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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

FIFA 15 release date for PC, Playstation, Xbox, Wii and 3DS revealed

As the soccer fans are busy watching their favorite teams playing at ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) have finally revealed the release date for most-awaited game FIFA 15 and listed the platforms the soccer game franchise will be available at. This time, EA will be launching FIFA 15 game for most of the gaming consoles and platforms, including the latest ...

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Google and Microsoft confirms to introduce ‘Kill Switch’ for smartphones

Following Apple’s (AAPL) introduction of Activation Lock anti-theft system in its iPhones, Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT) will be adding the similar anti-theft “kill switches” to its next-gen smartphone operating systems. Kill Switch lets you remotely deactivate missing or stolen smartphone that makes the device completely useless until the reactivation done by yourself. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco ...

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Apple unveils 21.5-inch iMac for just $1099

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has added a new entry-level 21-inch iMac model priced at $1,099 to its iMac catalog, while the same device goes for sale in UK for £899. This news comes after the recently concluded WWDC event, where we haven’t seen any hardware announcements by the company. Till date, the low-end Apple iMac was priced at $1,299, but now you could ...

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FIFA World Cup 2014: United States vs Ghana Live Streaming Info

In a most anticipated sporting action for the nation, the United States soccer team is all set to take on Ghana in its debut World Cup 2014 match. Ghana was in 7th position in last World Cup held in 2010, and we can’t stop ourselves to provide some information related to the broadcasting of the match on your television, computer, smartphone or radio. Today’s action ...

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Google Fit is a revised Google Health that closed in 2011

Forbes first reported about Google’s plans to reveal its new platform called Google Fit as the answers to Samsung’s SAMI platform as well as Apple’s Healthkit. However, if we go to Google’s history, we can see that Google has already tried to enter the health sector almost 6 years ago and closed down the service after 3 years of launch, ...

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Aaron Paul turns on thousands of Xbox One consoles via TV ad

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox One console owners just begun to complain about a weird problem, where the TV commercial of Xbox One starring ‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul turns on their gaming consoles including the Kinect Sensors. In Twitter and Reddit, many Xbox One owners in United States started to post about the automatic triggering of their consoles when Aaron Paul says “Xbox ...

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E3 battleground set for Sony and Microsoft

As the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) will kick off in Los Angeles on Tuesday, the big gaming players in the market Microsoft and Sony will fight for their superiority over gaming consoles and these companies could launch some blockbuster games during the press event on Monday. As Sony is grooving with its PlayStation 4 and Microsoft increasing market-share with its Xbox ...

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Apple iOS 8 has compatibility and customization challenges

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has to face many new challenges following the launch of iOS 8 mobile software at Worldwide Developers Conference, this week. One of the key challenge would be the inability to support iPhone 4. According to reports, Apple iOS 8 operating system will not come to iPhone 4 and older models due to the processor infrastructure as the iPhone 4 handset comes with ...

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Nexus 5 Android 4.4.3 Kitkat update: how to install manually

So you have a chosen a Nexus 5 over other phones because of the fast OS updates Nexus devices enjoy. While Google has started rolling out the Kitkat 4.4.3 OTA update for Nexus 5 devices already but there’s a good chance that you still haven’t got it yet on your particular Nexus 5. That’s because of the fact that Google ...

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