Malware warnings are, sadly, often pranks or hoaxes, but not this one. If you come across an invitation to install a 'Gold' edition of WhatsApp, according to whole line up of app and security experts quoted in a press release I have received. And by the way, did you know that at last you can now officially run WhatsApp on your desktop computer?
Android Pay contactless payments has arrived in the UK at last and I have just started using it via my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. I'll take you through how to set it up and I document my initial experiences using Android Pay. I'll also ponder the question: is this the end of plastic cards?
I had wondered why, despite frequent checking via the update settings menu option on my Nokia Lumia 930, I was waiting and waiting for the much-heralded Windows Phone 10 update. In my case at least it seems I could have waited for ever. I did get the Windows Phone 10 update in the end, but only after using a special app.
Here's something I felt worth mentioning from the world of crowd-funding. It's the ASAP Connect magnetic USB cable. You fit one part to the USB port on your device permanently and the cable connects magnetically almost magically. It's a really clever idea.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has arrived in the Burley household but only on one of our two Note 4 devices so far. It's been available since last year on other Android devices and Android 7 is already in public beta, but because of Samsung's TouchWiz customised Android skin version updates always come late. But I, for one, am grateful it's arrived at all.
Breathe new life into your old and tatty Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone. A do-it-yourself refurb is not as difficult as you might think.