Google to launch Hong Kong cloud region in 2018

Google has announced that it’s opening a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong. Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google’s sixth Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, and the recently announced Mumbai region. Above: Hong Kong: Coming in 2018 Hong Kong …

How to Install VLC 2.2.7 (2.2.8) in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

Although they are not officially announced, VLC media player 2.2.7 (and 2.2.8 with single fix) now are available for download. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, and derivatives. Changes in VLC 2.2.7 include: Fix flac heap write overflow on format change Fix …

4 Ways to Protect the Most Breakable iPhone X

With a starting price of $999 / £999 / AU$1,579 and being branded as “the most breakable iPhone ever“, the iPhone X is a phone you will want to protect more than anything else. And it sure will break your heart when your brand new iPhone …