Android Pay has arrived in the UK
Android Pay was launched in the US on 11 September 2015 but has finally winged it’s way over the Atlantic and reached our shores today. Nearly 60% of all smartphone users own an Android device, yet have had to wait for this new service to be launched, while Apple Pay has been live in the UK […]
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Closing your phone apps does not save your battery life
You may be forgiven for thinking that having apps open on your device causes your battery to drain quicker and so closing them will actually save your battery life. However according to Apple CEO Tim Cook and iOS chief Craig Federighi when questioned whether quitting apps frequently is necessary for battery life – the answer […]
Viv – the new intelligent assistant
New virtual assistant Viv is announced by the creators of iPhone’s Siri Siri’s creators have unveiled an exciting new artificial intelligence – Viv, that they say will be as significant in the next decade as Wi-fi and Bluetooth have been for the previous decade.
Another PayPal phishing scam
There is a new PayPal scam doing the rounds in which Paypal users are asked to confirm their security details. Unfortunately this is not a new attack on PayPal, they seem to be targeted the most often by masqueraders attempting to get their hands on your login details.
Soundcloud GO is announced – a new music subscription service
Soundcloud have announced their new music streaming service which is similar to Spotify or Apple Music at a comparable cost of £9.99. They are entering into an already saturated market but hope to attract customers with a 30 day free trial and the facility to download and save music on their phones to use offline.
New mobile phone scam that leaves you £300 out of pocket
Thousands of mobile phone users are being targeted by a shocking new scam that leaves them with an enormous bill for a phone call that they haven’t made. The mobile phone scam involves the victim receiving a phone call that lasts typically a fraction of a second, and so is not answered, but shows on […]
Google’s Android N is announced.
It has been announced that the new version of Android is now available as a developer preview. It is following in the footsteps of it’s predecessors along the alphabetical route not surprisingly, only to be named Android N at this stage. Could it be Android Nougat or more aptly Android Nerds?
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What’s the big deal with WhatsApp?
For more than seven years Whatsapp has been one of the world’s favourite messaging app for smartphones and its popularity continues to rise. One of the reasons for this is the continual improvements that are being made to the system. Using the most popular messaging app there are new smileys and new features available that you […]