Jobs at risk of automation and AI tech – How worry should we be?

Don’t get too comfortable with your job right now. In a few years, machines and algorithms could very well be replacing human workers in many industries – and it is not just F&B and production lines. Left out of the usual talk of cabbies, factory workers and salesmen being replaced are jobs in finance, legal firms, healthcare and administrators who … Continue reading

Google made the right tablet decision – now it needs to stick to it

Google is giving up on tablet development, focusing on Pixel smartphones, Chrome OS devices, and throwing its weight behind its hardware partners in the run-up to Android Q’s release. Unusually, for a tech firm, the search giant opted not to allow its products to wither away in silence. Instead, Google confirmed head-on that it was changing course. “Google’s HARDWARE team … Continue reading

Don’t buy into PS5 and Project Scarlett hype yet

It’s a pretty exciting time for fans of video games. We’re coming off an E3 that was pretty successful despite the fact that a couple of major players – namely Sony – didn’t host press conferences this year. On top of that, we now know that the next generation of game consoles is nearly upon us, with both Sony and … Continue reading

What Microsoft needs to do to stop losing ground

Once upon a time, when you talked about PC software, you could only think about Microsoft. Unless you were talking about games, in which case you’d still be talking about running them on Windows. These days, however, people and companies have begun asking what a computer is today and their definition doesn’t always include “Microsoft”, “Windows”, or even “Office”. In … Continue reading

Huawei’s ordeal is also a stress test for Android

Things have gone quiet lately on Huawei’s ongoing struggles to fight against the US government’s attempts to bring it to its knees. Or use it as a bargaining chip in negotiations with China. In the background, Huawei has been reported to be going over its options when or if it can no longer really get Google’s blessing. But as much … Continue reading

Huawei’s ordeal is also a stress test for Android

Things have gone quiet lately on Huawei’s ongoing struggles to fight against the US government’s attempts to bring it to its knees. Or use it as a bargaining chip in negotiations with China. In the background, Huawei has been reported to be going over its options when or if it can no longer really get Google’s blessing. But as much … Continue reading

The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

This year’s E3 signaled a shift in the coming years of gaming. The event wasn’t just about video games, but how we would get hold of them. It seems every publisher and their dog wants to implement a subscription service for video games – a Netflix for gaming of sorts. Google, EA, Microsoft and Ubisoft are among the list of … Continue reading