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How to quickly make room for iOS 14 on your iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. It’s that time of year again: another iOS update is out, and it’s time to start considering the upgrade. But iOS upgrades generally take up a lot of room, and if you’re like me, you’ve been complacently accruing stuff...

Here’s our best look at Google’s new Android TV Chromecast yet

We’ve been hearing rumors about a new Android TV-powered Chromecast — with a proper remote control, finally — for months. There have been sporadic leaks since, but today we’re getting our first good look at the fable remote control, courtesy of WinFuture. Behold:   Ooooo. Ahhhh. As usual with Android TV remotes, the physical interface is kept fairly...

6 big data blunders businesses should avoid

Had Hergé been into businesses, this article would have been a point of interest to him. And he could have avoided the Big Data errors in his ‘Tintin’ enterprise.  Are you willing to follow down the line too? Not yet intrigued? #Sigh# Thought so! Let’s get you hooked! Here’s the modern business landscape – Data data everywhere, not a drop to waste!...

Trump makes first move to ban TikTok from app stores on Sunday

The US government today announced a new initiative to restrict TikTok in app stores, a move which comes after weeks of uncertainty over whether the app would be banned in the US. It’s not banned yet, but the restrictions are very close — and it could be banned outright by November. In case you haven’t kept up, the administration led by President Donald...

A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse: Killer robots

Welcome to the fifth article in TNW’s guide to the AI apocalypse. In this series we examine some of the most popular doomsday scenarios prognosticated by modern AI experts. Previous articles in this series include: Misaligned Objectives, Artificial Stupidity, Wall-E Syndrome, and Humanity Joins the Hivemind. We’ve danced around the subject of killer...

The AI landscape is shifting from ‘data’ to ‘knowledge.’ Here’s why that matters

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution was ignited more than half a century ago. In the last decade, AI has grown from an academic scientific field to start being a practical part of our everyday lives. The most common AI business strategies we see are built around data. We believe that proprietary data is currently the most strategic moat for...

The complex design of Samsung’s new Fold is driving a screen and display revolution

In the world of flagship smartphones, there seems to be one clear trend: bigger is better. Manufacturers are trying to strip away anything that might stand in the way of the largest possible slab of screen. There is also growing demand for thinner phones with diminishing bezels (the area surrounding a screen). This trend has now culminated in the latest...

Majority of Europeans would consider human augmentation, study finds

Almost two-thirds of Europeans would consider augmenting their bodies with tech, according to new research from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. The survey of more than 14,000 people in 16 countries showed views vary widely between different demographic groups. People in southern Europe and Morocco — the only non-European country in the survey — were far...

Learn these 10 popular digital skills and take an extra 60% off during this limited time sale

TLDR: As part of TNW’s Three-Day VIP Annual Sale, save on 10 different skills training courses and bundles that could change your future, all at the biggest savings of the year. Usually when we bring you one of the products or education packages available through TNW Deals, we like to highlight the item or training itself, then let you know about the...

Are you a lazy mountain biker? There’s a crazy expensive ebike mod for that

As a road cyclist, I can tell you wholeheartedly that downhill mountain bikes are lazy*. I know this, because I used to live with them. They would put their bikes in a van, drive to the top of the trails, and then let gravity do all the work as they plummet back to earth. Sometimes, they would even use ski lifts to get to the top of the mountain, where’s...

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