Posts Tagged ‘Public’

Google’s Self Driving Car – What You Need to Know

Google’s Self Driving Car - What You Need to Know

Alright, this one’s kind of a biggie.

Google has created a self driving car, much to the chagrin of the motor vehicle establishment, safety regulators, Jeremy Clarkson (maybe) and frankly anyone else who enjoys driving.

Not to say that the undertaking isn’t huge and marvellously bold for a company that once built a search engine, …

Facebook’s Default Post Privacy Settings Change to Friends Only

Facebook’s Default Post Privacy Settings Change to Friends Only

Although it seems not many people care about the privacy settings on their social networking accounts, it’s nice to have the option of who you share your innermost thoughts with, or just what you had for breakfast.

Facebook has recognised this and changed its default privacy settings for statuses to “Friends Only” rather than the …

Google Maps App Gets UK Public Transport Integration

Google Maps App Gets UK Public Transport Integration

If you’re always stuck on frustrating websites such as firstgroup.com or  thetrainline.com looking to organise your next journey, fear no more, as Google’s next Maps App update brings the combined data from most decent public transport services and integrates them into the interactive maps experience.

Google Maps can now access the time and route of …

Eric Schmidt: Google Glass won’t be publicly available until 2014

Eric Schmidt: Google Glass won't be publicly available until 2014
Even longer to wait for joe public, whilst developers test Glass now

London black cab taxis to get free Wi-Fi service with CabWifi

London black cab taxis to get free Wi-Fi service with CabWifi
Hop in and hop online...

Facebook Goes Public with Shares Priced at $38, is Now Worth $104 Billion

Facebook Goes Public with Shares Priced at $38, is Now Worth $104 Billion

Mark Zuckerberg and co. go public, offering you a slice of Facebook's success

Channel Tunnel to Get 3G Ahead of 2012 Olympic Games in London

Channel Tunnel to Get 3G Ahead of 2012 Olympic Games in London

High-brow news rag, The Guardian has reported that the complete 23.5-mile length of the Channel Tunnel will be equipped with telephone communications and internet ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games which begin in June.

The Euro Tunnel, which was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen in May of 1994, links Folkstone, Kent to …

Google Maps Updates to Feature Disaster Warnings

Google Maps Updates to Feature Disaster Warnings

Google has made yet another tweak to its Google Maps app, the handy navigation and location software for Android gadgets. And as well as the usual sweep up of a few bugs, the latest upgrade benefits its users with a Public Alert feature – a disaster warning system which as part of the Google Crisis …

O2 Rolling Out Europe’s Largest Free Wi-Fi Network This Month

O2 Rolling Out Europe's Largest Free Wi-Fi Network This Month

Europe’s biggest free public Wi-Fi network will start life later this month in our capital city of London, launching in time for the 2012 Olympic games.

UK mobile network O2 will be providing the infrastructure for the network, which will aim to bring free Wi-Fi access to millions of people throughout the capital.

The network …

How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe From Malware, and When Using Free Public Wi-Fi

How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe From Malware, and When Using Free Public Wi-Fi

Many of you will have logged on to a free public Wi-Fi network at some point with your laptop, tablet or smartphone, but just how safe is your public browsing?

We’ve reported before that hackers have developed ways of viewing your internet history and potentially garnering your website login details, when connected to an unsecured …