Category Archives: MS Office Tips

  • India won’t let AIs rule the road

    As someone without a driver’s licence, the day when artificial intelligence takes the wheel is going to be pretty sweet. Taking into account the fact that we’re some years away from commercial viability, they’re going to be prohibitively expensive at first, and they’ll initially require a qualified driver as co-pilot, I’m pencilling in a driverless […]

  • The Eero Beacon is the perfect addition to its family of mesh WiFi products

      Since launching two years ago, wireless networking startup Eero has sought to make it easier for consumers to blanket their homes in strong WiFi. With the its newest hardware products, Eero took a step forward in that goal, in part by introducing Beacons that can be placed nearly anywhere in a person’s house or apartment. […]

  • LendUp gets strategic investment from PayPal and adds to its executive team

    LendUp has built business providing personal loans to customers that traditional financial institutions wouldn’t touch. As it looks to expand into credit cards and other services, the company has raised some strategic funding from PayPal and also has expanded its executive ranks. LendUp wants to provide better financial products for the people who most need them, serving […]

  • Alibaba ups its stake in Southeast Asia’s Lazada with $1 billion investment

    Alibaba is doubling down on Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to pay close to $1 billion to raise its stake in e-commerce firm Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent. The Chinese firm made an initial $1 billion investment in April 2016 at a valuation of $1.5 billion — this second deal raises that […]

  • WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

    Western Digital’s Blue and SanDisk’s Ultra SSDs have been updated with 3D BiCS FLASH and are shipping, according to online reseller B&H Photo. They’re coming in capacities up to 1TB; the SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD shows a large 2TB model “coming soon,” but no date is given for availability. The site also gave us a first look at […]

  • Arctic Cooling Introduces AMD Threadripper-Ready All-In-One Coolers

    Those of you planning on upgrading to one of AMD’s upcoming Threadripper processors will be happy to know that Arctic Cooling has updated its line of all-in-one coolers to be compatible with the TR4 socket. The Liquid Freezer line of coolers all share the same the 12v water pump equipped with a micro skived fin copper cold […]

  • Cisco Cybersecurity Report: Exploit Kits Down, Email Malware Up

    Cisco released its 2017 mid-year cybersecurity report showing some important trends in corporate cybersecurity, including a decline in use of exploit kits, a rise in IoT botnets and destruction of services campaigns, and the return of email spam as an effective attack vector. Exploit Kits Are Fading Into The Background According to Cisco’s cybersecurity report, three […]

  • ‘Fall Of Oriath’ Expansion For ‘Path Of Exile’ Arrives August 4

    Grinding Gear Games gave us an early preview of The Fall of Oriath expansion for Path of Exile in February. Now the studio is putting the final touches on the new content, and fans will be able to play the expansion when it comes out on August 4 at 1pm PDT. The free expansion ushers in the fifth act of the […]

  • Mozilla Aims To Democratize Voice Recognition Technology With ‘Common Voice’ Crowdsourcing Project

    The Mozilla Foundation launched “Common Voice,” which is a crowdsourced initiative to build an open source data set for voice recognition applications. Voice-Controlled Future Many technology companies believe that voice control will be embedded into most devices in the future. This is why Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Baidu, and others are all trying to put their own voice-controlled […]

  • Alphacool Debuts Two New M.2 SSD Cooling Solutions

    Alphacool has added two new M.2 SSD coolers to its lineup with the introduction of the HDX-2 and HDX-3 cooling kits. Both units offer a 4x PCIe card with a built-in M.2 slot, mounting hardware, and thermal pads for both single- and double-sided M.2 SSDs. Why do you need aftermarket cooling for your M.2 SSD? […]

  • Here’s what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost you in Australia

    So perhaps you’ve already been entranced by the bevelled edges of the Samsung Galaxy S8and marvelled at its inclusion of a headphone jack — among other things. The phone’s release is a big test for Samsung, marking its first phone release since the infamous Note 7 explosion which ended in the line’s demise. In Australia, […]

  • Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

    Facebook’s latest moves take yet another page from Snapchat, and the company may need to figure out how to become innovative again. Playing catch-up with competitors is a good thing but it doesn’t replace Facebook building new features that users can’t get anywhere else. “Facebook needs to understand what their second act is going to […]