Technology

Black Friday welcomes millions of shoppers online for attractive deals from varied retail outlets. But while the celebration is remarkable for both retailers and shoppers, cybercriminals are also on the loop and targeting it for attacks. In other words, cybercriminals have modeled different approaches to target distinct retailers. One of the most common scams involves the use of stolen credit cards to buy gift cards and/or items from selected retailers, including Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Nike, eBay, Samsung, and Dell. The criminals...
Stocking stuffers make Christmas celebrations quite colorful. But it can also get very challenging. Everyone knows that finding the right gifts for everyone on your gift-giving list is the challenge. However, it also depends on what you are planning to buy. Are you after the cheap, expensive, funny or useful stuffers? There are tons of gigantic or small gadgets that can fill the stocking to the brim. But you need to select according to the category of your recipient: parent, kids, colleague or even your cat. Here is a list of 20 gadg...
Samsung is reportedly looking to steal the thunder from Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone with its 10th Galaxy flagship phone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the South Korean tech giant will push boundaries beyond anything we’ve ever seen with the Galaxy S10. Interestingly, it’s codenamed the ‘Beyond X.’ Beyond X will have a massive 6.7-inch screen, six cameras, and 5G support. As of now, the Galaxy Note9 has unarguably Samsung’s bigger phone screen at 6.4 inches. Galaxy S10’s other variants, namely Beyond 1 and Beyond 2 will sp...
Pixel 3 owners are dealing with another software glitch ‘fatal error’ camera bug that restricts camera app. Google’s recently launched Pixel 3 is a hotbed of bugs and issues. First, there was an issue with the phone’s RAM, then there was the bug that gave a second separate notch on the side of the phone, another one where text messages started disappearing, and then there was a bug which caused the screen of the phone to flicker and overheat in charging mode. And now, several users have taken to Google’s product forum, Reddit and Tw...
The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s vision is to make computing affordable that would improve programming skills and hardware understanding at the pre-university level. It has grown from an enthusiastic community to one of the best-selling PC’s of all time. So, it’s not a surprise when it introduces a $25 computer that shares some of the capabilities as its $35 Model B+. The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi, making it easier to use anytime, anywhere. The new $25 model has all the process and wir...
Samsung showed off a tease of its much-hyped foldable phone, the Galaxy F, during the Samsung Developer Conference last week. Based on the little information released by the Korean tech giant and the fact that none could get a feel of the foldable phone, we all have dozens of questions to ask. Samsung didn’t tell us the Galaxy F price, in fact, we are not even sure of the foldable phone’s name or the Galaxy F release date. All were being speculated. But we now have more details on the foldable phone. According to a report from South ...
Every day, we strive to be as much productive as possible, to have more energy and hit our goals while being the best version of ourselves. But there are lots of bad habits keeping us from achieving these goals. How about getting incentives for completing those tasks? Most time, our underperformance emanates from lack of competition or no immediate motivation. Habitica app is a great tool to achieve a more perfect control and completion of your daily tasks by gamifying them. Having used this task gamification app for some time now, I ...
Sony unveiled its latest Xperia X series flagship – Xperia XZ3 at the IFA 2018 consumer electronics in Berlin. Unlike the ripple caused by its previous models XZ1 and XZ3, Sony has come up with practical efforts to compete with the recent smartphones dominating consumer choice. Sony Xperia XZ3 is the first phone to feature high-end OLED screen technology and Slide Sense – an AI interface triggered by double tapping the phone’s right or left bezel. The Sony Xperia XZ3 is so far the best smartphone for YouTube due to its amazing reso...
The British privacy watchdog has on Thursday fined Facebook its maximum financial punishment for the company’s failure to protect the private information of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook received a fine of £500,000 (about $645,000) – the highest punishment the British watchdog can dish out for data breaches, through its Ireland Office from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The fine would have been “significantly higher” under the EU General Data Protection Regulations, which took effect in M...
Apple Subscription TV service will receive a global launch in more than 100 countries, according to a report Tuesday. With the apparent launch just around the corner the tech giant plans to challenge Netflix’s- and Amazon Prime Video’s- dominance in the streaming space. Both the services are available in over 190 countries. Subscribers will gain access to original Apple content, as well as goodies from other TV networks that will require a secondary subscription. There’s also chatter about an unspecified lineup of other shows and mov...