Computers are often portrayed as being insecure and people are warned about making sure that they have adequate protection in the form of anti-virus software.
Fewer people are as aware of mobile phone security. Setting PIN numbers for phone access is basic practice for a lot of phone users. However, as phones become more and more powerful, in some cases being the equivalent in processing power of the desktop machines of only a few years ago, its worth thinking of how best to keep your mobile phone secure. Read more »
Recent crime statistics indicate that about 228 mobile phones are reported stolen in the UK every hour, as reported by BBC News in 2010 .
Whilst some of these phones are later found again, the scale of mobile phone theft is simply staggering.
Other figures show that up to 100,000 of the handsets turning up with phone recycling companies may have been stolen, according to the police database of stolen items. Read more »
The new iPhone 4 was released yesterday to the usual scenes of the Apple faithful camping out outside Apple stores to get their hands on the hottest new mobile. “This Changes Everything. Again.” was the somewhat overblown slogan used in the marketing but it is without a doubt a very nice piece of kit, and the phone for the other handset manufacturers to beat. Read more »
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