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Virtual Reality Is Back!

Virtual reality may seem like the hot new tech trend of the moment, but the idea of virtual reality has actually been around since the 1950s and like most crazy new ideas involving technology, it came from science fiction. In the early 1950s Stanley G. Weinbaum wrote a book called Read More

What Is Big Data?

It is easy to get caught up in the #bigdata hype and, after reading the headlines or vendor marketing materials, conclude that you absolutely need big data working for you in some way. Or, you just might have heard the term big data and brushed it off as something that's Read More

Digital Currency: Bitcoins

The Winklevoss twins are big supporters of Bitcoin. This is all some people need to hear to determine whether they support or oppose the recently-invented currency. But for those of you that remain undecided (about whether Bitcoin is a viable currency, not whether the Winklevoss twins have any business sense) Read More

Password-Less Authentication

We all know passwords are broken. We all also know that even though we shouldn't, we use the same easy-to-remember passwords for pretty much everything that needs a password. You may be slightly more sophisticated and use a password generator like 1Password which makes creating and remembering unique passwords easy. Read More

Future Tech: Self-Driving Cars

Talk about self driving cars is everywhere. Only yesterday I was reading about how one self driving car operated by Google cut off a second self driving car operated by a competitor whilst they were both on the road. The world’s very first instance of computer-controlled road rage incidents, Read More

Future of the Smartphone

It's hard to believe that the smartphone has actually only been around for a short time and it all began with the release of the first iPhone in 2007. These days, its hard to believe that ten years ago we didn’t have smartphones. To think that we were all Read More

The Future of the Windows PC

Microsoft will be releasing its new Windows operating system, Windows 10, on July 29, 2015, and in case you were wondering where Windows 9 went, well, they disappeared it and moved straight from eight to ten, skipping over what should have been Windows 9. I am not sure if this Read More

The Internet of Things

To me, the Internet of Things (IoT) is all about my front door knowing when it's ME walking up to it and unlocking automatically. It's about my house knowing that I will be home soon and turning on my heating so it's nice and cozy when I get back home. Read More

Future Tech: Sky-Based Internet

You probably have an ok internet connection, but when you compare your internet to something like Google Fiber, you begin to realize how bad it really is. It's not that your ISP cannot give you better internet, they just do not want to. And while sometimes it seems like we Read More