The first over the air charging system

Thanks to things like Qualcomm Quick Charge, Dash Charge, and Qi wireless charging, topping up our phones has gotten a lot faster and more convenient over the years. However, even with the advancements that we’ve made, there’s no denying that charging our phones is still something we have to think about. Whether you’re plugging a cable into your device or laying it on top of a wireless charging pad, you still have to perform a specific action to start topping up. The FCC recently approved a new wireless charging system…

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How to get more out of your phone and internet provider

Purchasing another telephone is hard. It truly sucks. Telcos endeavor to mistake you for trendy expressions, conceal expenses and imagine they’re giving you things with the expectation of complimentary when they’re truly concealing how you’re paying for it. There are such a significant number of various telcos, plans, and alternatives to look over. Regardless of whether you purchase a telephone on an arrangement, you rent it, or get it by and large. What amount of information do you require? What does your scope need to resemble? Why am despite everything…

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A cryptocurrency created as a parody is now worth more than $1 billion

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency created as a parody after a popular internet meme, now has a market cap of more than $1.1 billion The rise of Dogecoin and other bitcoin descendants is due to the fact that they’re perceived as being “cheap” compared to bitcoin or ether, according to Dave Chapman from Octagon Strategy. One of the Dogecoin founders told a cryptocurrency news site that the token’s rise makes him worry about market excess. A cryptocurrency that was created as a parody and named after an internet meme now has a…

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5G—Enabling the future economy

[Technology] The Australian Government has released its strategy to support the timely rollout of 5G in Australia. 12 October 2017 5G is the next step in the evolution of mobile wireless communications technology, promising improved connectivity, greater network speeds and bandwidth, and very low latency. The Government considers that 5G is more than an incremental change for mobile communications. Rather, it will enable the next wave of productivity and innovation across different sectors of the Australian economy. We want to create an environment that allows Australia’s telecommunications industry to be…

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Beware! Your naughty history could be leaked from porn websites

Your days of porn are numbered. No seriously! Websites dealing with adult-rated smut videos and photos will soon be implementing age verification checks, despite the warning that your history of all your naughty searches could be leaked online in case of breaches. This is not deliberately being done, but it is a compulsory move by the government. The UK government has taken a step further into enforcing age verification for consumption of online pornography. This means that you would have to enter your mobile phone details and your passport details…

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Worlds thinnest Hologram developed by RMIT

An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world’s thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday electronics like smart phones, computers and TVs. Interactive 3D holograms are a staple of science fiction – from Star Wars to Avatar­­ – but the challenge for scientists trying to turn them into reality is developing holograms that are thin enough to work with modern electronics. Now a pioneering team led by RMIT University’s Distinguished Professor Min Gu has designed a nano-hologram that is simple to make, can be…

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Teddy bear hacked through bluetooth stuns cyber security meet in Netherlands

An 11-year-old “cyber ninja” stunned an audience of security experts on Tuesday by hacking into a teddy bear via bluetooth to show how interconnected smart toys “can be weaponised”. American wunderkid Reuben Paul may be still only in 5th grade at his school in Austin, Texas, but he and his teddy bear Bob wowed hundreds at a timely cyber security conference in The Netherlands. “From airplanes to automobiles, from smart phones to smart homes, anything or any toy can be part of the” Internet of Things (IOT),” he said. “From…

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Facebook deflates filter bubbles by letting you follow topics, not just Pages

Show original message Facebook gets a lot of flack for just reinforcing your world views in its News Feed echo chamber instead of challenging your opinions. That’s because you choose exactly which friends and Pages to follow, so liberals might skip Fox News or Breitbart while conservatives avoid The Atlantic and Huffington Post. But Facebook’s newest feature could bring a wider range of sources to your News Feeds. Today TechCrunch spotted a “Topics to Follow” box in the News Feed that lets you swipe through a range of themes like…

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Smartphone owners are using 9 apps per day, 30 per month

Smartphone users are spending more time in apps than in years past, and now access over 30 apps on a monthly basis, according to a new report from App Annie out this week. These 30 apps work out to being roughly one-third to one-half of the apps users have installed on their smartphones. And using those apps is a daily habit, as people now launch an average of at least 9 apps per day, the report found. The countries leading this app usage on a monthly basis include India, Brazil,…

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Microsoft’s killer feature for its Chromebook competitor is Office

Microsoft just unveiled a new operating system at a press event this morning. Windows 10 S is a streamlined and more secure version of Windows 10. But it still looks and feels like a normal PC. And it runs essential apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. While I haven’t used Office apps for years, I spent most of my days using them back when I was in a student. I used Word to write papers, PowerPoint to prepare presentations and Excel to calculate stuff. And this is a great way…

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