Tag Archives: Use

Google cracks down on power-user apps that use Android’s accessibility API

Google is cracking down on apps that use Android’s accessibility API. Even though the APIs have been around for years without any kind of rules about usage, Google has now started telling developers that using the accessibility API for anything other than helping users with disabilities will result in a ban from the Play Store. As first reported… Read More »

LEARN HOW TO USE DO NOT DISTURB MODE IN ANDROID

Our smartphones command our attention several times every day. Some people even check their phones in the middle of the night. Why do we allow this endless torrent of incoming notifications, which are often unimportant, or worse, email spam, to interrupt us? If you can’t resist that blinking LED or that buzzing in your pocket, then you need to get to grips… Read More »

Windows 10 S review: faster, simpler … and incredibly painful to use

Windows 10 S looks like any other version of Windows 10, just without traditional desktop apps. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Windows 10 S is the latest version of Microsoft’s new and improved operating system, which is about to launch with the new Surface Laptop and a series of machines from third-party manufactures. It joins Windows 10… Read More »

Latest Attack Renews Debate Over Extremists’ Use of Social Media

The debate is raging in the United Kingdom over how best to balance public safety, privacy and free speech after the third major terrorist attack in as many months. Ahead of the country’s election this week, Prime Minister Theresa May pointed her finger at U.S. tech companies, accusing them of not having done enough to weed out extremists… Read More »

Nubia Z17 may be the first to support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0+, but you won’t be able to use it

Qualcomm announced an enhanced version of its quick charge technology last week and confirmed the first smartphone to feature Quick Charge 4.0+ is the Nubia Z17, a high-end smartphone recently launched in China. Unfortunately, it turns out that Quick Charge 4.0+ won’t be usable with the Nubia Z17, at least at first. The Chinese company confirmed that its… Read More »

Why Your Business Needs to Use Instagram in 2017

Whether or not you use Instagram for marketing, you need to see this new infographic about how Instagram compares to other social platforms when it comes to marketing. If you use Instagram for business, you’ll likely learn something that can help you earn even better results. And if you don’t use Instagram? Well, maybe this will be the post… Read More »

Waitrose rebrands ‘British’ meals which use New Zealand lamb

The supermarket chain Waitrose is rebranding the lamb ready meals in its “British” range because some are made with lamb from New Zealand. The problem emerged last year when it was noticed that the lamb meals in the range did not in fact use British meat. At first, stickers were put on the front of the packs making… Read More »

5 Ways to Use Audience Targeting to Improve Your Twitter Ads

The potential of Twitter ads often gets overlooked due to a number of factors. Firstly, marketers do their best to achieve the traffic on Twitter organically. Secondly, Twitter’s ads are too expensive for many advertisers. And third, the number of platforms is growing, and it often ends up being a choice between Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter for marketers. These… Read More »

How to Use Twitter Event Targeting (And Why You Should)

With the Easter season upon us, Twitter is taking the opportunity to reminder advertisers that they can target their Twitter ads using event targeting, enabling them to maximize their exposure around trending discussions. Event targeting was launched last July, giving advertisers the ability to focus their campaigns around popular topics and tap into the growing conversation as those events… Read More »