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Highlights from Apple WWDC 2022

By Christine Persaud
Apple held its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) on June 7, 2022, and there were plenty of interesting announcements. The event typically focuses on software and operating system (OS) updates, but Apple confirmed a few new products as well.

Here Are The Biggest Announcements From Google I/O

By Christine Persaud
Google’s annual Google I/O developer event took place May 11-12. While there was a lot announced at the event, including updates to services like Google Maps, like Immersive View that layer images overtop simulated buildings, along with enhanced translations, greater privacy, natural language with Google Assistant, and more, we’re breaking down the biggest announcements from the event pertaining to consumer hardware.

Surprise Mom On Mother’s Day With a High-Tech Gift

By Christine Persaud
While mothers should be celebrated all year ’round, Mother’s Day is a specific day of the year to pamper the mothers in your life. This might mean breakfast in bed, a special day of R&R, and a thoughtful gift. Moms of all ages love tech, and there are some great tech gift options worth considering to surprise her with something out of the ordinary.

graphic shows various workplace cubicles with computers and video cameras

Consent of the Employed: Workplace Surveillance and Employee Monitoring

Employee monitoring and workplace surveillance means big business. It may also mean big brother. Employee monitoring lets organizations track the activities of employees and gather information that helps drive productivity and boost security. With an uptick in the number of…

Public Advocates, Tech Insiders Shining on Light on Dark Patterns

by Lee Rickwood
Be it hard-to-close windows urging you to enter your email address on a news site, or email opt-outs on shopping sites in difficult-to-find locations in difficult-to-read text, or those pre-checked boxes that allow ongoing charges, or those special product sales messages implying you’d better hurry, as there are only two of your favourite item left to buy, dark patterns appear almost anywhere and encourage us to do almost anything..

Leveraging Behavioural Science to Understand Tech Adoption by Small Business

By Yasmin Ranade
In its One Step report, a unique study that sought to identify the psychology or behavioural barriers that hinder small business owners from adopting tech-based solutions, Xero has revealed behavioural roadblocks that slow down tech adoption as well as ways in which tech companies can better support small business owners.