Google to Be Broken Up in Europe?

November 26, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Reports circulating across Europe suggest that the EU is to instruct Google to break up due to what’s being seen as its unfair dominance.  A report in the Financial Times says that European politicians want to make the tech giant separate its search arm from the rest of its business. Google owns 90% of the […]

Virus Regin the Work of a Government?

November 25, 2014 | Tags: ,

The virus Regin has been described as one of the most sophisticated examples of malware ever encountered by anti-virus company Symantec – and it suspects that has been written by a Government. Experts have said that the virus has been spying on companies, individuals and governments for as long as six years. The virus has […]

Solar-Powered Headphones on the Way?

November 25, 2014 | Tags: , ,

Few mobile devices offer a great deal of battery life but a new Kickstarter campaign is being launched to allow wireless headphone owners to spend more time away from the plug socket. New wireless headphones called Helios have been designed to make use of the sun rays through a film solar panel that is built […]

Low Sales for Samsung S5

November 25, 2014 | Tags:

Samsung have been selling fewer Galaxy smartphones for some time, and it appears that their S5 has failed to emulate the success of the device it was launched to replace, the S4. The Wall Street Journal claim that 4 million fewer S5s were sold than S4s after the latest model was released, which means that […]

Google Offers Users Chance to Block Ads – For a Fee

November 24, 2014 | Tags: ,

Google users can now avoid seeing ads when they browse online – but it will cost them. For a monthly fee, users can hide adverts from some sites, with a new Google service called Contributor being designed to appease ad-haters. Ads will be removed from Google’s partner sites when users browse on desktop and mobile […]

Sony Drops Jobs Biopic Plans

November 24, 2014 | Tags: ,

Sony have pulled the plug on plans to produce a movie about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, reports claim. Jobs died of cancer in 2011, and Sony bought the rights to turn his life story into a film shortly after. The film was to be based on writer Walter Isaacson’s biography of Mr. Jobs. Rumors […]

Snapchatters Concerned After Leaked Images Surface Online

November 24, 2014 | Tags: ,

Snapchat users are expressing their concerns after hackers threatened to publish more explicit photographs sent through the service. Images already posted online during the past week have already been removed, but it seems that further photographs are due to be leaked. Those at risk are said to include people who used the service through third-party […]

New Malware Threat for Android Owners

November 24, 2014 | Tags: ,

Fears have been raised after more than 100,000 Android phones were infected with malware. According to reports, the malware is instructing phones to not only send spam but buy tickets for events in bulk. The malware is being seen as the most sophisticated to ever hit smartphones, and is based on code designed to make […]

Cheaper 4G Heading to the UK?

November 23, 2014 | Tags:

People living in UK areas with 4G coverage can look forward to cheaper bills and tariffs soon, says industry regulator Ofcom. A decision has been made to free up more spectrum, with some frequencies being used for digital TV being switched for mobile broadband. However, 4G users shouldn’t get excited just yet, as the change […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop “Unusable” Say Some Early Downloaders

November 21, 2014 | Tags: ,

If you’ve downloaded Android latest 5.0 operating system, you might be faced with disappointment. The update has been rolled out to a number of users so far, with some Nexus 7 tablet owners saying that their devices have become “unusable”. Another problem apparently involves apps built with Adobe Air being removed, with users finding it […]