Tag: new tech

Will We Only Have Portless Devices in the Future?

Will We Only Have Portless Devices in the Future?

To much recent dismay, Apple eliminated its audio port starting with iPhone 7. Google left it off the Pixel 2. While we don’t have completely portless devices yet, it certainly seems that we’re moving in that direction. Headphone jacks aren’t the only feature tech companies have been removing from their devices. Some smartphones today are …

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What to Know Before Buying a Laptop

What to Know Before Buying a Laptop

Buying a laptop isn’t an easy task. It requires a lot of research and making sure you get the absolute best machine for your needs. There are a bunch of specs to consider, let alone price and size. Take a look at this guide before you go to buy a laptop. What’s Your Price Point? …

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Government Upgrade: Integration of Drones and 5G to Improve Quality of Life

Government Upgrade: Integration of Drones and 5G to Improve Quality of Life

The transition to life in a world where computer-controlled drones regularly carry out everything from military sorties to pizza delivery is making some people nervous. For the most part, the public still hasn’t interacted with drones except when they hear about them on the news, typically not about anything pleasant. However, industry leaders are now …

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How AI Will Impact Healthcare

How AI Will Impact Healthcare

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming mainstream. We use it to help us plan our schedules, respond to emails and more. However, you might not have considered how advancements in artificial intelligence and healthcare might help us live better by treating chronic illnesses and even managing our symptoms, so we stay healthier on a long-term basis. …

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What You Need to Know About Voice Hacking

What You Need to Know About Voice Hacking

As technology advances, more weaknesses and vulnerabilities appear that hackers can use to take advantage of their victims, like phishing, voice hacking and more. Identity theft is one of the most damaging forms of cybercrime, and voice hacking is a subset of that. This kind of attack involves collecting or stealing audio samples that can …

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Is AI Getting Closer to Replacing Jurors?

Is AI Getting Closer to Replacing Jurors?

The idea that artificial intelligence will someday become a part of our everyday life has been around for quite some time. With countless movies about robots doing chores for us or even living alongside humans, it has always seemed that a world with artificial intelligence is something far off in the future. But artificial intelligence, …

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Self-Driving Ubers Back on the Road After Arizona Accident

Self-Driving Ubers Back on the Road After Arizona Accident

With technology on the cusp of freeing human drivers from their behind-the-wheel responsibilities, no one is more excited than Uber. That’s because humans are the single most costly part of Uber’s operation. Remove paid drivers from the equation and you’ve got a cheap, hypothetically more reliable, unlimited source of drivers. Baited breath or not, Uber …

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Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Google is best known for its search capabilities. In fact, the company has changed our language. We no longer “search” for something online — we “Google” it. It’s also known for its suite of web-based services and apps, including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs. As ubiquitous as Google already is in our lives, the company …

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Wrist Gestures Coming to Android Wear in Latest Update

Wrist Gestures Coming to Android Wear in Latest Update

Since its launch, Google’s Android Wear platform has received a few updates introducing new features and support. One update added iOS compatibility options for the newest models — meaning you can now pair select Android Wear smartwatches with an iPhone. The latest update — version 1.4 — will introduce a much-needed feature: ‘wrist gesture’ controls. …

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