Apple buying Tidal?
Apple Music Catalogue increase
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is in talks to buy the music streaming service Tidal. In doing so Apple would have a larger share of the music sharing business and it would increase their Apple Music catalogue. This may seem like an odd thing to do for Apple, considering it has gone from being miniscule one […]
Camera blocker for the iPhone
Apple awarded patent
Are you fed up with paying premium prices for concert tickets to see your favourite band or artist, anticipate the event for months, and then get frustrated by the whole experience when it is blighted by smartphones being brandished in your eyeline? Apple camera blocker could stop this. Apple has patented a camera blocker system […]
Offline viewing is planned
So far it has only been wishful thinking, but Netflix offline viewing may now soon be a reality. Although Netflix are remaining relatively clandestine about the new functionality, a torrent of rumours are circulating about how they may announce the project very soon.
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MINIX NEO Z64
Mini-PC with Intel power & Windows 10
If you are looking for space saving computer solutions, yet are not willing to compromise on capability, you may find it worth taking a look at the MINIX NEO Z64 which combines both attributes perfectly. This desktop PC combines a small but perfectly formed unit with excellent capacity. To explain what you might expect from […]
Make your iPhone work faster in 7 steps – Our Tips
Do you want to make your iPhone work faster? – Who doesn’t? The longer you use your shiny new smartphone, the slower it becomes over time. In only 7 steps, you can increase the speed and get more out of your iPhone. With our tips, you can make your iPhone work faster in no time! […]
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Fake Support Pop-Ups
New Scam Alert!
Users are being targeted yet again by fake support pop ups purporting to be from their broadband ISP’s. Sky broadband, BT, Talk Talk, PlusNet customers and possibly others, are being warned to be vigilant for bogus pop-up support messages claiming to come from their ISP’s.
Digital Skills crisis in UK
New report warns
MP’s have warned in a recent report that we are facing an imminent digital skills crisis in the UK. They say that urgent action is needed or the country’s productivity and competitiveness are at risk of being compromised. A report presented in the House of Commons by the Science and Technology Committee says that around 5.8 […]
Find My Mobile
For Samsung Mobiles
Find My Mobile is the ‘sentry guard’ from Samsung. Just like the iCloud lock from Apple, Find My Mobile allows you to locate, lock and/or wipe your device remotely, amongst other features. If you lose your mobile the most important thing is to protect your private data from strangers. Apple has the iCloud lock, which […]
Facebook Messenger – a step too far?
Users forced into downloading app
If you are a mobile user of Facebook, (Android or iOS) you will already know that you are unable to send messages to your contacts unless you have the Facebook Messenger app downloaded – a step that was implemented in August 2014. To avoid this, some users started accessing the site on their mobile via […]