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Sarah is a staff writer at TechNorms.com. She is passionate about security and privacy and enjoys explaining tech concepts in the simplest way possible. She loves the outdoors, camps often and never leaves her gadgets behind.

What to Look For When Buying a Dash Cam (A Dash Cam Buyers Guide)

In our Dash Cam Buyers Guide, we have tried to inform you about all the factors you should consider before buying a dash cam which would make the perfect fit for you.

With the popularity of these devices on the increase, you have dash cams with advanced features in the market. Let's look at the main features that make a dashcam useful.


How to Scan for and Fix Corrupted Files in Windows 10 with PowerShell

Windows 10 is susceptible to a large number of issues if its file system gets corrupted. Neither the OS, not the software will work as expected if the system files are not repaired.

An easy way to resolve such issues is to using Windows PowerShell to scan and fix corrupted files on your system. This should be the first approach before you either go for an external software or get help from others.


Battle of the Digital Wallets: Samsung Pay Vs Android Pay Vs Apple Pay

Carrying credit and debit cards is so 2016. It's 2017, and it's time to get your hands on a digital wallet. Not sure how...

Top 10 of the Best Android Watches (2017 Edition)

An Introduction to the Android Smartwatch The hunt for the best Android watches isn't easy since they come in different shapes, features, and designs. The...

15 Best Gifts and Apps To Make Your Dad More Tech Savvy

It’s father’s day today and after sifting through a huge collection of gifts, we have put together a list of 15 best gifts to make your dad more tech savvy.

We’ve also listed a few apps that’ll help him manage his day-to-day activities better.


Fuchsia Rumors – Is Google Planning to Replace Android With a New Mobile OS?

Recently, it has emerged that Google is working on its third OS after Android and Chrome OS, called Fuchsia. Google Fuchsia is a universal OS and runs on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. It is a real-time, open source operating system and is based on Google’s own kernel Magenta.

The new OS appeared briefly in August last year, before disappearing into oblivion. However, recent activity on Fuchsia has re-surfaced bringing along all sorts of speculation about Google’s intentions with the OS.


Red Alert: Your Internet Privacy, Surfing Data is No Longer Secure

The United States Congress has voted to nullify the FCC’s internet privacy and safety laws, which were approved by FCC in the final days of the Obama administration.

These rules averted the ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) from selling their customers’ personal web browsing data including financial, medical or innately private data, but they are up for grabs now.

The Top Countries with the Most Remarkable Female Coders

Women are now playing a vital role in software companies and with some remarkable success. There's no index or graph where you could see data related to female coders, but now thanks to HackerRank, we have some solid stats at hand.

The Hacker Rank conducts coding challenges to help programmers get a job at the best companies in the world. A large number of developers from all over the world participate in challenges to show their expertise in various programming languages.

According to a test survey by HackerRank, the programming challenge test comprised of 17.1% female developers while male participation was 82.9%. That is a significant margin, but the ladies are closing in with each passing year.

Pwned: How To Find Out If Your Information Was Leaked In A Data Breach

With all the data and security breaches that have happened in recent years, it’s easy to feel paranoid that your accounts, and worse, your identity, can be compromised.

But there are various individuals and organizations who have realized that there is a need for services to check whether one’s accounts have been compromised or not. There are now a good number of tools that can help you find out if your account was swept into the cesspool of hacked accounts.


The Rush Towards Artificial Intelligence: Will AI become our Saviour or Annihilator?

Many people think whatever needed to be invented, is already here. As Justin Perry, Lead Pastor of MorningStar Ministries recounted, his smartphone now has RAM 10x the size of his circa-1960’s computer. Yes, we are actually living in the future that writers, dreamers, “oracles,” and “prophets” of old, could only dream of.

So now that all is said and done, guess where the tech giants are turning their sights to? The next frontier of computing: Alternative Intelligence and Robotics.

But the champions of the Sci-Tech arena like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephan Hawkings paint a bleak future if we persist on this path.

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