Protect Your Bubble Blog

  • First UAE, Now India Moves To Ban Blackberry Services

    by PYB James
    Some of the biggest news to hit the web this year when the UAE, citing national security concerns, decided to ban e-mail, web browsing and messaging on the BlackBerry smart phone. Although discussions are continuing between UAE and RIM, it seems that the ban will go ahead indefinitely according to Mohammed al-Ghanem, the chief of […]
  • Get The Most From Firefox

    by PYB James
    Firefox has gone from being a niche player a few years ago to a present-day browsing powerhouse that accounts for around 30% of the web browser market. There are literally thousands of add-ons available for Firefox created by developers all over the globe who have identified the needs of the modern user. They have designed […]
  • Dell Enters Smartphone and Tablet Market With The Dell Streak

    by PYB James
    With Apple releasing market leading solutions for both smart phone and tablet consumers, Dell has entered with a combined solution of its own The Dell Streak is the latest offering from Dell which has, up until now, focused primarily on computing hardware products. The Streak is a combination of both a smart phone and tablet […]
  • Blackberry Releases New App Store

    by PYB James
    New payment methods, better search and your own unique BlackBerry ID are just some of the improvements offered by Blackberry’s latest upgrade. The new version arrives as RIM seeks to establish itself as a solid competitor against Apple’s App Store and the Android Market, and hold off the likes of Nokia’s Ovi Store and Windows […]
  • Top 10 iPhone Tweeters

    by PYB James
    Tweet Tweet! Calling all iPhone addicts: Need to extend your twitter following? Sure we all follow our friends and favourite celebrities, but did you know you could learn a few things on Twitter as well? Well we’ve got just the thing to help! We’ve searched the Twittersphere and handpicked the top 10 iPhone Twitterers actively […]
  • Symantec Unveils new Security Measures for iPhone

    by PYB James
    The Symantec Corporation, the world’s largest producer of computer security software, has announced a new initiative named Norton Everywhere, which is designed to broaden the company’s security and anti malware technology to protect iPhones and other smartphones. The first product to be unveiled consisted of a beta version of its security software for Apple’s best […]
  • Scheme to counter mobile theft relaunched

    by PYB James
    Nowadays, mobile phones are ubiquitous. It is estimated that there are 62.5 million handsets in the UK between 40 million people, which means that on average there are 1.8 mobile phones per person. It is little wonder that they are a target for thieves, and that a thriving black market for stolen mobile handsets exists. […]
  • Asus unveils Bamboo series notebook

    by PYB James
    Computer manufacturer Asus is set to unveil its latest range of eco friendly laptops and computer equipment at the Computex expo in Taiwan. The Bamboo U series notebooks were first announced back in 2007, and Asus have been busy refining the design. In an effort to establish their green credentials, the company is showing off […]
  • Hewlett Packard Announces Child-Friendly Laptop

    by PYB James
    Laptops are ubiquitous gadgets and they are now becoming an essential item for lots of students. In fact, manufacturers are looking to capitalise on this, and the latest firm to do so is Hewlett Packard, which has unveiled a child friendly laptop in the shape of the Mini 100e. They are aiming the laptop at […]
  • Leaked Apple document shows antenna troubleshooting guidelines

    by PYB James
    Apple’s fourth generation iPhone has been the subject of much bad press over an issue regarding its antenna. In short, new users found that their signal was dropping if they held the phone in such a way that the antenna on the bottom left hand corner of the handset was covered by their hand. Now, […]
  • Is the Steam service from Valve the future of PC gaming?

    by Administrator
    In recent times, downloadable games have become one of the biggest growth areas in the gaming industry, with every major games console including a download service: for the Xbox 360 users are able to access Xbox Live, for the PlayStation 3 there is the PlayStation Network and for the Nintendo Wii users are able to […]
  • Will camera phones ever replace the standalone camera?

    by Administrator
    One of the most ubiquitous features in modern mobile phones is the camera. The vast majority of modern mobile phones include a camera and it is hard to think of any phones, excluding low-end budget mobile phones that do not currently include one. The Executive Vice President of Nokia has now gone on record to […]
  • Palm - can they weather the financial storm ahead of them?

    by Administrator
    When listing the names of some of the pioneers of the smartphone world, the name Palm must surely be included in that list, as that company was one of the first to offer many of the features that are now commonplace in modern smartphones. This happened in 2002, when their PalmOS operating system was used […]
  • Celebrating the 10th birthday of Microsoft's Pocket PC

    by Administrator
    Last week marked the tenth anniversary of an operating system by Microsoft and first foray into the mobile marketplace. That operating system was Pocket PC and it represented a turning point for the Windows brand: no longer was Windows constrained to being used on PCs and bulky laptops, it could now be used on PDAs […]
  • Will we be wearing our gadgets as clothes in the future?

    by Administrator
    There is a category of gadgets which, while just beginning to appear, may give a hint as to what the future holds and it arguably began with a class of mobile phone known as the ‘watch-phone’. These are gadgets which, instead of being hand-held by the user, are worn about the body. However, until now, […]
  • Adobe Flash in the world of mobile phones

    by Administrator
    When talking about the various technologies a user runs into when surfing the web, no conversation would be complete without a mention of Adobe Flash. It is practically ubiquitous and it is undoubtedly the case that the majority of internet users around the world will have a Flash plug-in installed on their PC. Given how […]
  • Alienware Gaming Laptops

    by Administrator
    Laptops have evolved over the years, going from a tool for businessmen, to becoming something that consumers demand. As they have changed markets, new types of laptop have emerged, such as netbooks, which fill a particular niche. When discussing the evolution of laptops, many people will focus on those aforesaid netbooks, as proof of people […]
  • The iPhone 4 - Purportedly genuine prototype appears online

    by Administrator
    Apple recently unveiled their newest mobile phone operating system, the iPhone OS 4.0, and although it will be available to download and install in previous models of the iPhone there is undoubtedly one phone in which it is guaranteed to make a bigger stir: in the newest version of the iPhone set to be announced […]
  • Why the Courier could be one of the most important gadgets Microsoft make

    by Administrator
    Microsoft have surprised many people recently with some fundamental changes to how they make operating systems for devices other than PCs. Windows 7 gave people a solid idea of what Microsoft expect to see from a PC but their other new operating system, Windows Phone 7, showed that they have taken a radically new approach […]
  • iPhone OS 4.0

    by Administrator
    It has now become a tradition that Apple announces a new version of the iPhone every year, and they do so in June. However, as part of the announcement schedule, they also announce the new version of the iPhone OS, a couple of months earlier, in April. This year has been no different, as Apple […]

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