Here's another app privacy problem you might have to worry about: apps that have access to location information on your iPhone or iPad can access, copy and steal your entire iPhone library without you even knowing. Watch your pictures!
The Knowhow Movies service, previously announced by the Currys and Dixons group, is now scheduled to launch on March 1st. And there should be some half-decent content on it too, thanks to licensing deals with Disney, Warner Bros. and Momentum Pictures.
Several alleged members of the Anonymous activist group will soon be asked to confirm their names and addresses by authorities, thanks to a global clampdown that has seen dozens of supposed Anonymous members arrested.
The Pirate Bay, the largest torrent site on the Internet, is no more. Or well, it's not like it once was. As of this moment, they've taken down all torrent links on the website and will now only use 'magnet links'.
A developer made the mistake of blabbing about a Microsoft event on Twitter, claiming he was having a great time at the "Durango developers summit" in London. Given Durango is one of the suspected Xbox 360 development names, that would appear to be confirmation that Microsoft is in the midst of publicising its new Xbox plans with game makers.
In the hour that Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs lets his 9-year-old daughter surf the web every day, her wanderings have been tracked by dozens of sites.
I’d hoped we Brits would be able to avoid all this fake 4G rubbish that our American cousins have had to endure, but unfortunately Three went there. It’s calling its roll out of HSPA+ 4G, but it’s simply not.
The AK-47 has been one of the most widely-used weapons in the world since its inception in 1940. However, as the battlefield of the 21st century demands ever-greater degrees of accuracy, the Kalashnikov's 350m range is no longer effective. That's why Russia is giving the "world's most dangerous weapon" a deadly new makeover.
No, Google. I won't let you invade my priv — -wait what. What is this. Oh wow. I can finally open email links or 'mailto' URLs in Gmail? It doesn't annoyingly open up the mail app I never use? Wow. Finally! This is long overdue! Yep. If you're using Chrome, you can make email links open in Gmail now.
Motorola created a bit of a stir yesterday when it released a video comparing Android's Voice Actions on the Atrix 2 with iOS's Siri on an iPhone 4S. Fanboys screamed foul in the YouTube comments, so we decided to test it out for ourselves. And yes, there's a very clear winner.
A harmless British hippie shot a video about something boring like making a salad from wild greens, and then uploaded it to YouTube. Shortly after, he was informed by YouTube that he was infringing on the copyrights of Rumblefish. The problem is, there's no music in the clip. At all.
There are plenty of things iOS can do that Android can't—Siri and Facetime, for example. However, Andorid may soon be getting its own exclusive feature: P2P file sharing courtesy of uTorrent, the most-used torrent client in the Western World.