XR1-chip Qualcomm specifically for virtual reality

Qualcomm is working on a new chip for virtual reality glasses, the Snapdragon XR1. This will be applied in headsets that work without a pc or a smartphone, and so a processor should be. The company developed earlier chips for virtual and augmented reality. That you can find back in the Oculus Go and Vive Focus of HTC. It is striking that the XR1 here is not a more powerful version of, but less fast specifications. Therefor is chosen to headsets that run, cheaper to be able to offer. Virtual…

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Philips bringing Hue Sync for Windows and macOS

Philips introduces the Hue Sync software. Hue light bulbs are to be synchronized with the music, movies and games that you play on your pc. The effect of the Ambilight tv’s from Philips. The smart lamps can be millions of colours, in a variety of attractive combinations. This rule is usually via the Hue app on your phone. With Hue Sync with the colors and patterns of the lamps are matched to the colors of a film or game, or the rhythm of the music on your computer. Together with…

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Archos Junior Phone is a smartphone for children

Children are already at each younger age in touch with smartphones. To parents the task they are responsible to let go. The French manufacturer Archos, as it helps them with the Junior Phone. The Junior Phone comes with a year of free access to Qustodio, a subscription-based service for parental control. You use it to set o.a. time limits in, you can decide which apps can be installed, and offensive sites are blocked. Educational Qwant Junior is the child friendly search engine of service, and there are also several educational…

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Toshiba TransMemory U365-sticks: bulky and compact

A lot of storage space in a compact jacket, and that for a low price. Typical for the TransMemory U365-line from Toshiba. These usb sticks are available in variants of 32 GB to 256 GB, of which even the largest capacity no rib out of the body cost. Prices vary, respectively, between the 15,99 and 59,99 euro. Protected The connector is in the housing to slide, so that this road is not damaged. There is also a keyring on to the stick as a keychain to carry with you. So,…

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‘Face detection OnePlus 6 easy to fool’

Ethish hacker Rik van Duijn is succeeded in the face detection of the OnePlus 6 to be tricked by a photo of his own face for the camera. It is shown that this way of locking is not particularly secure. Since the OnePlus 5 OnePlus-phones with Face Unlock equipped, a feature that is in the OnePlus 6 also of the party. Thus, to unlock the device simply by looking at it. But with a photograph succeeds, and therefore, shows the Dutch van Duijn in a video on Twitter. Also read:…

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A lot of new features to the Windows version of 1Password

Following In the footsteps of the Mac-version is now also the Windows version of 1Password a lot on the kick is gone. The popular password manager has a new interface, but also useful additional functions. According to the creators, ensures the fresh layout, sure you faster the features can find that you are looking for. A completely redesigned bar at the side is central. The icons and the default font are also renewed, so that the whole looks a lot more contemporary looks. Also new is 1Password Mini, a faster…

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Downloadboete for 35.000 Swedish internetpiraten

This year, at least 35.000 Swedish internetpiraten a letter on the mat, where they are called upon to pay the penalty for the illegal downloading of movies. Never before has there in the country such a large-scale anti-piracy campaign started. This message to the Swedish news site SVT Nyheter. The letters are nearly all sent by the law firm Onion Law Firm, which the major film studios represented. First, they must have the court to show that there is a case of copyright infringement on the basis of detected ip…

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iOS 11.4 now to download for iPhone and iPad

Apple rolls out iOS 11.4 for iPhone and iPad users. The update is mainly in the character of AirPlay 2, the platform for music streaming from your smartphone to external speakers. Including, of course, the HomePod. AirPlay 2 makes it possible to have multiple HomePods to link together for stereo sound or multiroom audio. Optionally you can control the music with voice commands using Siri. You can use it under other to determine which music is on which speaker you want to hear, and in which room(s) exactly. This is…

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TomTom GO Camper is summer e

The summer is almost here and that means that your vacation may already be booked. To ensure your place of destination, is a good navigation system is no luxury. As the new TomTom GO Camper. The difference with the other TomTom’s is that these variant pitches and campsites on the route shows, in collaboration with o.a. ANWB. Everywhere in the world This is also a wi-fi model, updates are therefore easier to install. TomTom Road Trips-integration helps you in the search for new and adventurous routes. The price is 399,99…

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External Sony-ssd works via usb-c

Ssds we see each more often in pc’s and laptops, but it doesn’t stop there. Also external drives are now followed by this faster media. The SL-E-drive from Sony is an external ssd, write speeds of up to 520 MB/s. Because a ssd has no moving parts, to better withstand shocks along the way. Formats Via the usb-c connector, the ssd can also be connected to Android smartphones. There are three models for sale: 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB. Prices start from 169 euros. Off-topic responses will be…

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Rogue Chrome extensions for free streaming movies discovered

In the Chrome Web Store extensions are being discovered that make it seem as if you were there free the latest movies can stream. In reality, there are scammers behind that.a. your bank details try to steal it. Therefore warns the site Torrentfreak. The extensions can promise you of the recent movies as the Avengers: Infinity War, and Ready Player One to watch. But after installing them, users will be redirected to the external streamingsites. On those sites, is advertised with a service where millions of free movies, where you…

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IBAN-Name Check now also ING transfers

To fraud and accidents, perform ING with online banking now a naamcheck during the transfer. It is then checked whether the name of the account holder matches with the entered IBAN number. ING follows therein the Rabobank, which last year was the first IBAN-application were required. ING works only for now in the web browser. From the summer period is the function in the mobile banking apps are supported. Enter a wrong combination of name, account number, then gives the site a warning. You can then click on the time…

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Face recognition saves endangered monkey species

Face detection is frequently negative in the news, but the technique can also be used for noble purposes. American researchers developed PrimNet agree, a system for identifying different species of monkeys. Scientists from the Michigan State university have been working for a long time to this software. At the beginning of last year was already able to individual lemur-monkeys to recognize. Now is that also the case for chimpanzees and golden meerkats. In practice, attract the researchers in the jungle with a smartphone, which the PrimID app is installed. Thus…

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Win the farm-simulation game PureFarming 2018

Dream you also have away at the idea of the rural life? It has something romantic, doesn’t it? But of course it is a matter of hard work, from morning to (very) early in the morning to late in the evening. How it is to have a farm to run, you experience just from your lazy chair in the new simulation game PureFarming 2018. You decide where you want to specialize in: crops, animal husbandry, green energy, et cetera. You have to do this, the decision about more than 70…

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Samsung should Apple pay millions because of patentschending

Samsung should Apple compensation of 539 million dollars (460 million euros) to pay because of patentschending. That certain American court today in a case that has now been seven years voortsleept. Smartphone manufacturers like to copy each other while inventing new devices, but that should not always. Many a design has been patented by the company that first invented, and can thus not simply be taken over. Apple dragged Samsung in 2011 already for the court, because Galaxy phones and tablets too much on iPhones and iPads would seem. ‘Simply…

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Finally tweestapsverificatie for Firefox accounts

It has a while it lasted, but Mozilla is rolling finally tweestapsverificatie for Firefox accounts. This additional layer of security does not work via sms, but via a so-called authenticator app. A Firefox account is optional, but you need to have once you get things like bookmarks, history and login information to sync with Firefox browsers on other computers or phones. Sensitive information, which you would rather not be that it could be intercepted. By tweestapsverificatie, you need to log in now an extra code to enter. Authenticator app This…

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Google Family Link: Parental controls on smart phones

Young children today without a smartphone. Not only because of their boyfriends and girlfriends often alone, but also because they have certain apps need at school. To ensure that all of this will be safe, introduces Google the Family Link app. With the Family Link app allows parents to remotely watch on the smartphone of your son or daughter. For installing apps, they should, for example, to ask for permission. Mothers and fathers can also set the devices after a few hours will be locked, so that their children do…

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Converters Ewent useful for beamers and monitors

Suppose you have a laptop with a usb-c connector, which you on a beamer to connect to. Big chance that you have a verloopstukje need, such as the usb-c-to-VGA-converter of Ewent. This supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, full hd. It Is not sufficient, then sells the company is also a converter with hdmi connection, which has the same cost price. Usb-c to 4K It supports 4K, which can be useful when you the notebook to link to a display with that high resolution. Both adapters are…

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Goliathus Chrome is mouse pad with led strip

Gamers are very fond of led lighting. Keyboards, video cards, headphones, koelingselementen and mice are equipped with. The newest trend? Mouse pads with a led strip! The Goliathus Chrome Razer is connected to a usb input and can then 16.8 million different colors to show, possibly synchronized with other Razer devices. Size and price And another one is set via the accompanying software. The surface is further of substance, the dimensions are 255 mm (length) 355 mm (width). The suggested retail price of 39.99 euros. Off-topic responses will be removed.…

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Microsoft buys AI company for improving Cortana

Microsoft announces the acquisition of the young company’s Semantic Machinery, that in artificial intelligence specialist. The extra knowledge and manpower is deployed to Cortana to improve. Cortana is the spraakassistente of service in several Microsoft products, including Windows 10. Because they have no English understood, we do not have that much to do with her. Americans can call with the command ‘Hey Cortana’, and then, for example, a program, an e-mail to dictate or the weather. Now it is often still clear that you are against a computer, but it…

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Share your smartphone screen with the Google Duo

Google’s video-calling app Duo get a interesting function. After an upcoming update you will have the option to set your screen to share, which can be useful when you, for example, someone want to show where a certain smartphone setting. It reports Android Authority. ‘Screen share’ is a new button that will appear once you have a video call start. During the recording there is a red border around the screen, so that you know that someone is watching. At the moment seems the only function still not work well,…

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‘Apple is working on cheaper HomePod’

Apple may work on a new version of its smart HomePod-speaker, which is about half the cost. This would make the company want to compete with cheaper models from Google and Amazon. The new speaker would be sold under the Beats name, writes o.a. Neowin on the basis of anonymous sources. The suggested retail price would be $ 199, while the more expensive HomePod now for 349 dollars is sold. That is all of a piece schappelijker priced, but still not as cheap as for example the Google Home Mini.…

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Word is the most popular Office app on Android

Android users have word processor Word, in total, more than 500 million times. It is the most popular Office app for this mobile platform. That writes Android Police. The only Microsoft app that’s even more likely is installed, is Skype. The video-calling app is more than a billion downloads, a milestone that last year October was already reached. Compared with the other Office apps do Word the however the best. Species such as Excel and PowerPoint are now already more than 100 million times downloaded. How close they are against…

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Face recognition in Chinese schools caught lazy students

Chinese classrooms with special cameras, equipped, that of face recognition. That way, teachers can the behavior of their students better in the holes. Writes the site SupChina today on the basis of Chinese news sources. Preliminary terms of the a test at a high school in Hangzhou, where there are now in every classroom so the camera hangs. That note not only facial expression, but also on the posture of the body. As is charted or students to be aware of. According to the head teacher, the system can also…

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YouTube Music: Google is going to compete with Spotify

Google announces a new muziekstreamingdienst under the name YouTube Music. The company wants to primarily to compete with Spotify entering. There is also a free version available, in contrast to Apple Music. The added value of YouTube Music is mainly in the algorithms of Google. The Google Assistant will help you with creating the perfect playlists on the basis of o.a. your taste in music, luistergedrag and location. The chances are that the music videos there is also a part of. After all these are already a lot on YouTube…

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AVG: are you ready for new privacy law?

The new General data Protection Regulation (AVG) might sound like a complex far-from-my-bed-show. Yet it is worth it to yourself to delve deeper into the new privacy law, if your personal data of others manages. Otherwise there is a threat of fines. Free Download of AVG Roadmap Well, enough of questions. And fortunately we have the answers for you! Computer Idea, Computer!Total, PCM, and Tips&Tricks have, in cooperation with internetjurist Arnoud Engelfriet the AVG under the microscope. In 14 steps we will explain how your organization ready for the upcoming…

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