Japan’s Calendar Could Pose Computer Problems

Japan could be facing its own version of the Y2K bug, with Unicode also affected. It’s all to do with the upcoming abdication of Emperor Akihito. As The Guardian notes, Japan’s date system resets every time a new emperor take over, marking what’s considered a new historical order. Emperor Akihito announced last December that he’ll […]


Windows To Better Support Leap Seconds

Windows 10’s next major update will add support for leap seconds. It’s designed to make the system compatible with some regulatory requirements The leap second is necessary because of the way we keep track of time. Almost all timekeeping, including computer operations and the internet, is based on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). That’s an atomic […]

eReports: Skill and Salary Reports for IT Jobs – Start Earning More!

For today’s free ebooks, get a behind the scenes look at Tech Professionals Salary Reports. Here is everything you need to know to earn more in system administration and security, web development. data science and business intelligence, and application development. –System Administration & Security – Salary & Skills Report (+ 3 Bonus Resources!) Diverse and […]

The Best Deals of Amazon Prime Day – Day 2! (Better Deals Than Black Friday!)

Prime day is not over yet, so here is our compilation of some of the best deals we stumbled on today. Most of the deals you’ll see below are only available to Amazon Prime members, and if you want to take advantage of them, you can get a FREE 30-day trial to the service right […]

Amazon Prime Day Has Started: Better DEALS Than BLACK FRIDAY! (Updated)

Amazon Prime Day has now officially started, geeks! Most of the deals you’ll see below are only available to Amazon Prime members, and if you want to take advantage of them, you can get a free 30-day trial to the service right here. Here’s some of our favorite deals so far: –Save BIG on Party […]

Family Moves In To 3D-Printed Home

A French house appears to be the first ‘3D printed’ building that’s actually being used as a permanent family home rather than a prototype or demo .The time and money savings aren’t necessarily the main benefit, rather the flexibility and environmental advantages. The printing worked on much the same principle as any other 3D printer, […]

Dual-Layer Screen Boosts Smartwatch Battery Life

The makers of a new smartwatch claim it can go for up to 30 days without a charge. The key to the TicWatch Pro’s durability is a dual-layer display, though there’s a big catch with the claim. The $250 watch has all the gizmos and specs you’d expect including multiple motion and fitness sensors, 4GB […]

Meet Sub1 Reloaded: The World’s Fastest Rubik’s Cube Solving Robot [Video]

German engineer Albert Beer has continued to work on his Sub1 robot since achieving the record for the Fastest robot to solve a Rubik’s Cube back in January 2016, and now, the robot can solve a cub in just 0.637 seconds! [Guinness World Records]