Nick Gault

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Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

A 23-year-old VC on young people being smarter

It’s been seven years since Mark Zuckerberg infamously (and supposedly) said, “Young people are just smarter.”<p>Zuckerberg turned 30 this year so, to me, he’s old. I’m 23 – just about the age Zuckerberg was when he said that.<p>To be fair, I have not reached the prestige, success or fame Zuckerberg had …

Ello has notifications and the ability to mute that annoying 'friend,' too

The newest social network on the block, Ello, has a shiny trick up its sleeve. Next time you log in, you should see a change to how notifications are handled now. Instead of cluttering your Friends and Noise feeds with call-outs about invites, following and @ mentions, those have been moved to what …

Click Your Heels to Order a Taxi

We’ve all found ourselves trapped in an awkward dinner situation where we want nothing more than to be rescued by a “important call.”<p>A new device called Dorothy might be able to come your rescue. A different take on wearables made by iStrategyLabs, Dorothy works by attaching a ‘Ruby’ (a small …

OnePlus One pre-order promo extended until at least 2PM EST, running into issues (updated)

<b>Update 2:</b><p><i>Considering OnePlus One’s promotions are known for their occasional snafus, it’s not a major surprise to hear that OnePlus’ website has ran into some down-time issues.</i><p><i>Many folks are still struggling to get in and get their pre-orders out, though it appears that OnePlus has extended the</i> …

Yik Yak: the anonymous app taking US college campuses by storm

The new hotshot on the college campus social media scene is Yik Yak. Much like Facebook, which was established back in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg as a Harvard student, Yik Yak has rolled up in a frat house hoodie with a lever-arch file tucked under its arm, leaning casually against a locker.<p>So what …

3D Printing, Game Over? 4D Printing Soon to Take Center Stage

These days, 3D printing seems to be at the core of most new new research ventures, whether it’s developing ways to print entire meals or recreating …