Spotting Email Scams

It is becoming increasingly difficult to spot whether an email is genuine. The scammers and hackers are very good at disguising their attacks in messages that look and feel just like the real thing. We have developed this guide to help you watch out for the warning signs that something is not right.

How does a fingerprint reader work?

Fingerprint scanning is a form of physiological biometrics that analyzes your physical characteristics in order to authenticate your identity. Basically, it recognizes that your fingerprint belongs to you and no one else. Everyone has unique, identifying marks on their fingers which are used to create a fingerprint. These cannot be changed or removed and so … Continued

What is the Industrial Internet of Things?

Whilst we have previously written about Internet of Things (IoT), IIoT stands for Industrial Internet of Things. The IoT is a network of devices which are connected to the internet and collect and exchange data to one another. It refers to the devices you and I can buy such as an Amazon Echo or a … Continued

IoT Tech for the Home: Your Guide

The modern world demands technological innovation to improve the way we live our lives. Connected cars and readily-available Wi-Fi are making our cities smarter for us to use. Now, the technology—also known as The Internet of Things—is expanding into our homes. With the latest in this technology, we can now order our groceries, adjust the … Continued

What is SIM Swap Fraud?

As banking services expand online and away from the brick-and-mortar branch, banks have had to implement new identification procedures to protect accounts against identity theft and fraud. New security challenges have arisen with this move, however. Banks must ensure that the user logging in is who they say they are, and often this requires more … Continued

What’s new about the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus?

n the year that marks the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone launch, Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, as well as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Expected to be available by November, the models will provide users with many new and interesting features. We look at what has been announced and what … Continued

What is Android 8.0 Oreo?

Android’s new operating system, Oreo, will soon be coming to smartphones and tablets. Google has announced the final version of Oreo has now moved into the Android Open Source Project. This is where a community of developers use Android’s code to develop and distribute their own modified versions of the operating system. Often, this allows … Continued

What is Samsung Bixby?

We’ve previously written about the rise of the virtual assistant. Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa have all changed what it means to engage with our smartphones or tablets. Using powerful artificial intelligence software, they’re able to help you out with everyday tasks, whether it’s notifying you of a meeting in your … Continued

Samsung Gear Sport – everything you need to know

Every year at Europe’s largest technology show, IFA, companies from across the world unveil their latest technology. This year, Samsung announced its newest addition to their wearable technology collection. The Samsung Gear Sport, an upgrade on the Gear S3 smartwatch, showcases a number of new and improved features. Sport Features The new smartwatch is Samsung’s … Continued

What is iris scanning and where is it used?

In an era of constant hacking threats, traditional usernames and passwords are more vulnerable than ever. As well as being increasingly difficult to remember as they get more complex, it’s still possible for hackers or other third parties to crack them. To improve security and provide a better consumer experience, many companies and sectors are … Continued