Report: Amazon Flex system is a headache for drivers

  • 21/11/2017 at 02:01 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Amazon LogoThe gig economy that’s popping up around apps and smartphones is causing debate on who is an employee and who is a contractor. In terms of legal rights, there’s a big difference in who is entitled to what benefits. Amazon is coming under fire for what some of the delivery drivers speaking out against their working conditions and contracts, claims Gizmodo.

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The Renaissance of the Filippo Loreti SmartWatch

  • 17/11/2017 at 20:32 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Filippo Loreti SmartWatchA new smart luxury watch has been released on Kickstarter, and it’s putting up a device that’s got class and refinement. The Filippo Loreti smart luxury watch comes in a variety of styles, combining traditional style and technology for the discerning customer. The versions of this device are the Classical Collection and the Renaissance Smartwatch edition. 

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The NSA still don’t know much about who hacked them

  • 15/11/2017 at 01:00 by It's a Gadget Staff
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NSA Spy ViewSince 1952, the United States’ National Security Agency has been finding wants to listen in on people’s communications around the world, and with the rise of the internet the NSA has been researching hacking techniques. And the agency became quite good at hacking, having a range of software, malware, ransomware and other nasties at the ready to get into someone’s system to find information or cause havoc.

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BitTorrent founder announces Eco-conscious BitCoin competitor Chia

  • 12/11/2017 at 21:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Bram Cohen ChiaFollowing the announcement that the anticipated BitCoin fork Segwit2X was being canceled, BitTorrent founder Bram Cohen has said that he is launching his own competitor called Chia. The ecofriendly cryptocurrency is set to use a block chain mining system that won’t use the electricity of other options on the digital market.

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New possibilities for programming as IBM announces 20 qubit quantum cloud

  • 12/11/2017 at 04:44 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

IBM HeadquartersIBM has officially announced the next stage in their advanced cloud service, one that is based on a record breaking 20 qubit quantum machine, 15 qubits beyond their past incarnation.

The quantum computer cloud was already quite a leap in technology, offering 5 qubits for consumers for free. Now that early adoption has taken off, IBM is eagerly presenting their newest jump forward: an astonishing 20 qubit cloud that will be their first commercial quantum machine.

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Silk’n Lipo vs BionicGym…the latest craze in fitness devices

  • 07/11/2017 at 01:39 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Silk'n LipoIf you have been on the site Indiegogo recently you might have noticed two of the biggest projects currently acquiring money there: BionicGym and Silk’n Lipo. Both are crowdfunded fitness devices that claim to be able to burn calories and melt away fat with no effort on the part of the wearer. Are these new technological miracles, or more of the same kind of “cures” that have been sold over the decades without success?

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Could Pimax 8K be the next VR experience?

  • 22/10/2017 at 23:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Pimax 8K VRVR headset technology is a competitive field with a few devices getting attention. There’s room for a lot of improvement, and the Pimax 8K VR ups the game for VR headsets. The device allows the user to perceive an 8K VR experience with a massive field of vision (FOV) range of 200 degrees. For users that don’t need 8K video, there’s a Pimax 5K special edition available as well.

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