This Windows 10 Update Will Freeze Your Phone For 10 Minutes

Running test builds can be a tricky business. The latest release of Windows 10 Mobile comes with a warning: don’t panic when it looks like your phone has bricked itself.


When Risk Management And Storage Collide

What would appeal to you more: redundant storage controllers or replicated storage?


PARC Drone Can Stay In The Air Indefinitely

One of the most annoying aspects most of the drones on the market is the battery life. Just as you get into the fun, you need to either recharge or swap out the battery. The PARC (Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications) drone can stay up indefinitely, which solves that problem.


Tips For Digitising Your Business For Improved Productivity

We’re constantly told we live in a digital universe, but many of our workplace processes are still dependent on paper and not designed for maximum efficiency. Follow these tips to take full advantage of digital technology.


CyPhy Progammable Drone Puts IoT In The Air

Drones are one of the most popular tech toys doing the rounds. During Cisco Live 2015 in San Diego, we chatted to some of Cisco’s team at DevNet and had a look at the CyPhy drone. For the price, it’s one of the most advanced drones we’ve seen.


The Future For Audiences: Biofeedback

During a session at Cisco Live a few hours ago, I was wired up with a device that measured, using electrical impendence, my reactions to various speakers. By monitoring the changes in the composition and volume of my perspiration they could tell which speakers were more engaging.


What Will 2025 Look Like?

This is the year Marty McFly travelled to in the second Back to the Future movie. And it’s clear director Robert Zemeckis’ vision of 2015 was not very accurate. A panel discussion at Cisco Live tried to look forward just ten years to imagine what the Internet of Everything would be like in 2025


Why Cisco Might Fund Your Startup

Cisco has an investment arm that offers funding to startups and other companies. They don’t take a controlling interest, rarely investing more than 10% of the start-up’s value, typically between $US3 million and $US5 million. They have an active portfolio of around $US2 billion. How can you get a piece of that pie?


Soon Power Over Ethernet Will Control Your Lights

Most of us are accustomed to using PoE, or Power over Ethernet, for delivering electrons to wireless access points, IP telephones and other small network devices. But in a demonstration at Cisco Live 2015 we saw it do a little more.


Connected Cars Are A Lot Closer Than We Think

We’ve been hearing about the connected car for some time — but how far is expectation from reality? Is there a model that will help us understand when this will really happen? Cisco say it’s closer than we think.