Five-Minute-Charge Mobiles By 2018?
Israeli company StoreDot have reportedly claimed that their innovative “FlashBattery” technology means that five-minute charging smartphones could be on the market by 2018.
Protecting Your Business Mobile From Junk Calls
Your phone rings and you pick up. Instead of a warm voice on the other end, you get the cold, robotic tones of an automated message trying to sell you something you probably don’t want. So, how can you make sure that your mobile is protected from disruptive and potentially costly cold-calls?
3 Steps To Banking Security Heaven In The UK?
The results of an online survey by YouGov, sponsored by credit reference agency Equifax have shown that 55% of British people think that 3 or fewer verification steps are needed to keep their bank accounts safe from criminals.
Report Blames Brexit Uncertainty For UK Tech Employment Challenges
A recent report by 'Hired' has shown that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has made UK employers less likely to seek migrant tech employees, and has made less overseas tech workers seek jobs in the UK.
Facebook Offers Tips For Spotting Fake News
Social media giant Facebook has published adverts in the UK popular press, giving readers a list of ten ways to spot ‘fake news’.
This marks a widening of an ‘educational’ campaign that saw the same message displayed on the news feeds of users in 14 countries back in April.
Tech Tip : Snap Windows For Multi-Tasking
Windows 10 has a handy feature that allows you to snap the current window to one side of your screen, and simultaneously open a second one on the other side, thus enabling the often elusive multi-tasking. Here’s how:
£23.97/min For 118 Directory Enquiries
Ofcom is reported to be concerned about the high costs of calling directory enquiries- services, and this looks likely to lead to another examination of this area of the market.
Car Scammers Using eBay
Scammers in the Greater Manchester area are using eBay to sell cars that have been stolen and cloned.
Broadband Speed Claims To Be Examined
A 10-week public consultation is to be held by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) about the advertised speeds of competing broadband services and whether they differ from real user experiences.