Mark Wyciślik-Wilson

Author's details

Name: Mark Wyciślik-Wilson
Date registered: 14th January 2015
URL: http://www.mark-wilson.co.uk

Biography

Mark Wyciślik-Wilson is a software fiend and a fan of the new, shiny and intriguing. Never afraid to get his hands dirty with some full-scale geekery, he’s always trying out the latest apps, hacks and tweaks. He can be found on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

Latest posts

  1. PayPal bans Infowars for spreading hate speech — 22nd September 2018
  2. Android 9.0 Pie lands on OnePlus 6 in OxygenOS 9.0 — 21st September 2018
  3. Microsoft is bringing Skype to Alexa devices — 21st September 2018
  4. Google brings Emergency Location Service to Android users across the US — 20th September 2018
  5. Hacked: Newegg suffers month-long card-skimming attack, exposing credit card details — 20th September 2018

Most commented posts

  1. Google is right to keep issuing ‘fuck you’s to Microsoft — 4 comments
  2. Coming to terms with being depressed — 4 comments
  3. Chuwi Hi12 is a promising budget Surface-like tablet running Windows 10 and Android — 2 comments
  4. Virgin’s satellite internet plans are a step in the right direction — 1 comment
  5. Google Helpouts to be consigned to history — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

OnePlus is working on a smart TV — and much more

Looking to extend its product range, OnePlus has revealed that it plans to release a smart TV — called OnePlus TV. Details are sketchy at the moment, but the company is planning to launch the product some time in 2019. And this is not all OnePlus has planned. In a post on the OnePlus forums, …

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Linus Torvalds apologizes to Linux community for unprofessional ‘flippant attacks’

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has used his regular Sunday email to the Linux Kernel Mailing List to apologize for unprofessional behavior, and to announce that he is taking a break from his Linux kernel work. Acknowledging that he has previously launched “flippant attacks” on people — something he labels as “unprofessional and uncalled for” — …

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Amazon investigates allegations that workers accept bribes to leak data and delete bad reviews

Amazon has been hit with allegations of staff bribery which the company says it is investigating. A report in the Wall Street Journal this weekend claims that employees have been accepting bribes in return for leaks of sales data. It is also alleged that staff help out independent sellers by deleting negative reviews in exchange …

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Privacy: Grindr API is STILL exposing the location of its users

Earlier in the year it was revealed that a security flaw made it possible to determine not only the location, but also the HIV status of Grindr users. Months down the line, Grindr is still exposing the precise location of its users by failing to block third-party access to a private API. Using a trilateration …

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How to hide the Twitter bug reporter icon in Android

If you have enrolled in the beta version of Twitter — and, in some instances, even if you haven’t — you may well have noticed the appearance of Twitter bug reporter icon in the Android status bar. It very likely annoys you, and you probably want to get rid of it. Hunt through the app’s …

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Pre-order your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 now!

Just a couple of days ago, Apple revealed its new range of iPhones and an updated Apple Watch. Today most of these devices are available for pre-order, ready to ship in a week. If you mosey on over to the Apple website, or head down to a physical Apple Store, you can now place your …

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OnePlus confirms that the OnePlus 6T has no headphone jack and announces Type-C Bullets earbuds

News about the OnePlus 6T is coming thick and fast now, and the latest revelation comes direct from the horse’s mouth. Company co- founder Carl Pei has confirmed that the upcoming handset is ditching the headphone jack, saying that it helps make way for “more new technology”. So, moving forward you’ll have to use either …

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Samsung and Google are working together to bring RCS messaging to Android

Google has been working on RCS messaging for a little while now, hoping that the successor to SMS will take off. Earlier in the year, the company moved its Allo team to work on the RCS-based Chat. Now it has teamed up with Samsung. The two companies are working together to help speed up the …

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With its new iPhones, Apple drops not only the home button, but also the free headphone dongle

Yesterday’s Apple event was mostly about heralding the arrival of the new — a trio of new iPhones, and a new Apple Watch — but it was also about losing a couple of things. None of the new handsets now feature home buttons, but this is not all that has gone. Although the price of …

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Apple bumps up the price of battery replacements

If you’re thinking of getting an iPhone battery replaced, now is the time to do it. The announcement of the new iPhone pricing may well have made you consider hanging on to your existing handset for a little while longer, but if the battery is starting to show signs of age, a replacement will cost …

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