Technology

March 22, 2019

Sony will stream new sport bulletins on March 25th in State of Play broadcast

Sony has announced that it’ll be running a new “State of Play” stream on March 25th, where it’ll announce new games, show off new trailers, and give updates on upcoming PS4 and PS VR titles.
March 22, 2019

How to allow darkish mode in your telephone, laptop computer, and extra

Dark mode is a feature that lets you switch the color theme of an app, or an entire desktop operating system, to black or something close to it. Beyond the thrill of invigorating a tired design, some like to have the option available because it makes looking at your devices a little easier on the eyes. If you use a smartphone that has an OLED display, it might save some battery life, too.
March 22, 2019

Apple’s streaming service: the most recent developments earlier than the keynote

Last year, reports broke that Apple was going to spend upwards of $1 billion on a streaming video platform, which would complement its Apple Music streaming service. Since then, the company has begun developing a wide range of shows, from a reboot of Steven Spielberg’s anthology show Amazing Stories, to an adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic science fiction novel, Foundation.
March 22, 2019

Everything it’s essential to know in regards to the Boeing 737 Max airplane crashes

The crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 have rocked the aviation industry, sparked numerous investigations, and resulted in the grounding of hundreds of Boeing 737 Max jets worldwide.
March 22, 2019

What’s in your bag, Anne-Marie?

What’s in your bag? is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us. This week, we’re featuring English singer and songwriter Anne-Marie.
March 22, 2019

Samsung says upcoming Galaxy A90 will function a ‘Notchless Infinity Screen’

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A90 will feature a “Notchless Infinity screen” according to a page on the company’s website (first spotted by Galaxy Club) that appears to have been updated to include the unannounced model. The phone is expected to be announced next month and will sit at the top of Samsung’s mid-range Galaxy A series above the existing Galaxy A50 and Galaxy A30.
March 22, 2019

Apple vs. Qualcomm: all the updates on the worldwide authorized battle

For the past two years, Apple has been embroiled in a worldwide legal battle with Qualcomm. The dispute started at the beginning of 2017 when Apple sued Qualcomm for $1 billion. Apple claimed that the chip manufacturer had been charging excessive amounts for the use of its patents, which Apple argued was anti-competitive because it’s almost impossible to make a smartphone without them. Apple also claimed that Qualcomm was withholding $1 billion it was owed because it had cooperated with a South Korean investigation into the company.
March 22, 2019

Microsoft resurrects Clippy after which brutally kills him off once more

Microsoft’s Clippy has had a hard life. Born in Office 97, Clippy politely offered hints for using Microsoft’s Office software. Often misunderstood, you either loved or hated its soulful eyes and “Groucho eyebrows” (as Microsoft described them) when it popped up on screen to please or annoy you. While Clippy lived a rather short and eventful life until Office XP in 2001, Microsoft killed off its Office Assistant in favor of new Office features like smart tags and task panes. Clippy has been trying to find a job at Microsoft ever since, and this week it looked like the loveable paperclip was back for good.
March 22, 2019

Finnish authorities to research Nokia-branded telephones sending knowledge to China

The Finnish data protection watchdog has confirmed it’s investigating HMD Global’s Nokia-branded phones over reports they were found to be sending unencrypted data to a Chinese server. Details first emerged after a user, Henrik Austad, tipped off the Norwegian broadcaster NRK, who investigated the breach, Reuters reports.
March 22, 2019

Cars are regulated for security – why not data know-how?

As the computing industry grapples with its role in society, many people, both in the field and outside it, are talking about a crisis of ethics.