Communicating via text messages has become something common in recent years, especially since the massive adoption of smartphones and the large impact of the internet on our lives as a whole. In fact, it even predates the iPhone. SMS text messaging was deployed commercially in December 1992 and became really popular in the late 90s-early … Continued
Video has become a much larger part of our lives in recent years. It used to be that people just wanted to take a screen shot or print screen. But things have moved on and now it’s all about video. You might want to show your friend how to do something, or you might want … Continued
Google has been forced to shut down its social media website ‘Google+’ after it was revealed that the company suffered a large data breach, exposing hundreds of thousands of private user data to third-party developers. In what is being described as Google’s “Cambridge Analytica” moment, a security flaw gave app developers access to users’ profile … Continued
We share tips to ensure your charitable donations go to genuine good causes and not into the pockets of scammers.
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
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
Facebook, Instagram and YouTube have all rolled out “digital wellness” tools, that reveal how much time you spend on the apps.
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
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
Messaging apps have become our preferred way of communication, but there’s one that claims to be the most secure of all.