Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

Lenovo will pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive, and Skype on its Android devices

Lenovo will pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive, and Skype on its Android devices

Part of a deepening of their strategic relationship, the two companies have also entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement.

Team leaders appraise your Pokémon in latest Pokémon Go update

Team leaders appraise your Pokémon in latest Pokémon Go update

Not sure if that Snorlax you just caught is destined for greatness or merely candy fodder? Good news, Niantic just added an Appraise button to Pokémon Go that will summon your team leader to offer their expert opinion on your Pokémon.

Opera brings its free VPN to Android

Opera brings its free VPN to Android

Looking for a VPN for Android to get more online content, but are unwilling to pay for it? Well, good news: after releasing on iOS earlier this year, Opera is bringing its free VPN to Android.

These Sony Xperia devices are getting the Android 7.0 update

These Sony Xperia devices are getting the Android 7.0 update

Sony has confirmed the list of Xperia devices which are getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update.

Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games medals may be made from recycled smartphones

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games medals may be made from recycled smartphones

One of the main themes for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Games is sustainability and with that in mind the Japan Olympic planning committee is apparently thinking about using recycled consumer electronics, including "millions of discarded smartphones" to make the medals for the games.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update causes webcams to freeze, Microsoft apologizes

Windows 10 Anniversary Update causes webcams to freeze, Microsoft apologizes

Microsoft has apologized for failing to properly communicate certain changes in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which resulted in the webcams of some users freezing. The company is currently working on a fix.

ASUS updates their in-car dashboard camera range with the new Reco Smart

ASUS updates their in-car dashboard camera range with the new Reco Smart

This portable in-car dashcam has an f/1.8 aperture lens, Sony camera sensor, Wi-Fi support, and an accompanying app for real-time preview and streaming.

Acronis True Image 2017 lets you wirelessly backup your phone to your PC

Acronis True Image 2017 lets you wirelessly backup your phone to your PC

Acronis has launched Acronis True Image 2017, the latest version of its hybrid data protection software for consumers. The company is claiming vast improvements in backup speeds, in addition to a host of new features like automatic Facebook backups and wireless backup of mobile devices.

Steve Jobs has just been inducted into the Photography Hall of Fame

Steve Jobs has just been inducted into the Photography Hall of Fame

The Apple founder being recognized for his contributions to photography is not as strange as you might think.

The ASUS ROG Swift PG248Q is a 180Hz G-Sync monitor designed for competitive gaming

The ASUS ROG Swift PG248Q is a 180Hz G-Sync monitor designed for competitive gaming

ASUS has announced the ROG Swift PG248Q, a 24-inch 1080p monitor that supports NVIDIA G-Sync and boasts a 1ms response time. The monitor was designed with e-sports in mind, and its specifications are geared toward fulfilling the needs of competitive gamers.

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