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The best new apps of 2020 (so far)

The best new apps of 2020 (so far)

On: Thursday, 2 July, 2020
It’s fair to say apps are big business nowadays. The global app market is expected to generate three billion dollars in revenue during 2020, with two thirds of the world’s population now in possession of a mobile phone. And while a sign...
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Can you manage with a retro mobile phone?

Can you manage with a retro mobile phone?

On: Wednesday, 1 July, 2020
The Noughties was a time of seismic social and technological change. It brought broadband into our homes, heralded public adoption of WiFi, saw the creation and emergence of social media, and established email as arguably the communication ...
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Mobile apps now the go-to for hackers but ID fraud drops

Google admits to backdoor in budget phones

On: Tuesday, 18 June, 2019
More than two years after discovery, Google has finally acknowledged that a number of its budget Android smartphone models have been compromised by cybercriminals, with backdoor malware being pre-installed prior to distribution to customers...
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BT to shut 90% of its real estate

BT to shut 90% of its real estate

On: Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
BT has announced it is to shut down 270 UK offices as part of a three- to five-year cost cutting exercise that looks to save the tech giant £1.5 billion. This equates to almost 90% of BT’s current real estate portfolio. After the dust se...
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Apple denies its store stifles rival apps

Apple denies its store stifles rival apps

On: Friday, 7 June, 2019
Ahead of next week’s annual Apple WWDC Developer conference, the tech giant has hit back at app developers who have accused it of using the store to gain a competitive edge over its rivals. Last March the music-streaming service Spotify f...
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Tor browser comes to Android

Tor browser comes to Android

On: Wednesday, 29 May, 2019
For the first time Android users will be able to download the privacy-focused Tor browser from Google Play Store. While Tor has a reputation for allowing unsavoury and criminal activities to be performed anonymously, this is just a small pa...
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Huawei claims number-two phone maker spot ahead of Apple

Google bans Huawei from Android apps

On: Tuesday, 21 May, 2019
What Vodafone giveth, Google taketh away. Following Vodafone’s decision to allow Huawei into its non-core network, Google has announced it will suspend business ties with Huawei. This means that from now on the two companies will no longe...
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