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Alexa down LIVE – Fury as Amazon Echo smart assistant NOT WORKING causing gadget chaos, 1,000s of Brits claim

THOUSANDS are currently reporting issues with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant. Many are complaining that there Alexa has stopped working with many across the UK unable to use their smart gadget. Problems with the service began at around 7:00 a.m. GMT on Friday, according to online outage trackers. More than 8,000 people have logged issues with Alexa on DownDetector, a website…

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Is 5G dangerous? Here’s why pilots think the new tech could be ‘catastrophic’ for airplanes

AT&T and Verizon have had to halt their 5G rollout plans after pilots warned of a potentially “catastrophic situation”. This has left many people confused about what dangers the new C band 5G service poses and why it’s supposedly safe to rollout in some areas. 1 Pilots have been pleading with the US government to halt the 5G plansCredit: AFP…

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Why did Jidion get banned on Twitch?

TWITCH has permanently banned Jidion following his first verified stream. He is said to have launched a “hate raid” on Pokimane’s stream on January 12. 2 Jidion has now been permanently banned from TwitchCredit: YouTube Why did Jidion get banned on Twitch? Jidon ‘Jidion’ Adams encouraged his chat to flock to Pokimane’s Twitch stream, saying “everybody say L + Ratio”…

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I am the first human patient to receive a pig heart transplant – the ‘shot in the dark’ could save my life

THE first human patient to receive a pig heart transplant called the one-of-a-kind medical procedure a “shot in the dark” that could save his life. A pig heart was transplanted into 57-year-old David Bennett on Friday at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. 3 Dr. Bartley Griffith, left, took a selfie with patient David BennettCredit: AP The…

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Intel’s Kowtowing To China Shows Biden Needs A Tougher Stance

Intel joined a long line of American companies last week by apologizing to China after its letter to suppliers drew backlash from Chinese state media and nationalist Chinese netizens.  Intel recently sent a letter to suppliers advising them not to source from Xinjiang, a region where the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has committed genocide against Uyghur Muslims and other minorities, including mass…

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Amazon Alexa warning as children TOLD to complete dangerous TikTok challenge

A MUM claims her daughter asked Amazon’s Alexa for a “challenge” to complete and it gave her a potentially deadly suggestion. The Echo Dot allegedly told the 10-year-old to have a go at the “outlet challenge” – made popular on TikTok – which involves poking metal into a power outlet. 2 Amazon’s Alexa allegedly told a 10-year-old girl to poke…

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Amazon Alexa Christmas hacks including ‘track Santa’ and Xmas cooking tips

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and Amazon has some great new Alexa smart speaker features to get you in the festive mood. The fun features include a “Hey Santa” experience for your kids and an interactive Christmas countdown routine. 1 Amazon has revealed a selection of fun festive questions for AlexaCredit: Amazon Below are five Christmas Alexa hacks you…

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Is Fortnite down? Latest status updates

FORTNITE Chapter 3 is finally upon us – but there have been some technical difficulties along with it. Disappointed gamers were unable to access the server in wake of the release of the new installment. So is Fortnite still down? Here’s what we know. 1 Fortnite fans complained the server was down after the release of Chapter 3Credit: Epic Games…

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UK battling hacking epidemic with Russian ransomware attacks on the rise, officials warn

THE UK is fighting an epidemic of hack attacks targeting consumers and businesses, according to officials. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said Wednesday that it combatted a record number of cyber incidents in the UK over the last year. 2 Hack attacks are on the rise in the UK, according to cyber security officialsCredit: Alamy Russian Ransomware attacks –…

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Battlefield 2042 Early Access: How to play NOW ahead of this week’s release

BATTLEFIELD 2042 launches this week, but you can get in on the action right now. There are a few different ways to get early access to the upcoming Battlefield title so you can choose the option that best suits you. 1 Battlefield 2042 Early Access is live now Battlefield 2042 Early Access — pre-orders The easiest and cheapest way to…

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SpaceX capsule’s toilet trouble forces astronauts to wear DIAPERS on journey from International Space Station

A BROKEN toilet will force astronauts leaving the International Space Station on Sunday to use diapers on the trip home. “Spaceflight is full of lots of little challenges,” said NASA astronaut Megan McArthur said in a press conference. “This is just one more that we will encounter and take care of in our mission.” 4 The astronauts will have to…

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Roblox down latest – Millions say gaming platform not working as engineers work on ‘bringing regions back online’

More than just a game It is clear that Roblox is more than just a game for the majority of players after seeing fans reactions on Twitter. Roblox is more of an “experience’” and while you can play games within it, the content is created by the users themselves. Described as “the Imagination Platform” by the creators, Roblox essentially offers…

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Urgent warning for Google Chrome users to QUIT browser after increase in security threats

Chrome users have been warned about changes Google is making within the browser that will break key website features. The announcement, along with several security threats in recent months, has left some users searching for other options to a browser that currently hosts 2.6 billion users. 2 Tech experts are warning users to leave Google Chrome after a series of…

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Fortnite servers are down ahead of v18.21 Halloween update – here’s what’s in store

FORTNITE servers are down for scheduled maintenance right now, but there’s a ton of stuff to look forward to. The game’s servers usually go offline for a few hours every two weeks as Epic rolls out updates and performs maintenance. 4 Fortnite new Halloween-themed lobbyCredit: Hypex/ Twitter 4 Fortnite Halloween bus is coming backCredit: Hypex/ Twitter 4 Fortnitemares new Halloween-themed…

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Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp down latest news – Insta stories and videos ‘not working’ with users being logged out

Russia: Facebook outage shows internet sovereignty needed Russian social networks reported a spike in activity during Monday’s global Facebook outage which Moscow officials said showed that Russia was right to develop its own sovereign internet platforms and social networks. Russia has sought for years to assert greater sovereignty over its internet segment, putting pressure on foreign tech firms to delete…

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iPhone 13 event LIVE: Apple iOS smartphone price rumours plus bigger battery, storage & new colour range expected

APPLE RUMBLE I’m Sean Keach, The Sun’s Technology Editor, and I’ll be blogging you through today’s Apple event. We’re expecting loads of news – this is a big showcase of Apple products. Chief among them is the rumoured iPhone 13, which will be high on Christmas lists for 2021. We’re expecting them to support 5G, come with expanded storage, new…

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Apple issues emergency software update after huge security breach allows iPhones to be HACKED without any user action

APPLE issued an emergency software update after a huge security breach was found to allow iPhones to be hacked without any user action. A series of emergency security updates were released on Monday after researchers said a system flaw allowed spyware from a hacker-for-hire firm to directly infect the iPhone of a Saudi activist. 1 Apple issued an emergency update…

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Amazon ‘to launch its own Alexa-powered TV in the US as soon as NEXT MONTH with screens up to 75in’

AMAZON is reportedly planning to unveil its own signature Alexa-operated big screen TV sets.  The super-secret project to offer Amazon-branded TVs come October has been in the works for two years but was delayed due to logistical bottlenecks. 2 Amazon is reportedly planning to unveil its own signature Alexa-operated big screen TV sets in October SECRET TV SETS It comes…

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