Posts Tagged ‘UK’

UK ISPs To Block Counterfeit Goods Sites

UK ISPs To Block Counterfeit Goods Sites

Internet service providers have been lobbied to take down websites that offer counterfeit goods from major brands, such as Cartier and Montblanc, whose owners Richemont are the authors of the lawsuit.

The massive brand owner, fully known as Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A., were on the warpath due to the counterfeiters, who had been a major …

UK Internet Trolls Could Face 2 Years In Jail

UK Internet Trolls Could Face 2 Years In Jail

After several celebrities have been targeted by angry online commenters following their controversial comments on serious subjects such as sexual assaults, such as Chloe Madeley, the daughter of former TV hosts Richard and Judy, the government and lawmakers are considering increasing the sentence for posting ultra-venomous online comments, The Daily Mail is reporting.

Of course, …

Netflix Share prices drop after missed Targets

Netflix Share prices drop after missed Targets

The streaming Balloon may have popped, or at least been deflated, as market leader Netflix has seen a share price drop of more than 25% after the company failed to meet its subscription target in the last quarter.

Originally Netflix forecast that they would get 3.69 Million new signups in the last quarter, but the …

Sony PSN down 7 hours Monday the 13th October for “routine maintenance”

Sony PSN down 7 hours Monday the 13th October for “routine maintenance”

Sony’s PlayStation Network will be done again on Monday the 13th of October for a scheduled 7 hours whilst the company performs “routine maintenance”. In the US this will be between from 10am PT to 5pm PT, which means for us in the UK it will be between 6PM and 4AM where gamers might lose …

UK Shops Allowing Mobile Payments In 2015

UK Shops Allowing Mobile Payments In 2015

With the upcoming Apple Pay service arriving in the UK for the iPhone 6 in 2015, as well as the pre-existing NFC payments with certain debit cards, the UK is already on its way to embracing wireless payments next year. But if that wasn’t enough, we’ve recently heard that several big high street retailers will …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Pre-Orders Open

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Pre-Orders Open

Samsung is set to release the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the 10th of October here in the UK, one upping the US release by more than a week. The device’s pre-orders are now open as well, meaning that the Galaxy Note 4 is now ready to compete with the new iPhone 6.

The Galaxy

Using Apple Watch While Driving Illegal in UK

Using Apple Watch While Driving Illegal in UK

As we all know the use of mobile phones behind the wheel without using a handsfree kit is strictly prohibited in the UK, and fines and penalties exist for those caught breaking the law. Now it seems that complex devices, including wearables, will now be subject to that law too.

The user must use both

Destiny Biggest UK Game Launch Ever

Destiny Biggest UK Game Launch Ever

Destiny has become the United Kingdom’s biggest game launch of all time according to analytics and chart results from the stats company Chart-Track. This is what the charts look like at the current time.

Destiny was the biggest game yet this year, in a market which is growing without a sign of stopping.

1. Destiny …

Surface Pro 3 Selling Out Worldwide

Surface Pro 3 Selling Out Worldwide

The Surface Pro 3 is already encountering problems at the retail end of things, with the popular tablet device from Microsoft just not having quite enough inventory available to get out to every consumer who wants one.

The Surface Pro 3 functions as both a tablet…

Today in response to the issue, Microsoft’s Mike Hall …

Amazon Fire Phone Coming to UK on O2

Amazon Fire Phone Coming to UK on O2

Amazon’s new Fire Phone, with its revolutionary set of four face sensing front cameras, is currently only available for customers in the United States since its launch a number of weeks ago on AT&T. The phone is Amazon’s most noteworthy foray into the technology market, and has taken its sweet time to arrive in the …