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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. The most popular apps in the world can vary depending on the region and the type of app, but here are some of the most...

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What is an investment scam? And how to protect yourself.

An investment scam is a fraudulent scheme in which individuals or companies deceive investors with the promise of high returns on their investment, but in reality, the promised returns do not materialize, and the investors end up losing their money. Investment scams can take various forms, including Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes,...

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Are you impacted by the most recent cyber-attacks in Australia?

Most recent cyber attacks in Australia: Latitude Financial data breachDate: March 2023Latitude Financial, the company offers loans credit cards and insurance, says more than 100,000 copies of customers' IDs plus 225,000 customer records were stolen. Of the 103,000 documents stolen, around 97 per cent are copies of customers' driver's licences. Update: more...

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An AI machine that can create magic

The artificial intelligence technology is moving fast. Among which, Generative Artificial Intelligence (Gen-AI) technology has moved to a new level and started to generate amazing results. Gen-AI is an AI which can generate the data for a specific purpose, this could be the new content such as a blog articles, music,...

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Adapt and Catch Up the Digital World

Today, you can buy shoes online at 2 o’clock in the morning from bed, you can join online discussion groups to see people’s opinions and reviews, and chat with family members with low cost, you probably worked from home some time in the last a few months. The pace of people’s...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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