FBI warns consumers not to use public phone charging stations

The FBI has issued a warning to consumers against using public phone charging stations in order to avoid exposing their devices to malicious software. Public USB stations, like the ones found at malls and airports, are being used by bad actors to spread malware and monitoring software, according to a tweet from the FBI’s Denver … Read more

How to protect yourself from iPhone thieves locking you out of your own device

A complex but concerning method of gaining control over a user’s iPhone and permanently locking them out of the device appears to be on the rise. Some iPhone thieves are exploiting a security setting called the recovery key, which makes it nearly impossible for owners to access their photos, messages, data, and more, according to … Read more

What’s Changing at Apple? The Wider Integration of USB-C Explained

Apple has been gradually transitioning from its proprietary Lightning connector to USB-C, and the latest iPhone 15 models are no exception. The move comes after the European Union passed a law requiring USB-C charging ports for all cellphones by the end of 2024, in an effort to reduce e-waste and make a common charger for … Read more

EU demands Meta and TikTok to curb disinformation on Israel-Hamas war

The European Union (EU) has demanded that Meta and TikTok provide details on their efforts to curb illegal content and disinformation during the Israel-Hamas war. The European Commission, the executive branch of the 27-nation bloc, has formally requested that social media companies provide information on how they are complying with the Digital Services Act (DSA), … Read more

Battle of the Giants: Huawei’s 5G Phone Challenges Apple’s Growth in China

Huawei, once a global smartphone powerhouse, faced significant challenges in the wake of U.S. sanctions that restricted its access to key technologies. These sanctions disrupted its supply chain, particularly semiconductors and 5G-related components, causing a decline in its market share. However, Huawei’s recent release of the Mate 60 Pro, featuring advanced chip technology and 5G … Read more

Google Invests $2 Billion in AI Startup Anthropic: A New Player in Chatbot Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping the future of technology and business in unprecedented ways. With companies constantly striving to harness the power of AI for various applications, a recent development highlights Google’s investment of up to $2 billion in Anthropic, an AI startup founded by former executives of OpenAI. The commitment involves an initial cash … Read more

Protecting Your Personal Information Online: Google’s Alert Feature

Google: In today’s digital age, safeguarding your personal information from prying eyes and potential threats is of paramount importance. With Google holding a staggering 83% of the search market share, according to Statista, it’s highly likely that individuals searching for your information will turn to Google as their primary source. While erasing your data from … Read more

Spider-Man 2: Web-Swinging into the PS5 World – Worth the Hype?

One of the most highly anticipated video game releases of the year, Spider-Man 2, has made its triumphant debut on the PlayStation 5 (PS5), leaving players and critics alike captivated by its open world, dazzling graphics, and captivating storyline. The PS5 exclusive, priced at £69.99 in the UK, is the sequel to the immensely popular … Read more

Spider-Man 2: Fastest-Selling PlayStation Game Sets New Benchmark

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In a resounding success for the gaming world, Sony’s latest release, Spider-Man 2, has soared to new heights, cementing its place as the fastest-selling video game in PlayStation history. With an impressive record of over 2.5 million copies sold within the first 24 hours of its launch, Spider-Man 2 has swung to the forefront of … Read more

X is launching 2 new subscription tiers, including a ‘Premium+’ ad-free plan

In a significant move, Twitter has undergone a transformation, rebranding itself as “X” to mark a new era for the social media giant. As part of this rebranding effort, X is introducing two additional subscription tiers, Premium+ and Basic, alongside its existing Premium tier. The aim of these new tiers is to not only cater … Read more