At Trisoft, we like to keep you up to date with all the latest news and updates
in the world of technology. Here’s a roundup of what we think is hot in tech this week:
Microsoft transforms Office 365 security and compliance
Office has announced new security capabilities, Customer Lockbox and Advanced eDiscovery, which will be available next week, on 1st December
2015. Office 365 has also focused on Advanced Threat Detection, and that
along with the two new security capabilities will integrate with Equivio,
the eDiscovery software provider taken over by Microsoft earlier this year.
For more on this update, click here.
A world without endlessly recharging your smartphone is near…
A new smart material has been invented which will drastically cut the amount of power used by a smartphone to power the screen, which means battery power is about to last a whole lot longer due to the fact that currently,
more than 90% of battery power in mobile devices is used on the smartphone
screen. The company that created this new technology is in talks with one of
the world’s biggest consumer electronics corporations, so pretty soon we could
all be spending a lot less time worrying about battery life.
Read more about this story here.
LG has pulled its smartwatch from sale six days after launch
LG is cancelling the sale of its Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE smartwatch due to “an unspecified hardware issue”, and stating there was a problem which affected the “day-to-day functionality of the device”. LG is yet to announce whether they will be recalling the items already sold to customers,
and have admitted they are not sure if the product will be going back on the
market or not.
Read more on this story here.
Facebook to take break-ups into its own hands, trying to make it ‘easier’ to move on (on Facebook)
As if Facebook wasn’t active enough in people’s relationships already
(‘Facebook Official’ is an all too familiar term in the dating world), the
company is now testing its ‘break-up’ tools, which will apparently make it
easier to see a lot less of a former partners updates (rather than simply
unfriending them) and un-tag yourself from previous status’ and photos
with that person. Who said Facebook wasn’t there for your every need?
For more on this story, click here.
Face recognition technology study to improve security
In an effort to improve global security and commerce, psychologists from the University of Stirling will be involved in a study to develop next generation face recognition technology. The study, which will span 5 years starting in January 2016, will investigate how humans recognise familiar faces and look at the privacy implications of the technology.
Read more about this study here.
Star Wars takes over Google
Star Wars takes over Google in the lead up to The Force Awakens hitting our cinema screens, as many Google services including Gmail and Google Maps will be taken over. Users will be able to choose a side of the force, and depending on their allegiance with either the Empire or the Rebel Alliance, their Google services will be re-skinned.
Read more about the Star Wars take over here.