Apple's latest line-up of iPhones will boast better cameras, faster processors, and a longer lasting battery—all at the same prices as last year's models, despite inflationary pressure that has driven up the cost of many other everyday items.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-07
People born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s—so-called generation Z—face many financial challenges, from more expensive housing to lower wages. Many are already delaying life plans such as buying a home and saving for retirement as a result. But recent research on the connection between smartphone addiction and compulsive buying... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-07
Apple has been barred from selling iPhones without a charger in Brazil and fined more than $2 million over the issue, the government said Tuesday, after accusing the US tech giant of "discriminatory practices."... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-06
Difficulty is a tough aspect to balance in video games. Some people prefer video games that present a challenge whereas others enjoy an easy experience. To make this process easier, most developers use dynamic difficulty adjustment (DDA). The idea of DDA is to adjust the difficulty of a game in... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-06
Older, retired people can't call the IT department when their mobile phone fails, or their computer randomly shuts down. Instead, children and grandchildren often step in and help with ever-updating tech.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
Whether it's to live more sustainably, save money or both, many people think about adding solar panels to their homes. Homeowners consider a number of factors, including which type of solar panel might work best for them, when deciding whether the investment is worth it.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
The invention of the world wide web in 1989 eventually brought about life-changing tools for everyone who can access it. Some of these tools, such as online banking, shopping and communication, have vastly improved the accessibility of daily life for people with disabilities, as well as older people.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
Google has not approved former President Donald Trump's Truth Social platform for the Google Play Store over content moderation concerns, the tech giant owned by Alphabet said.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-31
The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Kochava Inc. on Aug. 29, 2022, accusing the data broker of selling geolocation data from hundreds of millions of mobile devices. Consumers are often unaware that their location data is being sold and that their past movements can be tracked, according to the... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-31
The pandemic gave people a lot more time with their dogs and cats, but return to the office has disrupted that connection. Pet cameras can help but are needed in every room and don't really tell owners what their furry friend has been up to without reviewing all footage. Now,... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-30
Airbnb has launched new "anti-party" technology to prevent guests from holding rowdy gatherings that have plagued some neighborhoods in Central Florida and across the nation.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-26
Twitter Inc. provided data for spam and robot accounts that was "explicitly an estimate" to billionaire Elon Musk, who hasn't shown any reason why that information is relevant to his plan to ditch a $44 billion buyout of the social-media platform, the company's lawyer told a Delaware judge.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-25
A covert online persuasion campaign to cast the U.S. and its allies in a positive light in the Middle East and Central Asia—as well as to bash its adversaries—was disrupted by Meta Platforms Inc. and Twitter Inc., which have removed the "inauthentic" accounts from their platforms, according to internet researchers.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-25
Sony's PlayStation 5 is already notoriously difficult to find, and on Thursday the popular console's manufacturer said that it will also become more expensive for gamers in many parts of the world.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-25
The software that runs John Deere tractors was successfully "jailbroken" at this year's DEF CON hacker convention, enabling farmers to repair or retune their equipment without engaging with the company that sold them their vehicles.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-23