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Android 9 Pie – All you need to know

Android 9 Pie – All you need to know

6th August 2018 - Duncan McClean

Google has announced Android 9 Pie. The last release of Android was called Oreo. Each version of Android is named after a dessert. The update is already rolling out to Pixel and Essential devices. There are many noticible new features that are in this new release of Android. A few… Read More


Amazon announces Alexa for Hotels

Amazon announces Alexa for Hotels

19th June 2018 - Duncan McClean

Today, Amazon announced a new version of their Alexa voice assistant for Hotels. Marriott International will be one of the first to implement the new system. You’ll be able to ask for hotel information, housekeeping and room service. Guests will also be able to use features like the Flash Briefing… Read More


Papua New Guinea’s government are banning Facebook for a month

Papua New Guinea’s government are banning Facebook for a month

29th May 2018 - Duncan McClean

The government of Papua New Guinea are banning the social networking site, Facebook for a month. Sam Basil, the country’s communication minister suggested that it would allow them to remove false information from the social networking platform. He also suggested that the country could develop their own rival site to… Read More


This Week in Tech: 14th May – 18th May

18th May 2018 - Duncan McClean

This Week in Tech is a new series we’re creating that will roundup all of the Tech Headlines of that week. New articles will be released every Friday. In this week’s roundup: YouTube’s new Music Streaming service Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by EU Officials OnePlus 6 Announced  IBM files… Read More


Google building a chatbot that can book appointments for you

Google building a chatbot that can book appointments for you

12th May 2018 - Duncan McClean

At Google’s I/O developer conference the other day, they showed off a new tool that they have been building. They’ve been building a life-like AI bot that will allow saying ‘OK Google, book a hairdressers appointment on Monday at 9 AM’ and it will phone up a local hairdressers… Read More


Twitter is advising users to change their passwords

Twitter is advising users to change their passwords

4th May 2018 - Duncan McClean

Twitter has advised users to change their passwords after a small data leak. Twitter Support tweeted: We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. As… Read More


Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

12th April 2018 - Duncan McClean

Yesterday, Google sent out an email to G Suite administrators that in the coming weeks, users will be able to opt into a Gmail redesign. Image credit: TechCrunch Currently, the redesigned version of Gmail is being tested by Google and their partners.  The redesign incorporates the Material Design look, like… Read More


New features in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

New features in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

9th April 2018 - Duncan McClean

The April 2018 update for Windows 10 is nearly here. In this article, I will tell you about the new features that are being added. Windows 10 was first released in July of 2015. Since then there have been a number of feature updates(as Microsoft like to call them)… Read More


How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

23rd March 2018 - Duncan McClean

Instead of deleting your Facebook account, remove Apps that you no longer use. Read More


Amazon purchases Ring doorbell company

1st March 2018 - Duncan McClean

The company behind the smart internet connected doorbells has been purchased by Amazon for $1bn. It is reported that the purchase of Ring is Amazon's second-biggest acquisition to date. The Ring doorbells are to join the internet giant's smart home lineup. The Alexa smart speaker, created by Amazon already integrates… Read More