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Xbox One X Vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Price, Specs And Features Comparison

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function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); When Microsoft unveiled the new Xbox One X at its E3 2017 press briefing it was clear that they had only one goal in mind: To beat the PlayStation. Despite both being ‘next-generation’ consoles, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were not born… Read more »

Robot Police Will Start Patrolling In Dubai

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function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); While you might have heard about robots taking on law enforcement roles before it’s unlikely you’ve seen anything like this. Dubai Police have unveiled its very first robot officer, and it’s already being sent out on patrol. The world's first Police Robot at… Read more »

NASA Fast Tracks Mission To Asteroid Worth Quadrillions

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function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); NASA has officially fast tracked its mission to Psyche, an asteroid so rich in resources that if it were ever towed back to Earth it could collapse the world economy. Originally scheduled for a 2023 launch NASA has brought it forward by an… Read more »

AirBuddy: This Amazing Floating Gadget Lets You Dive Without Scuba Gear

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function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); If you’ve ever been scuba diving, or seen someone doing it you’ll know that it’s not the most graceful of activities. Weighed down with one or sometimes two large tanks, a weight belt, inflatable jacket, wetsuit, fins. If you’re just looking to visit… Read more »

Uber Has Made It Much Easier To See Your Rating

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Uber has put ratings front and centre in the latest version of its app in a bid to encourage “better rider behaviour”. Previously, users had to navigate a maze of menus to find out how drivers had scored them, but ratings have now been elevated to the the app’s main menu…. Read more »

The Five Key Steps To Take After A Security Breach

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There’s much advice given about how to reduce the risk of an attack and the different preventative measures that organisations can put in place. However, with new technologies and routes of entry for attackers, preventive measures alone are not enough. In order to ensure all bases are covered, organisations need… Read more »

This Anti-Surveillance Coat Is A Fashionable Faraday Cage

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden famously asked reporters to place their switched off smartphones in the refrigerator of his minibar when they first entered his Hong Kong hotel room in June 2013.  It was the only place, Snowden explained, he could be confident the devices would be invulnerable to government snooping…. Read more »

Are UK Universities Scuppering Our Chances Of Creating The Next Zuckerberg?

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Starting a tech company, for young people today, is the new rock n’ roll. Many would rather be the next Mark Zuckerberg than Led Zep. After all, launch a Facebook, Instagram or Uber and mega wealth and stardom are all but guaranteed. Now in the US, everything is geared up… Read more »

Drowned Your Phone? This Gadget Could Resurrect It

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We’ve all experienced the sinking feeling that comes with watching a pricey smartphone fall into a pond, toilet or swimming pool. It’s usually swiftly followed by a series of highly questionable attempts to revive the device: from dry rice and hair dryers to microwaves and ovens. Now, there’s a new… Read more »

Six Reasons You Will Want The Apple Watch Series 2

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 The Apple Watch Series 2 is here, and while on the surface it might look very similar to the original, there are some key changes and additions that mean Apple have finally created a wearable you’ll actually want to wear. Combining huge customisation options with some truly impressive fitness tracking… Read more »

The Future Of The Brexit Digital Market

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In a welcome twist of events, the May government adopted Labour Party policy this week. Described as more “Balls than Osborne”, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that Conservative economic policy = fiscal discipline + investment for growth. Whilst this positively Keynesian economic approach is welcome, two things need to happen. Firstly,… Read more »

Google Pixel Phone Leaked Ahead Of Launch Event

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Pictures and details of the Google Pixel smartphone have been leaked a full day before the company was due to officially unveil them at a special event in San Francisco. The leak came courtesy of our very own Carphone Warehouse and shows off two versions of the flagship smartphone, the… Read more »

One Day Left To Fix Britain’s Internet

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When we launched the campaign to Fix Britain’s Internet ten weeks ago (alongside Sky, Vodafone and the Federation of Communication Services), our aim was to give a voice to the people up and down the country who are well and truly fed up with their internet service. Fed up with… Read more »

Why Can’t We Stop Checking Our Phones?

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I just listened to the (excellent) Chips With Everything podcast from The Guardian. This week the show focused on why people cannot stop checking their phone for notifications and in particular it was reported that many people are now waking several times a night and checking their phone each time,… Read more »

Info321.com Business News Site Launches Today!

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BELFAST – A new business news website has launched in order to bridge the gap between local and global audiences. Perissos Group, a Northern Ireland based publishing and marketing firm, announced the launch of Info321.com, a business news site to cover commerce and topical news for both local and global… Read more »