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Showing posts from November, 2015

Six of The Best Cases for the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s

Dropping your smartphone can be a very painful experience as we can attest to. While the iPhone 6 and 6s' sleek aluminium body and glass screen are nice to look at and touch, they don't provide much grip. In fact, it's probably only a matter of time before your brand new phone slips out of your hand and you end up with a shattered glass screen. Don't let this happen to you - always use protection! To help you, here are six terrific iPhone 6 cases that will help you protect your brand new iPhone, without damaging your wallet.

50,000 Free E-Books And Counting: Project Gutenberg

Looking for a good book to read on your Kindle or tablet? Then we have just the site for you. Project Gutenberg has fifty thousand classics for you to download for free. You read that right, fifty thousand e-books for free, including literary classics such as  Pride and Prejudice, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Beowulf as well as non-fiction works such as Meditations by Marcus Aurelius and An Investigation of the Laws of Thought  by George Boole.

Amazon Sells a $20 Android Phone that has Better Specs Than the Original iPhone

"Today, today Apple is going to reinvent the phone, and here it is." And with those magic words, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world in 2007. At the time of it's release in June 2007, the iPhone was a revolutionary product, changing the mobile phone industry forever by introducing the world to touch screens (no more stylus and keyboards!) , apps, high-resolution screens, in a single device yet being oh-so thin . All this computing power came at a price though, with the 8GB model locking you with a 2 year contract with AT&T and costing a whopping $599!

Backdoor In A Backdoor Discovered By Brazilian Security Researcher in ARRIS Modems

Bernardo Rodrigues, a  Brazilian security researcher  preparing to give a talk at the  Nullbyte Security Conference  on cable modem security has discovered a previously undisclosed backdoor within a backdoor that is present on some ARRIS cable modems. The backdoor affects many models including the  TG862A ,  TG862G ,  DG860A . According to Bernardo, a search on Shodan , the world's first search-engine for interconnected devices (Internet of Things), reveals over 600,000 affected devices.

6 Reasons Every Driver Should Have A Dashboard Camera in 2016

Once solely reserved for law enforcement, the Dashboard Camera , or Dash Cam  has become increasingly popular with ordinary drivers over the last couple of years. As they become more affordable, with better picture and sound quality as well as additional features like GPS and recording even when the vehicle is turned off, we think every driver shouldn't be without a Dash Cam in their car. Here are 6 reasons why.

5 Features You Need To Consider When Buying Your Router in 2015 - 2016

It's hard to imagine but just 15 years ago, if we wanted an Internet connection, only wired connections were available. This meant we couldn't stray too far from the telephone socket or cable point, unless you had a really long wire of course! All this changed with the introduction of the router  allowing devices to use radio communication.

TrudeauMetre: Making Sure Politicians Keep To Their Promises

In the heat of an election campaign, candidates can be prone to making promises they have no way (or intention) of keeping. As the votes are cast and the winner declared, the people are hopeful of the positive impact that the candidate's promised policies and changes will have on their lives. However as the days turn into weeks and into months, who is keeping track of what has been achieved and what still needs to be done?

Microsoft Project Oxford: Machines That Recognize Human Emotion

One of the things that separate humans from machines is that we're able to recognize and distinguish between different emotions when we interact with others. With advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and computing power in general, apps and programs are being created that are able to recognize speech, identify faces and now even distinguish between different emotions!

[Buyer's Guide] Top 5 Combination Cable Modems and Routers 2015 - 2016

The combo modem and router device, commonly known as a gateway , is popular for two main reasons. First, they reduce the amount of setup and configuration that needs to be done to get your home network going. Second, a modem plus router combo device is perceived to be cheaper than getting the two devices separately. A question we've been asked many times is "which is the best combo modem and router?" Here's a list of the best combination devices that are available in 2015 heading in to 2016.

23 Inspiring Quotes To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

We know what we are, but know not what we may be - William Shakespeare  Wise words by William Shakespeare and we truly believe in the motto that the best is yet to be!  With that said, here are 23 inspiring quotes that will uplift you, serve as a reminder or even give you a new perspective on life. 2015 is almost ending but here's to closing it out on a high note and to an even better 2016.

Machines Replying To Your Email: Smart Reply in Inbox by Gmail

We get around 300 to 400 emails per day. While most of them are simple enough, requiring only a one or two line reply, the sheer volume makes it hard for us to reply to all of them especially when we're on the move. An email that takes a few seconds to craft on our laptop or desktop, takes at least a minute to type and send on our phones. Multiply that by three hundred or four hundred and you can easily see how tiring and time-consuming it can be. The new Smart Reply  feature in the Inbox by Gmail app that is set to be rolled out later this week is here to help. In a nutshell, its a deep neural network that will guess which of your emails require only a short response and then formulate up to three possible responses which you can edit before sending out.