It's been a busy few days in tech, with Adobe reportedly stopping development of flash on mobile devices and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 being released. Twitter has been alight with web users sharing their opinion on these issues. Here's our five favourite tweets of the week.
25% of Brits use online banking every day
This week, PayYouWay.org, a campaign that aims to educate Brits about payment services, revealed a quarter of Brits with net-access use internet banking every day. Furthermore, 39 percent admit to using online banking services at least once a week, with only 13 percent admitting they visit their branch once a week in a bid to manage their money.
"25% of Brits use online banking every day' - and yet there are still queues at banks!" we tweeted.
BPI calls for BT to block access to the Pirate Bay
Music industry body, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has asked BT to voluntarily block access to the Pirate Bay. The Pirate Bay, which was formed in 2003, is the web's largest a BitTorrent search engine that indexes files available on peer-to-peer file-sharing services. Despite not actually hosting content, it provides web users with a list of links to locations on the web they can illegally obtain music, movie and games. In 2009, the four founders of the site were found guilty of copyright infringement. However, it continues to exist.
Deputy news editor CarrieSkinner said: "BPI calls for to voluntarily block access to the Pirate Bay."
Adobe to stop development of Flash player on mobile devices
Adobe is stopping development of Flash player for mobile devices in favour of HTML5. The company has already briefed developers on its impending move.
"Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app stores," the firm said in an email to its partners.
Editor MattJEgan tweeted: "Adobe to stop development of Flash player on mobile devices".
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 review
Gamers around the world finally got their hands on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this week. We put the latest edition of the game through its paces. Associate editor RosieHattersley said: "Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 review by PCATestCentre."
Protect a wireless network without using a password
Before you start setting up your router's security, take a look at this article form one of our contributor's who protects his Wi-Fi network without using a password.
"Protect a wireless network without using a password," we said in a tweet.