What is Microsoft’s Hardware Authentication Key?

Microsoft has revealed a new technology that will allow 800 million users to log on to their accounts, including Outlook, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype and Xbox Live, without inputting a password. Instead, users can plug a physical hardware key into the USB ports on home laptops and tablets, or connect it by Bluetooth to a … Continued

Google+: Why is it shutting down?

Google+ has suffered a data breach, exposing nearly 500,000 people’s profile data. It’s now being shut down with all accounts expected to close.

Google’s 20th Birthday

Google has turned 20 and everyone is asking themselves where the time has gone. Twenty years ago, in 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Stanford PHD students launched a new search engine designed to organize and make the world’s information widely accessible. Today, Google is one of the world’s leading technology companies, attracting 3.5 … Continued

What’s new in iOS 12?

Every year, Apple releases an update to its iOS operating system which often comes with an array of new features for the iPhone and iPad. This year, the update is packed with new developments for you to try out. Look at some of the highlights from iOS 12: Increased performance for older models In the … Continued

What is M2M?

Machine-to-machine, often referred to as M2M, is part of the Internet of Things applications and refers to the exchange of data and information between the industrials machines connected to the internet. These interactions happen through any communication channel, including wired and wireless. The connected objects create an intelligent network of ‘things’ or systems by capturing … Continued

Is my child ready to own a mobile phone?

In today’s digital world, the growing number of connected devices means there’s often a concern about new security threats. From malware to phishing to targeted attacks, cybercrime is a very real hazard. But what does this mean for children who want to own their first phone? As a parent, how do you know they’re ready … Continued

What is Big Data?

Today, almost everything we do leaves a digital trail. Every time we visit a website, shop online or carry our GPS-equipped smartphones, and even when we communicate with our friends through social media or chat applications, we generate data. On top of this, the amount of machine-generated data is rapidly growing too. Data is generated … Continued