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John W Arthur

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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

GTA 5 PC, Xbox One and PS4 release date announced

In the month of June, Cory has provided a fantastic information for Grand Theft Auto game lovers, he announced that Grand Theft Auto 5 is on the way for the Personal Computers. Recently, release date of Grand Theft Auto V is announced and saying elaborately, Grand Theft Auto V is coming on 27th January, 2015. Grand Theft Auto V for PS4 ...

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Retailers Walmart and Best Buy say ‘No’ to Apple Pay

Apple released two big smartphones — iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but the eye catching announcement was about Apple Pay, a new type of NFC-based payment system. However, the two major retailers Walmart and Best Buy won’t be joining in Apple new payment system. Surprisingly, Walmart revealed that it will develop a new payment system that defines how a ...

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A 12-year-old boy invents ‘Save Me Pro’ panic alarm app

Dylan Puccetti, 12-year-old kid, invented an application that changes the smartphone power button into an emergency panic button. Dylan Puccetti’s app comes in the name of Save Me Pro and it is currently available for Android smartphones. If the power button is pressed 8 times, when the device is locked or if the volume button is held for more than ...

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Apple iPhones are the most targeted smartphones by thieves

According to the Government list for consumers, the Apple iPhone is the most popular target for the thieves and they are considered as the target of most of the criminals. Recently, Theresa May, Home Secretary, UK has published a paper that shows the list of mobile are stolen by the thieves frequently. Right from August 2012 to January of this year, Apple ...

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Apple iWatch: 5 things we know so far

Internet has been loaded with tons of upcoming iWatch rumors and still its been continuous filling too. However, iWatch will be announced by Apple at IFA, Berlin on September 9 along with iPhone 6. Latest leaks and other information in the internet confirm us a few things that can be expected from the upcoming iWatch. 1: iWatch tells the time: It is ...

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Google to refund at least $19 million for unauthorized in-app purchases

Google has to pay approximately $19 million for unauthorized payments made by the kids through in-app purchases. Various in-app purchases, that allow the users to acquire virtual items in “free” games, need to be refunded due to deceptive marketing. US Federal Trade Commission has been investing against a series of complaints regarding the in-app purchases, the consumer complaint about the ...

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Facebook begins rolling out Privacy Checkup for billions of users

Facebook has increased its privacy setting for its 1.2 billion users, Facebook has introduced “Privacy Checkup” feature earlier, and now rolling out the feature for all of its 1.2 billion Facebook users worldwide. The Privacy Checkup feature allows the users to review the content and also lets you to control who can view it. In the month of May Facebook ...

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