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AIR – The space-helmet designed to deliver a cleaner atmosphere

AIR – The space-helmet designed to deliver a cleaner atmosphere

Technology
Produced in and shipped to the USA only at the moment, this is the “AIR”. A helmet which filters inlet and outlet air through HEPA filters via inbuilt fans.Looking a bit like a wrap-around face-shield / space-helmet, you can wear glasses and in-ear headphones without too much of a problem. It also has removable washable fabric and a 6ft USB-C cable for charging those fans (which have a 4 hour battery life).Available only in white, with black coming soon, these are expected to ship in mid-October. The company isn’t mentioning much about the protection against the coronavirus, but this will be of interest to many no doubt.Get more info on MicroClimate.com, where you can get one for $199 and look a bit like Daft Punk.Courtesy: Coolsmartphone
New Fiverr Business Platform Stresses Team Collaboration

New Fiverr Business Platform Stresses Team Collaboration

Business, Technology
The new Fiverr Business platform stresses the importance of team collaboration at a time when more people are working remotely. Everyone from small businesses to large enterprises are allowing their teams to work remotely because of the pandemic. And this has created the need for a more effective collaboration platform organizations and their teams can access from anywhere. What is Fiverr Business? With Fiverr Business, you can extend your team as needed by accessing on-demand talent from virtually anywhere. The platform allows you to scale up or down and connect your team with freelance experts to help with a project or grow your business.The platform provides a curated marketplace with expert freelancers that specialize in growing and building businesses. Fiverr gives you business cl...
ARM sold to Nvidia

ARM sold to Nvidia

Breaking News, Technology
Based right here in the UK and licensing their innovations to companies like Huawei, Apple, Samsung and Qualcomm; ARM has now been sold to Nvidia. The deal values ARM at £31.2bn and Nvidia have promised to maintain the ARM brand, employ more staff and keep the business based in the UK.Some doubt this will remain long-term though, with Brexit uncertainty and Nvidia in the US making GPU’s and CPU’s already. There’s also the continued US Presidential eagerness to remove foreign tech competition.ARM is currently based in Cambridge and was previously owned by Softbank. Nvidia currently uses ARM technology to create their Tegra CPU’s.Get the full details in the ARM press release here.Courtesy: Coolsmartphone
TikTok says no to Microsoft bid, Oracle now in with a shot.

TikTok says no to Microsoft bid, Oracle now in with a shot.

Breaking News, Business, Technology
With over 100m active users in the US, TikTok is more than popular. However, with US President Donald Trump taking a very dim view of any Chinese tech firms, the US operation is in the middle of a forced sale.Both Microsoft and Oracle were in the running to buy TikTok from ByteDance, however Microsoft appear to have been discounted, with a Microsoft spokesperson stating that .. ByteDance let us know today they would not be selling TikTok’s US operations to Microsoft. We are confident our proposal would have been good for TikTok’s users, while protecting national security interests.Oracle are now the only remaining bidder and, with days to go until the Trump deadline of September 20th, it could be the new owner.The US President, however, has stated that the deadline is actually Se...
40% of Consumers Have Considered Creating a Website for a Business During the Pandemic

40% of Consumers Have Considered Creating a Website for a Business During the Pandemic

Breaking News, Learning, Technology
Have you got an idea about creating a website in the ongoing pandemic? If yes, then you are not alone, my friend.According to the latest survey from WebsiteToolTester, 40% of those surveyed have considered creating a website for a business or hobby since the pandemic started. Pandemic Website Creation Survey Due to the ongoing pandemic, most small business owners have by order or voluntarily allowed their employees to work from home. Not only businesses, but the pandemic has also driven most facets of our life online.So there is no surprise 40% of people wanted to create a website for a hobby/business amid the COVID-19 crisis.However, thinking about creating a website is one thing, and doing it is another. 64% of respondents have said that they wouldn’t be confident to create a web...
The new Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro+ will bring PC gaming features to the mobile world

The new Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro+ will bring PC gaming features to the mobile world

Breaking News, Cell Phones, Technology
Gaming on mobile phones has come a long way since the days of playing Snake on a Nokia, and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro+ looks set to raise the bar once again.The interest of gamers around the world was piqued when it was revealed in a social media post by a trusted, in-the-know source, that the new offering from Xiaomi will come with a customisable graphics processing unit (GPU). Big news for mobile game developers The mode will have a big impact on mobile game developers as they can’t start getting more creative with the graphics in their titles. Once the technology becomes more universal, it will also allow them to offer PC gaming features on their mobile phone games.Some of the most popular mobile games in the world are known to make short work of a smartphone battery if it is not plugged...
VOXI adds unlimited video plans

VOXI adds unlimited video plans

Cell Phones, Entertainment, Technology
I’m actually pretty impressed with the Vodafone-supported VOXI network. They offer flexible plans, phone contracts and you can get 12GB of data for just £10 per month right now. Oh, and not only that but they also make your social media usage completely data-free. Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat – use it and you won’t impact your data allowance.Today they’ve added “Endless Video” plans which give new and existing customers unlimited data to stream Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, My5, TVPlayer and UKTV Play. Stream as much as you want and it won’t touch your data.Every VOXI plan is flexible and contract-free, with 5G for no extra cost.You can get the 15GB plan for just £15 a month which includes the Endless Social Media and Endless Video too. There’s also u...
30% Say Automation Software Saves Their Company Money

30% Say Automation Software Saves Their Company Money

Business, Learning, Technology
About 30% of employees say automation software saves their business money. And 44% disclose automation saves them time. Almost a third (33%) of workers admit that automation software enables them to accomplish more with fewer resources.These statistics were unveiled by Zapier’s quarterly Automation Confidence Survey. Conducted by Harris Poll, the survey measures the growth, interest, and usage of automation.The research involved surveying 1,198 employed US people. 912 of the participants are knowledge workers, those who work in a professional setting and use a computer as part of their job. Zapier Automation Confidence Survey For small businesses, the findings of the research highlight the proficiency of using automation software. Adopting automation technology and its money and time...
1 in 3 Employees Believe Their Company’s Cybersecurity is a Moderate or Major Problem

1 in 3 Employees Believe Their Company’s Cybersecurity is a Moderate or Major Problem

Business, Technology
With 1 in 3 employees believing the cybersecurity of their company is a moderate or major problem, decision-makers must do more to reassure them. Especially since remote work is now a big part of the workplace. And as more people work from home, digital security will become even more important for employees.According to a recent survey and report from Nulab, 76% of employees say there is some degree of a problem. And only 24% say there is no problem at all. This means more than 3 in 4 have an issue with the cybersecurity protocol the company they work for has in place. And it affects companies of all sizes. Employee Worries About Cyber Security The cybersecurity issue is difficult enough for large enterprises, but the problem becomes even more challenging for small businesses. So, how ...