Tech

16 July 2019

Facebook launches new scam ad tool in UK

Facebook has launched a tool to stop scam adverts. The social networking giant was forced to implement the changes after a lawsuit was filed by Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis. The ...

16 July 2019

Twitter launches 'shiny' new desktop features

Twitter has launched it's "shiny" new desktop site. As well as a new "updated look and feel" and the introduction of Dark Mode, the micro-blogging site also has a Bookmarks feature ...

16 July 2019

Duran Duran using 300 swarming drones for Apollo 11 anniversary gig

Duran Duran's concert to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing will feature "300 swarming drones". Simon Le Bon and co will perform in front of the spacecraft ...
15 July 2019

Huawei 'planning huge US layoffs'

Huawei is reportedly planning major layoffs in the US. The Chinese telecommunications firm is said to be preparing to get rid of hundreds of workers as it struggles amid a ban ...

15 July 2019

WhatsApp files at risk from malicious hackers

WhatsApp and Telegram files can be exposed to malicious actors. New research shows that media files sent through the app could be at risk due to a security flaw - known ...

15 July 2019

Amazon Prime Day users warned over phishing scam

Amazon Prime Day customers have been warned about potential hackers. The online shopping event - which kicks off today (15.07.19) - is likely to be a target for hackers using ...

12 July 2019

Apple Watch bug allows iPhone eavesdropping

An Apple Watch bug allowed users to eavesdrop on other people's iPhones. The tech giants have been forced to disable the Walkie-Talkie app on their smart watches, because of a flaw ...

12 July 2019

Twitter suffered outage over 'internal configuration change'

Twitter suffered an outage on Thursday (11.07.19) caused by an "internal configuration change". The social media site was down for users across major parts of the world including the US and ...

12 July 2019

Tinder will 'stay focused' on what it's 'good at'

Tinder wants to "stay focused" on what it's "good at". The dating app boasts more than two billion views per day in more than 190 countries, and now it's chief Elie ...

11 July 2019

Spotify Lite launched

Spotify has launched Spotify Lite for older operating systems. The music streaming service is now available on the streamlined app which is just as fast and loud as the main version. Kalle ...

9 July 2019

Instagram to launch new anti-bullying feature

Instagram are hoping to tackle online bullying with a new tool that asks the offenders "are you sure?". The Facebook-owned social media app have created a button that aims to restricts ...

9 July 2019

Spotify Lite launched

Spotify has launched Spotify Lite for older operating systems. The music streaming service is now available on the streamlined app which is just as fast and loud as the main version. Kalle ...

9 July 2019

Google Stadia limited to four phones

Google Stadia will only work on four phones when it launches. The highly-anticipated games streaming service will arrive in North America and Europe in November and has been designed with the ...

8 July 2019

Bill Gates heaps praise on late former rival Steve Jobs

Bill Gates has praised the late Steve Jobs. The former Microsoft boss was a rival of the Apple CEO - who died after a battle with pancreatic cancer in 2011 at ...
8 July 2019

Sony working on their own rollable smartphone

Sony are rumoured to be working on a rollable smartphone. The Japanese firm are believed to be following in the footsteps of the likes of Samsung, whose Galaxy Fold smartphone has ...

8 July 2019

Huawei's CEO clams their Android alternative is 'faster'

Huawei's CEO has claimed it's android alternative is "likely" to be "faster". The founder and CEO of the firm, Ren Zhengfei, told French news outlet Le Point about the HongMeng OS, ...

5 July 2019

Google making Night Sight one of its main camera modes

Google is reportedly set to make Night Sight one of the Pixel phone's main camera modes. The tech giant has revamped its list of modes and swapped out panoramas in favour ...

5 July 2019

Apple looking to ditch butterfly switch keyboard

Apple is reportedly looking to ditch its MacBook butterfly switch keyboards. It's said the tech giant is ready to abandon the controversial mechanism and instead look at a new design to ...

5 July 2019

Fall in cyberattacks on UK companies

UK businesses are reported a fall in cyberattacks according to new government research. According to a report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS), just 32 percent of ...

4 July 2019

Facebook encounters photo glitch

Facebook encountered a glitch which caused photos and videos to break. The social media network was down for users across the world on Wednesday (03.07.19), when a glitch left people unable ...

4 July 2019

Scientists develop smartglasses

Scientists have developed a pair of smartglasses that could be a gamechanger for those with vision problems. A team from Stanford University's Electrical Engineering Department are working on a set of ...

4 July 2019

Samsung accused of false advertising by Australian watchdog

Samsung has been accused of misleading customers over the water resistance of its Galaxy phones. An Australian consumer watchdog has announced it is taking the South Korean tech giant to court ...

3 July 2019

Samsung in the 'final stages' of fixing the Galaxy Fold

Samsung is in the "final stages" of fixing the Galaxy Fold. The technology giant was originally supposed to launch the new foldable smartphone in April, but following several problems with devices ...

3 July 2019

Twitter quarantines tweets from government officials

Twitter is now starting to quarantine tweets from government officials that violate the site's rules. The social media website previously let public officials such as politicians tweet without restriction, but last ...