Teknologji

Iran unblocks Gmail

Iranian authorities have reopened access to Google’s email service a week after blocking it, a government official and Iranians said on Monday Iran maintains one of the world’s largest Internet filters, blocking access to tens…


iPhone Wi-Fi glitch may affect users on other carriers

A bug that counts Wi-Fi usage against subscribers’ data limits may affect carriers beyond Verizon. Apple’s fix addresses Verizon iPhone 5 users, but the company hasn’t said anything so far about other carriers.


Apple apologises for Maps switch ‘frustration’

Apple’s chief executive has penned an apology following a barrage of criticism caused by its switch to a new maps system.   Tim Cook acknowledged that users had been frustrated by the move and repeated a…


Blackberry maker RIM reports loss but sees cash pile grow

Research In Motion has posted a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, sending its shares up nearly 18% in after-hours trading.   The maker of the Blackberry also boosted its cash pile, as it nears the launch of…


Android phone ‘wipeout’ security flaw exposed

A weakness that can cause all the data stored on Android smartphone handsets to be erased has been found.   Websites tricked users into activating malicious code by clicking on-screen phone numbers, Ravi Borgaonkar, from…


Games industry tax relief plans under consultation

The government has begun a consultation over its plans to introduce corporation tax breaks for the animation and video games industries in 2013.   The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is proposing a…


4G: UK’s mobile phone networks in crunch meeting

A key meeting concerning the UK’s roll-out of 4G mobile network services is due to take place later.   Mobile operators will discuss with regulators plans to bring forward the auction of spectrum to run…