Google’s New Simpler Captcha
A new Captcha system, developed by Google, will secretly study how your interact with a web page rather than asking questions or setting puzzles in order to prove that you are a ‘human’ visitor.
Robot Lawyer For Refugees
A UK student has developed a chatbot computer program that can be used to provide refugees with legal advice and help, via the Facebook Messenger app.
IBM To Offer Quantum Computing Service
IBM is preparing to offer a service that gives access to (and use of) a powerful, universal quantum computer, via the cloud, thereby enabling users to solve complex problems and innovate.
Tech Tip : Have Your Own Theme
If you spend a lot of time at your work computer, one way to feel better while you work is to at least have a theme that makes YOU feel good. You don’t have to accept just the selection of themes that Windows 10 gives you, you can create your own! Here’s how:
Windows 10 Programmable Updates
In response to complaints by Microsoft Windows 10 ‘Home’ edition users that the enforced reboots required for some updates are disruptive, Microsoft is enabling users to choose when their updates are installed, as from next month.
Old Phones Making a Comeback
The launch of the revamped Nokia 3310 handset, 17 years after its debut, and unveiling of a new Android-powered Blackberry with an old-school physical keyboard show how phone companies are using nostalgia to their advantage.
Sage 50% Price Hike In April
Sage One customers have reportedly received letters informing them that as of April 1st this year, the price for the service will be increased by 50%, from £10 per month to £15 per month.
Bitcoin More Valuable Than Gold
The value of a unit of the web-based crypto currency ‘Bitcoin’ has exceeded the value of an ounce of gold for the first time.
Last week, the markets recorded the value of a unit of Bitcoin at $1,268, compared to a troy ounce of gold at $1,233. A troy ounce is an imperial unit measure of the mass of a precious metal.
Tech Tip : Pin Favourite Folders to the Start Menu
It helps to have your favourite and important folders to hand. Windows 10 allows you to pin them to the Start menu. Here’s how: