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  • The 10 best NAS devices 2018
    on January 22, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    The best NAS (or network attached storage) will be a godsend if you’re looking for the best way to store all of your essential files for your office, or even a home media library. But what is the best NAS? Well, that’s precisely the question we aim to answer with this exhaustive list of the best NAS devices you can buy in 2018 – which includes our expert advice on what to look for when shopping for a NAS.  If you’re not entirely sure what a... […]

  • Here's another sign that Android Oreo for the Galaxy S8 will be here soon
    on January 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    If you're the owner of a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus then you're no doubt wondering exactly when your Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade is coming down the pipe. Well, we're still not completely sure, but there's a new development that hints the update isn't far off now. SamMobile spotted that the manual for Oreo has been uploaded to Samsung's site in Brazil, a step that has preceded the pushing out of the upgrade for previous versions of Android. It... […]

  • VPN tunnels explained: how to keep your internet data secure
    on January 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    With growing censorship and regulations threatening global internet freedom and security, in turn, we’ve seen an increasing number of services become available to protect your online web browsing. Virtual Private Networks (or VPNs) have become increasingly popular in recent years for their ability to bypass government censorship and geo-blocked websites and services, and do so without giving away who is doing the bypassing. For a VPN to do ... […]

  • Apple promises next iOS update will address iPhone battery woes
    on January 18, 2018 at 4:11 am

    After it was confirmed that Apple had been secretly slowing down the performance on its iPhones with aging batteries, its user base was not happy. The resulting series of class-action lawsuits has provoked CEO Tim Cook to address the concern in a recent interview with ABC News . Cook’s promise is that the next iOS 11 update – expected to arrive next month – will give users the ability to disable this throttling feature at will, thus keeping... […]

  • The best PS4 bundles and deals in January 2018
    on January 16, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    PS4 bundles and deals have proved enormously popular in recent times with Sony opening up a big lead over its rivals. If you're ready to get involved and see why the PS4 is so popular, we're here to help. So sit back and let us bring the very best PS4 prices to you right here. Looking to buy in the UK or Australia instead? You'll want to take a look at our UK page page or Australian page then. First up, we'll show you the best prices for st... […]

  • Chrome OS is about to borrow another feature from Android
    on January 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Chrome OS and Android are closer than ever before – many Chromebooks, including the Google Pixelbook – can run Android apps just as well as a phone or tablet, and it looks like the desktop OS is about to borrow another feature from its mobile sibling. Chrome Story spotted that notification badges are on their way to Chrome OS in the near future, based on some hunting around in recent code updates. The tiny badges were introduced in Android ... […]

  • Apple made a secret trip to CES to talk AR glasses, says report
    on January 13, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Apple typically doesn't bother attending CES – preferring instead to host its own product launches throughout the year – but according to a report, Apple representatives were at the show in Las Vegas this week, and they were speaking to parts suppliers for AR glasses. In a lengthy report on AR and VR at the Consumer Electronics Show, Bloomberg says Apple was in talks with other companies about building some augmented reality specs. The same... […]

  • Root Coding & Play teaches kids how to code from toddler to teenager
    on January 11, 2018 at 8:40 pm

    Toy robots that teach kids how to code are, honestly, nothing new. But, on the CES 2018 show floor, we’ve met one coding toy robot to beat them all: the Root Coding & Play by Root Robotics . The Root is unique in that, rather than simply teaching toddlers how to code through more easily-digestible reductions of what coding actually is and stopping there, it increases in complexity as your kids grow in understanding.  Root does this thro... […]

  • 5 of the best AI platforms for business
    on January 10, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Getting started with AI can be simple . Decide on the functions you need, locate a service with the features to match, and sign up. Easy. This approach reduces any technical demands and keeps setup hassles to a minimum, but it won't work for everyone. Choosing a standard tool means it's unlikely to do absolutely everything you require, and it won't be optimized to suit your business. If your business has some technical resources, it might b... […]

  • Best podcasts 2018: the top online shows you should listen to
    on January 8, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    Do you remember back in 2005 when everyone was hailing the best podcasts as the future of radio? It didn’t last, did it? It’s kind of strange when you think that in the space of just a couple of years people would get sick of audio, prompting the same outlets who sang their praises to throw them in the garbage. However, it’s not all gloom-and-doom. Over the last few years, there have been several massively successful podcasts (like Serial) ... […]

  • CES 2018 preview video: closing in on the Las Vegas convention
    on January 7, 2018 at 6:12 am

    CES 2018 preview announcements begin in the next 24 hours, and we're almost to Las Vegas for the big expo. We've passed through Memphis, taking a bit of a detour, as you can see through Episode 2 of our cross-country road trip video. Wait, did you miss Episode 1 our our CES preview road trip? Don't worry, it's way better than Episode 1: Phantom Menace. We swear.  What's in our CES 2018 gear bag Most importantly, you're probably wondering wh... […]

  • Google’s latest Pixel 2 update could fix display issues once and for all
    on January 5, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    In late 2017, Google ensured early adopters of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL that their respective AMOLED displays weren’t any more susceptible to burn-in and other issues than, say, other phones using the tech, like the iPhone X. Now, the company has quietly released an update that implements measures to prevent screen aging. We say “quietly” because not even the company has confirmed the update’s release. It's buried in long update list from... […]

  • Best road trip gear: all of the tech needed for your next adventure
    on January 4, 2018 at 3:15 am

    Are you heading on a road trip in the near future? Road trips can be fun, but there’s some great tech out there to help make them both funner, and easier. The right gadgets can make a world of difference - from ensuring your phone is nice and charged up to making sure that your coffee never goes cold. As we hit the highway on The Road to CES , here’s some of the best road trip tech out there that will make your trip smoother and, we hope, m... […]

  • Happy new broadband: these are the best January sale internet deals to start 2018
    on January 2, 2018 at 3:55 pm

    If one of your New Year's resolutions is to finally sort out your home broadband, then you've landed on the right page. We've taken a look for the best internet deals that major providers like BT , Virgin Media and Sky are offering in their January sales and then listed them below to save you hunting around. Among the broadband deals we've highlighted are an incredible £20 per month fibre broadband deal from Vodafone , a bumper Reward Card ... […]

  • After Christmas sales 2017: the best deals for the final day of year
    on December 31, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    Today is the last day for After Christmas sales is 2017, so we've updated our list of US deals from stores like Amazon, Walmart and Target. Below, you'll find that just because the holiday are over doesn't mean American retailers aren't desperate to inch up their profits in the remaining hours of 2017. You can find deeply discounted After Christmas bargains at stores aiming to either profit off of your returns and make you of your Christmas... […]

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