Author: James

Smart Gadgets That Will Present a New Payment Experience

The payments world has changed a great deal over the years. It is therefore not surprising to see the accolades for products and technologies in the sector that are still able to provide a unique experience despite the growth and increased maturity of the sector. This piece takes a look at some of the gadgets that are truly innovative. PureWrist This is a wearable payment bracelet that contains a Prepaid Card which allows contactless payment. As you can expect, it has all the standard additions that make contactless payments safe.  Funds are loaded gradually by the user and there...

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Planning your data storage

We all heard about the risks involved behind data loss and how it can influence both businesses and individuals, yet a lot of us still fail to prepare ourselves against the eventuality of our hard drives failing. This is because as long as everything works, people seem satisfied to carry on with their routines… that is of course until something goes wrong. Let’s take a look at the outcome of data loss, and how you can prevent such incidents from happening. Consequences of data loss There is no shortage of important data; from customer records to administrative documents; going...

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Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2TB Portable Hard Drive Review

This is sponsored advertising content in association with Western Digital. The Western Digital My Passport Ultra is an affordable, portable USB powered hard drive that offers storage up to a staggering 4 TB. The model I’m reviewing is the standard model in Black, but there are lots of colours to choose from. There is also a metal additional which has a slight price premium, and by looking at the pictures, it does look a little smarter than this model. The device itself is a little bit chubby, but this is due to the large capacity drive. Actual dimensions dependant...

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Be in when you’re out!

Security specialist Yale has launched its range of new IP Cameras, offering peace of mind by allowing you to view inside your home remotely from your smartphone or tablet. According to a recent survey, when asked what security products Brits expect to see in a smart home, 58 per cent of respondents expected CCTV throughout their home, and 59 per cent wanted to control their home security from anywhere in the world using a mobile app.* Yale’s new Home View cameras allow you to do just that, enabling remote access to your home using the Yale Home View app...

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NVIDIA has revealed the latest Titan X, 12GB of GDDR5X, $1,200

NVIDIA have released a whole slew of new graphics cards built on their Pascal architecture recently. The latest is the Titan X, the ultra-high end model that is built for professional use but often used in high end consumer units. The new Titan X 12GB of GDDR5X memory and 3,584 cores running at 1.53 GHZ, yielding an absurd 11 teraflops of performance. That easily beats the 8.9 teraflops of the GTX 1080, which itself put the last-gen Titan X to shame. Unfortunately, as with the normal GTX 1080, NVIDIA has decided to ramp up the price, and you will...

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