Tech Tip : Quickly Show The Preview Pane Using Keyboard Shortcut
If you’re still using Windows 7, there’s a handy keyboard shortcut that allows you to quickly show the preview pane. Here’s how to use it:
Rather than using the slower method of using icon in the top right of Windows Explorer :
AI Growth - A Risk To Human Civilisation
In a recent meeting with the National Governors Association, the US bi-partisan body dealing with state and national public policy and governance, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reportedly described ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI) as a "fundamental risk to the existence of civilisation.”
Samsung Phones Recycled For Gold & Other Precious Metals
An announcement on the Korean website of Samsung indicates that it plans to recover and re-use components, and recycle precious materials from its stock of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the production of which was stopped last October after incidents of some phones catching fire.
Age Checks To View Porn To Be Compulsory
The Digital Economy Act, which comes into force in nine months, will mean that those trying to view pornography on any commercial website or online platform available people in the UK could face a compulsory age check.
Tech Tip : Stop Default Microsoft Edge
In Windows 10, the Microsoft Edge Browser has a habit of trying to open everything as the default app. You can stop this from happening.
To stop this, and to be able to re-assign your own defaults for many different services and applications:
Paid Content ‘Fast Lanes’ Possible As US Rules May Be Removed
The possible scrapping of a 2015 net neutrality order in the US has led to a group of major technology firms, including Alphabet Inc and Facebook, challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on the grounds that it could lead to paid "fast lanes” for web content.
Hologram Phone Launched
Hollywood-based, high-quality camera manufacturer ‘Red’ has surprised the tech world by producing a holographic, virtual-augmented and mixed-reality-ready smartphone.
Australia To Introduce Own Version of ‘Snooper’s Charter’
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is reportedly seeking to introduce a law that will force technology companies to give law enforcement agencies access to encrypted messages.
Smart Pest Control System Outsmarts Rats
A smart new system from Swedish company Anticimex is now using smart technology to bring pest control into the 21st century by tracing rats and revealing vital information about where they converge or nest.