Tech

14 April 2021

Charity backs Premier League boycott of social media

An anti-discrimination charity has revealed it would support a Premier League-wide boycott of social media. In recent months, soccer players across the UK have faced racist abuse on social media channels, ...

14 April 2021

Bitcoin's value reaches an all-time high

The value of Bitcoin has hit an all-time high. The cryptocurrency hit $62,000 on Tuesday (13.04.21) for the first ever time, having witnessed a massive spike in value since the start ...

14 April 2021

Gmail 'is more secure than parliamentary system'

Gmail is “more secure” than the UK parliament's email system. That is according to Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, who has faced a number of cyber ...

13 April 2021

Jack Ma's Ant Group set for restructure

Jack Ma's Ant Group has been forced to restructure by authorities in China. The billionaire businessman is set to restructure the company so that the financial technology firm acts more like ...

13 April 2021

NHS' COVID-19 app update blocked by Apple and Google

The NHS contact tracing app for COVID-19 has been blocked for breaking the terms of an agreement made with Apple and Google. An update to the app – which allows users ...

13 April 2021

Snapchat saving people from hair disasters with new filters

Snapchat is hoping to save people from hair disasters by launching a new range of Snap Camera lenses that let users try out new hairstyles without the permanent results. Hairdressers in ...

12 April 2021

Reddit developing voice chat feature

Reddit is looking to implement its own voice chat feature. The social news aggregation and discussion website is working on incorporating moderator-run voice chats onto the platform, according to a source ...

12 April 2021

Microsoft to buy AI firm Nuance Communications for $16 billion

Microsoft is in talks to buy AI firm Nuance Communications for $16 billion. The giant tech company is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire the artificial intelligence firm, whose speech recognition ...

12 April 2021

Google to shut down Google Shopping app for iOS and Android

Google is shutting down the Google Shopping app for iOS and Android devices. The tech giant will soon axe the special mobile app used for browsing and buying items from various ...

11 April 2021

Pensions minister urges Brits not to trust Google

The UK's pensions minister has urged the public not to trust Google. Guy Opperman has issued a warning to the public and accused the tech giant of dragging its feet over ...

11 April 2021

Brits own 184 million pieces of unwanted gadgets, study finds

New research suggests Brits own 184 million pieces of unwanted gadgets. The study, conducted by the price comparison site Uswitch.com, found that the cumulative value of the unwanted gadgets reached an ...

10 April 2021

Bitcoin mining 'could threaten China's emissions targets'

A new report has suggested that Bitcoin mining in China could threaten the country's emissions targets. The world's most populous country hopes its emissions peak in 2030, and by 2060, its ...

10 April 2021

YouTube branded 'vapid' by US sub-committee

YouTube has been branded a "wasteland of vapid, consumerist content" by a US government committee. The sub-committee has written a letter to YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki and in it, ...

9 April 2021

Bitcoin 'could soon reach $400,000'

Bitcoin's value could hit $400,000 in 2021, according to experts. The cryptocurrency has seen its value increase dramatically amid the coronavirus pandemic and Bloomberg has now suggested that it could even ...

9 April 2021

Clubhouse is 'at the intersection of hot trends'

Clubhouse has thrived by finding a gap in the technology market. That is the suggestion of Joseph Evans from Enders Analysis, who explained that even though the app is "invite only" ...
9 April 2021

Millions of Brits use pet's names as passwords

A new survey has revealed that millions of Brits are using their pet's name as their online password. The study, conducted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS), has found that ...

9 April 2021

Trotons Tech Magazine Tech Review and Product Review Website

Being aware of the latest news about technology and information technology is one of the best professionals' habits. Every computer scientist needs to be aware of technological transformations and be ...
8 April 2021

LG closing smartphone business in July

LG will close its smartphone business this summer to focus on other areas. The South Korean company has confirmed plans to shut down the mobile unit by the end of July. In ...

8 April 2021

Samsung working on QD-OLED TVs

Samsung is reportedly working on QD-OLED television sets. The tech giant is said to have entering the prototype stage for the hybrid devices, which combine quantum dot filter technology - which ...

8 April 2021

Google cloud storage update delay

Google's cloud storage changes have been delayed for some users. The new policy - which was unveiled at the end of 2020 - meant new high quality images and videos would ...

8 April 2021

WhatsApp's new vaccine sticker pack

WhatsApp have joined forces with the World Health Organisation on a new vaccine sticker pack. The technology giant has released a new pack of fun stickers that can be used on ...

8 April 2021

will.i.am launches smart mask

will.i.am is launching a smart mask. The Black Eyed Peas rapper has joined forces with Honeywell and costume designer Jose Fernandez on a XUPERMASK, which protects you from coronavirus as well ...
8 April 2021

Apple looking towards augmented reality (AR) to improve conversations

Apple want to use augmented reality (AR) to improve conversations. The tech firm's CEO Tim Cook is keen to add AR into every day life to help with presentations and such, ...

8 April 2021

Toyota's new cars have advanced drive

Toyota have unveiled two new cars with "advanced drive". The Toyota Motor Corporation unveiled the LS and Mirai this week, which has been equipped with the special software that allows "drivers ...