Category Archive: Technology

TIDAL comes to Plex

Hot on the heels of TIDAL arriving in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users, Plex has announced integration with the high-quality music service in its media tool. You don’t need a paid-for Plex Pass to enjoy TIDAL in Plex, but there are special subscription deals available if you do have one. There’s also no …

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Microsoft wins $480 million military AR contract — US Army could purchase 100,000 HoloLens headsets

The US Army has revealed that Microsoft has won a contract worth $480 million to supply prototype augmented reality equipment. The deal could see the Army purchasing 100,000 HoloLens headsets from the company. Microsoft says the deal is an extension of its existing relationship with the Department of Defense. The company has previously faced criticism …

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Dell resets customer passwords following cyberattack on its website

Dell has announced that it has instigated a mandatory password reset for customers after it suffered a cyberattack earlier in the month. In a statement, the company confirmed that its network had been subject to “unauthorized activity” on November 9 in which attackers tried to gain access to customer information. Dell says that data was …

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Your iPhone is worth more than it used to be

iPhones have a tendency to hold their value more than other phones — and it’s a similar story with other Apple products. If you were thinking of upgrading your handset to one of the latest models and you’re considering trading it in with Apple, you’ll be pleased to hear that your old iPhone just became …

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Fast Pair makes it easier to pair Bluetooth headphones to Android devices via a Google Account

Google is taking steps to make it easier to not only pair Bluetooth headphones and speakers to your Android phones, but also to make it easier to user the same Bluetooth hardware with multiple devices. The Fast Pair feature was announced last year, and now Google has teamed up with numerous audio companies to not …

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Microsoft rolls out Camera Upload and improved MyAnalytics in the OneDrive mobile apps

Microsoft is rolling out new features to the mobile version of OneDrive. The company has also announced that it is introducing a new Block Download feature in “late November” that can be used to stop people from making copies of a file or its contents. Android and iOS users can look forward to improvement to …

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Windows 10 1809 fiasco continues — October 2018 Update also breaks Windows Media Player

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has been one of the most problematic Microsoft releases ever. It seems that every time the company pushes out the update, yet another issue arises. The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has already caused issues with Apple iCloud, file associations, data loss… the list goes on and on. The …

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Facebook Watch is a disaster… so now it will target an older audience

Facebook’s plan for Facebook Watch to be a viable competitor to YouTube seemed a little unlikely — to say the least — and it would seem that the pessimists were right. Facebook Watch has proved to be a dud. A little over a year after launch, the on-demand video service has gained an audience of …

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Apple has some Black Friday deals… but don’t get too excited

Apple has a four-day shopping event running from today until Monday, promising shoppers “special offers when you buy select products”. Running from the day that is a celebration of commercialism and capitalism, Black Friday, through the weekend and up to Cyber Monday, the Apple Shopping Event is — unfortunately — nothing to get excited about. …

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LinkedIn introduces new privacy controls to protect user data

LinkedIn has quietly launched new privacy settings that block users from exporting the email addresses of their contacts. This is not something that many LinkedIn users would have even considered to be a problem, but it was previously possible for anyone — from individuals to marketing firms — to export the contact details of their …

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