Monthly archive for: July 2015

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Every year on July 18th  people around South Africa celebrate Mandela Day by dedicating at least 67 minutes of their time to give back to their communities. These activities commemorate the 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted towards the struggle of human rights and making the world a better place. We will spend our Mandela Day...

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Watch the first computer mouse made of wood

Our previous posts brought you back in time to the internet in the 90’s. This time we want to show you what the very first computer mouse looked like. You may be surprised to learn that the first computer mouse was actually made of wood! I know, hard to imagine, right? See for yourself how...

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Tech news this week: Purple Robot, Swatch smartwatch

Have you heard of Purple Robot? Can phones detect your feelings? This and more in today’s round-up of tech news. Purple Robot The Journal of Medical Internet Research released the results of a study focusing on a mobile phone sensor and how it can detect depression. Northwestern University conducted the study. Forty participants used smartphones...

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Russians spend most of their time on social networks

Last week, we ran a series of tweets about some interesting internet habits of Russians based on TNS research. A few of our Twitter followers found out that they have the same habits. Now, it’s your turn to find out how Russian you are! The first thing Russians do right after waking up and stretching...

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Shopping online is easy and convenient. It’s the perfect way to skip lines and avoid the shopping madness around sales or holidays. But, most of us are unaware or simply underestimate the cyber threats involved in getting a new pair of shoes online. If you too prefer to browse the web for the best deals,...

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We all want the most of what our mobile phones can offer, from games and pictures to functional and practical applications. But, how do we exactly find the best Android apps in Google Play? Look for the Top Developer badge We’re really proud that Google Play has awarded Opera Software the honorable top-developer badge. These...

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