Tag Archives: 2018

Mouser Electronic Devices Includes Over 50 Brand-new Providers in 2018 to Broaden …

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, added 51 new suppliers to its industry-leading line card in 2018. With a line card approaching 800, these new suppliers provide even more choices to Mouser’s design engineer, component buyer, and procurement agent customer base. With many new embedded suppliers among the additions, Mouser continues to strengthens its focus on the Internet of Things (IoT). The global authorized distributor offers the largest assortment and inventory of the newest […]

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7 amazing applications you could’ve missed out on in 2018

2018 might’ve been a mess in many ways, but the app harvest was bountiful this year. To help you find some hidden gems that you missed during the year, we’ve had our writers pick their favorite apps of 2018. Enjoy! InstLife Már Másson Maack picks: This weird little life simulation app was made by indie game developer InstCoffee. The app’s interface is barebones, like the internet’s earliest HTML sites, but that’s part of its charm and weirdness. In InstLife you live out randomly generated lives by making life-defining […]

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And also It’s A Cover For 2018 12/31/2018

Goodbye 2018. There was no shortage of headlines this year. Google AdWords rebranded to Google Ads and changed Android licensing terms in Europe that affect search. Bing pushed ahead. Sexual misconduct came to the forefront, and Google denied building a search engine for China and then agreed to discontinue the project. Apple expanded its Search Ads Platform, and Amazon and Facebook entered the search space. The voice assistant became a reality. Google and Bing began allowing cryptocurrency ads. Politics, data, privacy breaches and freedom of speech were major […]

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Social in 2018: The Big Information This Year

It’s the first day of 2019 but it’s still interesting to look back on what happened to the major social media brands in 2018 and maybe see where they are headed with this new year. People are still posting and scrolling through their various timelines, but as we’ve seen the past few years, things can change in the blink of an eye. And if you belong to the Facebook family, you’re probably hoping that this year will be much better than the disastrous one that they’ve had. […]

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New Year’s Eve 2018: parties worldwide as they …

5.48am GMT 05:48 Happy New Year And with that, we’ll be wrapping up our live blog of New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world. From Samoa to Sydney to Santiago, it’s been 20 hours of ringing in 2019. Who had the best fireworks? Is it ever worth donning a diaper to stand in Times Square? Just how embarrassing is it that Sydney projected 2018 onto the Harbour Bridge? Questions abound. For those of you on the west coast of the US, and in Hawaii, there’s still 3 […]

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Technology that passed away in 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we bid adieu to many products and services in our beloved world of consumer technology. Some were old stalwarts that finally gave way to the passage of time. Others were short-lived trends, or ideas quickly abandoned. Here’s our look at this year’s greats and “not-so-greats”—those that passed into the history books or were sent straight to null. Social Media Fizzlers Thinkstock Social media is always a wasteland of detritus, as Facebook and Twitter ( mostly Facebook) continue to drag us slowly […]

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Our favored Android applications in 2018

Here at TNW we’re always looking for a killer app that does something better, entertains us, or introduces innovation. Our favorite Android apps in 2018 are a mixture of brand new apps, returning champions, and things we’re finding for the first time. These aren’t the usual suspects, like “Netflix” and “Spotify” that you’ll find on most lists. Instead they’re the ones we wrote about or fell in love with this year that haven’t necessarily been shoved down your throat already. First up: some apps that’ll make your […]

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