Entries by Gennaro Grasso

Microsoft’s Windows 10 breaches privacy law, says Dutch DPA

The Dutch data protection authority has concluded that Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system breaches local privacy law on account of its collection of telemetry metadata. The OS has been available since the end of July 2015. Personal data being harvested by default by Microsoft can include the URL of every website visited if the Windows […]

Samsung forecasts a strong quarter on the same day its CEO resigns citing “unprecedented crisis”

Samsung Electronics made two announcements today that contrasted starkly with one another in tone. First, it issued an optimistic third-quarter earnings guidance. Then, a few hours later, it posted a resignation letter from chief executive officer and vice chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon, who said it is time for new leadership as the company faces an “unprecedented […]

Sony’s Xperia Touch is here to turn your walls into touchscreens for a big price

Ever wanted your dining room table to become a big touchscreen tablet computer? That’s now possible, sort of, now that Sony’s Xperia Touch projector is finally available in the US. (It’s been available in the UK since June.) But, that said, at $1,700/£1,300 (around AU$2,185), it’s not exactly an everyman’s device. For that price you get a portable […]

Razer’s first smartphone will have 7.5GB of RAM, leak suggests

Just a day after word dropped that gaming peripheral company Razer would be announcing its first smartphone on November 1, we may already have a good idea of what its specs will be. Earlier today, PhoneRadar came across a GFXBench listing referencing a ‘Razer Phone’ that’s almost certainly what we’ll be seeing next month. As of this writing, the listing […]

iOS 11 problems: how to fix them

iOS 11 problems persist, though the easiest solution right now is to download the latest version of the software Apple just issued: iOS 11.0.2. Yes, there have already been two updates to fix iOS 11 bugs.  What’s the issue? Nothing, really. This is routine for Apple’s yearly iPhone and iPad update. With so many devices, so […]

The best wireless broadband deals for October 2017

Finding the best broadband internet deals can be a bit of a minefield because there are so many options. Do you go for fibre broadband? Can you get 200Mbps cable broadband? Are you best off sticking with ADSL? Whatever service you currently have, we reckon we can get you a great broadband deal. It’s important […]

Oculus Touch review

Update: The Oculus Connect 4 conference kicks off on October 11 with a keynote, and it’s here Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Co. will talk about where VR is headed, as well as potentially unveil new products. If you want to tune into the action, here’s how to watch the Oculus Connect keynote live stream beginning at 10am […]