Technology

'Text bomb' bug slows down Apple's iPhones and Macs

'Text bomb' bug slows down Apple's iPhones and Macs

This concerning bug causes an iPhone crash when a certain link is sent, and in certain cases may freeze the iPhone or Mac entirely. He added a short, but necessary, disclaimer: "Do not use it for bad stuff". chaiOS appears to affect all of the latest public versions of iOS and macOS, as well as some beta versions. However, the company has not yet officially given a statement on the problem.


Amazon finally brings Alexa to Aussie shores

Amazon finally brings Alexa to Aussie shores

The Echo , powered by the digital assistant Alexa , is a voice activated, connected speaker which can play music, tell you the weather, turn on your lights at home and add items to a shopping list. We know that voice services are becoming increasingly important and useful in people's daily lives, and the integration of this technology into our homes through smart speakers and devices will be one of the biggest tech trends in Australia this year.


Faster websites will soon get priority on Google Search results on mobile

Faster websites will soon get priority on Google Search results on mobile

Google's " Speed Update ", where it has promised to lower the rankings of slow webpages, will be in effect starting from July 2018. Alongside the reassurance, Google also encouraged content creators to make a greater effort in optimising the performance of their websites, referring to its Lighthouse , Chrome User Experience Report and PageSpeed Insights as useful tools in helping them do so.


Hackett Tells Analysts Ford Cutting Car Production

Hackett Tells Analysts Ford Cutting Car Production

Ford added that of the 40 electric vehicles , 16 models will be all-electric. The No. 2 US automaker said its business structure was "out of sync" with its revenue, and plans to cut the number of passenger-car models and develop more trucks and sport utility vehicles focused on profitable niches like rugged off-road models.


Explore Blizzard World Map Starting January 23rd

Explore Blizzard World Map Starting January 23rd

Initially pegged for a vague release of early 2018, we now know the exact release date for the game's latest map. Filled with references to the likes of World of Warcraft , Hearthstone , Heroes of the Storm and more, Blizzard World is a fanatic's dream come true.