How Other Search Engines Compare to Google

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – There’s only one search engine that’s managed to become a dictionary-recognized verb — even Microsoft admitted defeat in its campaign to get people to “Bing” things. It’s … Read more

Is Your Phone Waterproof or Just “Splash-resistant?” A Quick Guide to Water Ratings on Technology

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – I have a screen protector and a heavy-duty case on my phone, which probably says something about me as a person. But terms like “splash-resistant,” “waterproof,” and … Read more

Captchas: Why We Need Them, How They’re Evolving, and How You Can Solve Them More Easily

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – As humans living in the modern world, we have to claim we’re not robots fairly often, and we’re not even living in some futuristic science-fiction dystopia. Regardless, … Read more

Apple vs. Online Tracking: How and Why iOS 12 and macOS Mojave Are Adding More Privacy Controls

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – Apple didn’t unveil any new hardware at WWDC 2018, but they did introduce some interesting new privacy features for iOS 12 and the new macOS Mojave. While … Read more

The Difference Between Machine Learning, AI and Deep Learning

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – Building AI is complicated, but understanding it doesn’t have to be. Most existing artificial intelligences are just really good guessing machines (like our brains). You feed in … Read more

How Smartphones, AI and Crowdsourcing Are Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – Smartphones aren’t just glowing rectangles full of visual stimuli – they’re a portable sensor package and computer, and a growing number of companies are putting them to … Read more

The Meltdown and Spectre Patches Probably Aren’t Slowing Your Computer Down

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – In January of 2018 the cybersecurity world was rocked by news of the massive Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in the Intel processor, but for most users the … Read more