Yes, you heard me right. Facebook is doing a new smart speaker, and this is it: It looks, well, like an Echo Show. Facebook haven't been heavy on the details (all they've done is release pictures) but I think it's safe to say Messenger, Instagram and Facebook itself will be heavily involved. In my opinion, … Continue reading This Is Facebook’s New Smart Speaker
I discovered Grammarly while aimlessly shopping on the Chrome Web Store, and I never looked back. Here's why: Grammarly was started in 2009 by two dudes named Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn. It is a truly awesome piece of software, which, as well as checking spelling, it checks words against over 250 grammar rules, and it … Continue reading Why every bad speller should be using Grammerly
Many non-Apple fans were puzzled and in some cases pissed off when Apple announced at the WWDC in June that their smart speaker, the HomePod, will cost $349. If you're new to the Smart Home game, the reason people are so ticked off is because the current Big Boys in the smart speaker market - Alexa … Continue reading Why does the HomePod cost so much more than Google Home or Alexa?
Open Source. It's a term that's been thrown around the web a lot lately. But what does it mean? Who uses it? Find out with this comprihensive guide from DoubleGeek. Open Source: The Definition According to Dictionary.com, the term "open source" means: adj. pertaining to or denoting software whose source code is available free of charge to … Continue reading What Does Open-Source Mean?
Apple has just patented a technology that utilises your iPhone's fingerprint sensor to call 911 with a pattern. We use Touch ID to buy stuff with Apple Pay, sign stuff and, of course, unlock our iPhones. But now, Apple is developing a technology that could call 911 or 999 or 10011 or whatever in secret, … Continue reading Touch ID could save your life some day
Apple has not 24 hours ago, released an update on the Newsroom with a preview of some of the new emojis that will be coming in iOS, watchOS, and macOS later this year. There will be some new food items including coconuts and sandwiches, some new people emojis, like woman with headscarves and dudes doing … Continue reading Apple Previews Yet More Emojis Coming to Their Devices in Autumn
No, it's not the fried chicken talking (although it was finger-licking good!), to celebrate their 30th anniversary, KFC has teamed up with Huawei to make a Kentucky-fried phone! We haven't got details yet, but from the picture I found, it looks like it'll have a decent camera, maybe 8MP, and it actually looks like it's got … Continue reading And would you like a phone with that, sir? KFC phones, coming to a store near you!
It seems that someone releases a new messaging app every week. On the top of the spectrum you've got well known apps like WhatsApp, Google Hangouts and Facebook Messanger. And then you have the other end of the spectrum, where Google Allo, iMessage and Viber serve time. And the bottom end has a new app: … Continue reading Amazon Says We Need Another Messaging App
Is the following situation familiar to you? You're browsing photos on your Mom's iPhone of your son and you find a really nice one. "Mom", you say it's beautiful! Can I have it?" "Sure, dear," she says, "let me just WhatsApp it to you..." Well, let me just say I've been in this situation with … Continue reading How to seamlessly share photos between Apple Devices with AirDrop
Apple is one of the major tech giants to have been hit by the recent Chinese law that says that all your data must be stored within the country. So what do they do? Simply build a data centre for everyone who lives there. They have been storing data in China since 2014, renting from China … Continue reading Apple builds data center to comply with communists