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Android malware on Google Play grows botnets, launches DDoS attacks

Android malware on Google Play grows botnets, launches DDoS attacks

The Sockbot malware has made its way into at least eight Apps in the Google Play Store with the intent of adding devices to botnets and performing DDoS attacks.
By Robert Abel Oct 20 2017, 10:42AM
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
6 Apple Airpod alternatives for Android

6 Apple Airpod alternatives for Android

Ding dong, the wicked wire is dead!
By Verity Burns Oct 11 2017, 12:30PM
Investigator: Ever ready?

Investigator: Ever ready?

Do batteries last forever or is it a case of planned obsolescence?
By Anthony Caruana Oct 10 2017, 12:45PM
Microsoft retires Windows Phone

Microsoft retires Windows Phone

Redmond will only issue security updates now.
By Staff Writer Oct 10 2017, 9:02AM
Your smartphone could be to blame for your bad mood

Your smartphone could be to blame for your bad mood

New research suggests that a third of mobile notifications make people a little bit sadder.
By Staff Writer Oct 6 2017, 10:32AM
"Privacy is a fundamental right": Apple goes all out to prove it's not trying to steal your data

"Privacy is a fundamental right": Apple goes all out to prove it's not trying to steal your data

Apple has also published more details about Face ID privacy and security measures.
By Staff Writer Sep 28 2017, 9:47AM
iOS 11 'drains batteries in less than 96 minutes'

iOS 11 'drains batteries in less than 96 minutes'

Users have also reported major performance issues after updating to Apple's latest version.
By Dale Walker Sep 27 2017, 12:31PM
Remotely locked Apple devices being held for ransom

Remotely locked Apple devices being held for ransom

Some Apple product owners have found themselves on the receiving end of a new ransom attack that has someone locking their device most likely using stolen iCloud credentials.
By Doug Olenick Sep 27 2017, 11:20AM
Bill Gates: I've switched to Android

Bill Gates: I've switched to Android

Microsoft co-founder ditches Windows Phone.
By Staff Writer Sep 27 2017, 9:07AM
The 16 best new iOS 11 features – and how to use them

The 16 best new iOS 11 features – and how to use them

Use your iPhone and iPad like a pro, whether editing Live Photos or becoming a master of multitasking.
By Craig Grannell Sep 25 2017, 10:25AM
How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

If, while updating your phone to iOS 11, you’ve run into problems, here’s how to solve them.
By Victoria Woollaston Sep 20 2017, 1:14PM
What's new in iOS 11?

What's new in iOS 11?

iOS 11's new features are many and varied.
By Alan Martin , Jonathan Bray Sep 20 2017, 12:56PM
How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

Apple’s new mobile OS is upon us. Make sure you secure your data before upgrading, in case of disaster.
By Craig Grannell Sep 20 2017, 12:20PM
Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

So much better than iTunes.
By Chris Wiles Sep 20 2017, 12:06PM
How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

iOS 11 is here and it's stuffed full of changes; here's our pick of the best features and what's new in iOS 11.
By Alan Martin Sep 20 2017, 10:45AM
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
BlueBorne shows Bluetooth protocol's security inadequately researched

BlueBorne shows Bluetooth protocol's security inadequately researched

The highly eclectic and fragmented nature of devices relying on Bluetooth means that some may never issue secure updates.
By Bradley Barth Sep 15 2017, 12:20PM
BlueBorne is an airborne computer virus that could blow your connected devices wide open

BlueBorne is an airborne computer virus that could blow your connected devices wide open

Is BlueBorne the most dangerous computer virus yet?
By Staff Writer Sep 14 2017, 8:53AM
Explainer: How Apple's AirPower Qi wireless charging mat works

Explainer: How Apple's AirPower Qi wireless charging mat works

iPhone wireless charging is now a reality with the release of the Qi-compatible iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X
By Staff Writer Sep 14 2017, 8:53AM