IN ANOTHER step towards a cashless society, Mastercard have this month unveiled a new biometric payment security system.
Employed to crack down on fraud, this added element of security will make signing a receipt a thing of the past, instead using fingerprints to confirm one’s identity.
Thumbs will well and truly become our most valuable appendage with fingerprint security to be added to both credit and debit cards.
The iPhone 8 rumours are already widespread, and some ring true. Apple may be keeping us in the dark regarding a numbers of the features planned for its latest model, but here’s the rumours we can get behind so far, including iPhone 8 specs, camera, price and release date.
If you already have an iPhone you know the apprehension that comes with every iOS update. And unfortunately with the iOS11 update you’ll have more to worry about than just a full battery, especially if you’ve been using the same apps since the iPhone 4 was released (guilty).
According to reports from Sensor Tower, Apple will be dropping support for nearly 200,000 apps, with updated phones operating as a 64 bit processor rather than the 32 bit processor of older models.
We know we need to be spending less time glued to our iPhone, we’re even told putting it down once in awhile could be beneficial to our health, but that is all easier said than done.
Enter Otomos, a Japanese-designed iPhone case that shuts down your phone when you’ve been using it too long.
I know what you’re thinking. ‘I don’t have problem, I can say no if I want to, I don’t HAVE to use everyday,’ well consider this your intervention.
While we’ve all been getting snap happy on our smartphones, the latest in digital cameras have long surpassed the quality of the latest iPhone.
They’re lightweight, easy-to-use and whilst you can’t instantly apply three different filters, you don’t have to worry about wasting your battery with Google Maps or that infuriating notification that your storage is full, while you’re trying to capture every second of your holiday. No matter your budget there is a camera here for you.
I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t want even my closest friends knowing the one-hit wonders that make up the playlist getting me through my commute. And I sure wouldn’t want a giant corporation knowing that either.
This month Bose Corporation was hit with a lawsuit claiming the company was tracking user’s listening habits and selling the information to a third party.
The information was recorded via an app users are encouraged to download in conjunction with the wireless headphones.
Pasi Rajamaki was testing out levitation with magnets and batteries and wanted to see how he could change it up. He challenged himself to try a ?double levitation? with 3 batteries and a magnet hovering above them but it was still too easy. So, the add another layer of difficulty, he added a bubble on top. It took him five days to get it just right but the results were worth it. Credit: Magnet Tricks via Storyful