A newer tactic used by scammers is to get you to send them gift card rather than bank transfer. Find out how gift card scammer works and how to protect yourself.
Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are starting to take over ever-increasing levels of knowledge work. Check out their differences and how they affect you.
Did you recently access the Internet on a commercial flight and wonder how you are able to connect to the Web at such a high altitude? Here’s how airplane Wi-Fi works.
Ethical hackers are people who hack for a good cause. These people use their hacking skills to uncover security flaws of a website/app. Find out how ethical hacking works.
Bluetooth is super short range, flakey, moody, and generally a bad connection protocol. Find out how Bluetooth works and how to improve your Bluetooth experience.
What happens if viruses change their “signatures” to avoid detection by antiviruses software? This is what polymorphic and metamorphic malware are about.
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?
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?
Solid-state batteries are smaller, lighter, and provide greater power density than lithium-ion batteries based on liquid electrolytes.
Recently, BitDefender released an estimate of the ransom made by the popular GandCrab ransomware, and the figures were a little worryisome.
While Wi-Fi 6 brings faster speed to your wireless devices, there is another Wi-Fi standard, WiGig, that is even faster. Find out what WiGig is and its limitations.
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.
Wi-Fi 6 is the soon-to-be-released, newest version of Wi-Fi, which is faster and better. Find out what Wi-Fi 6 is and how it improves Wi-Fi performance.
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.
You might be surprised to learn that different mobile network operators are sharing the same infrastructure. This is known as a piggybacking mobile network. Find out more about it here.
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.