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Western Digital starts shipping the world’s first 14TB hard drive

By | 2017-10-09T15:02:13+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News|

Many component manufacturers compete to see who can release the fastest/smallest/largest technologies first, and the hard drive industry is no different. In January, Seagate announced it is bringing 14TB and 16TB HDDs to market within the next 18 months, but Western Digital has beaten its rival to the punch by launching the world’s first 14TB

Is Packaged Entertainment Media Really on the Way Out?

By | 2017-10-09T14:57:17+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|News|

As home video viewing patterns continue to evolve, one common prediction is that packaged media is on its last legs. Streaming services have been gaining market share at a steady pace. In fact, streaming media sales eclipsed sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time in the last quarter of 2016 -- with

reMarkable’s Pricey, Paper-Like Tablet Ready to Ship

By | 2017-10-09T14:54:18+00:00 October 21st, 2017|News|

reMarkable on Monday will begin shipping what might best be described as an "untablet" -- a device that is, essentially, an electronic piece of paper. The company is proud of its paper tablet's simplicity, boasting that no other tablet has fewer functionalities. reMarkable users cannot install apps, watch videos or take photos. What they can

iOS Users May Regret Going to 11

By | 2017-10-09T14:49:22+00:00 October 20th, 2017|News|

Blowback over Apple's iOS 11 upgrade has been increasing, despite an update that was supposed to solve battery drainage issues and a large number of other glitches but apparently has not done the job. Apple officially launched iOS 11 on September 19, but problems quickly became apparent, prompting the company to roll out iOS 11.0.1

The Value of a Face

By | 2017-10-19T09:58:09+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|

Technology is changing all the time, every day, keeping us on our toes. From computers to tablets, console to online gaming, to payment methods – it is always changing. At times it seems futuristic, Jetsens-like. It can’t actually that easy to have the world at your fingertips, right? As we all get stuck in our

RoboCyberWall Aims to Block Linux Server Hacks

By | 2017-10-09T14:41:34+00:00 October 18th, 2017|News|

RoboCyberWall on Tuesday launched its proprietary precision firewall solution bearing the same name. RoboCyberWall is designed to protect HTTP and HTTPS (SSL) ports on Linux-based Apache2 and NGINX Web servers. The patent-pending firewall blocks all known exploits and zero-day attacks on Apache2 and NGINX Web servers, according to the developer. It is the only firewall

Google Pixel 2: 8/10ths of an Apple-Killer Strategy

By | 2017-10-09T14:37:56+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News|

What would it take to cause Apple to fail? While Steve Jobs was alive, the prevalent belief was that it would take his removal from the company. That has happened, but Apple's valuation and reserves are higher. Although the foundational element was removed, no one really went after Apple hard until last week, when Google

Microsoft and GE team up on wind-powered energy project

By | 2017-10-09T14:27:18+00:00 October 16th, 2017|News|

In an effort to rely on greater amounts of renewable sources of energy, Microsoft has entered into an agreement with General Electric to purchase all power (37 megawatts) produced by Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland. The Irish wind farm will support increased demand for Microsoft's cloud services hosted in the country. As part

BlackBerry’s new Motion smartphone launches with no keyboard and a 4000mAh battery

By | 2017-10-09T14:23:56+00:00 October 15th, 2017|News|

Microsoft might have all but confirmed the death of Windows 10 Mobile, but BlackBerry, a company with an even smaller share of the smartphone market, keeps on releasing new devices. At GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, the security-focused firm launched its latest handset, the BlackBerry Motion. It was only a few days ago when reliable

Face ID could come to the iPad Pro next year

By | 2017-10-09T14:16:38+00:00 October 14th, 2017|News|

The first iPhone with Face ID hasn’t even hit stores, but we’re already getting hit with a rumor about where Apple’s new facial recognition tech might turn up next. MacRumors and 9to5Mac report that the frequently reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a note predicting that iPad Pro models released next year will

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