What is YouTube Go?

Google has created YouTube Go, an app which will bring the global video-sharing website offline and to a global audience. The app is designed for users who live in areas with poor internet connectivity and are concerned with their data usage. YouTube Go enables users to save and download videos for offline viewing, a service … Continued

What is Vero?

Dubbed as the new Instagram, Vero is the latest social media app which has risen to popularity in the App store. Launched in 2015, the network is not new, but is capitalizing on tensions between Instagram and its users. Vero allows users to share photos, create links and share book, movie and TV recommendations with … Continued

Saving contacts to your SIM, phone, and email explained

If you have ever been confused about where to save a new mobile contact on your Android or iPhone, fear not – this guide is for you! There are many options and we’ll go through the pros and cons of each one. Android When you want to save a new number, you’ll be asked where … Continued

The A-Z of Biometrics

Biometrics is the science of analyzing physical or behavioral characteristics specific to each individual. The resulting biometric data can be used to authenticate someone’s identity. In the literal and most simple sense, biometrics means the “measurement of the human body”. Here is a graphic that explains how biometrics are applied in the real world.

What is coding?

Maybe you have read articles about it online, seen it on the news or overheard people discussing it – coding is everywhere. In its simplest form, code is language for computers and coding is the art of using this language to provide your computer with a set of instructions which it will follow. Code is … Continued

What are physiological biometrics?

Biometrics is the science of analyzing physical or behavioral characteristics specific to each individual in order to be able to authenticate their identity. In the literal and most simple sense, biometrics means the “measurement of the human body”. If you have a relatively new smartphone, you may well be familiar with using your fingerprint to … Continued

What is Facebook Spaces?

As discussed previously, VR technology displays a 3D computer-generated dimension which can be explored by a person through a headset or glasses. Facebook purchased Oculus, a leading manufacturer and developer in VR software and headsets for two billion dollars back in 2014. The industry held its breath as it waited to see how Facebook would … Continued

What is a DDoS attack?

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you’ll have probably heard about DDoS attacks. It was recently revealed 73% of organizations across the world had suffered one. Massive DDoS attacks have recently been launched on the popular news magazine, Newsweek, and the cybersecurity journalist, Brian Krebs’, website. So what are they, and is it possible … Continued