January 8, 2018 08/01/2018

5 Smart Home Product Trends to Watch for in 2018

In case you hadn’t noticed, our lives – and our homes – are getting smarter. That’s thanks in large part to advances in technology such as the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past few years, we’ve seen increasing adoption of smart gadgets for the home, from locks and light bulbs to security systems and appliances. And...
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January 8, 2018 08/01/2018

3 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch for in 2018

When the concept of wearable tech first emerged, developers were promising the world. From smart glasses to smart clothing, the future looked amazing. Of course, as with many technological advances, there have been more than a few bumps in the road along the way. So far, the reality of wearable devices hasn’t extended much past smartwatches and fitness trackers. That...
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December 19, 2017 19/12/2017

Hottest Tech Gadget Trends to Watch for in 2018

When it comes to tech gadgets, 2017 certainly didn’t disappoint. From wireless headphones to drones to new and improved smartwatches and so much more, the past 12 months have been a great time to be a tech junkie. So, what’s in store for 2018? After a flurry of buzz this past fall, there will be some pretty cool gadgets making...
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December 13, 2017 13/12/2017

5 Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2018

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already coming to a close. It’s been an amazing year in the world of tech, with new and exciting innovations occurring in almost every sector and even better things on the horizon. As we welcome a new year, we thought it might be interesting to take a look forward and see what upcoming...
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November 30, 2017 30/11/2017

What is Facial Recognition Technology (and Why Should I Care)?

By now you’ve probably at the very least heard of the term “facial recognition” particularly since it’s a heavily touted (and somewhat controversial) feature of Apple’s new iPhone X. But what exactly is this technology, who is already using it and how and, most importantly, how might it impact the lives of everyday people? Let’s take a closer look.  ...
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November 20, 2017 20/11/2017

Top 5 Best Tech Gift Ideas for 2017

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time once again to start brainstorming gift ideas. Easier said than done? Not necessarily – especially given all the latest tech products to hit the market. These days, there really is something for everyone, with options that cover all budgets and for recipients who range from newbie to tech-savvy and everything in between. If...
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November 14, 2017 14/11/2017

Top 5 Strangest Recent Tech Products to Hit the Market

One of the greatest things about technology is the incredible rate with which new things are being developed. It seems like every week there’s another feature, function or gadget hitting the market and getting everyone excited. Most tech advances are logical in nature, as they’re developed out of a need, but sometimes we are introduced to products that are, well,...
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November 10, 2017 10/11/2017

Looking back at our Month of Courage

No fear at Softonic! October was a month for celebrating one of our core values, Courage (with a capital C!), and we did it in a big way. First, we put together a group of some of our most courageous team members for a fun photo shoot. Here’s some of our HR Team looking the part:     Speaking of...
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November 7, 2017 07/11/2017

Here’s How Big Data is Having an Impact on Our Everyday Lives

Big Data has become a highly effective tool for businesses around the world and across just about every industry. Companies are using available data to analyze their performance, gain deeper insight into their customers’ needs and preferences, identify and address inefficiencies and ultimately improve their bottom lines. But Big Data is much more than just a tool for corporations. Let’s...
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