Fined For Using a Smart Watch At Traffic Lights
In a recent court case in Canada, an Apple smartwatch was classified as being the same kind of distraction as a mobile phone as a student was handed a fine for being observed looking at her Apple watch while waiting at traffic lights.
Tech Tip - One Handed Keyboard On An iPhone
If you’ve struggled to use the keyboard on an iPhone and found it a little unwieldy, or had difficulty reaching across the entirety of the keyboard when you have only one hand free, here’s how to adjust the size and position of the keyboard in iOS 11 so you can use it with just one hand:
Instant GDPR Complaints For Web Giants
In an almost inevitable turn of events, the social media and tech giants Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp faced a barrage of accusations that they were not compliant within hours of GDPR being introduced on May 25th.
92 Carphone Warehouse Branch Closures
Dixons Carphone, owners of Carphone Warehouse stores has highlighted people not renewing their handsets as frequently and a declining market for long-term mobile contracts as 2 main reasons for the planned closure of 92 stores.
7-Fold Rise in Mobile Fraud
It seems that as we spend more time using mobile devices, the fraudsters are following us as a new RSA Security report shows a massive rise in mobile fraud over the last 3 years.
Alexa Records and Sends Private Conversation
A US woman has complained of feeling “invaded” after a private home conversation was recorded by her Amazon's voice assistant, and then sent it to a random phone contact ... who happened to be her husband's employee.
TalkTalk Super Router Security Fears Persist
An advisory notice from software and VR Company IndigoFuzz has highlighted the continued potential security risk posed by a vulnerability in the WPS feature in TalkTalk's Super Router.
Now You Can Opt-Out Of Having Your Medical Data Shared
The introduction of GDPR on 25th May has brought with it a new national data opt-out service which enables people to use an online tool to opt out of their confidential patient information being used beyond their own individual care for research and planning.
Facial Recognition In The Classroom
A school in Hangzhou, capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang, is reportedly using facial recognition software to monitor pupils and teachers.