Cloud computing has been an extremely disruptive industry since its inception. Beginning in the form of shared mainframe resources back in the 1950s, it gradually went through various stages like virtualization and utility computing (computing as a metered service) before eventually...
The news that Google's DeepMind program AlphaGo beat human champions in a game of Go might have impressed a lot of people, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is far less impressed.In a comment made...
Yesterday we reported that Google may soon be unveiling its brand new hybrid operating system that's a cross between the popular mobile operating system, Android, and Chrome OS. Two independent sources have now reported that Google may be working on...
If you've never heard of Kodi, the open source video streaming set top box that is making news waves, you could be forgiven. Developed by volunteers, the project was originally called the Xbox Media Centre (XBMC) and it essentially...
A few minutes ago IBM reported that they have been working on a system to help commercial banks offer real-time payments and make their services more appealing to consumers. Dubbed the IBM Financial Transaction Manager (FTM), the system piggy backs...
We all know that smartphones can wreak havoc with our down time. Whether you're addicted to checking for messages at 3 am or your smartphone is actually in your hands until 3 am every night, there's one thing a...
The second round of sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea will be moved from September 28 to at least October 1 by the electronics giant. Nearly 2.5 million phones in all were recalled after several...
October 4 is a date most people have marked on their calendars as the official (assumed) launch of Google Pixel, said to be one of the fastest Android smartphones ever. But what is Google Andromeda, said to have been...
Mac OS X is possibly one of the most popular desktop operating systems to come out of Apple's OS development team, but since Apple moved to the Siri-centric Mac OS Sierra we've had a lot of folks ask us whether it's...
Elcomsoft, a company that makes password recovery software among other things, has found a flaw in iOS 10 that allows "cracking" software to attempt password tries 2500 times faster than on iOS 9. The flaw is in the iTunes...
It's finally here! The much-awaited Boss Update for Minecraft Pocket Edition is coming on October 18. The update will come to iPhones and Android devices, but reports say that Windows 10 beta edition Samsung Gear VR editions of the game...
The ongoing dialogue about whether or not artificial intelligence will take away jobs and replace people has been going on for a while now. But what a lot of people are ignoring is the fact that robots will never be...
Over the last few weeks I've seen so many negative reviews on Windows 10 that I can't help but wonder why I'm so happy with my version. I use two laptops for work - one is a MacBook Pro...
The phenomenon of virtual reality kiosks or cafés are taking over the Chinese market like wildfire, or so a report via Business Insider suggests. Several companies are putting up brick and mortar arcades for people to get a quickie VR experience...
Spoken Editions is the latest offering from Apple, which makes news articles available in podcast format on iTunes. According to reports by TechCrunch and MacRumors, Apple is already working with major publishers like Forbes, Wired and TIME in preparation...
Information has just leaked out, according to a Mashable report, that Google will launch its smart speakers - Google Home - at a $129 price point, bringing it in line with the Amazon Echo Tap and $50 cheaper than...
Multimedia mobile social media app company Snapchat announced yesterday that they have launched a product called "Sunglasses", which is essentially a pair of shades with video recording functionality built into it. The product retails for $130 and can record up to...
A few hours ago BBC News published a video of in-house tech expert reporter Chris Bailey Foxx telling viewers how to protect themselves from a security hack if they suspect that the two-year-old Yahoo hack affecting 500 million Yahoo users might have put them at...
Twitter may have placed itself for a sale according to a recent report by CNBC. Several major sites like Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch and Bloomberg have also reported on the developing story, so there is a chance that the...
In what could be one of the biggest snafus by Facebook in recent times, the social media giant offered its "sincere apologies" for overestimating a significant video metric that it was reporting to its advertisers, according to a WSJ report.The...