Monthly Archives: July 2014


Driverless Cars To Come To Public Roads In UK

Back in May, Google announced plans to produce 100 self-driving vehicles and has since had their first driverless car prototype travel more than 300,000 miles on open roads. The vast development in driverless cars has now resulted in plans to review the road regulations and traffic laws, including many changes […]


Online Experimenting: “How Websites Work”

It wasn’t long ago that Facebook was left to apologise after an online experiment that involved manipulating user news feeds was criticised for being un-ethical. Despite the negative press Facebook was given, many other websites have stood by Facebook’s actions, and one of these is OkCupid.


Anti-Piracy: Police Replace Ads With Police Warnings

There are many methods being developed in order to crack down on piracy, however the police are now taking another step forward and attempting to hinder the web owner directly by completely cutting the ad revenue made by displaying adverts on their page. By replacing ads on illegal websites with […]


BT Warn Over Cyber Attacks

DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have became increasingly more common over the years however less than 1 in 10 businesses strongly believe they have the resources in place to counteract an attack. Only 49% of UK organisations have a response plan in place however only 36% of organisations see […]


Lenovo: From Selling PC’s To Developing Smart Gadgets

With the release of Google Glass earlier this year, competition has started to develop their own take on the device, as well as creating even more wearable devices in order to take a delve into a gadget market that is yet untouched. After being declared the World’s Biggest Seller of […]


Free 4G With Your Tesco Mobile Plan? Yes Please 2

Tesco Mobile are now offering 4G speeds to their Pay As You Go customers after automatically transferring user plans to the new speeds yesterday. Many of us want, or in some cases need this 4G connection although are unable to afford the premium prices however this concern has now been […]


Bolt: A New Snapchat Rival Or An Instagram Hoax?

UPDATE: Bolt has in fact been launched despite questions over the genuine nature of advert banners pushed towards users. The app is currently only available in Singapore, New Zealand and South Africa, however we can expect to see this soon internationally. ——————————————————————————————————- ORIGINAL POST: It has been reported by Instagram […]


Apple Denies Any Backdoors On iOS

Accusations that Apple has many backdoors open to security risks and spying has been reported by a number of news pages after a man called Jonathan Zdziarski claimed he found many points of concern within Apple’s iOS. These rumours have been completely disregarded by Apple who have pristine explanations and […]


Canvas Fingerprinting Replacing Cookies On Well Known Websites

Canvas Fingerprinting is a novel tracking system used on thousands of websites which monitors what users do online by exploiting features of a page’s underlying code. The system forces a web browser to create a unique hidden image based on the computer/device’s individual setup in order to identify the user […]


Russian Government Caught Changing Wiki Flight MH17 Article By A Tweetbot

Details on a Wikipedia page regarding the passenger jet shot down last week has been discovered to have been tampered with by the Russian Government. A Tweetbot by the name of @RuGovEdits tweeted to users about this edit, highlighting the guilty activity they were trying to cover up. The Tweetbot […]


Google Fibre Isn’t Going To Fix The UK’s Broadband Speeds 1

After reports stated UK broadband not being fit for purpose, users were delighted after a report revealed discussions between Google and CityFibre – a company who specialise in constructing and operating fibre networks in the UK. Google Fibre appeared as a godsend for users in the US suffering little to […]


Social Media Blamed For Increase in Complaints Over Doctors

A rise in complaints against medical professionals has been blamed on Social Media and bad press coverage after complaints rose from 5,168 complaints in 2007 to 10,347 in 2012, doubling in only 5 years. After these ever increasing figures continued to rise, Plymouth research team were sent to investigate the […]


Lenovo IdeaPad Z Series – Affordable Multimedia & Features 1

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z Series provides an affordable notebook, perfect for multimedia and a vast range of additional features in order to make your notebook just that bit more unique. With up to the latest, most powerful processors and enormous storage space, the Z series is perfect for your music […]


Lenovo IdeaPad Y Series – Extreme Multimedia & Portable Gaming 1

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y series provides extremely high performance multimedia with portable gaming and exciting new features which makes it ideal for work, play and relaxation. Using up to a 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor, backed by 3D compatibility, dual graphics compatibility and up to a 16” HD screen, […]


Lists Of “Google To Be Forgotten” Links On “Hidden From Google”

Hidden From Google is a website set up in order to list the links which have been removed from Google after the court ruling for the right to be forgotten. The webpage was originally only made as an excuse to test software by Afaq Tariq, however he finally realised upon […]


Russian Hackers Attack CNET

The technology news website CNET has been hacked this week by a Russian hacker group who attained the usernames, encrypted passwords and email addresses of over 1 million users. But was this a malicious hack or a constructive one?


Samsung To Investigate Chinese Supplier Over Child Labour

Samsung has temporarily suspended business with a Chinese supplier after reports of child labour were accused by a New York campaign group. Authorities are looking into the matter however if accusations do prove to be true, Samsung will permanently halt business with the supplier due to a breach of the […]


UK Broadband Not Fit For Purpose 1

A recent report has identified existing issues with UK broadband, deeming it unfit for purpose and damaging to the function of small businesses trying to grow and thrive. Frustration by the lack of reliability and speed of existing broadband has been expressed by small businesses, however some argue the broadband […]


Kizon: Child Tracking Device

Parents are always torn between the comfort of knowing their child is safe without seeming like an overly clingy parent, therefore LG have developed a device that allows for a parent to track their child’s location which also works as a mini phone for when the child wants to contact […]