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How to reduce your internet consumption to avoid network congestion

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How to reduce your internet consumption to avoid network congestion

The Internet was bound to be overloaded. With the implementation of containment, bandwidth consumption increases, and the network is under strain. The first disconnections have taken place, and the available bandwidths are decreasing. In Europe, Netflix has switched its content to standard to avoid congestion on the Internet network during the Covid-19 pandemic. Netflix responded favorably by reducing the bitrate of its video streams for 30 days, while YouTube switched the video quality of its videos to “Standard” by default,...

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It is possible to save money with VPN in 2019?

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It is possible to save money with VPN in 2019?

A high performance VPN service can be found for a few dollars per month in 2019. Depending on the service chosen and the choice of payment method (annual, monthly), you might even be able to save a couple of extra dollars each months. But although it only costs you a few dollars a month, your VPN can also save you a lot of money. Let’s look together how.  Protection against fraud The increase in the number of malware on the Internet is ramping up lately, including some severe threats such as Ransomware or silent crypto-currency miners...

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Analogue Pocket, GameBoy reinvented 30 years later!

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Analogue Pocket, GameBoy reinvented 30 years later!

Analogue’s engineers are a little crazy and completely obsessive, and their latest obsession has the look of a 21st-century Game Boy version. When the world of retrogaming is driven by emulation, i.e., the “almost” reproduction of the behavior of old machines on the current processors of our PCs and other Raspberry Pis, analog engineers develop real FPGA-based consoles. Programmable chips that behave (almost) exactly like the original chips. Beyond Game Boy In addition to Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance...

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Oppo Zoom 10x: The new outlines of its photo block

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Oppo Zoom 10x: The new outlines of its photo block

At the MWC 2019, Oppo has just presented its new photo block for its next high-end smartphone, which includes an impressive 10x Zoom. While we were expecting a product announcement from the Chinese manufacturer, Oppo preferred to play the innovation card by presenting at its MWC 2019 conference the new technologies that will equip the brand’s future smartphones. 5G and Zoom 10x lossless, these are the keywords that accompanied the Oppo conference during this 2019 edition. If the 5G is not the novelty in itself, since we know that all...

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Android 9 Pie: Update on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

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Android 9 Pie: Update on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

The new firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S9+ is under development. The Korean manufacturer’s new interface is built on Android 9 Pie. On the program, a dark theme, gestures, and many other new additions are coming. Android 9 Pie is already available on a handful of smartphones, and many more will be brought to you by the end of the year 2018. Samsung has remained very discreet on this subject and has not yet revealed its roadmap for updating its terminals. Nevertheless, work is progressing in the premises of the number one telephone...

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Apple thought about removing all ports on their iPhone X

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Apple thought about removing all ports on their iPhone X

A project abandoned for many reasons. Apple continues its path towards wireless and cable abandonment. Since iPhone 7, the giant has even said Goodbye to the jack to promote their Bluetooth headphones – and if possible, its AirPods. According to an article by Bloomberg, still well informed, the Cupertino firm even considered removing the Lightning port from its latest product, the iPhone X, to favor wireless charging. Fortunately, Apple has abandoned this idea in the face of too many technical and financial constraints. Apple wanted to...

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The Use of Drones in Managing Wildlife: A Hit or a Miss

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The Use of Drones in Managing Wildlife: A Hit or a Miss

Technology has highly advanced in recent times. One particular consumer product that technology has brought to us in the recent years is the drone. Quadcopters have been popularly used in different areas, especially in combating terror and other security concerns. However, drones have also been used in the management of wildlife. The number of endangered species is fast increasing, and some have suffered extinction. However, the continued rising of poaching has led to the introduction of drones in this sector. Why Drones Are Valuable in...

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Uber allies with NASA for its taxi drones

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Uber allies with NASA for its taxi drones

Uber has signed a partnership with Nasa to collaborate in the development of its UAV taxi service. The company hopes to test it by 2020. The U. S. Space Agency will work on a system to regulate the traffic of these autonomous spacecraft. Uber hopes to conquer the airways as he did on earth with his VTC service. To do this, the company is working on a project of vertical take-off and landing drones that will be able to transport passengers on short urban routes. At this week’s Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, the company announced that it...

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When technology helps human beings!

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When technology helps human beings!

To be accepted by the seller and contribute to his productivity, software must be its extension. Ergonomics, mobility, rapid handling, and always robustness and adaptability to new business applications are the conditions for an efficient man-machine duo. No more right-clicking in some new store software! Instead, sellers have only one “swipe” to perform. Nothing more natural when you’re used to the experience of a smartphone but a cultural revolution to accomplish for software publishers. Gone are the days when users were...

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Tips for Buying an OBD Scanner

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Tips for Buying an OBD Scanner

Almost every car manufactured from 1996 onward has an onboard diagnostic system (OBD system). This system is composed of an on-board computer that detects problems in the engine, emission, and transmission systems. This machine then communicates the defects in the dash for example through the check engine light with the use of an on board diagnosis tool. Car manufacturers also place a connector under the dash where an OBD scanner can be connected to show what code could be causing the light to come on. If you would like to be in a position to...

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