Technology

FLASH who?

Google have planned to phase out the once popular Flash Player on its Chrome browser by the end of this year. Adobe Flash has become increasingly popular with cyber criminals who have continuously exploited its bugs for committing crimes online. For more information how to stay safe please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36301904

YouTube prankster goes to jail

Four members of the YouTubes channel Trollstation with 718,000 subscribers have been jailed for false robberies and kidnappings in London’s art galleries.

Trollstation has built a reputation for filming staged pranks but have taken it too far with bomb hoaxes, robberies and kidnappings. More information on this story can be found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36305727

Great news for Photoshoppers!

Adobe have made life easier for us designers with the promise of its new feature ‘Shazam for fonts’ which will enable the end user to select an area around the unidentified font, hit a button and Photoshop will then hunt down the correct font for you. We’re currently using a free service offered by myfonts.com to identify them pesky fonts, which has helped enormously!

More details on this story can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36276671

Microsoft drop support

From January 2016 Microsoft will only support the latest copy of IE for different versions of Windows machines. Anyone using out dated versions of IE will soon no longer receive bug fixes and updates for the software.

Its recommended that all IE customers update their operating systems to run at least version 9 of Internet Explorer.

For more details please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28704110