Category «Global News»

Top 5 VPNs for Windows in 2023

VPN features and security features are usually more extensive in the Windows versions. A VPN or virtual private network is a tool included in your versions of Windows that allows you to connect to a secure, private network, encrypt your online traffic, avoid dangerous ads, and improve your online security. However, here we are discussing …

KCB picks up NFC-based payments where Safaricom left off

KCB and Visa have partnered to offer NFC-based contactless payments. Telco Safaricom launched a similar service backed by M-PESA but failed more than five years ago. Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) will now offer customers contactless payments via Android smartphones or Garmin wearables. The product is a first in Kenya, as other similar contactless solutions are …

Where do you live A surprising factor that could make you age faster

A new study from McMaster University suggests that living in materially and socially deprived urban areas and experiencing depressive symptoms could independently contribute to accelerated biological aging, as determined by two estimators based on DNA methylation. The research did not find that neighborhood deprivation amplified the effect of depressive symptoms on biological aging, indicating that …

iPhone 15: what to expect from Apple’s next iPhone

Even with the announcement of Apple’s new augmented reality headset, expectations (and rumours) haven’t abated for the fall release of Apple’s next iPhone, presumably called the iPhone 15. Those rumours, plus last year’s EU decision mandating USB-C charging on phones sold in Europe, it could mean a number of deviations from Apple’s traditional design. Will …

What happened to x86 phones?

Some of you may be wondering why x86 smartphones no longer exist, but many others probably didn’t even know they existed in the first place. Starting in 2012, companies began launching smartphones using Intel’s Atom x86 CPUs, a product line the company touted as one of its most prominent. The smartphone market was lucrative enough …