Losing your phone has always been one of the biggest panics, and for those of us who can be forgetful, a rather frustrating one. For Android users, losing your phone no longer needs to be a concern following a new service which allows users to find their phone through Google.
An issue with Google’s Gmail was identified over the weekend on April the 4th when users were receiving error and safety warnings due to Google forgetting to update a vital security certificate. The errors were reported on Twitter and resolved within 2 hours of being identified.
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 […]
A new app to be released by Vodafone could be the ultimate tool for parents to control the internet usage of their kids by granting them the ability to change the internet speed.
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 […]
There are many different editing tools available on Instagram however for many users, there are still many features that are missing for editing their photos and one of these is making collages from their photos. Previously, users would have to resort to third party apps such as Pic Stitch and […]
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 […]
Jamie Oliver’s website was first reported to have been hit by malware in the middle of February with the issue apparently resolved upon discovery, however reports are saying that a second virus has been found on the website less than a month after the original was discovered, with 2 separate […]
It has now officially been confirmed that Windows 10 will arrive earlier than many consumers expected, with dates set to be released some time in summer rather than October as originally assumed. An official blog post has been made on their website, containing details of the new operating system.
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 […]
WhatsApp has been one of the most successful messaging services in the last year with over 700 million active monthly users, however another messaging service is ready to drive its way into the lead after revenue of approximately £436million last year alone made it the biggest revenue generator on both […]
Disaster struck yesterday for Apple users when they were unable to download or update content due to what is believed to have been caused by their own engineers. The fault affected users for over 11 hours, developing not long before 9am and finishing after 8pm on the evening.
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 […]
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.