HP Worldwide Recall of ‘Fire Hazard’ Laptop Batteries

HP has announced that it is launching a worldwide voluntary safety recall and replacement program for certain notebook computer and mobile workstation batteries over safety concerns. Fire Hazard The reason given for the recall is that the batteries, including those for the ProBook, ZBook, x360, Pavilion and Envy, is that HP says they have the […]

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Amazon’s ‘No Checkout’ Grocery Store Opens

Amazon has opened a revolutionary checkout-free, bricks-and-mortar grocery store called ‘Amazon Go’ in Seattle, after more than a year of testing. How Can It Have No Checkouts? The Amazon Go store uses infra-red ceiling-mounted cameras and electronic sensors to track what shoppers remove from the shelves (which have weight sensors), and what they put back. […]

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Licence Plate Recognition -1 Million Mistakes a Day!

Concerns over the possible misreading of hundreds of thousands of vehicle licence plates each day have led to calls for statutory regulation of the UK’s automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system. Over 1 Million Mistakes Per Day! The ANPR system uses 9,000 ANPR cameras, to record and store up to 30 million vehicle records each […]

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OnePlus Accused Of Credit Card Fraud

Chinese Android Phone company OnePlus is at the centre of a storm of complaints after many customers said that their credit cards had been used for fraudulent transactions after they purchased products from the OnePlus web store. What Happened? After receiving multiple customer complaints on the OnePlus support forum, and on social media platform Reddit […]

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New macOS Too Secure?

The new security called ‘System ‘Integrity Protection’ (SIP) behind macOS High Sierra is proving so secure that it appears to be stopping users from being able to delete (third-party) apps with ease. What’s The Issue? The process behind the SIP was first introduced to users during the ‘El Capitan’ version of macOS (10.11) in late […]

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