iPhone car accident detection: YouTuber tests Apple’s new feature

One of the new features of the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 is the so-called crash detection. A YouTuber has now tried this himself with cars. (Image: Screenshot YouTube/TechRax) After Apple announced its new iPhone and Apple Watch models at the beginning of the month, which for the first time come with car accident … Continue reading iPhone car accident detection: YouTuber tests Apple’s new feature

Microsoft releases Windows 11 version 22H2

Windows 11 is getting the first feature update today, which Microsoft also simply calls the "2022 Update". Installation is optional until further notice. The first feature update for Windows 11 brings some new features and is now available in Windows Update on systems with Windows 11 installed. Until further notice, this is an optional update that can … Continue reading Microsoft releases Windows 11 version 22H2

Bitcoin (BTC) mining: profitability drops to 2020 levels

As the price of energy increases and that of Bitcoin (BTC) decreases, mining activities are seeing their profitability return to their 2020 levels. Despite this, we also observe that the hashrate is, for its part, on historically high levels. The profitability of Bitcoin mining becomes less attractive The perverse cocktail of the bear market combined … Continue reading Bitcoin (BTC) mining: profitability drops to 2020 levels

IT capital of the USA: Without DOS and Windows 98, no trains run

The transit system in San Francisco, in close proximity to Silicon Valley, runs on DOS, Windows 98, and ancient spare parts. DOS, Windows 98, ancient hardware: public transport in Silicon Valley.© Rudy Balasko/Shutterstock.com Bart (Bay Area Rapid Transport) is a major public transit company in the San Francisco area. As the daily newspaper The Mercury News reports, … Continue reading IT capital of the USA: Without DOS and Windows 98, no trains run

For the SEC, transactions on Ethereum (ETH) “take place in the United States”

In its complaint against a crypto influencer, the SEC took a bold shortcut, finding that due to the high concentration of its validating nodes, Ethereum transactions were taking place in the United States. We clarify these remarks, which relaunch the debate on the points of centralization of a blockchain. The SEC makes a shortcut on Ethereum … Continue reading For the SEC, transactions on Ethereum (ETH) “take place in the United States”

iFixIt teardown: praise for Apple’s iPhone 14

Repair service provider iFixIt has opened up the new standard iPhone model 14. The result was that Apple makes maintenance easier in some places. iPhone 14 in a teardown. (Image: iFixIt) Apple has significantly improved the repairability of the iPhone 14. That's the conclusion reached by repair service provider iFixIt, which has now completed its first teardown of … Continue reading iFixIt teardown: praise for Apple’s iPhone 14

Will cryptocurrencies soon become a means of payment in Russia?

According to media reports, Russia is preparing to legalize cryptocurrencies in international payment transactions in order to enable local companies to import important goods. Deputy minister calls crypto legalization "essential"• Blockchain technology for processing international payments• Introduction of the Russian central bank currency planned for 2023 As recently as July 26, a law came into … Continue reading Will cryptocurrencies soon become a means of payment in Russia?

Dimensity 9000+ in the benchmark: MediaTek successfully attacks Qualcomm and Apple

With the Dimensity 9000, MediaTek has a powerful SoC in its range. Similar to Qualcomm's Plus models, MediaTek has added the Dimensity 9000+, which achieves higher CPU and GPU clock speeds with stricter binning. Qualcomm is partly beaten, but Apple is still ahead. The GPU can't quite keep up with the competition. Image: MediaTek It rarely happens that MediaTek chips … Continue reading Dimensity 9000+ in the benchmark: MediaTek successfully attacks Qualcomm and Apple

Are cryptocurrencies a serious alternative to the current financial system?

Cryptocurrency prices have plummeted since peaking last fall. However, this does not appear to be affecting demand. Perhaps even the lower prices appeal to young adults in particular? Bitcoin and Co. as alternative means of payment Respondents view the crypto market more positively than a year ago Crypto investments appeal primarily to younger people In a study … Continue reading Are cryptocurrencies a serious alternative to the current financial system?