Monthly Archives: May 2014


Facebook Wants To Listen To Your Music… But Do Your Friends Really Want To Know?

Facebook has released a statement revealing their newest feature to be released in the next few weeks. After many company takeovers and advertising plots, Facebook are now due to release a feature that allows the application to listen to what you are doing, whether it be watching TV or playing […]


eBay User? Maybe It’s Time To Change Your Password 1

EBay, the online Marketplace with 128 million active users announced this week a cyber-hack that compromised their systems between late February and early March. Cyber attackers accessed the information after obtaining a small number of employee login credentials which was only discovered 2 weeks ago. The files accessed contained customer […]


Will The 3G Network Coverage Stop Driverless Cars In Their Tracks?

Production of driver-less vehicles such as Google’s Driver-less Car have became some of the greatest technological advances so far, however a storm cloud overhead could delay the advances and productions. These new vehicles rely on a constant broadband connection in order to run their sophisticated in-car operating systems, however it […]


Investigation Into Technology And Children’s Mental Health

In the past, great amounts of research have been placed into finding a link between the use of mobile phones and brain cancer in children, however there have still been no links found to date. Advice based on the precautionary principle is still provided by the NHS, advising that children […]


Sonos Wireless Music and Home Theater Systems 1

Sony wireless speakers provide a full bodied sound that’s clear at any volume with no skips, delays or drops, providing perfect synchronisation in every room. The speakers are simple to set up with no rewiring or complex programming, whilst allowing the connection of any Sonos component to your router, allowing […]


Lenovo ThinkCentre M93, M93p and M93z

The Lenovo ThinkCentre M93 range fall into Lenovo’s premium commercial desktop offerings of 2013. The M93 and M93p are both tower desktops that come in three forms: Tiny, Mini-TW and SFF Professional, offering improved productivity, desktop security and environmental safety. The M93z is an all-in-one with optional touch screen capabilities, […]


Complaint Filed Against GCHQ For Privacy Hacking

The GCHQ, or Government Communication Headquarters, have had a 30 page legal complaint filed against them for unlawful hacking in order to help surveillance efforts. Millions of devices have been affected by the UK Intelligence Service in order to spy on citizens and scoop up personal data. No comment has […]


Technology Gives Amputees A Hand Towards Independence

After $40 million of research funded by the US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), a new robotic arm named Deka has been designed for those with amputated arms, whether it be from shoulder, upper or lower arm. The new robot arm has been approved by the US medical authorities […]


Deal To Combat Piracy In The UK 1

In 2010, it was suggested by the Digital Economy Act (DEA) to cut off offenders from their broadband if they were to be discovered downloading online content illegally through piracy. This idea was however opposed by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who stated that it would require for users to be […]


Snapchat Security Breach 1

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced earlier this month that Snapchat, a popular image and video sending application, suffered an alleged security breach in January this year when the names and numbers of approximately 4.6 million users were said to have been collected from Apple iOS devices. It is reported […]


Now The XP Updates Have Gone Out The Window, Why Not Try Linux? 1

Now that Windows have stopped updates for XP, users are now stuck with the predicament of risking their PC’s protection or upgrading to a newer operating system. Windows 7 or 8.1 would be the first consideration for users, however older hardware may be unable to run the newer, more demanding […]


Google To Update Maps Capabilities And Features

Google Maps have announced new updates with navigation enhancements, better offline mapping and Uber integration, making this one of the biggest Google Map updates in a long time. The new update will make google maps similar to Yelp, a site which allows for people to find restaurants, bars and businesses […]


Will Tesco Be The Next Leading Smartphone Brand? 1

To view the update abut the release of the Tesco smartphone, CLICK HERE Tesco have announced that they will be releasing their own brand smartphone by the end of this year following the release of their Hudl Tablet which has sold half a million units so far after entering the […]


Apple iOS 7 Mail Security Threat

Internet security threats have become very popular recently since the Heartbleed outbreak, however the most recent security threat involves Apple’s iOS 7. It has been reported that the new software holds a security risk for the use of emails on it’s devices due to attachments in email not encrypting. This […]