Users have in the past questioned Twitter’s revenue strategies after the introduction of news feed ads and videos were accused of being very much like Facebook, with concerns that it could be turning into a Facebook clone, however it is suggested that new plans will put promoted tweets directly onto […]
Only last week Facebook announced that it was starting a slow rollout to users allowing them to send cash payments to their friends via the Messenger app, however this week they have unveiled so many more features that will completely change your Facebook experience, including changes to the Facebook timeline […]
A deal has finally been agreed on the purchase of O2 by Three, with figures set at £10.25bn for the company’s takeover. The merge between the companies will soon take place following approval by regulatory which could take up to a year to complete, making O2/Three the biggest mobile provider […]
Two-for-one cinema tickets were nothing new for EE/Orange/T-Mobile customers with the Orange Wednesdays perk that provided all of their customers the ability to redeem 2-for-1 cinema tickets each Wednesday, however only weeks ago, this perk ended and was replaced with an in home streaming alternative. Compare The Market (Meerkat) have […]
Starting today, a new feature will steadily appear on your Facebook over the upcoming months which allows for a user to send money to friends directly through the chat. The new feature will be available on iOS, Android and the web, and will work in a similar way to that […]
A difficult decision has been made to turn off our existing Digital Teesdale WiMax service that provides internet connection for homes and businesses in rural areas. For many customers, there are no other alternatives available, therefore Comtek are happy to announce a new available alternative which will be far more […]
Royal Bank of Scotland and Natwest will now be allow for customers to use Touch ID on their Apple smartphones to unlock their mobile banking app and access their accounts. The new unlocking capabilities are currently only available on iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus, with the features only being […]
After months of negotiations, it is finally official that BT will be purchasing EE for a hefty £12.5billion, connecting the UK’s leading 4G network with one of the biggest fibre networks. With hopes to provide a ‘seamless’ service, BT will be heading their way back into the mobile network […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
After refusing to change their policy which resulted in hundreds of LGBT users being blocked from the social network, Facebook released a statement apologising for the uncooperative response that was given. The policy stated that accounts must be under a user’s legal name, meaning the likes of performers and drag […]
Hi-jacked Snapchat accounts have reportedly been sending weight loss ads to user contacts, initially being identified on Twitter by users across several different countries. This time around, accounts aren’t being breached by a hack, or at least that’s what Snapchat is telling users.