Feedly and Evernote down due to ransom demand

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I clocked off for my lunch-break and headed, as usual, to news feed reader Feedly only to find that I couldn’t connect. It turns out that it is currently suffering a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. The attack, and subsequent downage, has been announced on Feedly’s blog. Users are currently unable to access the [...]

Heartbleed – which sites do you need to update your password for?

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You have no doubt by now heard about the encryption flaw called Heartbleed. It has already been called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen and has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day. Here’s a quick list of the most popular ones that may [...]

GadgetyNews is five years old today! 30/10/12

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This is a very special moment for me. 5 years ago I posted up the “Hello world” post which signalled that what started as Jay Garrett’s Gadgets on a temporary hosting was making an important move. 5 years and 4,300 posts (give or take a couple) later, I am thankful and, frankly amazed by the [...]

Twitter Announces Expanded Tweets – Embedded Headlines, Pics and Video

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The reason why Twitter has become such a great place for breaking news is its 140 character limit – but now Twitter is partnering with big media companies to expand what can be shared in a single Tweet. Twitter announced today that it has introduced expanded Tweets. These allows companies such as The New York [...]

Canterbury is the UK Gadget Capital

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Canterbury beats Bath and Stoke-on-Trent to the gadget city crown. The place more associated with Archbishops and Chaucer proves that it’s all about tech. The average person in the UK spends £994 on their geekahol. This might seem quite a lot, especially in the credit crunch, but that is actually less than half the amount [...]

BBC News Arrives for Android Tablets – You Have to Have More than Seven Inches Though!

BBC News for Android Tablets

The BBC has been loved on both Apple phones and tablets but, until now, if you were rocking an Android then you could only keep up with world events on your phone. Now, however, the BBC News app will play nice with Android tablets that are 7.2-inches and above You could enjoy getting the world [...]