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Google Maps to add parking feature
Search giant Google is currently testing yet another new feature on its Maps tool. This one will prove to be quite useful to drivers as the platform shows off the availability of car parking spaces.
The mapping service, which is a hugely popular tool amongst Google users, will now begin to show information regarding car parking spaces in relation to a user’s GPS location. The information it displays is also set to (more…)
2016’s most common passwords revealed
Passwords are something that we use every day, whether that is to unlock our mobile phones, log onto our computers at work, take out some cash at the bank or to access our beloved social media accounts. There’s no mistake, we can’t avoid them if we tried, so why do so many of us set such weak and guessable passwords?
Furthermore, we have been given plenty of warning to set strong, unique and private passwords that are difficult for potential hackers to guess yet, despite this, people continue to use passwords that are (more…)
Alphabet closes internet drone project
Alphabet, the parent company of internet giant Google, has revealed that it has closed its project relating to internet carrying, solar powered drones – Project Titan.
Project Titan was initially created back in 2014 when Google acquired US-based drone experts Titan Aerospace – a company with expertise in launching solar-powered drones. The idea behind the project was to launch a series of drones that would (more…)
Instagram to start showing ads in Stories feature
Popular photo sharing app Instagram has recently announced that it plans to start showing a number of adverts within its ‘Stories’ feature.
The Stories feature is the platform’s answer to Snapchat’s feature of the same name. It is, essentially, a slideshow of videos and photos that appear at the top of the app’s news feed. The ream of photos are edited using the tool’s famous filters before they are posted to the storyboard, with this content then disappearing after 24 hours. A user can also choose to (more…)
The worst mistakes you can make with your domain names
Domain names are relatively simple things. You buy a domain name, point it at your website, and everyone who types in your domain finds your website. What could be easier?
However, what happens when people who don’t know what they’re doing administer domains? Can you make any mistakes with your domains that have serious repercussions to your business? Well, (more…)
Embracing the internet’s random factor
Google has become so good at working out what we’re looking for, that you could say that an element of unpredictability has been lost from the whole search engine experience.
In the 1990s, I remember being too cheap to buy a TV guide and trying to search for the TV listings for the week ahead, then (more…)
Facebook to add adverts in the middle of videos
Social networking giant has long been focusing on its videos, and now it’s set to start showing more ads to people who watch videos on the platform, while also generating revenue for those who supply the site with those videos.
Sources within the (more…)