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Your Instagram feed is about to be invaded by more ads

Instagram is opening up its advertising to all businesses regardless of size to expand its money-making efforts, meaning more ads in user feeds. The company also said that it was going to expand its advertising targeting features based on user interests, age, gender and demographic, using the photos they take as well as integration with […]

June 4th, 2015 | Posted in Internet,Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

Google unveils Android ‘M’ software with focus on security and battery life

Google’s next version of Android software for smartphones, tablets, watches and TVs is called “M” and will aim to beef up security while conserving battery life, the tech company announced on Thursday at I/O, its annual developer conference in San Francisco. With Android M, Google is attempting to spread its mobile operating system far and […]

May 29th, 2015 | Posted in Computers,Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

iPhone text message bug can crash Apple Watch, iPad and Mac too

The bug that causes iPhones to crash when they receive a boobytrapped text message also affects the Apple Watch, iPads and Macs. The crash is caused by a bug within a core system common to all of Apple’s devices that handles text. When presented with non-Latin characters in a specific sequence – including those from […]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

The iPhone bug that lets anyone crash your phone with a text message

A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simplysending it a certain string of characters in a message. The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when the message is received it instantly crashes the iPhone and causes it to reboot, as long as the recipient is […]

May 27th, 2015 | Posted in Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

How people power took on big business in the fight for net neutrality in India

At the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Jan Koum, chief executive of WhatsApp, made an announcement that would cause much unease 4,000 miles away in New Delhi. “We want to make sure people always have the ability to stay in touch with their friends and loved ones really affordably,” he said. “We’re going to […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

Russia ‘will block’ Google, Twitter and Facebook if they withhold blogger data

Russia’s media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian internet laws and a spokesman said they risked being blocked if they did not comply. Roskomnadzor said it had sent letters this week to the three US-based internet companies asking them to comply with laws that critics of President Vladimir […]

May 24th, 2015 | Posted in Computers,Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

Uber’s first self-driving car spotted in Pittsburgh

The first test vehicle for Uber’s self-driving car programme has been spotted driving around the streets of Pittsburgh covered in cameras and sensors. The modified Ford branded with “Uber’s Advanced Technologies Center”, was spotted on residential streets by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Uber announced in February that it would open a research centre in Pittsburgh […]

May 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

Mobile phone minister halts strikes

An education minister in Argentina has stopped waves of teachers’ strikes by giving every teacher his mobile phone number and inviting them to call him. Esteban Bullrich, in charge of schools in Buenos Aires, inherited a system plagued by teaching union walk-outs. Coming into office as the third education minister in 12 days, he published […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Mobiles,Technology | Read More »

Microsoft Surface sales taking off slower than expected, sources say

Microsoft has only sold about 1m Surface RT tablets since its launch in October 2012 and about 400,000 Surface Pros, which run the full version of Windows 8, since their release a month ago. The figures are cited in a report by Bloomberg, citing sources who know about the sales figures. That compares to about […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Computers,Mobiles | Read More »

Google makes cars drive by themselves

Google is enhancing technology which allows cars to drive by themselves. Artificial intelligence software is responsible for this innovation. Basically, there will be a system which will imitate the human’s reflection and movements while driving. After many tries the results are successful and in a while this type of cars will secure a place in […]

March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Mobiles | Read More »