While bone conduction technology’s been around for a while, headphones based on it are starting to take off. Learn what bone conduction tech is and where it’s being used.
Predictive analytics analyzes data to figure out what might happen in the future. How does predictive analytics really work, and how reliable are its forecasts?
You can now get a .ninja domain name to show off your expertise. Check out some other bizarre domain extensions and the stories behind them.
Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of available domain names. Here are some of the more popular top-level domain names and what they really mean.
There are several voice assistants on the market, but which is the best? We did a comparison, and these are our results on the best voice assistant.
We know that Google and Amazon have algorithms that give us updates, search results, and product recommendations, but what does that actually mean? What qualifies as an algorithm?
Internet freedom has continued its steady eight-year decline in 2018. Certain forces have gotten much more adept at manipulating and monitoring it. Here’s what you need to know about it.
The dopamine that we get from video games and the techniques we’ve devised to get that dopamine lie at the root of both good and addictive game design.
There are many different image file formats, and it can be confusing. Check out the differences between these image file formats and learn which one to use.
Every blockchain works differently and can’t reliably transfer data between multiple chains. That’s likely to change, though, as there are projects that allow blockchain to talk to each other.
For most of their history, drones have been primarily associated with warfare, but now they’re actually being used for a very different task: saving lives.
Many websites and apps come with dark pattern interfaces to confuse and trick their users. Find out what “dark patterns” are and how they are used to trick people.
Government agencies are using AI and facial recognition to make law enforcement safer and more efficient. Should we be concerned about this?
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become massively popular. Here are some of the best MOOC platforms you can access for online learning and get a degree.
There’s a lot of demand for more affordable, flexible online courses now, and getting an online degree will increasingly be seen as a realistic alternative.
Google identified a security glitch in Google+ back in March 2018 and is now shutting down the service. Here’s what you need to know and how it affects you.
How much bandwidth do we really need? And how fast does our Internet connection need to be to fulfill our needs? Let’s find out. You’ll be in for a surprise.
In some countries sending a fax is still the way to do business and get a document signed. Here are a few options for you to send a fax from your computer.
Data: companies want it, users have it, and it’s valuable. But it’s not often clear what user data consists of, where it goes, and how it’s profitable.
Other than the normal browser’s cookies, there are others that are built to keep tabs on you. Learn what are supercookie, zombie cookie and everncookies and how you can get rid of them.
Over the years Facebook has been adding so many features to Messenger that it’s hard to keep up. Here are some useful Facebook Messenger features you might not know about.
There are plenty of email service providers, but which one should you trust? Find out which email providers are scanning your emails.
The Five, Nine, and Fourteen Eyes refers to sets of international intelligence alliances who compose agreements that govern data collection and sharing between governments.
Facebook added the live-screen sharing features last year. Learn how you can easily share your screen with Facebook friends on Google Chrome.
Facebook has started assigning its users a hidden “trustworthiness score” for reporting fake news, but there may be more to the story.
Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are parts of a cryptographically administrated and secured system. Despite being used as interchangeable terms, they’re not the same thing.
SIM hijacking has been around for a while, and its becoming a lot more popular for hackers to steal phone numbers and use them to gain access to accounts.
A new DOCSIS 3.1 standard may make gigabit speed Internet a reality. Learn what DOCSIS is and how it can increase Internet speed with a few hardware changes.
If you’re planning on bringing a power bank on the plane, you should check its specs first. Here is how you can determine if a power bank is allowed on a flight.
There are many apps that filter out blue light so you can sleep better at night. How can blue light hurt you? Do blue light filtering apps really work? Let’s find out.
You’ve probably noticed that your upload speeds are slow compared to your download speeds. Why the asymmetry?
Weaponized information is anything that is intentionally falsified and meant to influence opinions or perceptions of truth. Learn how to defend against it.
There are many factors that affect a computer’s speed. If you want to make your computer fast, you’ll need to get the right parts to work together.
If you look at your router’s model number, you will always see a term like “AC 1200,” “AC 1900,” etc. So what does this router AC rating mean? Let’s find out.
Other than the standard QWERTY keyboard layout, there are also several alternative keyboard layouts. Are they any good, and do they really work? Let’s find out!
There are plenty of dating apps around, but what if you just want to look for friends?
If you need to find something on the Internet, you go to Google. But have you tried the other options? Let’s find out how other search engines fare in answering your questions.
Google has added new AI-based recommendation features to its Google Maps. Check them out here.
Google has a program called Foobar that flags people who go looking for code-related information, giving them coding challenges and occasionally hiring them.
Ever wonder what your device IP rating is? Can it really go into the water without damage? Find out what the water rating means regarding technology.
Facebook has been investing a lot of effort on artifical intelligence, and the sheer scale and rate at which AI is added into its products makes it worth a look.
As humans, we have to claim we’re not robots fairly often. But there’s more to captchas than meets the eye, and they’re far from foolproof.
Apple Maps used to be very bad, but it has improved tremendously since 2012.
OpenStreetMap is open source, user contributed, and free to use. Even if you haven’t heard of it before, chances are good that you’ve used its data.
Apps like Shazam and Soundhound are great for identifying music. They are easy to use, but how they work is a mystery.
RSS feeds are still a fantastic tool for any news junkie, market-watcher, or social-media-averse individual.
When buying an SSD, you might notice that you can choose from a few different types of flash memory. The technical terms can be confusing. This explains what NAND and NOR mean.
Some prior facts about Chromebook and Chrome OS are no longer true today.
Quantum computers is great and useless at the same time. Here’s why.
Learn how Apple is tackling online tracking and giving privacy control back to the users.