Tech Tip - Drag & Drop Tasks To Your Calendar
In Windows 10, the Tasks experience in Outlook.com (powered by 'To-Do') means that when looking at your inbox, you can save time and create tasks by dragging and dropping an email to your task list. You can also easily schedule items by dragging a task to your calendar. Your tasks then travel with you on the To-Do app.
Too Much Time In Front of a Screen Adversely Affects Child Development Says Study
Psychologists from the University of Calgary have published a study in the JAMA journal of Paediatrics, which found that 2-5 years olds who engaged in more screen time received worse scores in developmental screening tests.
Millions of Taxpayers' Voiceprints Added to Controversial HMRC Biometric Database
The fact that the voiceprints of more than 2 million people have been added to HMRC’s Voice ID scheme since June 2018, to add to the 5 million plus other voiceprints already collected, has led to complaints and challenges to the lawfulness of the system by privacy campaigners.
Register Now Or Lose EU Research Grants Post-Brexit
The UK government is urging organisations that benefit from European Union (EU) research funding to sign-up to a UK-led replacement scheme now in order to guarantee that their Horizon 2020 project funding can continue after Brexit.
Tech Tip - Phishing Quiz
Identifying a phishing attempt may be harder than you think and being able to spot one is an important part of maintaining your cybersecurity defences in the modern business environment. Here’s a little phishing quiz from Google that can help you to spot the signs that can enable you to tell a real email from a phishing email.
Research Reveals Top-Selling Car Keyless Theft Risk
Research by consumer Group Which? has revealed that hundreds of popular models of car are vulnerable to “keyless theft”.
No More Windows 10 Mobile Support – Microsoft Suggests Switching
Microsoft has formally announced on its support pages that, as of December 10th 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users can no longer expect security updates and support, and Microsoft recommends that customers then move to a supported Android or iOS device.
Apple’s Video-Calling ‘Eavesdropping’ Bug
Apple Inc has found itself at the centre of a security alert after a bug in group-calling of its FaceTime video-calling feature has been found to allow eavesdropping of a call’s recipient to take place prior to the call being taken.
ICO Urges Businesses To Prepare For No-Deal Brexit
In a Westminster eForum event on GDPR practice in London, the director of strategic policy at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Jonathan Bamford, is reported to have urged businesses to prepare for a no-deal Brexit in terms of planning to stop interruption in data flows from Europe.