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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos confronted by campaigner
The founder and CEO of Amazon was confronted by a protester at a recent conference in Las Vegas. Jeff Bezos, often referred to as the world’s richest man, was only a few feet away from the passionate animal rights activist. Now named as Priya Sawhney by the BBC and... Read more
Gamers rejoice as E3 2019 kicks off in LA
One of the world’s biggest gaming conferences kicked off in style yesterday. Don’t worry, there’s still time to get a piece of the action… E3 2019, which takes place in Los Angeles, brings the biggest names in the gaming industry together. While at the event, the wide array of... Read more
Amazon drone delivery plans are soaring
There was a time when this article could have made the April Fools billing. However, Amazon insist packages could soon be delivered to customers by drone. That’s right, Amazon drone delivery could soon be an actual thing. Not only that, Amazon reckon they could kick off their sky-based service... Read more
5 great Google Chrome extensions to personalize your browser
More than half of all internet surfing is done through Google’s Chrome web browser, making it far and away the most popular way get online. It makes sense then that Chrome offers a vast array of extensions — small apps that can help you do everything from capturing photos,... Read more
How to make Apple’s Safari browser as secure as possible
Apple products have a much-deserved reputation for having robust protections against hackers, phishers, malware peddlers and other ne’er-do-wells of the online community. But when it comes to Apple’s web browser, Safari, it’s important to take the same steps to protect your private information as you would using any other... Read more
Why ‘the death of iTunes’ isn’t the end of the world
After almost two decades the end of iTunes, as we know it, is here. Rumours of ‘the death of iTunes’ had been circulating for a while, but confirmation came this week. Well, for Mac users at least! Millions of people around the world store their music collections on the... Read more
Remote Device Access Redefined with TeamViewer 14 | AD
Searching for a way to get quick, easy and secure access to your system and files no matter where you are in the world? We may have your answer… TeamViewer 14! When TeamViewer 14 was launched it was described as the new standard for remote control and support. It’s... Read more
Fake ads on Windows 10 apps lure victims
Some Windows 10 users are complaining that ads from Microsoft’s own apps invite them to use deceptive applications. These ads would appear in native Windows 10 applications such as the News app. Specifically, these ads are disguised as false warnings that warn users of non-existent security threats. The security blog... Read more
The Persistence of Chaos laptop riddled with malware sells for $1.3m
Would you buy an infected laptop? More to the point, would you buy one for $1.3m? We guess not, although someone just has… The Persistence of Chaos, an artwork project, saw a laptop packed with six kinds of dangerous malware. The laptop was then sold in an online auction... Read more
Google Maps can help you find the best menu items
With Google Translate, Google Earth, and this new feature for Google Maps, Google is rapidly becoming your most important travel companion. When you’re trying out a new restaurant, it can be difficult to decide what menu items to try. Luckily, Google Maps now has a new feature called “dish-cover” that helps you... Read more
Watch the Mona Lisa brought to life with AI
Earlier this week we told you how artificial intelligence (AI) was being used to create whisky. Now for something a little more alarming… A new AI experiment has seen the Mona Lisa brought to life. The famous work of art is just one of a host of iconic faces... Read more
How to Download and Play PS2 Games on PC
Scores of childhood (and adult) gaming memories were made thanks to the PlayStation 2.  In fact, many still have their trusty consoles and return to them for the beauty of nostalgia on a daily! The PS2 is the best-selling console of all time, with 157 million units sold —... Read more
Google admits storing passwords in plain text
It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook was lambasted for keeping a lot of user passwords in a plain text database. The social media giant tried to defend itself, saying that the database was only available internally, to Facebook employees, but the fact remained that basic carelessness had put... Read more
Behold the world’s first AI-generated whisky – it’s pretty neat!
If you’re a lover of artificial intelligence (AI) software and whisky, prepare to have your day made. The world’s first AI-generated whisky is about to be poured. What’s better? It sounds delicious and you can buy it. Even if you’re not a big fan of the tipple please carry... Read more
The internet pays tribute to Grumpy Cat
Social media has been in mourning following the passing of perhaps the internet’s most famous feline. The death of Grumpy Cat, so named for her permanent scowl, was announced by owners this time last week (Friday May 17). However, the loss of the Arizona cat – who died aged... Read more
Free Video Editing Software to Try Today
Sometimes you watch a video and just think – ‘wow’. We’re truly spoilt these days when it comes to the production of crisp, clear and powerful footage. But what if we told you that you could achieve the same results with free video editing software? It may sound too... Read more
What you need to know about the WhatsApp attack
Following a huge attack on one of the most popular messaging services, users are being advised to react. News of the WhatsApp attack echoed around the world when it broke on Tuesday May 14. It is understood that hackers found a “major vulnerability” on the messaging app. They were... Read more
Apple recall certain adapters due to potential ‘electrical shock risk’
Apple is recalling certain products over fears of electrical shock risks if broken. News of the Apple recall came earlier this week, when an ‘Important Notice’ was published on the tech giant’s official site. It’s understood many exchanges have already taken place. However some Mac users may still not... Read more