Kodi Box WARNING – Your illegal streaming apps could get DELETED remotely | Tech | Life & Style

Kodi Box fans have been warned that apps for illegally streaming movies, TV shows and Premier League football could get deleted from their devices remotely. The Kodi surge continues without any sign of stopping, as users continue to ditch paid TV services for the online player. Research has suggested Kodi – which offers access to thousands of channels – is being used in more than five million UK homes. Kodi software is not illegal, but developers can produce third-party add-ons that provide free access to pirated and illegal content.  These apps…

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Ignore the Nokia 3310 4G – New leak reveals all-new feature phone coming soon | Tech | Life & Style

Nokia’s revamped 3310 was the surprise hit of 2017. The revived Nokia 3310 brought a swathe of upgrades to the original and hugely popular classic, including a colour display, new design and a camera. One thing it was missing was the lack of support for super-fast 4G data speeds, with it at launch running on a 2G network. This was first rectified with a 3G version released late last year, and then Nokia earlier this month announced a 4G LTE version. The Nokia 3310 4G model has so far only…

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Sony Xperia XZ2 – Is this proof new Sony flagship will launch this month? | Tech | Life & Style

With Mobile World Congress 2018 just a few weeks away we know Sony Xperia fans are likely to see some new smartphones launching very soon. Rumours have been rife that the Japanese technology firm will unveil a device called the Xperia XZ Pro in Barcelona on February 26. This premium smartphone looks set to include a 4K edge-to-edge display, dual rear camera and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor – which will not only be quick but also hugely efficient adding to its battery life. The Pro will sit at…

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If the Galaxy S9 really looks this good it could be time to upgrade | Tech | Life & Style

In a little over two weeks the Galaxy S9 will finally be revealed to the world. Samsung has a major Unpacked event scheduled for Sunday February 25 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and its new Galaxy phone will be top of the agenda. Although not confirmed it looks likely that S9 will bring a swathe of improvements to the award-winning S8, including improved photography, faster processor and better security features. Now a new set of leaked images may show why these upgrades may not be only reason to switch…

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Galaxy S9 leak could show why Samsung’s flagship will feature the ultimate camera | Tech | Life & Style

The Galaxy S9 leaks and rumours just keep on coming and now there’s some new information which may show why Samsung is making such a big deal about its new camera. A recent invite, which was sent to media across the globe, revealed: “On February 25, Samsung Electronics will showcase the next generation of Galaxy devices that reimagines the camera and redefines the way you share your moments.” And if these images turn out to be true it seems Samsung has every right to boast about what’s to come. Spotted…

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Galaxy S9 release date THIS MONTH – Five things all Samsung fan needs to know | Tech | Life & Style

Samsung will reveal its next generation Galaxy S9 smartphone later this month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This new device is expected to build of Samsung’s class-leading portfolio of smartphones with new features and more power tucked under its hood. There’s just a few weeks to go until Samsung’s launch event and here’s everything you need to know about the all-new Galaxy S9. WHAT DEVICES WILL BE UNVEILED? The Galaxy S9 will be revealed at MWC along with a larger model called the Galaxy S9+. We are also expecting…

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Tough new streaming block could bring more pain to Kodi users | Tech | Life & Style

Kodi users who gain access to illegal Premier League football streams, via add-ons, look set to face tough new blocks. A court order has just been put in place which aims to stop matches being shown online without permission. The latest ruling is targeting internet hosting provider Ecatel, who have been told they must stop services that facilitate the viewing of illegal streams of Premier League football. If they fail to block these streams they could face a fine of up to €1.5 million (£1.3m). According to FACT, The Premier…

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Porn BLOCK – You may need to show your PASSPORT to view adult videos online in the UK | Tech | Life & Style

Porn viewers have been put on alert and warned that in a few months time they may have to show their passports or driving licences to watch adult videos online. Last year the controversial Digital Economy Act received royal assent, which means it has now been ratified and will be enforced in the UK. One of the headline features of the act is the obligation for websites that host pornographic or adult content to check the age of online visitors. And the Digital Economy Act could come into force as…

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OnePlus WARNING: Thousands of customers’ credit card details STOLEN | Tech | Life & Style

GETTY • PICTURE POSED BY MODEL OnePlus has confirmed up to 40,000 customers may have been hit by hackers OnePlus has confirmed its website was targeted by cybercriminals last year. The hugely-successful Chinese smartphone manufacturer halted payments on its website earlier this month after learning of the attack. Up to 40,000 people may have been affected by the online attack. Some customers who entered their credit or debit card information on the payment page at oneplus.net between mid-November 2017 and January 11, 2018 may be affected. OnePlus has confirmed that…

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Apple boost as thousands of students get help building their digital future | Tech | Life & Style

With Apple revealing it’s paid out nearly $18 billion (£12 billion) to developers across Europe, there’s never been a better time to get involved in this growing digital industry. Learning how to code is becoming a vital skill and students have just been given a huge boost in gaining this knowledge.  Apple today announced that 70 colleges and universities in Europe have adopted Everyone Can Code, a comprehensive program designed by Apple to help everyone learn to build mobile apps.  These colleges and universities are adopting Apple’s App Development with…

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Brighton vs Chelsea LIVE STREAM – How to watch Premier League football LIVE online | Tech | Life & Style

Brighton face Chelsea this afternoon in the first of the big Premier League games. The home side need to get their Premier League campaign back on track having not won in the past four games. However, that won’t be easy with Brighton losing their last seven games to Chelsea in all competitions. Brighton may be boosted by the news that the current Premier League champions head to the Amex stadium without some key players. Forwards Alvaro Morata and Pedro are missing having both been sent off during the FA Cup…

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Your Sky TV just got an update – How to get 80 extra channels without paying more | Tech | Life & Style

Sky customers can get access to more channels without paying anything extra thanks to a major update. The revamp comes in the form of the new Sky Entertainment package which now replaces the older Originals bundle. Sky Entertainment offers users 350 channels – 80 extra than the Originals it replaces. These include entertainment, comedies, Sky exclusives and music. It costs £20 a month – the same as Originals – and can be personalised by adding any combination of Sky Box Sets, Sky Kids or Sky HD to Sky Entertainment for…

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Google Pixel Buds review: NOT the wireless headphones Pixel 2 owners deserve | Tech | Life & Style

EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS Pixel Buds are Google’s next-generation wireless earbuds Google Pixel Buds • £159 Pros: Jaw-Droppingly Fast Google Assistant, Solid Battery Life, Decent Sound Quality Cons: Infuriating Carry Case, Fiddly Earbud Adjustment, Google Translate Had Some Problems Google took the decision to ditch the industry-standard 3.5mm headphone port from its latest generation of smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Yes, exactly one year after the Pixel advertising campaign mercilessly mocked Apple for dropping the headphone port, Google has followed suit. Google isn’t the only one, with the likes of…

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