Weekly Tech Roundup for September 14, 2018.

Image result for trends

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”  ― Buckminster Fuller.

Newer model of Technology ultimately make previous ones obsolete, like they never even existed. From new models of iPhones to building of bionic eye prototype that could restore sight to the blind and give superhuman vision to those who can already. Everything is getting better and we’re here to keep you in the loop. Take your time and digest each one. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Who knew that 12noon UTC+1 could be this complicated? 

Stumbled on this old video on why Programmers should not attempt to build their own proprietary code to deal with Time and Timezones.

Difference Between Tethering & Hotspot: Which One Is Better?

Tethering and Hotspots are the most used means of connections on a daily basis. These two connections are mostly used when sharing internet connection with other devices. So, in this article, we have compared both.

Introducing GitHub Pull Requests for Visual Studio Code

Thanks to the new Microsoft + github combo, you can now manage and review pull requests from vscode.

How to Share a Folder Over Your Network

Need an easy way to transfer videos, music and other files between computers connected via the same network without an external storage device? Share it over your network

The specifications, features and prices of the new Iphones

Apple launches new iPhone XS, XR, XS Max to replace the iPhone X. And the features will leave you speechless and the prices? Well let’s just say…pricey.

Microsoft warns Windows 10 users not to install Chrome or Firefox

It’s been confirmed that a prompt that appears when you run the Chrome or Firefox installers on the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update and it says “You already have Microsoft Edge – the safer, faster browser for Windows 10”.

US carriers introduce a single sign-on service

Do you fall in the category of those that can’t easily remember the passwords to most apps on their phones? Well, the good news is PROJECT VERIFY is on the way.

Samsung promises customers ‘4x fun’ in an upcoming October 11th Galaxy event

Something interesting to look out for…Samsung could be unveiling a new camera or perhaps the fold-able smartphones. I guess we’ll all have to wait till the 11th of October to find out.

A bionic eye prototype that could restore sight to the blind

Think exceptional sight would be a cool superpower? You’re in luck: Researchers from the University of Minnesota have built a bionic eye prototype that could restore sight to the blind and give superhuman vision to those who can already see.

Google introduces Fingerprint support on Chrome in latest beta version for better security

Ever wondered if your personal info online may be exploited negatively? We all kinda do tho. The importance of security cannot be over emphasized. This very sensitive part of our every day lives, has been and will continue to be frequently addressed, especially in the IT world (the internet to be precise) where its vulnerability is always sort after. In a bid to curtail that, Google has gone a step further to include a biometric feature (fingerprint) in her Chrome latest beta version. Awesome right? Yeah, thought so too.

About Weekly Tech Roundup by Bincom Dev Center 

You probably already know that Bincom ICT‘s core is Best Use of Technology. This initiative is a compilation of some of the things the people at Bincom Dev Center  found interesting  during the week in review.  Bincom Dev Center is the Training & Development Arm of Bincom ICT.

In this weekly publication, You will find various pieces ranging from ideas, to trends, to random thoughts. They are here because we found them interesting.  We also include some knowledge development pieces and where to get more information about the topic. We aim to publish an edition every Friday at 5:00pm (with exception of Holidays).  We are working hard to keep  ourselves updated and we think you should too!

Time for some Shameless Advertising:

  • Did we mention that we build awesome tech?.  From core software development to bespoke Enterprise systems, check out Development + Support Services to see more details.
  •  And if you are more of a “Do it yourself” person (or organisation) or simply need additional technology resources to augment your team, you can check out our IT outsourcing solution called  Outsource IT by Bincom .

One more thing, Credits for this edition goes to :

  • Contributors:  All_of_us @ Bincom Dev Center
  • Compiled by:  Precious Oguche.
  • Edited by:  Nnaemeka Nwosu
  • Senior Responsibility Officer:   Bade Adesemowo

You may also like...