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May 19, 2017  4:12 PM

Dangerous IBM marketing emails make me WannaCry

DavidMcClelland David McClelland Profile: DavidMcClelland
Cyber security, Email campaign management, IBM, Phishing, Ransomware

Misspellings, suspicious hyperlinks, abnormal sender address, no attempt at personalisation. The classic signs of a phishing email? Or a botched marketing email from IBM promoting — wait for it — a cyber security webinar? Updated 24 May 2017 with comment from IBM press...

February 22, 2017  12:22 PM

Android VPN apps fail privacy tests

DavidMcClelland David McClelland Profile: DavidMcClelland
Android, android apps, Android security, App store, Application security, Data-security, Google Play, Mobile VPN

In a coup d'ironie par excellence, it turns out that VPN apps available on the Google Play store may be putting Android smartphone and tablet users at an increased risk of data leakage instead of...


April 16, 2015  5:10 PM

The Apple Watch signals the end of the wearables market

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
IOS, iPhone

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January 28, 2015  11:56 AM

Logitech ConferenceCam Connect – why communication has changed

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
1080p, HDMI, IOS, Logitech, Microsoft, Microsoft Lync, Skype, WebEx

Logitech this week launched its new conference camera, the ConferenceCam Connect, aimed at small conference rooms catering up to around five people.

According to Logitech representatives, 21 million "


January 21, 2015  1:52 PM

Smart Kapp – An image capture dry-wipe whiteboard

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
IOS, iPhone, Microsoft, nokia, WIndows Phone

SMART technologies, the company which brought interactive whiteboards into our...

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January 21, 2015  1:42 PM

29 thoughts I had while trying to set up a new Windows 8.1 machine

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Authentication, icloud, Two factor authentication

Everyone has their Achilles heel of technology, and although I've been very familiar with the Windows operating system until now,


January 2, 2015  3:54 PM

“OK Google…”

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Google, Google Maps, IOS

Earlier this year I wandered around Holborn until I discovered a life sized Google map pin pointing towards a concealed door to a warehouse.

Inside was an intricate maze of concealed doors, rooms...


November 25, 2014  3:34 PM

Is BYOD changing the developer stereotype?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Android, Applications, Applications development, BYOD, Developers, IOS, Women in Technology

At the recent Motorola Enterprise Appforum 2014, now owned by Zebra technologies, the usual sea of middle-aged men in suits was interspersed with many younger faces.

It's no secret that when someone says...


October 17, 2014  2:59 PM

Apple announces iPad Air 2

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Apple, IOS, ipad, iPhone, iPhone 6

Apple has announced the new iPad Air 2. We won't lie, we were expecting a more innovative name...


Somehow as soon as an Apple event rolls around, everyone already knows what's going to happen. As predicted, just a month after the release of


September 25, 2014  9:50 AM

Is the meeting you’re in right now pointless?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
BYOD, Juniper, Ovum, Security, smartphone

Apparently something we've all been suspecting is true - a majority of the meetings we're attending are not worth our time or effort.

According to a recent survey by Ovum and LogMeIn, 92% of employees in...


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