Boris Johnson says the ‘wizardry of modern technology’ will help him work while self-isolating (Picture: PA)Britons have been told to seal themselves off from other people if they experience Covid-19 symptoms and the same rules apply to the Prime Minister. With Boris Johnson testing positive for coronavirus along with Health Secretary Matt Hancock and the … [Read more...] about How will Boris Johnson lead the fight against coronavirus in self-isolation?
Zoom has become a key part of remote working amid the coronavirus pandemic (Getty Images)Since the start of the coronavirus quarantine the use of video conferencing apps to stay in touch and keep working has skyrocketed. One of the most popular is US-based Zoom, which allows people to sign up and use the service for free on iOS, Android, Windows or Mac. However, according to … [Read more...] about Video calling app Zoom is sharing data with Facebook
Huawei consumer chief Richard Yu unveils the new Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro online (Metro.co.uk)Huawei has revealed the next flagship smartphone in its line-up alongside the company’s first wireless speaker. The P40 phone and the Huawei Sound X were unveiled online at a virtual press conference in place of the physical event that was cancelled due to … [Read more...] about Huawei launches P40 phones and new Sound X speaker at virtual event
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WhatsApp Gold is a malware scam you should definitely avoid (Getty)An old hoax surrounding a supposedly hidden version of WhatsApp has reappeared online. WhatsApp Gold is allegedly a special version of the popular messaging app used by celebrities and rich people with access to hidden features. Any messages you receive urging you to update to WhatsApp Gold should be … [Read more...] about The WhatsApp Gold hoax is back – don’t fall for it
Ant and Dec rehearse SNT on Zoom (@antanddec)Businesses and families scrambling to adjust to self-isolation and remote working have turned to video conferencing to substitute for face-to-face contact. And although there are plenty of video conferencing apps to choose from, the one rising to the top appears to be Zoom. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Jose, Zoom … [Read more...] about Ok Zoomer: Why Zoom is the world’s new favourite social network
The 30-tonne wave machine designed by Mocean which is scheduled to be deployed in Orkney this autumn. (PA)Work has begun on a 30-tonne wave machine which is scheduled to be deployed in Orkney this autumn. The 20-metre-long Blue Star wave energy converter from AJS Production Ltd is being designed by Edinburgh start-up Mocean Energy. The half-scale device will undergo a … [Read more...] about Scottish start-up begins work on 30-tonne wave machine
A few days ago, Apple confirmed that following increasing concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, they would be closing all of their physical store locations indefinitely. While this in itself did seem like a more than sensible decision, I must admit that at the time I didn’t consider what would happen to people who currently had their technology in for repair. This is, … [Read more...] about Apple Confirms Items in For Repair Can’t Be Collected
This is going to change everything (Getty Images)As the world hunkers down amid the coronavirus onslaught, many companies are turning to home working and video conferencing to keep in touch. One of the biggest apps when it comes to video conferencing is Zoom, which has seen its usage skyrocket over the last couple of weeks as millions more people are now working … [Read more...] about How to find Zoom’s hidden beauty filter and save your video calls
YouTube is cutting streams to standard definition (YouTube)YouTube is following the likes of Netflix in capping its data flow during the coronavirus pandemic. The video-sharing site owned by Google has announced that it will be limiting all European streams to standard definition in order to manage the load on its network. It follows advice from the EU Internal Market … [Read more...] about YouTube cuts videos to lower quality to reduce network load during coronavirus pandemic
Computex is, without a doubt, one of the biggest events in the PC hardware calendar. With various scheduled platforms already announcing their delay or outright cancelation, however, there have been growing doubts as to whether this would actually be held this year. Well, in a report via TechPowerUp, it seems that we may have taken a step closer to finding out. Put simply, … [Read more...] about Computex 2020 In Severe Doubt at Taiwan Bans Foreign Visitors!