Clare Hopping

Android 8.1 officially launched for Pixel and Nexus handsets

Android 8.1 officially launched for Pixel and Nexus handsets

Other non-Google branded devices should see the update landing in the near future.
By Clare Hopping Dec 8 2017, 12:50PM
Cortana gets a fresh UI for Notebooks

Cortana gets a fresh UI for Notebooks

The update may include third party app integration.
By Clare Hopping Dec 7 2017, 12:38PM
iOS 11.2 update borks Face ID, users report

iOS 11.2 update borks Face ID, users report

The update was meant to fix the iPhone X's Springboard problem, but broke Face ID instead.
By Clare Hopping Dec 6 2017, 1:12PM
Google brings AI camera tools to the Raspberry Pi

Google brings AI camera tools to the Raspberry Pi

The kit means developers can add object, facial and animal recognition to their projects.
By Clare Hopping Dec 5 2017, 12:26PM
Best communication apps for Android

Best communication apps for Android

We round up the best Android apps around, for everything from health and security to communication and productivity.
By Clare Hopping, Hannah Evans Nov 24 2017, 10:14AM
iOS 11.2 offers faster wireless charging for new iPhones

iOS 11.2 offers faster wireless charging for new iPhones

The update will increase wireless charging power from 5 watts to 7.5 watts.
By Clare Hopping, Dale Walker Nov 16 2017, 10:23AM
Microsoft issues blueprint for ultra-secure Windows 10

Microsoft issues blueprint for ultra-secure Windows 10

PCs, laptops and tablets should meet the minimum requirements to make sure they're completely secure.
By Clare Hopping Nov 9 2017, 10:27AM
Microsoft launches HoloLens in 29 more countries

Microsoft launches HoloLens in 29 more countries

The augmented reality headset is now available in 39 countries overall
By Clare Hopping Nov 3 2017, 9:46AM
A free Windows 10 upgrade path is ending very soon

A free Windows 10 upgrade path is ending very soon

Users won't be able to upgrade to Windows 10 via assistive technologies from 2018.
By Clare Hopping Nov 2 2017, 9:53AM
Gartner predicts 2% growth in PCs, tablets and smartphones

Gartner predicts 2% growth in PCs, tablets and smartphones

PC sales continue to lag behind, although sales may return to growth in 2018.
By Clare Hopping Oct 18 2017, 12:41PM
Microsoft makes Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK available

Microsoft makes Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK available

The update will make it easier for businesses to modernise their applications with minimal effort.
By Adam Shepherd, Clare Hopping Oct 13 2017, 12:31PM
Pixel 2 will run Android Oreo out of the box

Pixel 2 will run Android Oreo out of the box

Google hopes this move will help increase adoption figures.
By Clare Hopping Oct 10 2017, 12:28PM
iPhone X launch could cause iPhone 8 sales to nosedive

iPhone X launch could cause iPhone 8 sales to nosedive

People are opting to wait until the flagship is launched in November before upgrading.
By Clare Hopping Sep 26 2017, 9:42AM
Apple releases iOS 11 with a cookie-blocking feature

Apple releases iOS 11 with a cookie-blocking feature

iOS update stops advertisers chasing you across the web on Safari.
By Clare Hopping Sep 20 2017, 10:37AM
Google Pixel 2 launch date revealed as 4 October

Google Pixel 2 launch date revealed as 4 October

The press has received its invites to the launch event.
By Clare Hopping Sep 19 2017, 12:52PM
Microsoft will add more privacy alerts to Fall Creators Update

Microsoft will add more privacy alerts to Fall Creators Update

The pop-ups will tell users what data apps require and Microsoft uses it for.
By Clare Hopping Sep 15 2017, 12:10PM
The iPhone 8 is nearly here, but do people care?

The iPhone 8 is nearly here, but do people care?

Only 16% of existing iPhone users say they'll definitely buy the iPhone 8 - analysts.
By Clare Hopping, Jane McCallion Sep 8 2017, 12:39PM
Apple iPhone X could accompany iPhone 8

Apple iPhone X could accompany iPhone 8

Dutch site claims ultra-high end iPhone X will also be released on 12 September.
By Clare Hopping, Jane McCallion Sep 7 2017, 1:08PM
Apple leak reveals how it chooses which iPhones to repair

Apple leak reveals how it chooses which iPhones to repair

Document guides Geniuses on whether an Apple device is worth fixing - report.
By Clare Hopping, Jane McCallion Sep 6 2017, 10:24AM
Apple's iPhone 8 'will boast super-fast facial recognition'

Apple's iPhone 8 'will boast super-fast facial recognition'

Apple wants its facial recognition to be the fastest on the market - report.
By Clare Hopping Aug 24 2017, 12:16PM