Google and Apple block NHS contact tracing app update 

In the UK, an update for the NHS’s app for COVID-19 contact tracing has been blocked by Apple and Google for breaking the terms of an agreement that was made.  The update... Read more »

CDC announces new recommendations for fully vaccinated people 

With over 20% of the US population now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, many are waiting for the latest travel updates and guidance for quarantine and testing.  Last week, the CDC released its... Read more »

The pandemic has changed people’s financial habits, but will it last? 

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic now in sight. But, will this mean consumers return to normal? Or will changes in people’s financial habits continue going forward?  In 2020, budgeting concerns became... Read more »

Will children be vaccinated against COVID-19? 

Now that over 500 million COVID-19 vaccines have been given, normality is on the horizon. But, many parents are now wondering whether the vaccine will be available for children and teens.  Studies... Read more »

FDA issues warning to companies selling unauthorized CBD products 

CBD is sometimes used in health products, such as creams or pills, and is marketed as having an array of benefits. For example, many manufacturers of these products claim they can treat... Read more »

Rise in pedestrian deaths reported during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Surprisingly, figures show that the number of pedestrians killed by cars has increased during the pandemic. This follows a recent report that driving accidents and fatalities have also risen, despite there being... Read more »

When will the Sony PS5 console be back in stock? 

When the Playstation 5 console was launched last year, it rapidly became out of stock. But, for anyone desperate to get their hands on one, restocks are due to start this week. ... Read more »

The online travel scam that consumers need to be aware of 

As more people get their Covid-19 vaccinations, the travel industry is beginning to open again. However, this has resulted in an increase in scammers taking advantage of this development.  In the last... Read more »

Netflix could start cracking down on account password sharing

Sharing Netflix accounts with friends and family has become pretty common. But, the streaming service is now considering stopping people from sharing their passwords. The company says it’s currently testing out a... Read more »

Data shows a spike in traffic deaths despite travel restrictions 

Despite predictions that car accidents, injuries, and deaths would decrease during the pandemic, a new report by the National Safety Council shows they have surged.  According to the report, which looked at statistics... Read more »