Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Best of 2015: Year in Review 2015: The best iOS games

By |December 31st, 2015|

The best of 2015

Hundreds of iPhone games get released each year on the App Store, and though some are quickly forgotten, others stay with us for a long time. If you want to try some of the greatest iOS games ever made, check out our frequently updated lists of the 50 best iPhone games […]

Increasing the WordPress Memory Limit

By |December 31st, 2015|

Increasing the WordPress Memory Limit
1. Edit your wp-config.php file and enter something like:
define(‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, ’96M’);
WordPress memory can be different to the server – you need to set this regardless of server memory settings
http://codex.wordpress.org/Editing_wp-config.php#Increasing_memory_allocated_to_PHP
2. If you have access to your PHP.ini file, change the line in PHP.ini
If your line shows 32M try 64M:

memory_limit = 64M ; Maximum […]

Record players and instant film were Amazon best-sellers this holiday

By |December 31st, 2015|

‘Tis the season to be retro, as a turntable and instant film became among Amazon’s best-selling products this holiday.

Specifically, the Jensen JTA-230 3-Speed Stereo Turntable was the best-selling piece of home audio tech this Christmas, according to Amazon’s post-holiday debriefing, while Fujifilm’s INSTAX Mini Instant Film two-pack reigned supreme in the camera department.

The semi-recent […]

Flaming Wreckage Of Clinkle Rebuilds As A Referral Service

By |December 30th, 2015|

Clinkle imploded after employees quit en masse in May, protesting how its young CEO Lucas Duplan was mismanaging the $30 million-funded payments startup. But Duplan won’t quit. TechCrunch has attained emails showing Duplan is pivoting Clinkle away from its former ultrasound payments and loyalty debit card products. Now Clinkle is an SDK called Treats that other apps […]

Priest Reportedly Suspended For Riding A Hoverboard During Mass

By |December 30th, 2015|

“He will be out of the parish and will spend some time to reflect on this past event,” the diocese of a Philippine church said.

A priest in the Philippines is in trouble after a video showing him singing a Christmas song while riding a hoverboard during Mass has gone viral.

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What Will The Internet Of Things Be When It Grows Up?

By |December 29th, 2015|

An old proverb advises, “Keep a thing seven years, and you’ll find a use for it.” Well, it’s been about seven years since there were officially more “things” connected to the Internet than people. It looks like they’re keepers, and we’ve found countless uses for them.

Now that the Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be […]

Survey: techradar pro: tell us what you think about DevOps and you could win an iPad

By |December 29th, 2015|

Every now and then, old concepts in tech are rehashed and repackaged into something, well, more up to date. Some might argue that hyperconverged storage is a bit like storage virtualisation or that Internet of things is a superset of embedded.

The same is true for Devops which, for many, is another term for system […]

AirBar: The easy way to upgrade your old laptop with a touchscreen

By |December 28th, 2015|

Want to convert your non-touch notebook into an all-singing-and-dancing laptop with a touchscreen display? Then you might want to check out the AirBar.

This is a new gadget made by Neonode (due to be shown off at CES next month) and it falls under the bracket of simple but ingenious inventions (at least, that’s assuming […]

Steam showed other people's user data, but it wasn't a hack

By |December 27th, 2015|

Valve’s Steam service is back up and running as expected, after a bug saw it give users a look at others’ details.

The high-profile error was explained as a code adjustment from Valve rather than a hack – but although the issue was only around for an hour it attracted huge amounts of attention […]

Forget big data – it's time for big algorithms to change the world

By |December 27th, 2015|

Introduction and interconnections

It’s no good just having data – it’s what you do with it that counts. In five years, one million new devices will come online every hour, creating billions of new interconnections and relationships, and producing more and more data. But these relationships will not be driven by data, but by algorithms. […]

Twitter’s Fiscal 2015: Up, Flat, And Down

By |December 26th, 2015|

Twitter did not have a lovely 2015. The world-famous social company saw its revenue rise, its usage flatten, and its share price fall.

The company failed to change the arc of its own narrative during the year: Strong financial performance, but continued failure to grow its user base, the latter of which the market appears to weight more […]

A New System Lets Self-Driving Cars “Learn” Streets On The Fly

By |December 26th, 2015|

SegNet is a new system created by the University of Cambridge that can “read” a road and assess various features including street signs, road markers, people, and even sky. The system looks at an RGB image of a road and then classifies different layers using a Bayesian analysis of the scene.

From the release:

The first system, […]

How to perform a clean installation of Windows

By |December 26th, 2015|

How to perform a clean installation of Windows. You can perform a clean installation of Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 installation media, such as a DVD or USB flash drive. You do not need to install Windows on your PC perform a clean installation of 8.1 in previous versions of Windows, but your version of […]

How to install Microsoft Windows 7 | Step by step

By |December 26th, 2015|

How to install Microsoft Windows 7 | Step by step . Learn how to install Windows7 on a PC or laptop. This is a step-by-step method for beginners screenshots. You can be easily installed by following these steps Windows 7.

Windows Installation Overview 7

That’s what you need to install Windows 7

If you already have the ability […]