Monthly Archives: May 2019

China planning its own blacklist after Huawei ban

The ongoing trade war between the US and China is showing no sign of slowing down and it could actually get worse as China has announced plans to follow in the US’ footsteps by creating a blacklist of its own. The US recently created an Entity List filled with unreliable …

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How 5G could make your home smarter

Much has been said about 5G being the future for mobile technology. After all, it’s the natural next step after 4G and promises to be substantially faster than anything we’ve seen before.  We’re not just talking about incremental speed boosts either, as it’s been suggested that 5G will be 100 …

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Amazon debating buying mobile provider

Amazon has reportedly expressed interest in buying Boost Mobile from US carriers T-mobile and Sprint as the ecommerce giant looks to expand its current offerings. According to Reuters, two sources familiar with the matter revealed that Amazon is considering buying the prepaid wireless service as the deal would grant it …

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The best free Usenet trials in 2018

While Usenet groups are no longer so commonly used as in the early days of the internet, they still retain a significant following of users, especially since the advent of NZB readers to make for easy access to specific discussions or topics. However, while free Usenet groups still exist, these …

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Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting

Given the cost of Apple products these days, it’s no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn’t caught on camera, what is a poor multinational technology corporation meant to …

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Best PDF reader for Android of 2019

Best PDF reader for Android While it’s possible to read PDF files already using Android phones and tablets, for most people that’s about all they can do with them. If you want to do anything more with PDFs then you’ll almost certainly need to install additional software to your Android …

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FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system

England’s bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud. The sport’s governing body has announced the creation of a new analytics system built entirely on Google Cloud, which will hopefully in turn improve the performance of the …

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