4K Smartphone Screen Announced by Sharp

April 17, 2015 | Tags:

Japanese tech company Sharp say they have created the first smartphone screen able to show 4K images. The screen features a resolution of 806 pixels per inch, a significant improvement of the 577ppi offered by the Samsung S6. Though the higher resolutions are, the more impressive images and text may appear, experts say that there […]

Lottery Boss Accused of Fixing Draw

April 17, 2015 | Tags:

A former security boss of a lottery is being charged with fraud. Eddie Tipton is accused of hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers. Tipton was security director at the Multi-State Lottery Association before being arrested by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations in January. It’s claimed that he was caught on CCTV purchasing […]

Amazon Shutting Down Paid Review Sites?

April 16, 2015 | Tags:

Amazon is suing four companies accused of paying people to produce reviews that appear on its site. It says that the paid reviews are undermining the faith people have in its site. The company is looking for damages from the four sites and is telling them to stop producing the reviews. None of the companies […]

Samsung S6 Edge Shortages Reported

April 15, 2015 | Tags:

Reports are claiming that Samsung may be unable to meet demand for its new S6 Edge phones, with their curved screens being more difficult to mass-produce than flat-screened smartphones. The handsets have just gone on sale, but the company is apparently concerned about the time it takes to produce components for the S6 Edge’s wrap-around […]

LinkedIn Purchases Online Learning Firm Lynda

April 14, 2015 | Tags: ,

Professional networking giant LinkedIn has acquired online learning company Lynda for $1.1 billion. The deal marks LinkedIn’s biggest purchase yet and is seen as part of the firm’s attempts to expand the business content it offers to its users. LinkedIn currently has 300 million users, with Lynda specializing in videos that educate people on growing […]

Apple Release New iCloud App

April 14, 2015 | Tags:

A new photo storage app for Macs has been released. The iCloud Photo library app is able to sync photos across devices and manage storage. Users can keep original high resolution photos in the cloud and download smaller versions of the files to their Macs, PCs or Apple devices. The news has been met with […]

New DJI Drones Can Stream Live Footage to YouTube

April 14, 2015 | Tags:

Tech firm DJI has updated its range of drones with new models that offer greater control for users. The Phantom 3 quadcopters are easier to take off and land and are able to hold their position without needing a GPS signal, which makes them more suited to indoor use. The app controlling the drones has […]

Apple Watch is iPhone Killer, Claims Article

April 13, 2015 | Tags: ,

Tech mag WIRED have been given exclusive access to influential figures at Apple who say they are using the Apple Watch to free people from their phones. WIRED’S David Pierce  spoke with Apple Vice President of technology Kevin Lynch, who said: “We’re so connected, kind of ever-presently, with technology now… People want that level of […]

New Game of Thrones Episodes Leak

April 13, 2015 | Tags:

The first episodes of Game of Thrones have leaked online before their release. Four episodes have reached torrent sites, with the company declining to respond to the copyright breach. Greg Spence of the Game of Thrones post-production team recently admitted that he was worried about leaks. Spence said: “The cast is looping all over the […]

Jay-Z Removes Music from Spotify, Others to Follow Suit?

April 12, 2015 | Tags: , ,

Jay-Z has removed some of his music from Spotify, prompting rumors that other big names will follow suit following the relaunch of his streaming service, Tidal. The rapper’s 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt is nowhere to be seen on the US version of Spotify, although it can still be streamed on competitor services including Google […]