Posts Tagged “technology”

Six Ways To Improve Domestic Broadband Speeds

Posted on December 14th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

The internet was never intended for today’s plethora of different uses, and hardware hasn’t kept pace with our content consumption demands. As a result, millions of homes across America are struggling with unsatisfactory broadband speeds, leading to frustration and (in some cases) arguments. If three different attempts are made to download data simultaneously through a…

Why It’s Hard To Keep Up With Technology

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 by Neil Cumins

The pace of technological innovation grows faster with every passing year. Seemingly futuristic innovations have been consigned to history within a decade of their launch in favor of more sophisticated offerings. Over the last couple of decades, we’ve seen the rise of social media, streaming media, search engines, and SEO, tablets and smartphones, ecommerce, online…

Android Pie: Is It Really Easy As Pie?

Posted on October 5th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Every new generation of the Android operating system heralds a distinct evolution in this Linux-based software. Providing the foundations for a billion smartphones worldwide, Android’s significance is reflected in the attention paid to each dessert-themed upgrade. Cupcake introduced on-screen keyboards in 2009, 2011’s Honeycomb pioneered screen-based buttons for navigation, and 2013’s KitKat heralded the first…

The Concepts Behind The Blockchain

Posted on September 21st, 2018 by Neil Cumins

While it might have a slightly mechanical sound to it, the blockchain is actually a crucial aspect of online data processing. But what is it, how does it work, and why might it be important in the coming years?  Block party Work started on developing a cryptographically secure chain of blocks in the early 1990s…

Virtual Insanity

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

It’s been 85 years since virtual reality was first depicted in the cinema, and the prospect of being able to enter an artificial world has intrigued mankind ever since. In the 1950s, moviegoers were given multisensory devices to provide additional stimulation as a movie progressed. In the 1980s, it became possible to purchase VR-ready goggles…

New DMV Report On Self-Driving Cars Is An Insight Into Our Future

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

California may have been dubbed the Golden State, but it could just as easily be called the Driving State. As the third largest state in the US, California was built around the use of the automobile. Freeways sit at the heart of California’s central nervous system, with some of the country’s most famous highways crawling…

RED’s New Smartphone Presents a Niche Challenge

Posted on February 13th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

In the ten years since smartphones entered the mainstream consciousness—Apple released its iPhone X on the tenth anniversary of the groundbreaking device—companies have attempted to make good on this new wave of portable tech. The results have been varied. This past year, Apple saw its share of the US smartphone market hit 34% in the…

L’Oreal’s New UV Sense Could Be the Future Of Wearable Technology

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 by Guest Blogger

Wearable technology has had some pretty consistent flaws across the board, mostly in relation to that problem that nags at most tech: battery life. Apple Watches run for a full day without needing a charge, but few last much longer than that. Smart shoes are looking more and more like the future of fashion and…

Drone Simulators Are Bridging The Gap In The Marketplace

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by Guest Blogger

Whether you view it as a passive activity tantamount to toy race cars, or the troubling next step in the growth of the surveillance state, one thing is undeniable: drones are here, and it looks like they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. The number of drones shipped in 2017 has hit a record high of…

What’s Going On With Bitcoin?

Posted on November 28th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

Cryptocurrency is on the rise as talks of an alternative to physical currency permeates both the financial sector and mainstream conversation. Just this month, the valuation of bitcoin, perhaps the most famous cryptocurrency option currently on the market, fell to around $5,500. Within two days it had bounced back and was trading above $6,400. The…

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