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The Internet has brought positive shifts into people’s lives. Meanwhile, it questioned or even undermined human safety, parenting, relationships, etc. by making people more exposed without their will. It also became a distraction machine. Kids and parents cannot escape the risks coming with the Internet use as well. Thus, they face cyberbullying, child grooming, recruiting…

If you ask any Star Wars fan to name their favorite ship, 7 out of 10 people will point to the same spacecraft. Sure, some of them will say the Tie Interceptor, while others will choose the X-wing Starfighter. But the majority will definitely go for the Millenium Falcom, the iconic Corellian light freighter that…

Out of the many different formats out there, there are few that are polar opposites in the way that MOV and WMV are. Because MOV was developed by Apple and WMV was developed by Microsoft, both have been competing with one another for years on end. On some Windows PCs you may have difficulty playing…

Using async/await has given me the ability to cleanup my code a lot, by saving indentation levels (the infamous JavaScript callback hell), but also giving me the ability to control the flow of my application without having to resort to yet another indentation level. During my work as an independent web developer, I find myself…

As you probably know it is possible to record video footage directly from your screen and it is commonly known as a screencast or screen recording. In fact you’ve probably seen footage recorded in this fashion in the past – in how-to guides in particular. However what you may not realize is that screen recording…

It’s relatively easy to develop a drone that can fly on its own, but it’s another matter developing one that can navigate the many obstacles of real life. That’s where Microsoft thinks it can help. It just published an open source simulator, the Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform, that helps designers test and train autonomous…

Custom fields are what turns WordPress from a blogging platform to a CMS. Want to do just about any project on WordPress but not sure it is up to the job? Custom fields are the answer. In this post, there are ten awesome things to do with custom fields in WordPress. Be aware though, most…

With iPhones becoming more of an integral part of our daily lives than laptops and PCs ever were, it is important to ensure your data is safely and securely backed up. Many users have already learnt from the trauma of losing precious information, photos, videos and contacts stored on their Apple iPhones. Losing information is…

The Taiwanese tech firm Acer recently upped the game in the laptop market by unveiling the first curved-screen laptop at the IFA electronics convention in Berlin. Although curved-screen technology has already found great success for the likes of Samsung through their range of curved monitors, it represents a big step up for Acer as they…

Few industries change as fast as video games with the fall of Sega proving how quickly a company’s fortunes can change. But even the basic activity of gaming has changed dramatically in the past decade with the widespread use smartphones facilitating the unstoppable rise of mobile gaming. In just a handful of years, mobile gaming…

Silicon Valley is facing a dilemma due to a high number of mega companies that have dominated the landscape for the past few years. For the majority of aspiring and veteran developers alike, the dilemma comes in the form of fierce competition to get one step ahead of the others in the capacity to adapt…