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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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How computers help biologists crack life's secrets

 Sri Krishna, Arizona State University and Diego Chowell, Arizona State University Once the three-billion-letter-long human genome was sequenced, we rushed into a new “omics” era of biological research. Scientists are now racing to sequence the genomes (all the genes) or proteomes (all the proteins) of various organisms – and in the...

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Are Smartphones Killing Digital Cameras?

With the cameras built into smartphones get more and more advanced, people using smartphone instead of cameras to capture life moments has become a norm because of the advantage of the smartphone being always with us. Although the digital cameras in smart phones are still inferior to dedicated digital cameras, they...

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What are the favourite social networks in Australia?

According to Sensis Social Media report 2016, the social media landscape in Australia continues to evolve rapidly for both consumers and businesses. The report found that nearly three quarters of Australians are now on social media. 69% of Internet users have a social media profile. In the last three years, those...

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Change Life by Connecting Things

You may have seen this in the fiction movies, but connecting your physical and digital things together with the aim to take care of your self, your family, your home is coming to everyone’s life. Stringify is a new app which has yet been fully released. However, you can try its...

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Wondering What Song That is? You Need This App

Do you have times in a restaurant, a shop or walking in a street, a song came on, and you liked it but didn’t know which song it was, and who was the artist? A few days later, you were still wondering? If this ever happened to you, you need Shazam....

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Love reading and sharing online? This app will ‘save’ your life.

If you love reading on the internet, you may have the same process as I used to have – head to a search engine like google, input the interested topic keywords and hit ‘search’. Then scan through the links and click those ones of interest. Chances are, a link you open...

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