The head of GCHQ’s new National Cyber Security Centre has proposed the creation of a UK firewall that could provide protection against cyber-attacks for government departments and large organizations.
Source: The Great Firewall of… Britain? UK cyber security chief plans new measure to block attacks
New research at the University of California Irvine has developed a new kind of battery that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, providing even more power than our batteries today.
Source: Accidentally-invented battery has the ability to last for 400 years
Apple’s new Messages comes with support for animated gifs, bringing the service in line with its competitors. But on some searches, the service – powered by Bing – returns some rather racy results.
Source: Microsoft Bing shows My Little Pony porn gif as top result in Apple’s new Messages
If you’re thinking of purchasing one of the new iPhones, be aware that you won’t be covered for ‘liquid damage’ under the handset’s warranty – but Apple isn’t the only company with such a policy.
Source: FYI: Apple’s warranty won’t cover ‘liquid damage’ to its new water-resistant iPhone 7
Looking to waste time with a round of solitaire on your phone? You no longer need a separate app for that – Google today is rolling out a couple of simple..
Source: Google now lets you play a game of Solitaire or Tic-Tac-Toe in search | TechCrunch
Some days, life just throws you a giggle. Today is one of those days. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (aka North Korea) has announced a new..
Source: North Korea launches a Netflix-style streaming service called Manbang | TechCrunch
Following availability of Opera’s “free unlimited” VPN for Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as iOS earlier this year, the app has now arrived for Android users who can download it now.
Source: Opera’s “free unlimited VPN” app arrives on Android, available now through Play Store
Canadian carrier Telus – which accurately predicted the release date of Android 6.0 Marshmallow last year – has published details saying that Android 7.0 Nougat will begin rolling out on August 22.
Source: Android 7.0 Nougat is expected to be released on August 22
Google announced today that it will be killing off its Chrome apps for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The change will take place over the course of the next two years. Chrome OS will not be affected.
Source: Google is killing off Chrome apps on Windows, macOS, and Linux
Between first impressions and a full review, there are second impressions. These are the second impressions of HTC’s latest in its One series of flagship handsets, the HTC 10.
Source: HTC may have a winner: HTC 10 second impressions