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.
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, […]
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.
A list of guidelines have been sent to Google from European Privacy Regulators, pinpointing different methods Google could use to keep within European laws and stay out of trouble with individual governments in regards to user privacy.
Over 5 million Gmail user accounts have been reported to allegedly been hacked following a security breach. A list containing user email addresses and passwords was uploaded to a Russian forum however has since been removed. Question is, how has Google managed to keep this so quiet when it happened […]
Google users running out of date browsers were in for a shock at the weekend when the site showed the 2013 version of Google which lacks many of the new and updated features. Those affected were mostly those running Safari 5.1 and Opera 12, although this was left un-announced until […]
After the Twitter bullying of Zelda Williams following the death of her father Robin Williams, Twitter made a promise that they would inspect their policies and focus on improvements that could be made following the death of a family member. Less than a week later and the policy has gained […]
Following the example of Google who added encryption to their email services a few months ago, Yahoo have now confirmed an increase to their user security that will become available to 600 million users by 2015. This increased security will arrive in the form of enterprise grade, end to end […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After over 5,700 complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority and Citizens Advice, actions have finally been taken in order to protect individuals from rogue websites replicating official government pages in order to steal money and identities from oblivious users. Complaints were most commonly about government websites for vehicle tax, driving […]
Android users are all waiting patiently for the next upgrade to their operating system, however many do not know that a prototype has already been made. The yet to be named prototype, currently referred to as Android L, set out with a vision to extend the battery life of your […]
Microsoft have finally switched on new webmail encryption tools in order to make it more difficult for personal emails to be accessed by cybercriminals and government snoops. These encryptions have been added to outlook.com and all of Microsoft’s other mail domains such as Hotmail.
After many rumours last month, it has finally been announced that Google has purchased music streaming app Songza – the app that allows you to stream music that matches your mood. This deal follows that of Apple who took over Beats last month at an exceptional cost.
Twitter was always that one social network you could trust to feed you with all your social needs without ads for mobile apps you never have or will have any interest in. All that is past tense now. Expect irritating adverts from now until forever of banners for those games […]
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, […]
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.