HTTP/2, the next major change to the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, has been formally approved by the IESG (Internet Engineering Steering Group). HTTP/2 is based on Google’s SPDY/2 protocol which should enable faster page loads in the future web based on the HTTP/2 standard. See the following article from Neowin for details:
Do you use Chrome as your browser and sometimes found it’s taking up lots of memory. This can happen when you have many tabs opened because by default Chrome uses a separate process for each tab. Use the following trick from gHacks Tech News to configure Chrome to use less memory by using the same process for the same site.
Thinking of purchasing a hard disk for backup? Check out the hard disk failure comparison below from backblaze.
What is the best hard drive?
For Apple device owners that uses Lightning cables, do you know how to distinguish between authentic and fake ones? Check out the following article from newmobilelife.com:
A complete look at the latest Android update from Google courtesy of Business Insider
A Complete Look At Google’s biggest Android Update Yet
MasterCard has a prototype contact-less card with Fingerprint sensor. This might be another form of secure payment in the future.
MasterCard with fingerprint sensor
Researchers at Nanyang Technology University has researched a breakthrough in battery technology which will produce a battery that last for 20 years and charges to 70% in 2 minutes!
Battery technology breakthrough
These are the less known features of iOS 8, via lifehacker.com:
Top 10 secret features of iOS 8
Want to get the most bandwidth out of your Wi-Fi connection at home, check out these 4 tips from a former Apple Wi-Fi engineer via the Mac Observer:
Do you know the difference between GUID Partition Table (GUID) and Master Boot Record (MBR) when you partition your hard drive? Let’s find out in the following article from How-To Geek: