The faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi.

Intel announced this week that it will have chips ready within the year for the next generation of Wi-Fi known as 802.11ax. This new generation is theoretically faster but mostly meant to perform better in environments that have a lot of connected devices like public hotspots, and also your house if you just have a lot of …

Amazon and Microsoft have yet to roll out their smart assistant partnership.

Two giant companies, Microsoft and Amazon had announced partnership in August 2017 to integrate Alexa and Cortana digital assistants. Both of these companies were supposed to make their respective digital assistants available on each other’s platforms. The main aim of the deal was to allow users to access Microsoft’s Cortana assistant on an Amazon Echo, or …

Mark Zuckerberg declares that fixing Facebook is his ‘personal challenge’ for 2018.

The co-founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his page early Thursday saying that Facebook has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to harassment, election interference, and making sure that it’s a meaningful platform to be on. So he’s making it his “personal challenge” for 2018 to “focus on fixing …

Spotify is being sued by a major music publisher for $1.6 billion.

Reports show that Wixen Music Publishing, which licenses music from about 200 artists, including Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, Missy Elliott, and Janis Joplin, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion. The lawsuit was filed in California last Friday, and alleges that Spotify has been using “thousands of songs” with inappropriate license. Wixen basically …

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for OnePlus 5T is now available.

Up to this time, OnePlus has released Oreo updates for the OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, and OnePlus 5. The company stated that its new OnePlus 5T would also be seeing an Oreo update a couple days after Christmas, and now we have our first Open Beta for OxygenOS that is based on Android 8.0. As this is the first …

WhatsApp to stop running on some phones on New Years’ Eve.

WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the New Year.  From January 1st 2018, the messenger service won’t be available on any handsets running Windows Phone 8.0 (or older versions of the operating system), BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10.  The company made the announcement in an update to a blog post …

Avoid These Online Christmas Scams

As Christmas is around the corner, scammers will be devising various means to scam innocent people online, especially newbies. It is a known fact that people often purchase online during December than any other months of the year. From experience, I once followed a link to buy an accessory with 70% discount online. When I …

Reasons Why You Should Visit Dubai

Dubai is such a lovely place to travel to. All around the world, Dubai stands out impeccably as a top travel destination. If you want to hide away from the strangulation of our busy world today, just pack your things up and get on a cheap flight to Dubai and you can be sure to …

Facebook will now block ads from pages spreading fake news

Fake news have ravaged the world for a long time now. This coupled with the fact that the world is now a global village with such fluid transfer of information regardless of distance, makes transmission of fake news so easy. All it takes to go viral is to generate headlines so artificial yet very interesting …