their own hard drives, bandwidth capacity, processors and Random Access Memory (RAM). The need for a dedicated server arises when the website has the tendency to generate a considerably high amount of traffic. For example, a website that can get up to thirty-five million hits per day should have a dedicated server. The client company is able to remotely configure and o...[Read More]

What’s Worse Than Finding a Worm in Your Apple? METAL

We’ve all heard the old joke, “What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple? Half a worm”. It wouldn’t be so funny if it wasn’t so true, but what could be as bad as half a worm? Try half a tooth, which is just what might happen to an unsuspecting victim if they were to accidentally chomp down on a piece of metal embedded in their food. While it might sound alarmist to be thinking about somebody ...[Read More]

How to Keep Burglars Away the Smart Way

  Congratulations! You’ve got your lovely new house, and your lovely new electronics, laid out just the way you want them. Unfortunately, lovely new houses with lovely new electronics could be a prime target for burglars, who often prey on those new to a neighbourhood who might not yet have their guard up. You could always put bars on the windows and reinforce your doors, but you really want ...[Read More]

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