Tech

30 March 2020

Zoom's iOS stops sending data to Facebook

Zoom is no longer sending to data to Facebook. The video conference app has seen a huge increase in users as people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, and ...

30 March 2020

Uber is donating free trips and meals to NHS staff in the UK

Uber is offering free trips and meals to NHS workers. The taxi ride-hailing firm and its sister app Uber Eats are supporting the health service's workforce through the coronavirus pandemic by ...

30 March 2020

A patent filed by Apple hints at FaceID for MacBooks

A patent filed by Apple has suggested they are looking into adding FaceID biometric authentication on MacBooks and their desktop range. The US Patent & Trademark Office published the document last ...

27 March 2020

Tech firms support NHS' fight against coronavirus pandemic

Technology firms are supporting the NHS' effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Britain. Three US tech firms - Amazon, Microsoft and Palantir - and the London-based Faculty AI are all ...

27 March 2020

E-sports 'are on the rise' amid pandemic

E-sports are on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic. The real-life sporting world has largely come to a standstill due to the ongoing health crisis - but E-sports are are proving ...

27 March 2020

Google produces new guidelines for business owners

Google has produced new guidelines for business owners amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tech giant has decided to issue an FAQ in an effort to minimise the damage being done by ...

26 March 2020

Facebook sees dramatic spike in usage

Facebook has witnessed dramatic usage spikes in countries that have been rocked by the coronavirus pandemic. The tech giant has revealed that group calls have rocketed by as much as 1000 ...

26 March 2020

BT's Openreach postpones home visits

BT's Openreach has decided to postpone installing new broadband connections when a home visit is involved. The company has announced that it will now focus on "essential work" amid the coronavirus ...

26 March 2020

Coronavirus app targets a million downloads in 24 hours

An app that tracks coronavirus symptoms has become one of the most downloaded apps in the UK. Covid Symptom Tracker is in fact the third-most popular app in Apple's UK store ...

25 March 2020

Samsung brings Galaxy S20 photo features to older models

Samsung is bringing Galaxy S20 photo features to the S10 and Note 10. Users with the older devices will soon be able to access the new features as part of an ...

25 March 2020

Ofcom offers internet advice to tackle increased pressure

Ofcom has told people to stop using the microwave at the same time as their Wi-Fi. The media regulator has given people across the UK some advice on how to deal ...

25 March 2020

Facebook reduces video quality across Europe

Facebook has reduced its video quality across Europe to reduce the strain on internet service providers. The social network has taken steps after the demand of streaming increased with large parts ...

24 March 2020

Inventors develop robot to help amidst coronavirus

Inventors are working on a robot to carry out basic health tasks to help free up medical staff's time amidst the coronavirus. The clever robot can be used to perform tasks ...

24 March 2020

Nextdoor helps neighbourhoods talk and support in coronavirus crisis

Nextdoor - a neighbourhood hub app - have launched new sections to help people provide aid to their neighbours during the coronavirus. A number of people across the world have been ...

24 March 2020

Facebook offers message app to support health authorities

Facebook are offering their messaging app to help health authorities amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The social network giant feel it is important to "connect" government health organisations and UN health agencies ...

23 March 2020

Apple unveil Magic Keyboard

Apple have unveiled a new Magic Keyboard for their iPad. The tech giant have unveiled their new iPad, which can be used via a trackpad, whilst those with iPads now will ...

23 March 2020

YouTube to change home page to stop the spread of fake coronavirus news

YouTube are to switch around their front page to stop the spread of fake coronavirus news. The video channel have announced they will install a new section of their homepage dedicated ...

23 March 2020

Sick notes from NHS available online

British people can now get a sick note online through the NHS. The National Health Service have rolled out a new system, which allows people to be signed off sick if ...

20 March 2020

Celebrate Mother's Day in style with Snapchat

Snapchat has launched a number of new features to help celebrate Mother's Day in style on Sunday (22.03.20). The multimedia messaging app has pulled out all the stops to ensure that ...

20 March 2020

Twitter plans to remove coronavirus-related misinformation

Twitter is planning to remove content that promotes misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. The micro-blogging platform fears that ill-informed tweets could lead to people accidentally putting themselves in danger of contracting ...

20 March 2020

Netflix reveals plan to reduce video quality

Netflix has announced plans to reduce the video quality on its service in Europe for 30 days. The popular streaming service has taken the decision in light of the coronavirus pandemic ...

20 March 2020

BT removes caps on home broadband plans

BT has announced plans to remove caps on home broadband plans. The telecommunications giant has revealed a range of new measures designed to help consumers and the UK to cope with ...

19 March 2020

Facebook's content moderators paid to work remotely

Facebook has announced plans to pay its third-party US content moderators to work remotely during the coronavirus crisis. The move was announced by Facebook's chief Mark Zuckerberg, who revealed on a ...

19 March 2020

Tesla's California factory on lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic

Tesla's main factory in California is on a three-week lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. The decision to temporarily close the factory comes as a major blow to Tesla's chief executive Elon ...