Apple’s latest iOS is crashing people’s new iPads

If you’re using one of Apple’s latest iPads, you might want to hold off on installing the latest update to iOS. Version 9.3.2, released yesterday, is “bricking” some users’ iPad Pro 9.7-inch models, with devices freezing and demanding that owners plug them in to iTunes. Apple’s Support account on Twitter urged users to restore their […]

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Acer joins work on high-end VR headset for theme parks

Acer is joining forces with the game studio Starbreeze to develop a high-end virtual reality headset designed for arcades and theme parks. Starbreeze has already been showcasing the headset, called StarVR, for the past year; going forward, development of StarVR will be a collaboration between the two companies.StarVR’s standout feature is its wide field of vision, which is […]

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MTN Business Launches SME Value Pack

MTN Business has launched a new SME-tailored solution called MTN SME Value Pack. This is a complete business-enabling solution that comes with an MTN Business-branded Internet router, an MTN Business-branded desk phone, a professional email account, data bundle, voice call minutes and bulk SMS – all in one package. Amina Oyagbola, MTN Executive, revealed that […]

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Opera Browser can safe your Laptop battery life – Experts View

Opera on Thursday announced a dedicated power-saving mode in the developer version of its Web browser. Tests showed it extended laptop battery life by up to 50 percent against Google Chrome, the company said. The browser will suggest that users enable the power-saving mode when their laptop battery has 20 percent of capacity left. Clicking […]

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Apple invests in Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing

Apple has invested $1bn (£693m) in Didi Chuxing, the car-hailing app that has a greater market share than US rival Uber in China. Tim Cook, chief executive, said that the move would help Apple to better understand the Chinese market. Didi Chuxing, previously known as Didi Kuaidi, said it represented the single largest investment in […]

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REVEALED: Windows 10 Mobile will support fingerprint scanners this summer

Microsoft is planning to support fingerprint readers for the first time in Windows 10 Mobile this summer. While we’ve seen facial recognition thanks to Windows Hello, unlocking Windows phones with just a fingerprint has been missing. Microsoft revealed at its WinHEC conference this week that it plans to support fingerprint scanners with the Anniversary Update to […]

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Google Gives iOS Users 1st check at Gboard App

Google on Thursday introduced Gboard, an app that combines search with a new soft keyboard for mobile devices running iOS. Gboard, which supports glide typing, allows users to perform searches from the keyboard without leaving the application they’re in. Once the information is found, they can paste it into their application without leaving the keyboard. […]

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Huawei bring together businesses on cloud tech adoption

Leading Chinese technology firm, Huawei, has described cloud technology as the future of entrepreneurship, adding that hardware innovation, software re-architecture, and data intelligence have become the three most important factors for business success. It stated this during its second Open Cloud Congress West Africa summit in Lagos, with the theme, ‘Transforming with Cloud: Setting New […]

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This watch turns your arm into a touchscreen

Is that smart watch screen too small for your fingers? You can make it bigger … by turning your arm into a touchpad. Researchers at Future Interfaces Group at Carnegie Mellon University came up with a new technology that turns skin into a touch sensor. “Small wearable devices — such as smartwatches and digital jewelry […]

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New Yorker cover brings Manhattan to life in augmented reality

New Yorker cover brings Manhattan to life in augmented reality

The New Yorker‘s latest cover is designed to literally leap off the page. The esteemed 91-year-old magazine is taking a step towards the future with its first-ever augmented reality cover this week, allowing readers to hover their smartphone or tablet over it and watch the New York city skyline come to life in a three-dimensional animation. […]

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