In a series of text messages being send to mobile phone customers this week the major service providers, Vodafone, O2, Three, eMobile are advising customers to change their voicemail passcodes so as to prevent unauthorised access to personal messages.
NASA has released an official free app for Google Android devices. The app has been generally well received by Android users although many, including ourselves, have been complaining that the app is slow and buggy on some Android devices
Google's long awaited music service, Google Music Beta, was given a limited launch today at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco, but with Amazon's Cloud Player already launched and iTunes poised to begin music streaming it is too little too late?
According to Irish Rail today's delay on the northern line was caused by a signal failure but this was not the only failure Irish Rail encountered - they also suffered a social media public relations failure.
A have-a-go hero granny, Ann Timson, helped foil a gang of bank robbers as they attempted to break into a Northamton Jewellery store in broad daylight yesterday. In the video the Ms Timson can be seen running across a busy road towards the thieves as they busily attempt to smash the glass on the Michael Jones Jewellers store front. As she approaches the thieves Timson, who is in her 70s, swings her hand bag at the robbers, eventually dispersing them.
Nokia and Microsoft are to make a joint announcement next Friday, a move which suggests that Nokia may be about to abandon Symbian for Windows 7 mobile. It has been rumored for some time that Nokia has been looking to drop its Symbian OS, only last week Nokia’s Chief Executive Stephen Elop further fuled rumors the company was moving away from Symbian when he said Nokia’s future lay in “capitalising and/or joining competitive ecosystems.”
Smartphone users are becoming more concerned about their privacy when using geolocation apps, according to a survey released by Microsoft this week to coincide with Data Privacy Day. The survey found that users have a host of concerns for their privacy when using location based phone apps Some 84% of respondents said that they fear such applications could be used to help unknown people steal personal information or identities.