Tag Archives: When

When will you next buy a mobile phone?

The days when people camped outside stores to get their hands on the latest smartphone may well be numbered, if recent sales figures are anything to go by. Despite a dazzling array of new devices on display at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: phones that fold, phones with buttons, phones with enormous batteries, expensive phones, budget phones, 5G-ready phones… they ... Read More »

Google offering $10 discount on the Home Mini ($40 when you buy two)

Google has launched a promo on its Home Mini speaker just in time for this year’s Mother’s Day. The company is offering a $10 discount on each purchase of a single Home Mini unit. The saving goes up to $40 if you purchase two units. The deal, which is only available in the United States, was launched yesterday, and it ... Read More »

Twitter Says Will Inform When Local Law Demands Account, Content Blocking

HIGHLIGHTS Update a part of our efforts to increase transparency: Tiwtter Similar notification will be available for withheld accounts as well Users would now know if Twitter withholds a tweet due to legal reasons To help the public better understand the scope and scale of government censorship from around the world, Twitter has updated its transparency tool to tell its users the ... Read More »

What to look for when buying a new computer, laptop or hybrid

Buying a new computer is a lot like ordering a pizza: You think it’s a fairly simple task until you realize how many choices you need to make. But if your existing machine is so old it could barely run solitaire, you’re probably due for an upgrade. The good news is two-fold: there are many new exciting developments in the ... Read More »

How to Keep on Top of Technology When You Write About It

Nick Wingfield at home in Seattle with his Macbook and Apple watch. CreditKyle Johnson for The New York Times How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nick Wingfield, a technology reporter based in Seattle, discussed the tech he is using. You cover Amazon and Microsoft. Do you use their technology? The one ... Read More »

When will Britain’s political parties talk seriously about education?

A school building. Flickr/Alan Levine. Some rights reservedEducation, education, education. As a teacher, I’m listening hard for manifesto pledges that will make a difference when votes are cast tomorrow, but, as each rolls in, there is still not enough real debate of how we want to improve schools in this country. Where will we be in 2021? I don’t want ... Read More »

Here’s When You Can Play the Arms Global Testpunch for the Nintendo Switch

HIGHLIGHTS The Arms Global Testpunch demo begins this weekend It is a 1.4GB download for the Nintendo Switch It is only available in one hour timeslots Much like Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire for the Nintendo Switch, Arms is having its own demo with the Arms Global Testpunch. The full game is out on June 16 and in the run up ... Read More »

Financial Education: When to start talking about saving?

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — How important is financial education? A significant part of financial capability is the ability to make ends meet through adequate savings. Having resources for immediate medical needs is also an important component. In Maine, 15% of individuals reported that over the past year, their household spent more than their income (not including the purchase of ... Read More »

Factors to Look for When Hiring an Airport Shuttle

Not everybody has the privilege of taking his car wherever he goes. This is why when you don’t have a car to move you to and forth from airport then considering an airport shuttle service is a wise choice. There are numerous companies and private operators that have a wide range of shuttle buses, cars, vans and minivans to transport ... Read More »

Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

The war on insecure webpages has begun, and Mozilla fired the first shot. Recently, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 51 to its mainstream user base. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. Chrome plans to follow suit with version 56, expected to be released to ... Read More »