What’s new with Nintendo 2DS XL

  • 03/05/2017 at 00:04 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Nintendo 2DS XLNintendo has been riding high on the release of both their Nintendo Switch and the 3DS XL, a larger screened, updated version of their current handheld line. So it was with some surprise that they announced the 2DS XL, a two-dimensional, cheaper version of its 3D predecessor.

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NSA ‘About’ Surveillance on Americans halted by FISC

  • 29/04/2017 at 01:08 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

NSA Spy ViewA halt to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) controversial surveillance program known as “about” collection is now in place. What this program aimed to do was to gain access to emails and messages that contained information about foreign surveillance targets. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) made the ruling to halt the “about” tactic as there was no way it could comply with the constitutional rights of Americans.

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Elon Musk wants to merge the Brain and Artificial Intelligence

  • 23/04/2017 at 04:15 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Elon MuskTechnology is evolving, and we are still learning what’s possible and what’s not. Elon Musk, Space X, and Tesla CEO spoke in detail about NeuraLink Corp. This venture from Musk wants to combine the human brain with artificial intelligence.

To start with, Musk aims to develop technology to help people with disabilities (Like stroke, brain legions and other issues that stop the brain communicating with the body properly) to regain body movement and function. The dream is not anything new, but Musk aims to have this done and ready in four years.

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Meet Xiaomi Mi 6 Smartphone or the Galaxy S8 almost rival

Xiaomi Mi 6Xiaomi’s new flagship smartphone, the Mi 6, has been shown off to the public. The specs of the phone are great for the price, ideal for users who want a device that works without all the bells and whistles.

Mi 6 Specs

The specs of the Mi 6 are still waiting for a full release, but what’s known looks good so far. The CPU is the Snapdragon 835 with an Adreno 540 GPU. The display is 5.15” with a possible resolution of 1080p (Resolution is still a secret). Internal storage looks to be in 64GB or 128GB sizes with 6GB RAM. The battery is a decent 3,350mAh with USB Type-C charging. There is an IR blaster, fingerprint sensor, NFC, stereo speakers and the device is splash resistant.

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ZeTime SmartWatch will feature a Hands over TouchScreen function

  • 15/04/2017 at 19:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

ZeTime SmartWatchThe ZeTime, available on Kickstarter, is a smartwatch that wants to go further than the competitors. What the device has that other don’t is the hands on the face, like a traditional watch. These hands use Smart Movement technology to tell the time or move to maximise screen usage.

What is ZeTime?

The main features of the ZeTime include a full-colour TFT touchscreen that makes using apps and reading notifications easy.  The watch itself is stylish with a 44mm stainless steel watch case designed in Switzerland. The watch face is protecting by Gorilla Glass.

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Inside Microsoft’s Project Scorpio future gaming console

  • 09/04/2017 at 23:19 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Microsoft Project ScorpioMicrosoft has shown off their next range of Xbox technology called Project Scorpio. The aim is to provide gamers with an experience that their 4K television can achieve. Sony’s PlayStation 4 is currently the console of choice for a lot of gamers and Microsoft want to get more gamers using their devices.

Project Scorpio Specs

The specs of Project Scorpio are impressive and looks like being the most powerful console on the market when it’s released. The CPU used in Project Scorpio is eight custom x86 cores clocked at 3.3GHz; The GPU has 40 customised compute units at 1172MHz. The memory is 12GM GDDR5 RAM; Memory bandwidth is 326GB/s; Internal hard drive memory is 1TB 2.5-inch, and the optical drive is a 4K UHD Blu-ray.

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Facebook creates ‘revenge porn’ database

  • 06/04/2017 at 00:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Tech EyeFacebook has announced that they are curating a database of reported ‘revenge porn’ images in an attempt to curtail the practice on the social network.

Revenge Porn on Social Networks

Revenge porn is not a new concept. It can come in many different shapes and forms. For online scammers, they may use video recorded from intimate Skype sessions to extort money. More often, it is an ex-partner of the victim sharing the photos of clips in an attempt to humiliate their former lover.

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