Tech

27 January 2020

New online game by Sega is offering real prizes

A new online game by Sega is offering real prizes. Sega Catcher can be played on a mobile phone, a virtual version of the popular arcade game where people can win ...

27 January 2020

Apple's new iMac could be made of glass

Apple's new iMac could be made entirely of curved glass. The technology giant has filed a patent in the United States for the clever device, which is made entirely out of ...

27 January 2020

Samsung to launch new Quick Share feature

Samsung are said to be working on a new sharing feature to rival Apple's AirDrop facility. The mobile phone and technology giant are reportedly trialling Quick Share, which allows Samsung users ...

24 January 2020

Netflix explains two-minute view count rule

Netflix stands by its two-minute rule for counting views. The hugely popular online streaming platform has sparked some controversy over the way it calculates views for a movie, TV show or ...

24 January 2020

Tinder adding panic button and more safety features

Tinder is adding a panic button alongside other safety features. The online dating app - which is owned by Match Group - is set offer a number of new functions including ...

24 January 2020

Sonos boss apologises after backlash

Sonos has apologised for its decision to halt software updates on older speakers. The company's chief executive Patrick Spence has written an open letter to customers following a backlash over the ...

23 January 2020

Google finds vulnerability in Safari privacy feature

Google researchers found a vulnerability with Apple's Safari browser. The tech giant's browser had a flaw with a feature designed to protect users' privacy but also created vulnerabilities which put data ...

23 January 2020

Sonos halting software updates for older devices

Sonos users have reacted angrily after the company revealed plans to stop software updates for older devices. The firm announced that from May, four models sold between 2006 and 2015 - ...

23 January 2020

Twitter adds emoji reactions to Direct Messagers

Twitter has added emoji reactions to Direct Messages. The social media platform has announced the new feature - which appears to be live on both web and mobile - which gives ...

22 January 2020

iPhone SE 2 could launch as soon as March

Apple's budget iPhone SE 2 could enter production next month and be released in March. The new report comes from Mark Gurman at Bloomberg, who has claimed that the tech giant ...

22 January 2020

First driverless by GM's Cruise car unveiled

The first driverless car by GM's Cruise has been unveiled. General Motors's Cruise Origin showcased the self-driving car, which is developed by Honda, during a press launch in San Francisco this ...

22 January 2020

WhatsApp's Dark Mode available for Android beta users

WhatsApp's Dark Mode is available for Android beta users. The Facebook-owned app announced they are working out a few tweaks before launching the feature for everyone, but now beta users only ...

21 January 2020

Facebook to create 1,000 UK jobs

Facebook is to create 1,000 new jobs in the UK. The social media network giant have announced their plans to recruit a number of new employees to assist with the stopping ...

21 January 2020

Disney+ is heading to the UK and Ireland

Disney+ is heading to European countries including the UK and Ireland in March. The new streaming service landed in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Puerto Rico ...

21 January 2020

Huawei 'inks deal with TomTom' for Google Maps alternative

Huawei has teamed up with TomTom to come up with an alternative to Google Maps. Following the company being blacklisted by the US government from using their products, they are unable ...

20 January 2020

Microsoft reveals climate change plans

Microsoft wants to be "carbon negative" by 2030. The tech giant has unveiled its bold plan to help save the planet from climate change, with the overall goal of removing all ...

20 January 2020

'Screen addiction' may not have strong link to mental health

Screen addiction may not have a strong link to depression and other mental health problems, according to new research. A study in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry has looked ...

20 January 2020

Google and Alphabet CEO on AI regulation

Google and Alphabet's boss has called for AI regulations. CEO Sundar Pichai has spoke out about the dangers posed by technology like facial recognition and deepfakes, and stressed any change is ...

17 January 2020

EU considers facial recognition ban for up to 5 years

The European Commission may ban facial recognition in public areas for up to five years. Regulators are considering ways to figure out how to stop the technology - which allows images ...

17 January 2020

Apple may be forced to ditch Lightning cable

Apple could be force to ditch its Lightning connector cable. This week, members of the European Parliament have urged the European Commission to force tech firms to all use a single ...

17 January 2020

Facebook blocks Spinner's 'brainwashing' service

Facebook has taken legal action against an Israeli firm which claims to be able to alter people's behaviour. The social media platform has issued a cease and desist notice to the ...

16 January 2020

Fitbit beats Apple with blood oxygen tech

Fitbit has beat Apple to adding a blood oxygen monitoring feature to their devices. The firm's Ionic, Charge 3 and other Versa fitness tracks now have the brand new health tool ...

16 January 2020

Amazon orders electric vans in Munich

Amazon has purchased 40 electric van in Munich in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint in Germany. The Seattle retail giant bought the vehicles from Deutsche Post's StreetScooter, in line ...

16 January 2020

WhatsApp 'improving last details' before launching Dark Mode

WhatsApp are working out a few tweaks before launching Dark Mode. The social media messaging site has said the feature is currently "under development" whilst they work out a few kinks. The ...