Tag: access

The benefits of using a VPN on your smartphone

OK, so you’re a bit worried browsing to certain places on your phone. If you’re using the work WiFi then they’ll be tracking you. If you’re using the free WiFi at the local coffee shop then, yes, they might be snooping. You can’t be sure that the information …

Vodafone launches the GigaCube

Ofcom has recently worked out that an average family now uses around 190GB of bandwidth on their home broadband connection. a month for the average UK family. If, however, you don’t quite use that much and you’re struggling to get great speed, this could very well be the …

Three admit that nearly 134,000 accounts were accessed

Following on from our earlier story, Three have now admitted that yes, their systems were accessed and yes, customer information was obtained. The whole event appears to have spooked quite a number of Three customers, as their site became overloaded last night due to the amount of people …

Google to launch 180 satellites for global internet access?

If you want more people viewing your adverts content then one rather expensive solution is to whack a load of satellites into orbit so that a stack more people can get online. Here in the UK we’ve had satellite internet access for some time, and those living “out …

A File Manager arrives for Windows Phone

We’ve seen apps on Windows Phone that have provided file access before, but now Microsoft will be delivering a system to let you fiddle with your files. An “Ask Me Anything” session with Joe Belfiore has shown the new file manager, which is due to be released at …

Keeping your kids safe – Children Tracker updated

There’s a tricky line that most parents have to walk every day. When do you buy your child a mobile phone? Are you buying it for safety reasons? If you are, and you want to be able to call them and keep track of them, that’s good; but …