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New ‘digital display’ credit card to be launched

New ‘digital display’ credit card to be launched

A new credit card is being launched with a digital display, intended to combat fraud. According to a BBC News report, Oberthur Technologies is currently in discussions with UK banks about rolling out the technology. The cards randomly generates a security code and these are ...

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October 7th, 2016

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Samsung addressing ‘potential safety issues’ with washing machine

Samsung addressing ‘potential safety issues’ with washing machine

Reports indicate that Samsung is in talks with US consumer watchdogs after a lawsuit against the firm due to “exploding” washing machines. (Samsung report) According to a BBC News report, the Consumer Product Safety Commission warned of problems with some of Samsung’s ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 29th, 2016

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Snapchat to launch sunglasses with built-in camera

Snapchat to launch sunglasses with built-in camera

A sunglasses with a built-in camera? Yep, that’s the first gadget to be launched by messaging app firm Snapchat.  The device, to be called “Spectacles”, is expected to go on sale later this year, at a price of US$130. How does it work? Well, reports indicate the glasses will

Amrit Maharaj

September 24th, 2016

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SanDisk unveils prototype 1TB SD card

SanDisk unveils prototype 1TB SD card

SanDisk has unveiled a prototype of an SD card with more memory than most affordable laptops – 1TB. This is especially vital for persons who handle a lot of 4K video, as most available SD cards struggle to handle all the high-quality footage. The two-year old SanDisk 512GB ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 20th, 2016

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New GoPros and foldable drone unveiled

New GoPros and foldable drone unveiled

Two new GoPro action cameras and a foldable drone have been unveiled by the American tech company. GoPro CEO Nick Woodman today announced the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. Both cameras are capable of capturing 4k video, include electronic image stabilization and support ...

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September 19th, 2016

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No more ‘YouTube’ for Sony Bravia smart TV sets

No more ‘YouTube’ for Sony Bravia smart TV sets

Sony Bravia smart TV sets made in 2012 will no longer be able to show YouTube videos after September 30th. The devices will not be capable of displaying videos from the site thanks to changes made by YouTube to the way it handles uploads. As a result, Sony said the app for ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 6th, 2016

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Lenovo unveils unique tablet

Lenovo unveils unique tablet

Lenovo’s latest tablet computer can take a digital copy of handwriting as it is jotted down on a paper notepad placed on top of the machine. The Yoga Book’s unusual fold-out digitiser pad can also be used to create graphics. In addition, it lights up to form a ...

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August 31st, 2016

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PlayStation Now to come to Windows; classics games to be available on PC

PlayStation Now to come to Windows; classics games to be available on PC

Great news for gaming fans – you’ll soon be able to play PlayStation exclusive games on your PC. That’s because PlayStation Now is coming to computers as an app. According to the online blog for the iconic video game console, the announcement means that a wide selection of ...

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August 23rd, 2016

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 praised for its phone display quality

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 praised for its phone display quality

Consumers looking for the highest display quality in a smartphone will find it in Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, according to a new report. Set for release on August 19, the Note 7 is Samsung’s latest phablet, equipped with a 5.7-inch, Quad-HD Super AMOLED screen. The ...

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August 9th, 2016

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Android bug fear in 900 million devices

Android bug fear in 900 million devices

Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone’s data have been found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices. The bugs were uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on chipsets made by US firm ...

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August 8th, 2016

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