Tech Tip - Android: Enable Smart Lock
If you want to keep your phone and data secure but don’t want the hassle of needing to input a code every single time you pick up the phone, Android’s Smart Lock feature is for you.
Russia Hit By Ransomware
A new type of ransomware dubbed "Bad Rabbit", similar to WannaCry and Petya, has been spreading across Russia, Ukraine and into other countries.
Southend ... The ‘Smart City’
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is reported to have signed an agreement with tech company Cisco to deploy its ‘Kinetic for Cities’ platform in order to share the benefits of new digital technologies with its businesses and citizens, thereby making it a ‘Smart City’.
4 Out Of 10 UK Businesses Not Ready For GDPR
A study by DMA group, formerly the Direct Marketing Association, has revealed that more than 40% of UK marketers say their business is not ready for changes in the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Tech Tip - Android: Use Your Phone By Voice Alone
If you want up to set up voice search so that you can use your Android phone hands-free here’s how:
eBay And Amazon Sellers VAT Warning
MPs have warned Amazon and eBay that their platforms may not be doing enough to prevent many sellers from not charging VAT on their sales, thereby potentially contributing to £1.5bn lost tax revenue for the government.
Major Wi-Fi Security Risk
Researches have uncovered a major flaw in Wi-Fi connections dubbed as Krack, which could be putting homes and businesses at risk from hackers.
Changing Faces With AR and AI
The combination of Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has led to a cosmetics chain enabling customers to experiment with virtual make-up, and the animation of single still images into photos with moving facial expressions.
Cortana Integrated With Skype
Microsoft has added its talking digital assistant ‘Cortana’ to Skype to provide ‘contextual assistance’, which could help Skype users in their online chats.