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Derby and Hinckley stay in touch.
November 26, 2018

Derby and Hinckley stay in touch.

Hinckley RFC and Derby County Ladies have been unable to keep up the pace of their early season form. However, both are still handily placed in their respective leagues. Derby County Ladies FC Derby County Ladies impressive early season form has someone tailed off. The club have recorded wins over Doncaster Belles, Sunderland, Sheffield and… Read full article

Everything you need to know from Apple’s iPhone 7 event
September 08, 2016

Everything you need to know from Apple’s iPhone 7 event

  Apple held its annual September press conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, unveiling the iPhone 7 at long last. CEO Tim Cook took the stage (after a charming bout of Carpool Karaoke) to introduce everything new with Apple — from new iPhones to new Apple Watches. 1. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus… Read full article

What the new Android 7.0 (Nougat) can do better than iOS
August 24, 2016

What the new Android 7.0 (Nougat) can do better than iOS

Nougat allows for Google’s new Daydream virtual reality platform. Though it isn’t available just yet, it should help standardise how VR works on future Android phones. Apple has expressed its interest in augmented reality in the past, but as it stands now, Android is the place to be if you’re into mobile VR.   The… Read full article

What do we know about Apple’s iPhone 7?
August 08, 2016

What do we know about Apple’s iPhone 7?

Apple might be adding a new colour option. Some rumours say dark blue, but a “space black” option is far more likely.   Like the iPhone 6, it will likely come in two different sizes: one with a 4.7-inch screen and one with a 5.5-inch screen. This is reportedly the smaller version. The two versions could… Read full article

Apple Maps in iOS 10 will watch you… Even if you’re using Google Maps
June 17, 2016

Apple Maps in iOS 10 will watch you… Even if you’re using Google Maps

As revealed in a pre-release beta of iOS 10 software, Apple Maps now watches what users are copying and pasting in their iPhone or iPad. For example, copy an address and Apple Maps’ upcoming app widget will offer driving directions. This function will work even if you copy a location inside the Google Maps app…. Read full article

Images imply the next MacBook Pro will bring a touchscreen keyboard
June 01, 2016

Images imply the next MacBook Pro will bring a touchscreen keyboard

  Leaked photos of what is likely Apple’s next-generation MacBook Pro all but confirm it will have a new OLED touchpad above its keyboard. The images from Cult of Mac also hint at four USB-C connectors. The images reportedly come from a manufacturer in China and show an incomplete chassis sporting several major changes from the current MacBook Pro…. Read full article

Apple Macbook: Longer battery life, Skylake speed boost, more memory and a new colour
April 25, 2016

Apple Macbook: Longer battery life, Skylake speed boost, more memory and a new colour

Apple’s MacBook gets an upgrade with faster processors, better graphics, faster internal memory and an hour more of battery life. It’s also available in a Rose Gold finish too.   The technical nuts of it are that the MacBook can now be ordered with dual-core Intel M processors at up to 1.3GHz with 1866 MHz memory, Intel HD… Read full article

Recommending Windows users uninstall Apple’s QuickTime Player
April 15, 2016

Recommending Windows users uninstall Apple’s QuickTime Player

The U.S. government has recommended that Windows PC users uninstall Apple Inc’s QuickTime video player following security software maker Trend Micro Inc said it had discovered two new bugs in the software. Trend Micro said it had uncovered two critical vulnerabilities in the version of theQuickTime media player for Microsoft Corp’s Windows operating system, which could… Read full article

Apple Macs are targeted with cyber threats from Ransomware
March 07, 2016

Apple Macs are targeted with cyber threats from Ransomware

Apple customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks have revealed. Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then typically asks users to pay ransoms in hard-to-trace… Read full article

16 Apple security advances to take note of in 2016
January 21, 2016

16 Apple security advances to take note of in 2016

1) Legacy Technologies Access to legacy technologies that are run in many an enterprise, including Active Directory, VPNs and 802.1x, as lots of organisations have existing security requirements that include these technologies.   2) Application Firewall The built-in Application Firewall of OS X went beyond the old firewall’s port-blocking technology. If Gatekeeper forces every app launched to… Read full article

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