While the general public hasn’t fully adopted augmented reality (AR) glasses, it hasn’t stopped tech companies from dreaming up new ways for them to work. Now, Microsoft has thrown its hat into the ring with some AR glasses that can “see” objects through fog and dust. How Microsoft’s AR Glasses Could Work The patent was first
In a world where your online identity links to you directly, the prospect of perfect replication is worrying. But that’s exactly what we face with the advent of deepfake technology. As the technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, what are the dangers of deepfakes? Furthermore, how can you spot a deepfake versus the real
Fake news. Fake social profiles. Fake photos and videos. Take these free online tests to see if you can spot the fakes, and learn how to detect the internet’s attempts to hoodwink you. It’s getting harder and harder to trust anything you see on the internet. It seems like so much of it is full
Phishing scams are always circulating. Scammers and hackers update their phishing strategies to fit the current news cycle to make their phishing attempts more believable. The current glut of phishing attacks focus on one thing: the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how you spot a COVID-19 phishing scam and how to stay safe online during the pandemic.
The term “social media bot” is no longer just associated with chatbots or customer service AI. Rather, social media bots have a far more unseemly reputation nowadays due to malicious misinformation campaigns. But what exactly are these malicious social bots? How do you spot the different types? And are there tools that can help you
Ever wondered what happens at tech trade shows like IFA? Want to block Google Calendar spam? In this week’s Really Useful Podcast you can! PLUS: obligatory retro games talk, and a look at some ridiculous EULA clauses you might have inadvertently signed up to… Really Useful Podcast Season 4 Episode 2 Shownotes In this week’s