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What's wrong with your pa$$w0rd?

A good Ted talk to reveal the common mistakes that people made when they chose a password. Do you use a password like "123456", "password", "newpassword", "iforgot", "nothing", "iloveyou"? Then please watch the Ted talk. Video Source: Ted, YouTube.

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Smart Speaker Adoption Continues to Climb

A smart speaker is a type of wireless speaker and voice command device with an integrated virtual assistant that offers activation of connected devices such as PCs, TVs and other smart devices. Amazon, Google and Apple, three of the largest tech companies in the world have been racing the game. Based...

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The smart hair brush that can tell how to improve your hair quality

At this year’s CES, Withings demonstrated an intelligent hair brush which is the product resulted from the collaboration between Withings and L’Oréal. The hair brush is a collective of expertise on hair, sensors and app connectivity. All you need to do is brushing your hair. The brush will analyse and provide...

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Three New and Top Rated Apps for Better Sleep, Mind and Body Health

Sleep Cycle Sleep Cycle is an intelligent alarm clock that monitors your movement during sleep using the extremely sensitive accelerometer in your phone, it analyses the data and finds the optimal time to wake you up during a 30 minute window that ends at your set alarm time. This app is...

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Why You Need These Apps to Protect Your Personal Data Online

If you often hop on the wifi hotspots in a café, you need to be aware that hotspots such as Starbucks hotspot or hotel wifi are not safe for confidential email and browsing.  Your online traffic is broadcast for a hacker to eavesdrop.  However, there is no need to be panic,...

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Preferred social networks to follow celebrities according to teen and young adult Snapchat users

A survey was conducted among teen and young adult Snapchat users in United States at February 2016 to find out which social networks are the most popular to follow celebrities. Social networks included in the survey and came on top of popularity are Instagram - A mobile photo-sharing application and service that allows...

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The Rising of Music Streaming and the Most Popular Music Download Platforms

New developments continue in all aspects of digital world including music servicing. According to the Nielsen's Mid-Year Music Report, Audio has surpassed video as the leading streaming format in 2016. Including music video streams, Americans streamed 209 billion songs from January through June, up from just 50 billion three years ago....

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Most Popular Mobile Messaging Apps

Mobile messaging apps are more popular than ever, supported by strong growth of mobile internet and smartphone.  These mobile messaging apps not only offer messaging services, they also offer social network features like group chats, video chats and photo and video sharing. Based on number of monthly active users, WhatsApp is...

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Why we create computer apps in the first place

I recently came across this video “The pixel Painter”, after watching it, I felt kind of warm and happy. Our lives are no doubt transformed by the mobile and computer apps, Facebook, Twitter, Google Map, internet banking, virtual assistants, virtual reality … and the Microsoft Paint. The Pixel Painter shows you...

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Most Popular Apps in the World

More and more people use apps for everyday living, entertaining and communications. On average, we spend more than 40 hours a month using our favorite apps. According to Statista, these are the 10 most popular apps with most downloads in May 2016. On the list, there are 3 messaging apps WhatsApp,...

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World’s Largest Professional Network | LinkedIn

Linkedin is a professional network where you can share opinions, links, messages, blogs with anyone linked with you such as colleagues, classmates and friends. There are 400 million+ members on the site, people use it to build and engage with people working in the same industry or research for sales opportunities....

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The Global Top 10 Android Apps

Mobile apps are more popular than ever, supported by strong growth of mobile internet and smartphone.  The top ten Android apps in the world last month had a combined download figure of over 343 million. They are WhatsAppFacebook MessengerInstagramFacebookFacebook LiteWishSnapchatSubway SurfersSpotify MusicFacebook Messenger Lite You would have used some of the apps above....

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Shoppers' Social Media Platform of Choice

Social networks are now well established, some popular ones such as facebook, whatsapp, instagram are used by people daily or multiple times a day. People use social media sites for various purpose like connecting with friends or finding something new on the internet. So which of those social networks is the...

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Your account may be hacked

Yahoo has identified data security issues concerning 500 million Yahoo user accounts. The stolen database includes names, telephone numbers, dates of birth, email addresses and both encrypted and unencrypted passwords with security questions and answers. Signs your account has been hacked: ·        You’re not receiving any emails.·        Your Yahoo mail is...

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Smart Home Smart Entertainment

In recent years, the smart home entertainment devices market has grown rapidly. According to Statista, in 2016, the global market for Smart Home Entertainment solutions reached US$3.1 billion. The US market was the largest with a revenue of US$1.9billion. In the US market, the market grows 24% annually, and the global...

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Change Your Life by Connecting Services Using IFTTT

I wrote about Stringify “change life by connecting things” a few months back, and I hoped you had tried one or two flows. Today I will introduce you to IFTTT. IFTTT is a free platform that helps you do more with all your apps and devices. Applets are the automation service...

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What Happens in an Internet Minute in 2017?

Jeff Desjardins at Virtual Capitalist built this graph to show mind blowing facts. Do you know how many people have used Facebook, Google, YouTube, Netflix and Twitter in merely a minute?Facebook - 900,000 loginsGoogle - 3.5 Mil search queriesYouTube - 4.1 Mil videos viewedNetflix - 70,000 + hours watchedTwitter - 452000...

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The next disruptive technologies

KPMG conducted a global survey for Technology and Innovation in 2016. They surveyed C-level of leaders in start-ups, mid-markets, large enterprise and venture capital companies, and try to identify the up-coming disruptive technologies and emerging technology hubs. Total 832 responses were received, the top 3 technologies identified which have biggest impact...

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Are your favourite printed newspapers still alive?

It is a clear trend in the last a few years that digital has increasingly become part of our lives. With this trend continues, when would the digital media overtake the traditional one? eMarketer’s research on adult consumer habits in US provided us an insight into when this is likely to...

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How virtual reality can make you more empathetic

Virtual reality is a powerful technology which generates images, sounds and other sensations that replicate a real environment. This technology is impacting not only the gaming, film making industries, but also our society. Let's watch the Ted talk to find out how virtual reality can make you more empathetic. Video source:...

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Got issues with WiFi at home? This product could be the solution.

Plume Design Inc., a Silicon Valley startup, created the Plume Adaptive WiFi system which allows you to use an unlimited amount of tiny Wi-Fi extenders in a home network and report device data to computers in the cloud. The system monitors traffic and prioritises services on the fly. For example, a...

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