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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

DJI Rolls Out Osmo+ with a Zoom lens

DJI Rolls Out Osmo+ with a Zoom lens

DJI rolls out Osmo+, its new Osmo camera now with a zoom lens. It’s been less than a year since the company released Osmo. Now, DJI introduces its new stabilized handheld camera. The device comes with the same smooth result, but its zooming capabilities are most impressive – a 7x zoom for a better experience. The Chinese tech company is ...

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Sony XAV-AX100 – The Car Audio System with Smartphone Connectivity

Sony XAV-AX100 – The Car Audio System with Smartphone Connectivity

Sony Electronics just released the XAV-AX100 in-car audio system that offers everything you need and a little extra. The new device is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Sony’s XAV-AX100 also comes with smartphone connectivity, which is considered the device’s selling point. On the downside, there’s no AUX input, and this is where competitors might have a leg ...

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OZO VR Camera Gets a New Affordable Price

OZO VR Camera Gets a New Affordable Price

Nokia’s OZO VR camera’s price has been cut by 25 percent, said the company on Thursday. The camera will also be launched in China and orders will start shipping in October. The new price, says Nokia, reflects the quickly developing virtual reality market. The telecoms network equipment multinational has reduced the camera with a whopping $15,000. However, users will still ...

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Apple Turns to Self-Driving Software – Electric Car on Hold

Apple Turns to Self-Driving Software – Electric Car on Hold

Apple is now working on developing a self-driving software, putting its Project Titan on hold for now. The company has hired ex-Blackberry’s system developer Dan Dodge to get projects back on track. Apple Inc.’s new electric car project, dubbed Project Titan, is already in the spotlight. The project is one of the enterprises’ most exciting projects. The tech corporation is ...

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Asus Rolls Out the First Snapdragon 821 Smartphone

Asus Rolls Out the First Snapdragon 821 Smartphone

Asus takes a plunge into unknown territories with its first Snapdragon 821 smartphone. This new powerful chip was only just announced by Qualcomm, but Asus did not want to miss the opportunity to be the first to use it on a mobile device. This new addition comes as a revision to the Zenfone 3 Deluxe, that is equipped with a ...

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Wearable Gadgets Have Security Flaws

Wearable Gadgets Have Security Flaws

You might want to reconsider getting a smartwatch because wearable gadgets have security flaws. The connected sensors, the strewn hither and the thither are highly sensitive. Add that to the lack of expertise of some manufacturers, and you get a device that is at real risk of getting hacked. “Wearable devices can be exploited. Attackers can reproduce the trajectories of ...

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Apple Rolls Out New Emoji for iOS 10

Apple Rolls Out New Emoji for iOS 10

Apple rolls out new emoji for iOS 10, and there’s more. The new smileys were first announced in June, at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Along with new packs of emoji, the new operating system will allow developers to create animated smileys for the iMessenger app thanks to Messages API. iOS users are now pampered with more than the usual third-party ...

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Sonos for iOS Gets Lock Screen Control

Sonos for iOS Gets Lock Screen Control

Sonos for iOS gets lock screen control, so no more wasting time unlocking your phone to use the system. Users can now control the volume, skip forward and backward, pause, and resume playback. All while keeping your smartphone locked. Sonos has simplified its user’s life by getting rid of unlocked screen control that meant launching the app every time you ...

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Let a Robot Fold Your Clothes, FoldiMate Takes Over

"Let a Robot Fold Your Clothes"

Let a robot fold your clothes if too lazy to do the job yourself. Washing, ironing, and folding clothes are not exactly fun activities. Chances are, you’re dreading it. That’s where FoldiMate takes over. The new appliance, called FoldiMate – how else, is set to be released in 2018. So you’re not done with chores just yet. FoldiMate is pretty ...

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