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30 years of Macintosh, TechSpotters takes a look back....

30 years of Macintosh, TechSpotters takes a look back….

On the cusp of the 30th Anniversary of the rollout of the iconic Macintosh 128K model, the Mac market couldn’t be in better shape, all things considered. There are more Mac users than ever before, more native Mac applications available, covering more markets, and more developers are coding those programs....
World's first Bitcoin insured vault launched in London!

World’s first Bitcoin insured vault launched in London!

A Bitcoin storage service that insures deposits of the digital currency against loss and theft has launched in London. Elliptic Vault uses “deep cold storage”, where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location. The facility’s founders say they are the “first in...
Amazon testing use of drones to make deliveries!

Amazon testing use of drones to make deliveries!

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says. The drones, called Octocopters, could deliver packages weighing up to 2.3kg to customers within 30 minutes of them placing the order, he said. However, he added that it could take up...
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Piracy site IsoHunt shuts down and pays $110m fine!

Piracy site IsoHunt shuts down and pays $110m fine!

IsoHunt, a popular website offering BitTorrents of mostly pirated material, is to shut down following a court settlement. The site’s owner, Canadian Gary Fung, has agreed to pay $110m (£68m) to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). MPAA chairman Chris Dodd said the move was a “major step forward”...
Marketing Your Mobile Phone Insurance Business Online

Marketing Your Mobile Phone Insurance Business Online

Read Insurance2Go's comprehensive guide on how to successfully market your business online.
15 Little Known Facts about Apple

15 Little Known Facts about Apple

Apple is probably the biggest and most recognised tech companies in the world. It releases new and  innovative products every year but like most companies it started small and had a few problems along the way. Here are some interesting and astonishing facts that you may never had known about Apple: The...
Rise of the Techpreneurs

Rise of the Techpreneurs

The revolution has happened! Those with the ideas and know how are in control. All hail the techpreneurs! So I’m being a little melodramatic and the image might convey something more sinister but things have changed. The old start-up model is over, technology entrepreneurs (techprenuers) are bypassing investment from rich shadowy...
Marketing Your App

Marketing Your App

Marketing your app successfully starts from the very beginning by identifying a need and customer base Technology today has brought entertainment, news, and life to our fingertips. Our mobile phones, tablets, and other internet enabled handheld devices are capable of showing us the world, from the creative minds of artists...
The Welsh Mobile App showcase 2012 Review

The Welsh Mobile App showcase 2012 Review

The 2nd Welsh Mobile App Showcase took place at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea with over 30 companies exhibiting.  The event is organised and funding by the Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) a Welsh Assembly funded program that provide support to Welsh companies. The programme this year also...
Which mobile OS is best for business?

Which mobile OS is best for business?

Earlier this year, Apple and Google both showcased their latest and greatest operating systems. First up was Apple, who gave a preview of iOS 6 at their renowned World Wide Developers Conference and Google followed shortly after showing off their latest OS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Leading mobile app development  company Mubaloo...
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Revealed: Amazon game controller!

Revealed: Amazon game controller!

Amazon is probably making a game console, and today we’ve got a better idea of what that console’s controller looks like thanks to Dave Zatz and the Brazilian FCC. The standards are all there: two offset, concave analog sticks, four buttons (A/B/X/Y) on the right front, a d-pad in the lower left, and triggers/shoulder buttons...
Europol warning over wi-fi hotspots

Europol warning over wi-fi hotspots

Sensitive information should not be sent over public wi-fi hotspots, to avoid hackers stealing it, Europe’s top cybercrime police officer has warned. Troels Oerting, head of Europol’s cybercrime centre, told BBC Click people should send personal data only across networks they trusted. He said the warning was motivated by the growing number of attacks being...
John Lewis turns to tech start-ups for digital innovation in retail!

John Lewis turns to tech start-ups for digital innovation in retail!

Department store chain John Lewis is backing a Silicon Roundabout-style technology incubator – to be called “JLab” – to develop the next big thing for its stores. Technology has become a battleground for retailers as the lines between physical and online shopping continue to blur. Others including Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Argos have invested...
Facebook shuts down @facebook.com email service!

Facebook shuts down @facebook.com email service!

Facebook has quietly shuttered its three-year-old email service that gave users “@facebook.com” email addresses. From now on, emails sent to an “@facebook.com” address will be forwarded to the personal email address from which the member signed up for the site. “We’re making this change because most people haven’t been using their Facebook email address,” said...
WhatsApp cost mobile networks $33 Billion in 2013!

WhatsApp cost mobile networks $33 Billion in 2013!

Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much money phone carriers are losing out on as competitors let users text and chat at no charge. Free social-messaging applications like WhatsApp cost phone providers around the world — from Vodafone Group Plc to America Movil SAB and...
Kickstarter hacked!

Kickstarter hacked!

Online crowdfunding website Kickstarter has said that hackers obtained some of its customers’ data. The site was hacked earlier last week, but the breach has been repaired, chief executive Yancey Strickler said. The hackers got some passwords, phone numbers and email addresses, but “no credit card data of any kind was accessed,” he said. Kickstarter...
Twitter reports $645m loss for 2013!

Twitter reports $645m loss for 2013!

Micro blogging site Twitter has reported a net loss of $645m (£396m) for 2013, just three months after its flotation on the New York Stock Exchange. The loss was expected by analysts, who highlighted Twitter’s revenues, which rose 110% last year to reach $665m. But a reported slow growth in user numbers was a bigger concern for...
EU investigation reveals UK games industry stuck in the slow lane!

EU investigation reveals UK games industry stuck in the slow lane!

The UK games industry is “stuck in the slow lane” while the European Commission investigates planned tax breaks, a trade body has said. Tiga, which represents independent UK developers, said projects were being stalled by worried publishers. The warning comes as one major publisher, Activision, announced it was considering the closure of Leeds-based studio The Blast...