Author Archives: Adam Smith

Adam is a freelance writer who has been published to a range of technology magazines over the last five years. Credits include PC Pro, Computer World, and Sky Magazine. He also writes for various online publications covering news and providing blog commentaries.

 

Diablo III team deathmatch shelved

Blizzard has announced that the team deathmatch mode it promised to deliver has been shelved – for the time being, at any rate – although a duelling mode is coming soon... more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Vodafone offers deal on nearly-new iPhone 4

Vodafone If having a cutting edge, or brand new, handset isn’t important to you, those interested in an older iPhone will doubtless be pleased to hear that Vodafone has heavily cut its.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

7 bidders up for UK 4G auction

Ofcom Logo Ofcom has confirmed the seven bidding parties who have put their names forward, and paid cash, to take part in the upcoming 4G spectrum auction. All the big UK operators –.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

HTC M7 specs leaked

HTC’s next flagship Android phone, the M7, has been speculated about before, but now firmer details on the (alleged) spec have been leaked. The M7 will have a 4.7 inch screen, which isn’t unusual – but its high pixel density is, with a figure of.. more
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Smartphone airbags on the cards

Smartphones are growing increasingly more sophisticated, with the addition of technologies such as voice assistants, NFC, intelligent screen brightness adjustment – and soon enough, airbags. Yes, the Telegraph has spotted a patent from Amazon for a system to protect a phone from the dreaded cracked.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Minecraft documentary on Xbox this Saturday

Are you interested in Minecraft, and its developer? Then you’ll want to catch a documentary which will be showing on Xbox Live come Saturday. Minecraft: The Story of Mojang follows the creator of the famous world building game, Markus Persson, after he rose to prominence.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo, Xbox News

Sony has sold 30m PS3s in Europe

Sony has announced that it has now sold 30 million PS3s across PAL regions. The number was reached at the beginning of this week, with the PS3 now having been on sale for five and a half years (well, it will be six years next.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo, PS3 News

Uproar over Instagram Terms of Service changes

There has been quite the outcry on the net today, regarding changes Instagram has made to its Terms of Service (ToS) this week. The new service agreement notes under the Rights section that: “To help us deliver interesting paid or sponsored content or promotions, you.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Samsung Galaxy Grand revealed

Samsung has taken the wraps off a new smartphone in its Galaxy range, the Grand, which will be available in a dual-sim version. The Galaxy Grand will have a 5 inch display and a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, with an 8 megapixel rear camera, and 2.. more
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Dangerous Samsung Exynos exploit abounds

A nasty exploit has popped up which affects certain Samsung Exynos powered handsets. The exploit could allow a malware author to access the phone’s RAM and potentially root and take control of your handset. Apparently this affects a number of Samsung smartphones, including the Galaxy.. more
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