Hello, You’ve Reached Gotham’s Reckoning. How May I Direct Your Call?

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

How many times has this happened to you? You’re trying to organize the destruction of a major metropolitan area and the overthrow of a system you view as irredeemably corrupt, but you keep having to step out of the office to take a call. That problem is no more thanks to Bloxvox, the voice muffling muzzle that lets… Read more…

Macron defends the European way of tech regulation

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech at VivaTech in Paris, alternating between French and English. He defended a third way to regulate tech companies, which is different from the U.S. and from China. Macron thinks Europe should have a say when it comes to regulation — and it shouldn’t be just about privacy. Of course, he defended GDPR and online privacy, but he also talked about taxes, cyberbullying, the protection of independent workers and more. What is at stake […]

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Xiaomi’s next smartphone is coming to India on 7 June

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

After bombarding the budget market with their Redmi phones earlier this year, Xiaomi is prepping for yet another smartphone launch on 7 June.  The company has started sending out invites for the event. The invite poster reveals a shiny ring, where half of it is a camera lens and the other half shows a figure depicting face tracking.  From what is seen in the poster, we can assume that the phone is likely to feature face unlock. Further, it might […]

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Surprise: Next iPhone will be even faster than anything else

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Surprising no one, it turns out that the next generation iPhone will put an even bigger performance gap between itself and the rest of the industry, as TSMC begins mass production of powerful 7-nanometer A12 chips for use in Apple’s next-generation iPhones. Smaller is better TSMC announced volume production of 7-nanometer chips in April 2018 but did not say who it was producing these processors for. Bloomberg claims those chips are Apple’s. Why does this matter? It’s like this — a […]

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 ways to speed up your PC

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Want Windows 10 to run faster? We’ve got help. Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues. 1. Change your power settings If you’re using Windows 10’s Power saver plan, you’re slowing down your PC. That plan reduces your PC’s performance in order to save energy. (Even desktop PCs typically have a Power saver plan.) Changing your power plan from Power saver to High performance or […]

GDPR email subject lines sound even more desperate than your ex lovers

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Cast your eye through the reams of unread emails currently rattling around your personal inbox and you’ll see a string of subject lines resembling break-up texts.  If your inbox is anything like mine in the run-up to GDPR coming into effect on 25 May, then your inbox will be bursting with subject lines like: “is it really over,” “no more secrets between us,” “please don’t go,” “don’t let this be goodbye,” and “let’s be friends.”  SEE ALSO: GDPR is currently […]