Computer Radio Show

 

The Computer Radio Show is your weekly guide to technology news and trends. We approach technology from the perspective of a typical user.

Latest iPhone 6 Rumours

The internet has been abuzz with iPhone 6 rumours, ranging from fantasy to reliable, but as we near the anticipated fall release date, some persistent rumours are pointing to some pretty solid specifications. This is going to be a very good looking phone. Read more...

Watch out for Android Fake ID Vulnerability

A new and extremely dangerous flaw in Android is putting millions of users at risk. The vulnerability, uncovered by researchers at Bluebox Security Labs, essentially allows malicious hackers the ability to create a completely fabricated ID used by apps to validate your ID on your phone. In effect, this allows hackers to install anything and have it seem valid. Read more...

Doom 4 Beta Update

As I wrote about in an earlier blog post, Doom 4 Beta play code came out with the release of Wolfenstein The New Order. Now, I wanted to play both games, but I haven't yet pulled the trigger on the purchase, but, I've been told that both games are must see, must play for anyone who played any of the originals. Read more...

How to make or buy your own Smart TV

Today’s television sets offer much more than they did only five years ago, most new devices are now dubbed Smart TVs, but what exactly does that mean? In the simplest sense, a smart TV is an integration of traditional television functionality and modern computing power in the form of apps designed to serve additional content. Some smart TVs come pre-packaged with a set of apps and UI to help the user navigate the various features provided, this would be a closed system, where updates to both the apps and the platform are controlled and delivered by the television manufacturer. Many users not wanting to spend extra on built in smart features are opting to make their own smart tvs, and there are quite a few options out there, from the easy to the complex. Read more...

Mobile power consumption skyrocketing

You're saving electricity with CFL bulbs, reducing your heat and A/C settings, and turning on the dishwasher after 7 pm. Read more...

Is Apple spying on you?

One expert claims Apple has built a secret 'back door' into every iPhone. Check out his claims here Read more...

You can now bookmark material on Facebook

Facebook is finally catching up, allowing you to bookmark material so you can check it later. Check out the story here Read more...

Tips to save your smartphone battery

1) Turn down the screen Read more...

Home Router Tips

These days everyone has multiple devices that access the internet in their homes, not just computers, but phones, tablets, televisions, DVD players and more. Managing access can be a nightmare, particularly if you’re not familiar with your router’s features and built-in administration system. Read more...

Microsoft fixes Internet Explorer vulnerability.

The recently found IE bug, which was present in version 6 through 11, has been patched by Microsoft and made available through the normal security update process. Read more...