June 9, 2014  12:03 PM

Hodor! Hodor app lets you hodor while you hodor

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Android, Applications, apps, HBO, Hodor

Through a heady combination of online piracy and softcore pornography, Game of Thrones recently became the most popular show in the history of HBO.

And alongside the diet of violence, zombies, softcore...

February 14, 2014  10:08 AM

Androids may cry over spilt coffee

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Android, Coffee, Google, table

Walk into any coffee shop today and you will be surrounded by mustached hipsters, sipping their extra shot latt├ęs and tapping away on their tablet of choice.

October 10, 2013  9:40 AM

Nowhere to hide from cyber attacks

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Android, Bluetooth, consumer devices, Hacking

There is nowhere to hide from cyber attacks - not even the privy is safe anymore, according to security firm Kaspersky Labs.

The firm has just added toilets to the increasingly long list of

August 14, 2013  11:24 AM

Wear a pan on your head: how North Koreans evade Big Brother

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Android, smartphone

North Korea's first smart phone has shades of Big Brother about it. Korean leader, Kim Jong-un revealed  the phone, the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 7, 2013  12:07 PM

Latest Ice Cream Sandwich causes cyber security threat for Android owning Eskimos

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Android, BBC, Cyber security

A Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been hacked to reveal its contents by researchers who put the device in a freezer for an hour.

According to the BBC, the device when reached a temperature of -10C,...

August 29, 2012  10:28 AM

Who knew a bird could solve such a proplem?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Android, Asia, Bird, IOS, Jenga, Recreation, Rovio

Downtime knows that your desk, as is ours, will be strewn with objects, many of which are precariously propped up. Basically our desk resembles a giant game of Jenga. 

As if Rovio, the media company made famous by the Angry Birds franchise, wasn't already being helpful...

June 13, 2012  12:16 PM

Need to motivate your staff? Have you tried a zombie horde?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Android, Apple, Games, IOS, iPhone, Zombie

Sometimes, just sometimes, your boss shouting and spitting in your face from approximately 0.06cm may not be the thing to give you that much needed motivational boost you have been waiting for. 

In fact, insults and threats could soon be on the way out. Don't...

June 13, 2012  11:12 AM

The joy of texts

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Android, Facebook, Pompey, Text messaging, twitter

The novelty of the text message has worn off for many of us, knowing full well it will either be work asking for more of our time or home asking us to pick up milk on our way back.

Yet, each time that buzz goes off, a little part of us hopes and...

May 2, 2012  3:40 PM

The end for the “I’m five minutes away” lie?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Android, BlackBerry, GetTaxi, Handhelds, IOS, research in motion, Smartphones, WIndows Phone

A smartphone app from has recently received an update which may leave a lot of...

February 23, 2012  12:58 PM

Google Goggles Glasses

falani Profile: falani
Android, augmented reality, Google, Google Map, gps

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