Tech Tip : Stop Default Microsoft Edge
In Windows 10, the Microsoft Edge Browser has a habit of trying to open everything as the default app. You can stop this from happening.
To stop this, and to be able to re-assign your own defaults for many different services and applications:
Hologram Phone Launched
Hollywood-based, high-quality camera manufacturer ‘Red’ has surprised the tech world by producing a holographic, virtual-augmented and mixed-reality-ready smartphone.
News Bots to Flood UK with 30,000 Articles a Month
Google’s has awarded €706,000 ($800,000) to the UK’s Press Association (PA) so they can develop robot reporters or news-bots that can generate 30,000 articles a month
Smart Pest Control System Outsmarts Rats
A smart new system from Swedish company Anticimex is now using smart technology to bring pest control into the 21st century by tracing rats and revealing vital information about where they converge or nest.
Unlimited Streaming Deals Contributing To Piracy
As Three becomes the first network provider in the UK to launch a tariff that lets its customers use unlimited streaming services without it affecting their monthly data allowance, some media commentators are concerned that more streaming services of this kind could lead to more piracy.
40% Of London Public Transport Customers Now Using Contactless Cards
The latest Transport for London (TfL) figures show that 40% of public transport customers in London are paying for their journeys with contactless payment cards.
This represents a 25% increase in contactless use for all journeys since last year and the convenience and speed of using contactless has seen people moving away from pay-as-you-go Oyster Cards.
Tech Tip : Annotate Web Pages With Windows 10
One great feature of Windows 10 is that Edge allows you to mark up web pages with your own notes and drawings. To add annotate, write, highlight, and even type directly on a website:
US Laptop Bans Lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian
After security inspections of Kuwait Airways by US officials and the implementation of new security measures for US-bound flights by Royal Jordanian, the two carriers were allowed to lift the ban on laptops.
AA Website Shop Data Breach
Reports have surfaced of a data breach in April this year in the website shop of motoring / breakdown company the AA which left a large (13 gigabyte) cache of data, including personal customer data viewable online for several days.