Author Archive | Adam Pothitos

Scam calls

T-Mobile joins AT&T in fight against scam calls

In the digital age, security threats can come in more forms than one might imagine. Most people barely protect themselves against such threats. The subsection of people who do actively try to improve their cyber security is extremely small. However, security threats are not always technologically advanced. In fact, simple scams represent the most common […]

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History of the Internet

The History of the Internet

For the younger generation, imagining a life without Internet is practically impossible. In the Digital Age, we are connected every day through a variety of different devices. Indeed, we are even trying to connect to even more devices now via wearables and IoT. Despite the fact that we practically breathe Internet nowadays, it is not […]

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Google's ad platform

Google responds to ad controversy by offering more control

Several high-profile companies, as well as the UK government, recently pulled their business from Google’s advertising network. The move was in response to their ads appearing alongside extremist content, including videos of anti-Semitism, white nationalism, and others that promote terrorism. Top advertising agencies, such as Havas, have also suspended their relationships with Google following those […]

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Fitness tracking

IoT & Wearables: Fitness tracking

The fitness industry is undoubtedly one of the strongest markets to have emerged from the IoT and wearables explosion. From smart watches to dedicated bands, both wearables and IoT equipment vendors and manufacturers have largely focused on providing fitness enthusiasts with new tools. The era of fitness tracking Though obesity-related health issues are a major […]

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams opens up to Office 365 subscribers

The niche of team productivity apps is exceptionally interesting. Enterprises often had to rely on workaround measures for team chats in the past, particularly before the rise of services such as Microsoft’s own Yammer. After the release of Slack, everything changed very quickly. Slack simply exploded in the market and was adopted by thousands of […]

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Vault 7

Vault 7 – New CIA leak demonstrates need for first-party security

As I have mentioned several times in the past, security is of the utmost priority in the digital age. Protecting ourselves against cyber-attacks is vital. However, these attacks are not always obvious. In fact, sometimes they come from places you’d least expect. On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released a huge bundle of documents which allegedly detail hacking […]

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Google Assistant vs Siri

Google Assistant vs Siri

Virtual assistants have been surrounded by hype in the tech community for years. However, they have not always been very convenient for everyday users. Now, however, such services have become far more mainstream. The topic of Google Assistant vs Siri is something that will likely come up more and more often so allow me to […]

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MWC 2017 Roundup

MWC 2017 Roundup

The Mobile World Congress of 2017 has come to an end. All the players of the mobile industry, big and small, participated in the event with a range of announcements. As our MWC 2017 roundup should tell you, this year’s event had something for everyone. Without further ado, here are some of the biggest announcements […]

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LTE-U

LTE-U may offer an alternative to 5G

The hunt for faster and more stable networks never ends. However, the transition to new technologies is often quite rocky and full of controversy. For instance, many thought that moving to 4G was not essential yet I cannot imagine any frequent user of mobile data nowadays going back to 3G speeds. Now, the US is […]

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setting up a home theater

Getting Started with Home Theaters

Most of my friends, who are not technologically-inclined, find the idea of setting up a home theater to be as daunting as it is fun. Though new technology has certainly allowed more options in the home theater space, the basics remain the same. For the purposes of this article, we will be taking a look […]

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Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg’s new Facebook manifesto – globalisation or not

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, has just released a new essay on his company’s new direction. The 5,700-word manifesto talks about a lot of things but the main idea is to promote globalization. More specifically, the idea that Facebook and other major tech entities have a responsibility to bring the world’s communities together. This […]

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