Viber: These are the new features that transform it into a super-app

Two major worldwide releases —as a new stage in the evolution of business-user interaction through the application— announced Viber (Rakuten Viber). The new features include a searchable “Business Inbox” and a “Business Account”, which will be the next step in Viber’s long-term strategy to become a super-app. According to research, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Should we cover our laptop camera lens for protection or not?

If we’re paranoid about what visual access people can have to us when we’re working, when they shouldn’t, we might wonder if we need a physical camera cover over our computer lens. Several high-profile public figures have been known to use camera covers… Former FBI Director James Comey told “NPR” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The temperature of our fingers betrays our codes

Inexhaustible is —as it turns out— the imagination of those who seek to find a way to access our personal information, but, unfortunately, they have the rapid development of technology as their ally, which provides them with the tools to achieve their goal. Researchers at the University of Glasgow have Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Robot makes and bakes pizzas in five minutes

An engineer and a chef who worked at “Space X” —Elon Musk’s space company— have joined forces to create “Stellar Pizza”, a robotic system that can make pizzas from scratch and bake them in no time; just five minutes. The robot takes the balls of dough and turns them into Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft: Windows 11 updates start with ‘Start’ menu and ‘video editor’

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it is starting to roll out the first major update for “Windows 11”, the current version of its PC operating system. Installing the free update will make computers more affordable, more convenient, more secure; and maybe even greener. Over the past decade, Microsoft has diversified Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: Locked content for subscribers only – The new features

Meta has posted several times this year about its plans to open up new entry channels for content creators on its platforms, and now some of them are coming to fruition. Specifically, content creators on Instagram can now share content that is only available to paying followers. According to Instagram Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Kaspersky: How to protect your router

“Routers” are essential for “Wi-Fi” connections, as millions of new devices are installed in homes and workplaces every day. According to an analysis carried out by Kaspersky, over 500 vulnerabilities were discovered in routers in 2021, including 87 critical ones. Threats from vulnerable “routers” affect both households and organizations, as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The first quantum circuit is a fact

It took nine years to make this miracle of technology, nine difficult years for the pioneer Australian scientists. The impossible became reality. Now the “quantum chip” will be able to be inserted into a computer and operate at incredible speeds. Think what the future holds for computers and technology after Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

End of support for Windows 8.1 – Microsoft Warning

The company has already started sending notifications to those who continue to run “Windows 8.1” on their computers, reminding them that they will soon be forced to leave them. This does not mean that they will not be able to use them, but it is not recommended; given that Microsoft Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Rest in Peace: End titles for Internet Explorer

Microsoft officially said goodbye to “Internet Explorer” today; one of the first reference tools for Internet browsing in the mid-1990s, before falling behind the competition and then surpassing mainly from “Google”. The use of “Explorer” will still be possible, but, the giant from Redmond (Washington State), will no longer make Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Electronic skin that feels pain paves the way for robots with sensitive touch

Researchers in Scotland have created an innovative electronic skin (e-skin) that can learn to feel “pain”. The achievement will help to create in the future a new generation of intelligent robots —but also other objects— with human tactile sensitivity. Engineers at the University of Glasgow, led by James Watt Ravinder Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The American Frontier most powerful supercomputer in the world

The United States has returned to the top of the supercomputers, displacing Japan, thanks to the new powerful supercomputer “Frontier“, of the “Oak Rigde National Laboratory (ORNL)”, of the US Department of Energy in Tennessee, which took first place in the “Top 500” ranking of the most powerful and fastest Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …