Archive for October, 2010

  • Smartphone users warned of virus threats Smartphone users warned of virus threats

    People are being warned to be wary of what information they store on their mobile phones, as hackers are developing more and more sophisticated ways of stealing information from smartphones. Recent research by security firm Juniper Networks showed that seven out of ten people store sensitive infor...

  • Nokia N8 to come pre-loaded with Virgin Media Player App Nokia N8 to come pre-loaded with Virgin Media Player App

    Virgin Mobile has added the Nokia N8 to its portfolio of mobile phones and the phone is the first to come pre-loaded with the Virgin Media Player App. The app will let Nokia N8 users watch mobile TV whenever, wherever they are. The phone also comes with video shoot HD video capability and video pla...

  • Parents not controlling mobile phone internet risks Parents not controlling mobile phone internet risks

    The majority of parents still do not install control measures on their children's mobile phones to prevent them from accessing unsuitable material, according to a new set of research. The study by clinical psychologist and government internet safety advisor, Tanya Byron, warned that 9 out of ...

  • eBay launches new smartphone-specific platform eBay launches new smartphone-specific platform

    eBay is launching a new version of its mobile site optimised specifically for smartphones. The new site will better provide for people who want to use the online marketplace on the go, offering rich user experiences and providing new features that allow customers to buy and sell more conveniently....