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  • 286910th February 2017Secure Internet ‘Tunnel’ Worth HavingSecure Internet ‘Tunnel’ Worth Having Are you using a VPN on your portable devices? If not, it merits consideration, especially if you are in the habit of using password protected services in public places. VPN, for those unfamiliar stands for Virtual Private Network. It... Read More
  • 24853rd February 2017Mobile Phone App To Pay For Groceries In Tesco Checks OutMobile Phone App To Pay For Groceries In Tesco Checks Out Paying for groceries just got even quicker in Tesco. After a successful trial, the supermarket has announced the roll out of paying by mobile phone App to all of its stores. All it takes is a quick flash of an on scre... Read More
  • 175627th January 2017Insurance A Glass Act When It Comes To Mobile RepairInsurance A Glass Act When It Comes To Mobile Repair I seem to be meeting more and more people using mobile phones with cracked screens. Are screens getting less reliable or are folk getting more resistant to getting them fixed? The answer is probably both. The durability of... Read More
  • 179713th January 2017Tectonic Shift Signals End Of Road For TV SetTectonic Shift Signals End Of Road For TV Set Will 2017 be that point in history when the television set as we know it starts the long, weary march to the museum? A tectonic shift in home entertainment delivery registered in the final weeks of 2016. With Amazon Prime launchi... Read More
  • 15746th January 2017Film May Herald New Era Of EntertainmentFilm May Herald New Era Of Entertainment It has been a relatively tame year for IT innovation, but maybe the most ground breaking development, while a simple one, has come in the closing weeks. A new film has been released and you can buy it from Apple, but this is less of a... Read More
  • 173516th December 2016Apple Give Signal For New AirpodsApple Give Signal For New Airpods Anyone waiting eagerly for Apple’s new earphone solution, the Airpods, might be lucky enough to get their hands on them in time for Christmas. When the iPhone 7 was released, the absence of a headphone jack caused a bit of a furore. Apple... Read More
  • 143025th November 2016Help Is At Hand For Gift SearchHelp Is At Hand For Gift Search The lights are being switched on, the market stalls open this weekend and the shelves are full of mince pies. Christmas is coming, with just four weeks left to be ready for stocking filling. Help is at hand, though, from an dizzying array of A... Read More
  • 147623rd November 2016Google Launch A New Drivers App In Wake Of JailingGoogle Launch A New Drivers App In Wake Of Jailing Did Google steal a march on Apple last week, in the slipstream of a tragic accident which highlighted again the issue of drivers using phones on the move? The jailing for ten years of lorry driver Tomasz Kroker, who killed a... Read More
  • 16957th November 2016Do You Still Use Windows Vista?Do you still use Windows Vista? Some of you may remember that in my May article I warned you that the time is approaching for Microsoft to end its support for Windows Vista – the official end of support is 11th April 2017. So what does this mean for you if you still use Wi... Read More
  • 32174th November 2016Roaming Threat Is Back On The Table As MPs Mind The GapsRoaming Threat Is Back On The Table As MPs Mind The Gaps Back in 2014, the Government did a deal with the four major operators of mobile phone networks. These firms are not delivering and now the Government is threatening to bare its teeth. When the deal was done, Culture Se... Read More

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