Stephen Hambleton

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What 5G will mean

Just before the smartphone revolution, Nokia was by far the world’s most popular mobile handset manufacturer.<p>However, despite selling 250 million …

Internet of Things

Price Drop: Get The Awesome Jamstik+ Portable Smart Guitar For $269.99

We have an awesome deal in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can get your hands on the awesome Jamstik+ Portable Smart Guitar for $269.99.<p>The …

Guitar

NHS to receive £487m technology boost

The health and social care secretary has pledged almost half a billion pounds to transform technology in the NHS in an attempt to reduce staff workloads and improve patient care.<p>In his first speech since being appointed to the post, Matt Hancock listed technology as one of his top three initial …

Social Work

Microsoft's $399 Surface Go is its smallest tablet yet

It's easy to think that Microsoft has given up on small tablets. In the three years since the release of the Surface 3, its last inexpensive iPad competitor, Microsoft shifted its attention towards larger and more powerful devices like the Surface Pro; the pro-grade Surface Book 2; and the …

Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is now available

Microsoft's Whiteboard app, which lets users collaborate on an intelligent canvas through their Windows 10 devices, is now out of preview and available for download. As with a physical whiteboard, Whiteboard lets you draw, erase and attach sticky notes. But unlike a traditional whiteboard, you can …

Software

12 Bar Blues Basics for Bass

Walking Through The 12 Bars Blues When you think of classic blues players you probably think of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, …

How to Play Eddie Van Halen's "Beat It" Guitar Solo

2.1K<p>SHARES<p>Sit back, grab your guitar (or someone else's guitar) and learn how to play Eddie Van Halen's solo from Michael Jackson's 1983 hit, "Beat …

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

AT&T to launch 5G in U.S. by late 2018

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N), the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, said it would launch fifth-generation (5G) mobile network service in a dozen cities in the United States by late 2018, after international wireless standards for the network were finalised last month.<p>FILE PHOTO: An AT&T logo and …

Wireless

4 things I learned building chatbots for major brands in 2017

In 2017, my team powered chatbots and voice skills for leading brands like Nike, Vice, Jameson, Marriott Rewards, Simon, Gatorade, and more. We witnessed new user behaviors and uncovered an evolved set of best practices to build a chatbot. Here are four actionable learnings from our work that you …

Chatbots

20 ingenious Radiohead chords you need to learn

The band’s cunning use of passing notes, inversions and slash chords have built up a formidable library of voicings that will have you reassessing …

Watch a track being mastered by a pro from start to finish

<b>MASTERING WEEK</b><b>:</b> <b>How exactly does a world-class mastering engineer work behind closed doors? Metropolis Mastering’s Stuart Hawkes mastered Goldie’s</b> …

Music Production

Top 10 Vocal Effects Tricks and How to Use Them

1. Vocal Widening Trick When: For subtle widening of vocals to add depth across the stereo spectrum. How: Send the vocal to a bus, add a compressor …

Music Production

IK Multimedia says that T-RackS 5 can automatically master your music to sound like your reference tracks

<b>IK Multimedia’s T-RackS was one of the original all-in-one software mastering solutions, and it’s been steadily improved as the years have gone by.</b> …

Music Production

Dell's XPS 13 is going quad-core

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best Windows laptops you can buy for years, so it’s no surprise it’s received several spec bumps already. This season’s update is arguably the most significant one yet: the XPS 13 is going quad-core.<p>Intel’s recently announced 8th-gen chips (Kaby Lake R) increase …

EVH 5150III LBXII head review

<b>It may be hard to believe, but it’s the 40th anniversary of Van Halen’s eponymous debut album next year - the one that made Eddie Van Halen a</b> …

Eddie Van Halen

Anyone Can Speed Pick!

A useable tremolo picking action is the first step to developing your picking technique, and if you don’t have that then you’ve skipped the most …

Guitar

Summer NAMM 2017: Supro launches channel-switching Statesman head and combo

<b>SUMMER NAMM 2017</b><b>: Shortly after unveiling the</b> <b>Black Magick head</b><b>, revived US amp brand Supro has revealed the latest addition to its catalogue, the</b> …

NAMM

Samsung discontinues My Knox, urges users to switch to Secure Folder

Samsung is discontinuing My Knox in favor of the newer Secure Folder app. In an email sent to users, the company announced that My Knox will no longer be available on new Samsung devices this year. You can still use it until its end-of-service date, which will be announced soon. However, the tech …

Samsung

Samsung Frame TV Launched

Samsung has announced the global launch of the Samsung Frame TV, the device is headed to Switzerland and Norway first.<p>Next week the Samsung Frame TV …

Which Is Better: Samsung Galaxy Book or Microsoft Surface Pro 4?

Samsung’s new laptop-tablet hybrid challenges Microsoft’s iconic device<p>When Microsoft released the first Surface Pro on February 9, 2013, the device …

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) and J5 (2017) To Feature Fingerprint Sensor and 13MP camera

Samsung is expected to release the updated Galaxy J series — Galaxy J7 (2017) and Galaxy J5 (2017) — in the coming weeks.<p>A new leak reveals some key …

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs to Spy on You – Bloomberg

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs to Spy on You<p>WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs to Spy on You<p>WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs …

WikiLeaks

Report: MediaTek developing a 12-core 7nm chipset

Last year, MediaTek announced its new flagship mobile SoC, the Helio X30. The 10nm chipset is expected to show up in devices starting Q2 this year. …

Why Samsung's 360 camera is perfect... if you're a Samsung fanboy

JUST A FEW years ago, the idea that anyone with even a passing knowledge of how a smartphone and camera works could create 360-degree video seemed a …

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Creators Update version number

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs, with no new features. This is the latest build of the company’s upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update, which is slated for release in “early 2017” (likely to arrive next month).<p>Windows 10 is a service, meaning it was built in a very different …

Windows 10

Now that Android is getting Google Assistant, here’s how it works

Here’s what you can actually do with it.<p>Okay, Google, what can Google Assistant do?<p>The answer depends on what hardware you’re using.<p>Google announced last month it would soon release Google Assistant — its latest iteration of an Alexa/Siri-like voice tool — on phones running newer versions of …

Amped Wireless Ally Plus Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System review: Effective Wi-Fi coverage, easy to use and plenty of features - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Ally Plus broadcasts fast Wi-Fi coverage over a large area. It includes both a well-designed mobile app and an in-depth web interface, plus more features than other competing home mesh systems.<p><b>The Bad</b> The system doesn't have a dedicated backhaul band and you can't connect the extender …