Long time Android user and supporter of anything open-source, Robert is a BSc (Hons) graduate with an enduring fascination for technology. Glued to his Galaxy S2 there’s very little tech news which slips past him unnoticed.
The South Korean government has introduced legislation which requires all domestic smartphones to be manufactured with a built-in kill switch that will render any stolen smartphones inoperable even if it's formatted.
The latest development version of Chrome shows that Google is planning to introduce ‘supervised accounts’ to its web browser, which should help parents and teachers control how children access the internet.
The University of Washington's new "ambient backscatter" technology enables wireless communication by drawing power from background radio waves, which could have useful applications in future smartphones.