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How To Set Up AMP for WordPress

Recently, Google unveiled their Accelerated Mobile Pages project (also known as AMP). The open source project aims to make the mobile web faster by creating a less-flashy, less-cluttered way to view content on your phone. The idea, as with many open source projects, is to create a vibrant and healthy … [Read more...]

The Best Custom ROMs for Android

Google’s operating system for smartphones, Android, runs on most of the smartphones in the world. In fact, there are more than 1 billion active Android users around the globe. So if one thing is clear, it's that people like Android. Perhaps one of the biggest reasons people like Android is because it's … [Read more...]

Tit for Tat: It’s Crazy How Much Apple and Google Are Alike

The Apple event in early September and the Google event at the end of the month marked two of the most significant events in the tech world’s yearly calendar. Both technology companies announced the arrival of some of their most innovative work yet; certain products have already come to market while others … [Read more...]

These Are The Countries With The Least Access to Internet

I remember my first Internet sessions -- it was in mid-1990s, my parents had this big beige Dell tower and massive CRT monitor setup in our basement. I was very fortunate because we had two phone lines in my house which meant I didn't have to get off the Internet when the phone rang. Anyway, back to my first … [Read more...]

Self-Driving Cars Could Give You Back More Than 100 Hours Per Year

Autonomous, or “self-driving”, cars have been one of the most-anticipated advances in technology since the early days of the 1950’s. Unlike flying cars and nuclear-powered automobiles, two other prognostications that seem as farfetched today as they did back then, driverless cars are actually poised to reach … [Read more...]

Humans vs Machines: Which Translator is Better?

Language translation is an often necessary practice for various endeavors in the world. From negotiating foreign business deals to educational settings to understanding information contained in important documents, language translation is a trend that shows a potential of nothing but increase in the coming … [Read more...]

If Twitter Is for Sale, Selling to Google Isn’t the Answer

With the Jack Dorsey back in the CEO-seat at Twitter and the company's recent lackluster earnings report analysts are starting to speculate that Twitter is for sale. The rumors are pointing towards Google being the most likely (or at the very least, best) candidate to acquire Twitter. Now, I don't know … [Read more...]

Google Didn’t Blow It: Facebook Still Has A Long Way to Go to Catch YouTube

In a post on Business Insider, Nicholas Carlson sounds the alarm stating that Facebook has caught up to and is poised to surpass YouTube in terms of daily video views. He cites an article written by Fortune's Erin Griffith (which is a very good read, I recommend checking it out -- it's in-depth and … [Read more...]

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