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How to prevent contactless pickpockets

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
How to prevent contactless pickpockets
Bitdefender has released a list of different precautions that it thinks customers must take in order to prevent pickpockets stealing funds from contactless cards.

giffgaff almost sells out of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on launch day

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
giffgaff almost sells out of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on launch day
The MVNO running on O2 has a wide range of options available for customers wanting to snap up the new phone and there are currently just nine phones left in its inventory.

Intel touts wireless charging bowl for release this year

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Intel touts wireless charging bowl for release this year
CEO Brian Krzanich revealed that the charging station is being released before the end of the year and failed to give any information on how much it will cost.

Android L expected on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 by Christmas

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Android L expected on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 by Christmas
It’s rumoured that the new version of Google’s mobile OS will land on the two Samsung devices at some point in late November or early December.
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Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs

19 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple iPhone 6 components revealed, survey reveals full extent of cloud computing use, and MIcrosoft closes a revered research lab.
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eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February
A user of the site told the BBC that he first noticed the flaw way back in February when it was reported to eBay in the form of a chat log yet it remained a problem for months afterwards.

iOS 8 early adoption trails way behind iOS 7 – and even iOS 6

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
iOS 8 early adoption trails way behind iOS 7 – and even iOS 6
Users aren’t being moved to download the new OS in large numbers with a number of reasons given including the size of the file being too large and users waiting for new devices to be delivered.

Google follows Apple’s lead by turning on automatic encryption in Android L

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Google follows Apple’s lead by turning on automatic encryption in Android L
Anyone that downloads the next version of Android will see encryption turned on automatically and it follows a similar move by Apple on iOS 8.

Dyson Awards announces winners, including a biodegradable fishing net and a home hydroponic system

19 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Dyson Awards announces winners, including a biodegradable fishing net and a home hydroponic system
Stage one of the James Dyson Awards is over, and the national winners have been announced, revealing some fascinating solutions to modern and future issues.

EE promises to fulfil Phones 4u iPhone 6 pre-orders

19 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
EE promises to fulfil Phones 4u iPhone 6 pre-orders
The network operator has put aside enough handsets to account for the orders that were made at Phones 4u stores or on its website prior to the company going into administration.

Games industry gets the female touch thanks to mobile apps

19 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Games industry gets the female touch thanks to mobile apps
Girl power is on the rise in the games world as new research has revealed that women now represent 52 per cent of the UK's gaming community.