Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed?

Kik, the popular social media network, is gearing up to launch all ambitious ethereum ICO project, which could see it become the world’s first social network of its kind to offer cryptocurrency services for its subscribers. If the project sounds familiar, that’s probably because Facebook attempted exactly the same a few years ago, only to…

Status ICO Rakes in $100 Million in Less Than 24 Hours

In case you hadn’t noticed, initial coin offerings (ICO) have become a pretty big deal over recent months. New business all over the places are managing to pool huge stockpiles of cash in no time at all – some to the tune of millions, others into the hundreds of millions. One example being Status, which…

Deja-Vu as Microsoft Tries to Justify the $500 Xbox One X

When Microsoft unleashed the Xbox One to take on the PS4, there was one glaring problem even their most dedicate fans couldn’t ignore…the price. Given that the Xbox One launched at $500 while the PS4 was priced at $400, it ended up being a total no-brainer for those on the fence. And so it proved,…

Facebook is Building an AI Weapon to Detect and Block Terrorist Content

Facebook has shared further details of a new AI system being developed to target terrorist propaganda and content. But rather than simply targeting Muslim extremists, the system will apparently be able to hone in on evidence of criminal activity in general. Over recent weeks and months, politicians from all over the world have repeatedly urged…

Leak Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Will be Samsung’s Biggest Ever

The Samsung Galaxy Note has of course been making headline news over recent months for all the wrong reasons.  Nevertheless, there’s chatter making its way through the grapevine today to suggest that there are happier times ahead for the Korean mobe-maker. Not to mention, those for whom bigger really is better. According to the latest…

Something Fishy? Google Shelves One of Three Pixel 2 Variants

If you were one of millions of Google-addicts waiting with bated breath for the release of the sequel to the Pixel XL, it’s not exactly been a week of positive news.  Quite to the contrary in fact, as there's growing evidence to believe that Google has decided that the Pixel XL 2 it to be confined…

Xbox One X: An Uncomplicated Introduction

So after a seemingly endless period of waiting and rumor-mongering, the rather extraordinary Xbox One X has officially landed.  Dubbed by its creators as quite simply “the most powerful console ever”, it’s hardly surprising anticipation has been a little on the high side. When Microsoft debuted the console, they spent most of their time emphasizing…

Backwards Compatibility: You Asked for It, So Use it Already!

On the subject of backwards compatibility, two things have become blatantly obvious as of late. The first of which being that as far as the average gamer is concerned, it’s both a good thing and necessary.  Each time a new-generation consoles emerge, there’s plenty of chatter among gamers at all levels as to the criticality…

Bathroom Scales of the Future – Improving, Even Saving Lives

Doctors all over the world are becoming increasingly concerned with the unreliability of traditional bathroom scales. Along with inaccurate readings, it’s the way in which they give the user so little information to work with that they’re of very little real value. Weight alone is a poor gauge of overall health – precisely where traditional…

iPhone 8 Design Inferred from Case Prototype

The iPhone 8 is sure to be the biggest mobile phone splash of 2017 and a recent twitter post by Benjamin Geskin has fueled the fire. Photos of a prototype case were allegedly developed based on information from Foxconn according to the tweet.   The iPhone 8 case is the one in the middle and…