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KGI: Apple to use FaceID on all iPhones next year

Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities correctly predicted that Apple will drop the fingerprint reader, though he wasn’t right about the gesture area. Now he’s back with another forecast for the future – in 2018 Apple will drop the fingerprint reader altogether. This means that the company will fully rely on the new Kinect-like TrueDepth camera and FaceID system. But the camera does more than ... Read More »

Computer insecurity affects us all

We depend on computers to run our world but our current infrastructure for linking our machines is poorly designed and lacks basic protections. This comes down to three things: The physical ‘stuff’ that makes up the internet, including computers, WiFi equipment and all the bits and pieces that your data pass through to get to their destination; The software that ... Read More »

UAE President announces plans to unify education in all government schools

Schools across the emirates that follow the UAE Government Ministry of Education’s curriculum will be brought under one education system. Jeff Topping / The National Schools across the UAE will follow a new common education system in a major shakeup announced yesterday by the Ministry of Education and Abu Dhabi Education Council. According to the announcement, all Government schools and ... Read More »

Samsung reportedly bought up almost all available Snapdragon 845 chips

A rumor by the fairly reliable @ice suggests we may have a repeat of the first half of the year when Samsung hoarded all available supply of Qualcomm’s top chipset, leaving other makers to search for alternatives (like the 821) or delaying their H1 flagships. Allegedly, Samsung has done it again and bought up “most” of the initial batch of ... Read More »

Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Computer science remains a man’s world in Israel, leaving women at a big disadvantage for jobs in the country’s booming high-tech sector. Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Israel’s universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was just half that (29%), according to figures compiled for the Council for Higher ... Read More »

EaseUS Data Recovery Software: All The Ins And Outs

EaseUS Data recovery software is one of the leading recovery software available in today’s time. It offers user the ability to efficiently recover their data of all types. It allows a person to recover files including music, video, documents, email, compressed etc. Recovery software, in general, are able to recover files from storage devices such as memory cards, flash drives, ... Read More »

Mazda to put autonomous-driving technology in all models by 2025

Mazda Motor Corporation logo Mazda Motor Corp. said it would launch a new engine in 2019 that it says would be the world’s first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, unveiling a plan that places traditional engines at the center of its longer-term strategy. As many automakers scramble to get into the electric car segment, the Japanese automaker said it ... Read More »

Newsmaker: State fund’s CEO is all for education

While he was growing up in the township of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, Lerato Nage stared poverty in the face and survived. Today, in his post as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), he shoulders the responsibility of addressing the plight of needy students. Nage is undeterred, saying he is not about ... Read More »

GST effect on bike prices: Motorcycles up to 350cc get cheaper, electric & bigger capacity bikes become expensive – All you need to know

GST or Goods and Service Tax has kicked in from today midnight in India. Under the new set of taxes, prices of various items see a revision. The two-wheelers are not untouched by this and hence, will now have to go through some significant changes in their prices. Many buyers are still confused at the moment as to which bikes will get ... Read More »

Vivo V5s Energetic Blue Colour Variant Launched, All Models Get Flipkart Discounts

HIGHLIGHTS The Vivo V5s now comes in Energetic Blue colour variant It is priced at Rs. 17,990 for a limited period Highlights a 20-megapixel front-facing camera After launching the Vivo V5s back in April in Matte Black and Crown Gold colour variants, Vivo has now brought an Energetic Blue colour variant of the smartphone to Flipkart. The selfie-focused smartphone, which was initially ... Read More »