WhatsApp launches video calling for everyone
The wait is over, those of us without iphones can now have facetime, thank you. Whatsapp have officially launched video calling for over 1 Billion users worlwide across iOS, Android and Windows phones. Following a series of user reports on finding the feature enabled in Beta versions of Whatsapp on Android and Windows, the chances […]
Amazon Music Unlimited Released To UK – Cheap With Echo!
Amazon Music Unlimited has arrived and is aiming to draw you away from that Spotify subscription. If you are thinking ‘good luck with that’ you may want to think again. Amazon is matching Spotify on song count (40 Million tracks available) and have added some incentives centering on Prime and Echo users. So, without one of […]
Nightmare Machine – Halloween, MIT Style
In time for Halloween, MIT has previewed a new AI-powered horror algorithm. Aptly named, the “Nightmare Machine”, the AI takes ordinary photos and uses the algorithm designed by MIT’s Media Lab to create new terrifying versions of those photos that even Clive Barker might find disturbing. With a plethora of filters, including ‘Inferno’, ‘Ghost Town’, […]
Twitter – Cutting Down The Vines
The popular vlogging app Vine is soon to be an internet museum piece. Twitter have announced that due to a slump in user base they will be closing the app down. Originally, Vine was an app that could be downloaded from iTunes and became quite popular. Twitter bought the app in 2012 for a mere […]
Microsoft – Working To Beat Cancer
Microsoft are well known for their software and computing gadgetry, not so much for their battle vs cancer. In Microsoft research labs across the planet, teams of people are working towards finding a way to beat cancer, or at least, help biologists find the way through tools Microsoft themselves have devised. Using computer science they […]
Google Assistant – Creepy but Useful
There are a plethora of messaging apps available to download for every phone and computer on the planet. Many have certain features that draw consumers to use them over others and most are a far cry from the old days of Microsoft IM (Instant Messenger). Google has released the preview edition of Allo on Google play which […]
Amazon Dash Buttons Launched for UK Households
Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Service (DRS) and Dash Buttons has been launched in the UK. Promoted on April the first last year, everyone obviously presumed that Amazon Dash Buttons were a gag – playing on the futuristic fascination of creating the ultimate smart home. Re-ordering some of your most used household items at the tap of […]
What Happens to Your Facebook After You Die?
What Happens to Your Facebook After You Die? Life is unpredictable, and because of this unfortunately (or maybe fortunately, depending on how you view it) nobody knows exactly when they’re going to die. But wouldn’t it at least be good to know your precious Facebook account will be in safe hands should the worst happen? […]
Pokemon GO Update For Android & iOS
Niantic have dropped a Pokemon GO update again, encompassing a vast array of different features… Okay, that may have been a slight exaggeration. The features included are listed below for your perusal: As you can see, the changelog is not exactly extensive. Good news is that the Trainers will now be dazzling you with their […]
Blair Witch 2016 – Explore the Black Hills Forest in 360 Virtual Reality!
Let me start by saying that I’m personally very excited by the fact that indie horror flick “The Woods” was recently revealed to actually be a brand new Blair Witch sequel/reboot that will be released on September 16th – less than one month from now. Those who remember the original Blair Witch Project from 1999 […]
How to Unplug – Put the Gadgets Down and Do Life!
Social media and digital communication are amongst our most valuable tools in the modern age, providing a wealth of knowledge and a connection to a wider world. But they can also prove unhealthy if misused or overused. Productivity can suffer in both the workplace and life itself and social networks offer an open forum for […]
Facebook PC Gaming – Vs Steam?
Facebook PC Gaming have big plans on the horizon for their gaming department. The social media giant has partnered with the game engine, UNITY and plan to give Steam a run for their money, and, more importantly, a cut of the PC Gamer pie. Facebook had Farmville back in their heyday and people took it […]