Reducing the risk of falling for a phone scam

Reducing the risk of falling for a phone scam
Every year, millions of people up and down the country fall foul of scams - and these can be carried out over the phone, in person, by fax, or through websites. Victims of these scams often find themselves thousands of pounds out of pocket - and recovering these losses can be arduous and difficult. Indeed, one current scam reported by mobile phone regulators and operators is seeing…

Had enough of autocorrect? A solution could be coming

Had enough of autocorrect? A solution could be coming
Autocorrect has become the bane of many people's lives, having been the cause of so many miscommunications between friends, family and loved ones. The practicalities that it offers - simple correction of common spelling errors - make some people reluctant to turn it off. However, many of us have been caught out with a stray error leading to a comical misunderstanding. Sometimes it can even become censorious…

BlackBerry brings Android Marshmallow to Priv

BlackBerry brings Android Marshmallow to Priv
BlackBerry users who purchased the phone maker's latest Android smartphone - the Priv - when it was launched in October last year will now benefit from all the features included in the very latest version of Google's mobile operating system (OS). This is because BlackBerry has announced Android 6.0 - also known as Marshmallow - is now available online and will come to major vendors from…

EE pledges 4G coverage improvements

EE pledges 4G coverage improvements
Mobile broadband speeds have become the subject of increasing attention of late - particularly in light of a Which? report that indicating 4G speeds in the UK are not necessarily as reliable as might be hoped. Network carriers appear to be responding, with EE confirming that it will endeavour to bring faster 4G services to more parts of the country. EE, founded after the merger of Orange…
Friday 22nd of April will be Earth Day

Friday 22nd of April will be Earth Day

The movement started 46 years ago, from an idea of Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator of Wisconsin. After checking the alarming effects of the oil spill happened in Santa Barbara in 1969, he thought was necessary to catch the attention of national leaders in order to avoid any further disasters. He turned this energy into action and today we are still celebrating Earth Day,…

Are you happy with your 4G coverage?

Are you happy with your 4G coverage?
There are few things as frustrating as having your internet connection drop out when you're in the middle of using it. It doesn't matter whether you are sending a work email with an attachment or trying to show some friends a funny cat video - having to start loading everything again can quickly become irksome. With this trend in mind, it may not come as much of…

Happy with your smartphone, or ready to switch?

Happy with your smartphone, or ready to switch?
Nothing can quite beat the excitement of getting a new smartphone and spending an evening familiarising yourself with all the new apps and features at your disposal. However, as the years go by, devices start to show their age. Even if the handset is still functioning as well as it did when it was fresh out of the box, users are likely to be tempted by…

End-to-end encryption introduced by WhatsApp

End-to-end encryption introduced by WhatsApp
WhatsApp has introduced end-to-end encryption for all users that have installed the latest update for its messaging app. In a blogpost announcing the development, the firm said it has always striven to ensure its users data and communications are as secure as possible. Full end-to-end encryption is a technological development that places WhatsApp at the forefront of protecting private data. This is because anyone using the latest version…