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 ...Read More
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Smartphone manufacturers have made undeniably dazzling strides in display, speed, complexity and design, but it seems things are far less super when it comes to that all-important feature – making calls. My smartphone is a technologic...Read More
Last week the big four mobile network operators were in Whitehall to make a case for taller masts. But in an age where people demand complete mobile coverage, the big four took the opportunity to complain that this is just not possible beca...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
It has recently been revealed that if you have given your phone number to Facebook to enable their SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) on your account, other people can find you by simply searching for your phone number. 2FA is one th...Read More
Did you know that any app you install that asks permission to access location service could potentially be constantly collecting your real-time location information without your knowledge – even when minimized or when the phone is not...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More