Disconnect from digital world: Light Phone 2

Light Phone 2Do you want to get rid of the distractions on your smartphone and have something that’s simple? The Light Phone 2 might just want you to need. With a design to be a smartphone that has only the essentials, this phone is worth a consideration if you are sick of all the added extras of current smartphones.

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Facebook faces legal troubles in the US and UK

Facebook is ClutteredFacebook is facing legal troubles following the breaking story of Cambridge Analytica using personal data to create what could almost be called a “social experiment” in thought influence and control. Facebook is claiming the company has done nothing wrong and it is not responsible for any the trouble caused by Cambridge Analytica.

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Loomo: Combining a smart robot with a mini transporter

  • 17/03/2018 at 00:25 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

LoomoWhat happens when you combine a Segway with a robot? You get the Loomo, now available on Indiegogo. On the device is AI, a camera, an interactive personality and runs on Android.

Loomo Components

The components of the Loomo include Segway Mini Plus’ magnesium alloy base, multi-sensor perception with Intel RealSense, self-stabilizing 3-axis gimbal, visual perception and understanding, robust motion control system, intelligent planning and obstacle avoidance.

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Major vulnerabilities were found in AMD Ryzen processors

  • 14/03/2018 at 10:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

AMD RyzenAMD now has security flaws like Intel’s Spectre and Meltdown show up in a wide range of their processors. 13 critical flaws in AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors mean that attackers can get in and access data, install malware and control the computer with full access to the system. CTS labs in Israel found the vulnerabilities. CTS Labs is a security-based company.

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Fidelium aims to become the first cryptocurrency cross exchange trading platform

  • 12/03/2018 at 02:00 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Crypto

Fidelium ICOFidelium is launching a range of cryptocurrency products with the design to help bring the new payment method to more people, making it easier to perform transactions. The company looks to combine payment facilities with an exchange platform to simplify the cryptocurrency market. On offer is a multi-cryptocurrency wallet and a debit card payment system.

What problem is Fidelium solving?

With cryptocurrency, Fidelium found that a problem is the price difference caused by a lack of liquidity. With sorting out the issue of a lack of cash for users, the company has what is known as the Fortress Trading System. Using this system, users can use multiple exchanges, avoiding the need to sign in and out of different exchanges.

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NYT report shows that Google diversity is still an issue

  • 10/03/2018 at 17:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

GoogleIn the tech community, there has been much talk about diversity in the workplace. A survey looking at Google diversity employment stated the company has majority male employees, either white or Asian. Within Google, there have been efforts to enhance the diversity from some corners and efforts to stop the hiring of a diverse workforce.

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Google Android Go aims again to target low end smartphones

Android Oreo Go EditionGoogle is letting out a new version of Android called Android Go. This new edition of Android aims to give users on inexpensive, low-end models the Android experience on their smartphones. This version is Google’s second attempt in this area following a failed attempt called Android One.

Android Go uses less space, saves data

To start with, Android Go takes up less space as an operating system than the standard Android Oreo version. The OS comes in at just over 3GB, getting rid of almost 2GB of data stored internally. For phones with a low amount of storage, this will be a good thing.

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