February 23, 2018

IT Info

Webllena IT info is about operating systems and applications(software) and physical equipment(hardware),user devices, peripherals etc.

New technology in 2018. – step to the next level

One of the most important trends of this year has been the exponential growth of computer energy. It is true that it is not the most visible or exciting trend-but it is the most important, because it is the only element that feeds all the other enormous technological advances. For example, cloud computing has enabled companies to store amounts of …

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PG2 – Nike’s brand new PlayStation-inspired sneakers

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Vibrate and light up sneakers-The Limited Edition PG2 kicks has a button inside which, when pressed, activates PlayStation controller responses. The PG2 sports the same nuances as the buttons on a PlayStation controller (green, blue, pink and purple), the rubber soles shining in the dark, and a star-starred impression on the sock liner. The most fascinating feature, however, is a …

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Artificial intelligence software beats humans in reading test

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Artificial intelligence (AI) software developed by Alibaba Group has performed better than humans in a global reading comprehension test – the first time that machines have outperformed people. The AI research arm of China’s biggest online commerce company developed a machine-learning model that scored higher on the Stanford Question Answering Dataset, a large-scale reading comprehension test with more than 100,000 …

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The risks of cryptocurrency wallets

The risks of cryptocurrency wallets

Cryptocurrency continues to dominate headlines; and it’s no longer just focused on Bitcoin. Speculators are now flinging their money into hundreds of newer cryptocurrencies, such as Ripple, Litecoin and Doge. These so-called “altcoins” are risky enough, because their prices (at time of writing) are highly inflated. But the risks don’t stop there. Storing your newly acquired cryptocurrency isn’t a straight forward …

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Android 8.1 Oreo is released for Pixel phones; brings WiFi tags and activates Pixel Visual Core

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Google has started implementing the Android 8.1 Oreo update for its Pixel-branded smartphones. The update will be sent first to the original Pixel and second-generation Pixel phones and will also be available for Nexus devices. The update that has been tested through the Android beta program for some time brings error corrections and performance improvements. The update also brings a …

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HP Enterprise to slash 10 percent global jobs

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As part of its efforts to cut costs at the company, HP Enterprise is reportedly laying off 5,000 workers globally. According to reports, the layoffs will affect about 10 percent of HPE’s workforce, including employees both in the U.S. and abroad. Further, reports noted that the Palo Alto, California-based company, which currently hires 50,000 workers, is set to start making …

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Transferring money via mobile phone-increasing trend

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Transferring money via mobile phone is becoming more and more popular as mobile wallets continue to build up and develop. It’s no top secret that the functions of the smartphone are unlimited, but their payment abilities now signify a whole different game-play. And it’s not only financial transactions – mobile wallets are now combining loyalty cards, ID, coupons, event, boarding …

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Leaks suggest sharper display in next Apple iPhone

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Various leaks have indicated the new Apple iPhone will feature a sharper display, a so-called OLED screen that will extend from edge to edge of the device, thus eliminating the exterior gap, or “bezel,” that currently surrounds most phone screens. It may also boast facial recognition technology for unlocking the phone and wireless charging. A better camera is a safe …

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Apple to invest $1 billion in original content: report

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Apple Inc. has set a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, according to people familiar with the matter—a sign of how serious the iPhone maker is about making a splash in Hollywood, The Wall Street Journal reports. Combined with the company’s marketing clout and global reach, that immediately makes Apple a considerable competitor in …

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Microsoft Surface Studio-offers 63% more pixels than a 4K

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Microsoft’s top of the range Surface Studio – which offers 63% more pixels than a 4K television.The $4699 device – aimed at the high end creative industry – including designers, engineers, developers, and photographers – includes the “thinnest LCD monitor ever built”. “With a stunning ultra-HD 4.5K screen, Surface Studio delivers 63 percent more pixels than a state-of-the-art 4K TV,” …

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How to run NGINX as a Docker container

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If you’re looking to run NGINX as a Docker container, and expose it to your local network, here’s how to do it. Using Docker containers makes for an incredibly easy way to roll out apps and services onto your network. With this, you can extend the offerings of your business or quickly test a new server or service. With these …

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MediaTek Helio X30 processor-balance performance with battery life

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With this announcement, MediaTek Helio X30 processor is now at the top of the chipset stack from MediaTek. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Taiwanese chipmaker, MediaTek followed up on its initial announcement last August and went on to provide further details on the Helio X30 chipset and also the availability in the coming smartphone models. What’s new …

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Facebook Live continues to be an outlet for gruesome crime

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On Tuesday, two journalists were shot dead during a Facebook Live stream in the Dominican Republic. That afternoon, Facebook Live captured a separate incident where a two-year-old child and 26-year-old man were shot dead and a pregnant woman was critically injured. Why this matters: Like the spread of fake news, Facebook is struggling to balance the freedom of its users …

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The best running watch- Garmin Forerunner 35

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With built-in GPS to track where, how far and how fast you run, the Forerunner 35 gives you plentiful feedback during training. The watch also track calories burned, helping you to make informed dietary choices to support your current training regime. A Virtual Pacer mode pits your performance against pre-set targets,while timely audio prompts keep you on track. There are …

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The future of Android Wear smartwatches

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Apple these days is market leader but it wasn’t the first to build smartwatches. Companies such as Microsoft, Seiko and Sony had a go at making them. That’s not to say Apple’s watch has been a runaway success. Far from it. Figures produced by IDC in October last year showed that in the third quarter Apple posted its second-largest year-over-year …

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