Monthly Archives: August 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch set for August 21, specs revealed

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Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new entry-level smartphone next week. Dubbed the Redmi Note 5A, Xiaomi has announced that it will be launched on August 21 at an event in China. The phone will be unveiled by Xiaomi’s Chairman and CEO, Bin Lin. Earlier spotted on TENAA, the Chinese certification site, the Redmi […]

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Marvel Answers Long-Running Spider-Man Mystery

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By Jesse Schedeen Spider-Men II finally addressed one of Marvel’s longest-running mysteries, but fans might not be happy with the answer. Warning: this article contains spoilers for Spider-Men II #2! The original Spider-Men mini-series ended on an unusual cliffhanger in 2012, with Peter Parker returning home and Googling Miles Morales’ name, curious to see if […]

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Protecting 3D printers from cyberattacks could be as simple as listening carefully

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As 3D printers grow smarter and continue to embed themselves in manufacturing and product creation processes, they are exposed to online malefactors just like every other device and network. Security researchers suggest a way to prevent hackers from sabotaging the outputs of 3D printers: listen very, very carefully. Now, you’re forgiven if someone hacking a […]

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Ofo comes to the US, joining the bike-share fray in Seattle

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Seattle seems like an unlikely venue for a duel between bike-sharing companies: it’s rainy, hilly, its residents can’t drive and another bike-share program recently went belly up publicly and ignominiously. But Ofo, one of several Chinese giants in the space, is the third company to launch in the city in a month. It’s the company’s […]

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Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner

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Dyson has always been a company that’s keen to sit on the cutting edge of consumer technology. It was the first manufacturer to sell bagless vacuum cleaners in the 1990s, and since then has turned its attention to products as wide-ranging as washing machines and even hairdryers, in the shape of the Dyson Supersonic. Given […]

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World's largest data centre to be built in Arctic Circle

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Water from the nearby fjords will be used to protect and cool the centre Norwegian-American start-up company Kolos has announced plans to build the world’s largest data centre, in northern Norway. The development, in Ballangen, will be four storeys tall and cover 600,000m²…. Source link

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Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: Which works better for business?

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Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets are the two best-known spreadsheet applications available today. Both are polished and very useful — so much so that it’s easy to cling to the application you’re currently using without learning how the other has improved over the years. If you (or your business) chose one spreadsheet app and rejected […]

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How to Set Up Your Own Home Recording Studio

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If the next generation of musicians has their way, every chartbuster will get produced in the home. Modern recording studios are helping redefine the music production landscape. With the advent of the Internet and YouTube), artists are practically turning their bedrooms into studios. Laptops and computers are taking over from mixing consoles and traditional recording […]

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The best Australian Samsung Galaxy S8 plans and deals in August 2017

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has taken the smartphone world by storm with its sleek new look and powerhouse specs, so here’s your chance to figure out what all the fuss is about without blowing up your wallet. This page is for savings on huge data, budget plans, or simply the best overall value in a contract […]

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Microsoft's smaller Xbox One adapter for PC may not be here this year

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Microsoft’s new Xbox Wireless Adapter — announced just a fortnight ago — appears to be experiencing delays, with US customers potentially having to wait until next year for the slimmed down peripheral. Intended to ship in the US on August 8, it appears the redesigned dongle is now set to its placeholder date of January […]

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