Author Archives: Kerry Butters

Kerry Butters
Kerry worked in publishing before setting her own IT company up which she ran for five years until she decided to pursue her dreams and take a degree in English Literature with Creative Writing. She has written numerous reviews for various sites on a range of subjects including books and technology products.

 

Mobiles to exceed human population by 2014

mobile-industry Security specialist SecurEnvoy have published their forecast for the next twelve months in technology and they predict that mobile handsets in circulation will match the world’s population by 2013/2014. Currently, the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's, IT Security News

New research shows parents spy on kids online habits

internet New research from security specialists AVG has shown that parents around the world are concerned with how to protect their kids online, as more and more 10 to 13-year-olds have the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Groupon to be investigated by OFT

internet The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have passed complaints made about discount site Groupon to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), following a series of breaches of the Advertising code. A total.. more
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Zuckerberg’s personal photos posted after privacy flaw found

Facebook have been experiencing more privacy issues, this time targeting founder Mark Zuckerberg in order to expose a bug in the photo reporting system. Hackers managed to get hold of personal photos of the social networking billionaire and post them on image hosting site Imgur,.. more
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Facebook Timeline finally rolls out

Facebook have finally announced the roll out of the new Timeline profile, and New Zealand is going to be the first country to get it. The social media site said that they will initially be measuring speed and performance for those who get the new.. more
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Ofcom report shows less silent calls

UPDATE: Looking to upgrade your business phone system or service? Then check out PMC’s amazing low-priced business phone service. A new report from Ofcom shows that less consumers are receiving silent or abandoned calls from companies as a result of action taken by the regulator... more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's, Telecoms News

Global Chokepoints aims to monitor web blocking

A new website launched yesterday by The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) aims to “document how copyright enforcement is being used to censor online free expression in countries around the world.” Globe Chokepoints was set up with the help of a grant by the Open Society.. more
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iPhone 4S has security flaws thanks to Siri

The iPhone 4S has a number of security flaws, due to the popular and newly introduced voice recognition driven digital assistant Siri. The most glaring error it would seem, is the ability for anyone to be able to use Siri to make calls and so.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPhone News

25 worst passwords of 2011 published

SplashData, a security app provider, has published its 2011 list for the “25 worst passwords of the year”. They found that whilst many people are aware of the need for strong passwords, others are pretty lax about creating them. The most commonly used ‘bad’ password.. more
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Carrier IQ software can be fixed by rooting phone

Following the news this week that Carrier IQ software installed on the majority of Android phones and some Symbian and Nokia devices tracks users, some information has come to light about how users can protect their privacy. There’s no simple way to go about this,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News