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October 2017

The Google Pixel 2 is an odd phone. It has no headphone jack, large bezels and an uninspiring design. It doesn’t ignite excitement in the same way the hardware of the larger Pixel 2 XL does, with its curved, tall 18:9 display. Samsung, LG and even Apple have phones with …

The Leica Thumbar isn’t designed for maximum sharpness, but for re-creating the soft effect from a classic 1935 lens. The modern take on the classic lens is expected to start shipping next month. The post The Leica Thumbar brings a classic soft-focus look to digital cameras appeared first on Digital …

Gwyneth Paltrow has received her fair share of awards but it’s unlikely she’ll be celebrating her latest. Paltrow’s controversial ‘wellness’ blog Goop has won the the “Rusty Razor” award for being the “best” at promoting “pseudoscientific nonsense”.   What a pile of goop… Gwyneth Paltrow wins award for promoting pseudoscience. Photo: AP …

The Zerocoin Electric Coin Company and J.P. Morgan today announced the integration, and the initial release of, zero-knowledge security layer technology on Quorum, J.P. Morgan’s enterprise, smart contract blockchain platform. The combination further unlocks the potential of blockchain technology for enterprise use cases. “The momentum that is growing behind enterprise …

With a variety of fitness trackers on the market sold at a range of prices, it’s important to assess functionality and performance rather than buying the cheapest option. I mean we all want to get our money’s worth, right? At £79.99 ($69.99 USD), the Huawei Band 2 Pro is considerably …

The Brinno SHC500 is a smart peephole that gives you a crisp image of what a visitor looks like through a 2.7-inch high-definition screen. The device’s setup is hassle-free and quicker than security cameras. The post Brinno SHC500 is an inconspicuous digital peephole that records video appeared first on Digital …

Add to favorites All you need to know about the significant attack against the WPA2 protocol. No device connected to the internet could be safe from the wrath of hqackers, with researchers discovering a frightening flaw called KRACK. Detailing the technicalities of the vulnerability, Mathy Vanhoef, the researcher who discovered …

Whoever coined the insult, “You have a face for radio”, would be eating their words after Australian radio’s night of nights over the weekend. For an event celebrating the talents of people more accustomed to working in casual clothes – Alan Jones notwithstanding – the stars of the airwaves turned in the …

Last year GoPro unveiled the Hero 5 range which brought huge design changes – such as a waterproof body – and image quality upgrades in the form of video stabilisation. Now, although it looks exactly the same, the Hero 6 Black betters its predecessor in just about every way and …

Why it matters to you The live-action trailers for Call of Duty games are always humerous and well-made, and this year’s no different. The Call of Duty game trailers have settled into a rather predictable routine by now — you’ve got the cinematic story mode trailer, the multiplayer reveal, and of …