Monthly Archives: June 2014


Leave A Tip For Your Favourite Emerging YouTube Videos

YouTube are to release many new features to their well-loved video streaming site, such as an increase in upload quality of videos to 60 frames per second (fps). The most simple yet intriguing of these features is the Tip Jar, allowing viewers to donate a tip to the video uploader.


Apologies From BT After Broadband Issues

An apology has been sent out to BT users after problems developed last week preventing BT customers from connecting to social media, banking and shopping sites. It is unknown as to the number of customers affected, however the issues were reported across different parts of the UK including Cornwall, Eastbourne, […]


Hyundai Develop A Car That Slows Down At Speed Cameras

Many people risk a fine and points on their license each day by speeding, whether it be on their daily commute, a day out somewhere nice or on their way for their weekly food shopping. For those who have a tendency to exceed the speed limit from time to time, […]


Apple Expected To Improve Touch ID

When Touch ID was released on the iPhone 5S, it’s was seen as a major feature that brought something new to smartphones. After great success and competition from Samsung’s Galaxy S5, it is highly expected for it to glow as a feature on the iPhone 6 which is expected for […]


Laptop Battery Care: 5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Battery

It’s always frustrating when our devices lose charge and we’re left with the task of hunting for a slot to charge them, however it’s even more of an issue when the battery is so rubbish, it’s impossible to physically use the device for any period of time without it needing […]


Send A Text To A Bad Driver Using The DiDi Plate App

The number of cars on the UK roads are increasing each year, however the number of bad drivers are growing even more rapidly, not only being a hazard but causing mass frustration to other vehicles. After reading an article this morning, I found details of an app that really caught […]


Lenovo ThinkStation Workstations

Lenovo ThinkStation Workstations provides fantastic gaming environments, word processing, media centres, computer animation developments (CAD), animations, multi-display facilities, reliable storage, performance, data security and alternative input methods to using a keyboard and mouse.These machines were designed specifically for high-end computing whilst providing quiet, reliable and powerful solutions as a result […]


Smartphone Theft To Be Deterred By New ‘Kill Switch’

A new Kill Switch is to be added to Android and Windows phones in an attempt to deter thieves from stealing mobile devices. The new feature will allow for data to be remotely erased upon theft and the device locked, making it nothing but a lump of glass and plastic […]


Private Health Company Investigated After Poor Patient Data Storage Procedures

Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.


Precautionary Measures Taken After Spyware Detected In Chinese Smartphone

The Chinese made smartphone, Star N9500, sold for about £120 on eBay and gained attention of users for it’s heavy resemblance to the Samsung Galaxy S4 whilst remaining one third of the price to the heavily branded smartphone. The phrase “too good to be true” can be used in many […]


Be Prepared To Say Goodbye To Some Of Your Favourite Bands On YouTube

Bands such as Radiohead, Adele and Arctic Monkeys could be deleted and blocked from YouTube after many independent labels refused agreement terms with the site during a contract negotiation for the soon to be music subscription service. Could we be saying goodbye to some of our favorite acts?


1.5 Million Individuals Illegally Downloaded Game Of Thrones, But Is There Any Justifying This?

The Game Of Thrones set an internet piracy record last weekend after the air of the season 4 finale. Over 250,000 people watched the episode simultaneously as it was aired, however over 1.5million people illegally downloaded the episode within the first 12 hours of it being available on torrent sites, […]


Pay For Your Google Play Purchases Directly Through Your Contract With O2

A new payment method called Charge To Mobile has been released by network provider O2, allowing Google Play users to purchase up to £30 worth of applications and have it charged directly to their monthly/pay as you go phone contract. This payment method is becoming rapidly more popular, achieving over […]


Apple Recall Power Adaptors Again After Identifying Safety Risk 2

Apple have declared a recall of chargers sold between October 2009 and September 2010, urging those who may have them to refrain from using them immediately and exchange them with Apple for free.


Universal Typeface Experiment Ran By Bic To Produce New Font

Pen maker Bic are currently running a universal typeface experiment in order to collect handwriting samples from as many people as they can across the world for a new font. Bic are aiming to create a universal font based on averages across handwriting samples in order to replace Comic Sans […]


Disappointment Towards Amazon’s Release Of Prime Music

Amazon have recently released Prime Music – a music streaming service that allows subscribed Amazon Prime users to stream from an online music catalog without any ads or playback restrictions. The new service is completely free to those paying for their Prime subscription and is currently only available in the […]


Ultrapak To Release Record Breaking On The Go Smartphone Charger 2

Ultrapak are to release a new on-the-go smartphone charger which has the power to fully charge a smartphone after only 15 minutes of pre-charging. External power packs usually take hours to charge in order to make any impact upon a low battery smartphone, however the new Ultrapaks are claimed to […]