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WWDC 2018: Takeaways so far.

The WWDC Conference for Apple developers is in currently in full swing. Here are some of the key takeaways so far.   IOS 12 iOS 12 has been announced with a whole host of new features including augmented reality support, improvements to photos, and new shortcuts to help Siri perform tasks, such as ordering coffee. The [...]

By | 2018-06-05T12:06:01+00:00 June 5th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on WWDC 2018: Takeaways so far.

HoloLens: Helping the Blind

HoloLens is a "computer for the face," created by Microsoft, it is designed to blend digital images with the real world. However, researchers have found that the headset also has an unexpected use: it helps blind people to make their way through buildings and better understand what objects are around them. Researchers from the California Institute of [...]

By | 2018-06-04T11:51:00+00:00 June 4th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on HoloLens: Helping the Blind

Google to axe AI military contract

Techno giant Goolge has stated that they will not renew a contract with United States Defense Department. News broke a week ago that several employees resigned in protest against Google's work with the Maven project, which uses AI to identify potential targets for drones on satellite imagery. Some top managers also expressed concerns over how this will [...]

By | 2018-06-04T11:38:46+00:00 June 4th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Google to axe AI military contract

Microsoft attempts to rid bias from AI

Microsoft is just another high profile company that will try to curb algorithmic bias in AI. It's no a secret to anyone in the tech industry that recently artificial intelligence has become more and more "out there" and has begun to take on its own prejudices, and biases from the imperfections of society. Microsoft has taken notice [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:12:08+00:00 May 31st, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Microsoft attempts to rid bias from AI

Intel to enter gaming graphics card market.

About a month ago Forbes referenced insider reports that Intel is developing a new discrete graphics card aimed at the gaming market. It is no secret that the company wants to return to the development of discrete graphics cards that it has been known for, but it seemed to the outsiders eyes that it was [...]

By | 2018-05-24T17:36:04+00:00 May 24th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Intel to enter gaming graphics card market.

Nvidia v Adobe: Fixing Your Pictures

To restore old or spoiled photos, it often takes a lot of time and effort, and each lost fragment often requires meticulous restoration manually at a per-pixel level. But, for more than a year, the development of an automated system has been in the works to end this painstaking process. Recently a team of NVIDIA engineers [...]

By | 2018-05-01T14:44:15+00:00 May 1st, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Nvidia v Adobe: Fixing Your Pictures

Intel: Some processors will no longer be protected.

If you have kept up with any IT news in the past year you may have seen that the beginning of this year, some Intel processors where found to have severe vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to steal user data that is processed thru the processor. Immediately representatives of Intel said that they will work on "patches", [...]

By | 2018-04-25T10:13:07+00:00 April 25th, 2018|IT news and stories, IT Security|Comments Off on Intel: Some processors will no longer be protected.

Moving on from SMS.

There are many alternative applications for text messaging. And yet, SMS is still the standard for text messages in Google's Android operating system. However, a new standard of text communication is being developed by the search engine giant and may appear on your device within a few months.    SMS to RCS The "Messages" application from Google, [...]

By | 2018-04-24T17:45:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Moving on from SMS.

VPN’s and your Privacy

Free Wi-Fi, the sign we look for in hotels, McDonald's and every airport across the globe. It's wonderful to have Wi-Fi on demand especially with the high cost of data plans and other paid Wi-Fi services. However, these free portals to the Internet are potentially dangerous and could have major repercussions if you are not [...]

By | 2018-02-28T10:41:46+00:00 February 28th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on VPN’s and your Privacy