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Google vows to continue war against bad apps

Adware infects 150 million Androids

On: Wednesday, 20 March, 2019
According to cybersecurity firm Check Point’s mobile threat team, an Android adware known as Simbad has found its way into 150 million devices after being placed inside simulation games available on Google Play Store. Among the games the ...
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ICO raids nuisance calls firms

ICO raids nuisance calls firms

On: Thursday, 14 March, 2019
For some time now I have been rung out of the blue by a very concerned young lady who wants to know how I’ve got on after my accident. Touched as I am by her concern, I keep reassuring her I am fine. Joking aside these nuisance cold-calls...
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Ofcom reports on landline calls move onto broadband

Ofcom reports as landline calls move online

On: Monday, 11 March, 2019
The UK’s telecommunications regulator, Ofcom has reported on the future move to landline calls being delivered over broadband and the consequent impact on consumers. Over the next few years it will become increasingly common for landline...
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Those boots were made for talking

Nike’s futuristic trainers plagued by bugs

On: Friday, 22 February, 2019
Got your new must-have Adapt trainers yet? If you have then you may be a little puzzled with the accompanying app. Nike’s eye-wateringly expensive trainer, retailing in some shops at £309.25 is styled as a self-lacing basketball shoe, pr...
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Google vows to continue war against bad apps

Google vows to continue war against bad apps

On: Friday, 22 February, 2019
Following its impressive clampdown on bad apps on Google Play Store last year, the search engine giant has vowed to continue its crackdown in 2019. Focusing, they said on user privacy, developer integrity and harmful app contents and behavi...
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Feeling all aglow from your phone?

Feeling all aglow from your phone?

On: Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
Among the many considerations you make when buying a smartphone, I’ll bet its level of radiofrequency or electromagnetic radiation are not high on your list. But if you’ve found yourself beginning to glow in the dark then perhaps you sh...
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