Tech »

A Computing Pioneer Says It’s Never Too Early to Teach Kids to Code

A Computing Pioneer Says It’s Never Too Early to Teach Kids to Code

mag813 August 23, 2017 0

Dame Stephanie Shirley, one of the UK’s most respected pioneers in computing, says that children as young as two should be introduced to the basics of coding. Shirley’s company sold software in the 1960s

Read More »
Google Officially Introduces Android Oreo

Google Officially Introduces Android Oreo

mag813 August 22, 2017 0

Android users, rejoice: Android Oreo is officially here. Officially introduced by Google yesterday, the new operating system is largely an incremental update that focuses on speed and security improvements. There are, however, a number of useful new

Read More »
Your Cell Service Might Cut Out During The Eclipse

Your Cell Service Might Cut Out During The Eclipse

mag813 August 17, 2017 0

So you’re staking out a spot somewhere along the Aug. 21 solar eclipse’s belt of totality, where the moon will block the sun to create a two-minute-long night in the middle of the day.

Read More »
Facebook Now Helps Advertisers Target People Who Visited Their Real-World Stores

Facebook Now Helps Advertisers Target People Who Visited Their Real-World Stores

mag813 August 15, 2017 0

Most of us are no longer surprised to see that our online ads are sometimes directly related to websites we’ve recently visited. An even more invasive practice would be for you to go online

Read More »
Disney’s ‘Magic Bench’ Puts You in the Picture with Animated Figures

Disney’s ‘Magic Bench’ Puts You in the Picture with Animated Figures

mag813 August 12, 2017 0

A new “Magic Bench” designed by Disney Research lets you interact with endearing animated characters — and no special glasses or headsets are required. Instead, the complete environment — the seat, the sitter and

Read More »
Facebook Begins Rolling Out its Television Content

Facebook Begins Rolling Out its Television Content

mag813 August 10, 2017 0

Facebook is entering a transformative new era. Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that the platform is set to become “video-first,” and now it’s actually happening: The changes he teased begin rolling out on Thursday. Get ready for some

Read More »
The “ALL Controller” Is a Wireless Gaming Device That Works on Almost Every Platform Imaginable

The “ALL Controller” Is a Wireless Gaming Device That Works on Almost Every Platform Imaginable

mag813 August 9, 2017 0

Gamers, rejoice. An ingenious squad of techies has developed a wireless controller that can ostensibly be paired up with almost every platform imaginable. Dubbed the “ALL Controller,” the universal gaming device can function seamlessly

Read More »
Buying Your Groceries Online Can Curb Impulse Buying & Ultimately Weight Gain

Buying Your Groceries Online Can Curb Impulse Buying & Ultimately Weight Gain

mag813 August 9, 2017 0

For people who just can’t seem to pass up the candy in a supermarket checkout line, perhaps grocery shopping online could help reduce these impulse purchases, a new study suggests. In the study, college

Read More »
This Smart Ring Will Replace Everything In Your Pocket in the Near Future

This Smart Ring Will Replace Everything In Your Pocket in the Near Future

mag813 August 9, 2017 0

Rummaging to find the right necessity in your pocket will soon be a thing of the past. Thanks to Token‘s minimal smart ring, our lives are about to get easier. The ring incorporates Bluetooth and NFC (Near Field

Read More »
What You Post on Instagram Could Reveal Whether You’re Depressed

What You Post on Instagram Could Reveal Whether You’re Depressed

mag813 August 8, 2017 0

According to a new study published in EPJ Data Science, AI can tell if Instagram users are experiencing depression simply by looking through their feeds. The study looked at 43,950 images across 166 volunteer accounts and found

Read More »