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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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