Category: Technology

  • The best document management apps for 2017

    Having the right apps on your phone can be of utmost importance when it comes down to making quick calls and decisions. With new apps, programs and formats coming out faster than ever, it is about time to introduce you to a set of new apps that will surely fit your needs when you are […]

  • Fintech firm creates alert system for trading on Trump tweets

    London-based fintech firm is launching an app that will generate trading alerts for shares based on comments made on social media by Donald Trump. Keeping one eye on the U.S. President-elect’s personal Twitter feed has become a regular pastime for the fund managers and traders who invest billions of dollars daily on world stock, […]

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  • Virtual reality gaming a hit in gym class for ‘problem’ children

    Kids with behavioral problems may do better in school when they get to play virtual-reality games on stationary bikes instead of participating in traditional gym class activities, a small study suggests. At a school for kids with behavior disorders, researchers offered 103 students seven weeks of so-called “cybercycling” during either the fall or spring semester. […]

  • Coding schools aim to fulfil tech demand

    As demand grows for computer programers in the technology job sector, accelerated programs to teach coding is a booming industry. But these largely unregulated schools are shrouded in controversy, with many questioning if an intensive course prepares people as effectively as obtaining a traditional degree in computer science. Ben Gruber reports:

  • Why I bought a Microsoft Surface Book for teaching

    I’ve been in the market for a new computer for a while. I was looking at five different computers but it boiled down to the 13″ Apple MacBook Pro with Touchbar (yeah-I like to adopt early) or a Microsoft Surface Book. By the title you clearly know what I chose but I thought I would […]

  • Teen addiction to screens can lead to obesity

    Too much television time has long been linked to childhood obesity, but a U.S. study suggests that the connection holds true for smaller screens too, such as computers, gaming consoles, tablets and smartphones. With TV, a minimum five-hour-a-day habit increased the odds of obesity by 78 percent compared with teens who didn’t have TV time, […]

  • Six podcasts to make you better people in 2017

    While the New Year marks an opportunity to better ourselves, it’s hard to keep up the momentum after the good intentions turn into resentment and shame. To help stay on track with those 2017 resolutions, Caitlin Thompson, US Director of Content at Podcasting platform, Acast, will listen to these podcasts, enjoying the community they provide. Be […]