Twitter Clamps Down on Instagram Links

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Twitter are telling users to stop posting Instagram links. The micro-blogging service has asked high-profile users to post photos directly to Twitter instead, saying this will ensure “your fans always see them”. The two social networks have a fierce rivalry, and Instagram stopped allowing photos taken with their app to appear within tweets just over […]

Apple Boss in Salary Rise

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has been awarded a pay rise. The tech giant boss’ salary was raised to $2 million last year – an increase of almost 43%. Mr. Cook’s salary was previously $1.4 million, whilst his total remuneration was more than doubled, giving him $9.2m in 2014. Other executives were given an increase […]

iPhone Sales Boost Apple Earnings

January 28, 2015 | Tags: ,

Apple have reported a 13% year-on-year rise in Q4 earnings. The figure has exceeded analyst predictions and is said to have been largely influenced by the new wave of iPhone 6 devices. The phones were launched during the last few weeks of Q3. 39.3 million iPhones were sold during Q4, though the company only sold […]

App Makers Should Be Forced to Cater for BlackBerry Owners, Claims Boss

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

BlackBerry boss John Chen has said that app makers developing software for iOS and Android should be forced to cater for BlackBerry owners too. Chen wrote to the US Congress to express his wishes, saying that various developers were “discriminating” against his company. However, his demands have been branded “ludicrous”. Chen said the principle of […]

Windows 10 to Get Headset and Voice Control System

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

Users of Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 10 operating system will be able to take advantage of the Siri-style voice control assistant Cortana. The tech giant has also announced plans to launch a headset called HoloLens to complement the system. The company also says that users of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Phone will be able […]

New Recap Feature Added to Twitter

January 23, 2015 | Tags:

Twitter has added a new recap service for iOS users. The service is designed to help users see relevant and popular tweets quickly. The feature was first talked about in November and allows Apple device owners to see a snapshot of the most talked-about tweets sent since they last logged in. Twitter says the feature […]

All-Glass Design for Samsung S6?

January 22, 2015 | Tags:

Reports are claiming that the new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone will not feature an all-metal design after all. Online rumors had suggested that the device would come complete with the all-metal casing, but a company official has now said this won’t be the case, according to DDaily. It’s now thought that the S6 will in […]

Samsung Boss Targets Closer BlackBerry Ties

January 21, 2015 | Tags: ,

Samsung mobile chief JK Shin has called for the tech giant to form stronger ties with BlackBerry after rumors that it was to buy the company were dismissed. Shin has said that he is eager to build Samsung’s relationship with BlackBerry, saying he would rather strengthen the partnership between his company and the Canadian firm […]

Big Changes Coming in iOS 9?

January 21, 2015 | Tags:

It’s rumored that Apple’s next mobile operating system is to offer a host of new features in order to take advantage of the iPhone 6S powerful hardware. The rumors stem from Apple’s Asian supply point and claim that an iPhone 6S with 2GB of RAM is on its way. Its predecessor only offers 1GB. It’s […]

US Hacked North Korea Computers Five Years Ago, Say Reports

January 21, 2015 | Tags: , ,

Reports are claiming that the US knew that North Korea were responsible for the Sony Pictures hack because it hacked the company’s computers in 2010. Newspapers including the New York Times based their claims on quotes from US officials as leaked National Security Agency documents. The reports say that the US knew North Korea were […]