AdBlock Plus is a free browser plugin which blocks ads from appearing on the user’s screen, giving a much clearer page which is much faster to load. Unfortunately for the website owners, this means that they are losing out on advertising revenue, and with over 300 million AdBlock Plus users, […]
It has been 2 years since Twitter officially launched Vine: the streaming service which contains compilations of random clips ranging on average between 5 and 10 seconds long. Vine is filled with many amazing clips, however is now becoming child friendly with its new app – VineKids.
Windows 7 has been out for over 5 years now with its launch back in October 2009, however today is the day that mainstream support ends with only security patches being available from now on. Exchange Server 2010 will also be losing mainstream support today.
As a proud sponsor of Bishop Auckland football club and a technology focused company, Comtek System Solutions have donated an Adidas Smart Ball to help with training.
If you have been using Facebook the past few days, your news feed may have been bombarded with statuses denying Facebook the right to use their photos and other data, following and update to their terms and conditions at the beginning of the New Year. These statuses have notably been […]
On January 2nd, a Bing update resulted in downtime to its search engine with a knock on effect to Yahoo whose search engine is ran through Microsoft’s Bing.
A fault with the HTC One M7 has been discovered after a HTC service pack from the Google Play store resulted in users of the smartphone being unable to make or receive phone calls. The issue has also been identified on the M8 model however HTC have not confirmed this […]
Dropbox for business is an essential for any SMB that relies on technology on a daily basis. Stats show that 53% of business workers use 3 or more devices, where as 37% of employees work from multiple locations and a further 65% of employees work with people outside of the […]
This past week, it has been reported that Intel has purchased password management software PasswordBox. Never heard of it? Intel is aiming to extend its reach to even more customers with the aim of enhancing security of user apps and accounts.
Sizing in at 9.8mm high and weighing under 600 grams, the Lenovo Tablet 2 is the perfect tool for enterprise, education and government. With full Windows 8 pro and enterprise functionality and an Intel Atom dual-core processor, you can guarantee that the Tablet 2 will be the perfect office companion […]
Amazon Prime is the premium subscription service that allows its users access to a number of different perks, including next day delivery with no minimum order size, free e-book rental including access to 4 pre-releases each month and the ability to stream more than 15,000 titles using Prime Instant Video. […]
After the four top network providers failed to reach a voluntary agreement to improve network coverage by eliminating blackspots, the UK government are now seeking stricter methods in order to force Vodaphone, EE, O2 and Three to comply.
Today at Comtek we are celebrating 22 years of business. As the company has grown and transformed over the last 22 years, so has technology as we know it! To celebrate this, we have created a timeline covering 22 years of change in IT.
Dstrux is the new file share app that allows users to share their files online whilst controlling their digital footprint. The app allows users to create a time limit for viewing files, deleting them forever once the limit specified is reached, inspired by the regular regret of many who post files […]
Microsoft Sway is the entirely new way to express your ideas all in one place across multiple devices. Share your ideas with family, friends, teachers and co-workers across your own personal web-based canvas. Sway is currently only available if you request an invite, although users are being warned that they […]
It has been reported by police forces across the country that many phones and tablets have had their data completely removed whilst being held in custody. It has allegedly happened in 6 different incidences over the past year for Dorset police however they remain baffled as to how it has […]
Update: SnapSaved, the 3rd party site suspected of leaking the photos has finally admitted that they were the source. They took the site down immediately upon discovering their Apache server had been hacked due to a misconfiguration. They do however insist that only 500MB of photos were collected and that not […]
An investigation set up in 2012 revealed that advertising through Facebook’s network resulted in likes from fake and suspicious accounts despite the fact they would never have been real customers or held any genuine interest in the business at all. Years have passed and Facebook has finally announced that it […]
Many telephone boxes are left unused in the UK due to the rise in smartphones, however there have been many schemes based in London to return them to use. Medical equipment and libraries have been fitted into the tiny boxes however new plans are underway to transform the little red […]
It was initially suggested 1 year ago that the time BBC iPlayer catch-up was extended, being confirmed this April that changes would in fact be made. The day has finally arrived where you can watch your favourite TV and radio programmes for 30 days after they have been aired.