Facebook does not have the greatest track record with its Android app. Users have long complained about performance issues and it sucking up battery and last year Facebook’s chief product officer, Chris Cox, took the unusual step of making his staff ditch their iPhones and move to Android until they sorted out the issues.
This article explores the issues around ‘the internet of things’. As our devices become more and more integrated, for example, using your smartphone to operate the lights in your home, open the garage door or keep an eye on your baby sleeping upstairs, the potential for hacking and disruption of services increases.
Do we want a software update to result in a denial of service just because we are not using the manufacturers preferred supplier of light bulbs.
It was a horrific crime that came to light in a series of impassioned tweets that gripped and appalled South Africa. But it was all made up.
This story describes how one writer used Twitter to deliver a story and how it was misinterpreted as being real at the time with contributors offering support and re-tweeting the story as it emerged.
An a cappella app by PicPlayPost is the internet’s new obsession
Most men will tell you their penis is priceless. But on the opera stage the family jewels are worth $67.62.
Now that I have your attention…the really interesting thing about this article is the inclusion of interactive media, a direction we are are moving in with our new level 4 module ‘Interactive Media’. This module is actually a more relevant name for what was previously called ‘Web Animation’.
Huawei’s quick-charging lithium-ion batteries power up 10 times faster than regular batteries by using new technique
User agreements are written for regulators and lawyers but a new database intends to help consumers make more informed choices to ensure data is protected
No one reads those interminable terms of service agreements onInstagram, WhatsApp and their like. But they could make the difference between life and death, according to Rebecca MacKinnon.
“It may be about whether you get tortured for what you wrote on Facebook or not, or whether you get tried based on some of the stuff you had in your text messages or something you uploaded. They’re worth a lot to human beings,” said MacKinnon, the leader of a new project that hopes to show people just what they are signing away when they blindly click “agree”