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  • 225213th July 2015Is Your Computer Asking You About Windows 10?Is Your Computer Asking You About Windows 10?                                                           asks Peter Clarke of PC PAL Recently I have had enquiries from a few confused customers asking about a new icon t... Read More
  • 18676th July 2015Super Software For Successful Summer Sabbatical AbroadSuper Software For Successful Summer Sabbatical Abroad  Schools are out in two weeks and suitcases are being readied for the great getaway. Smartphones are already and waiting for some of the best software to plan ahead for summer sabbaticals. Take XR Currency, a free App f... Read More
  • 212730th June 2015Find Right Apps For The Perfect Holiday SnapsFind Right Apps For The Perfect Holiday Snaps As the summer vacation season picks up, it could be time to start thinking ahead about travelling tech. With the numbers of megapixels on offer, it is becoming common to dispense with the separate camera for recording holiday hig... Read More
  • 202130th June 2015Specs May Offer A New Reality For Games At HomeSpecs May Offer A New Reality For Games At Home Pundits left the Electronic Entertainment Expo in LA, otherwise known as E3, with two words on their lips – Augmented Reality. Known as AR for short, it adds computer generated objects to a real world view. It differs from Vi... Read More
  • 204315th June 2015Runners May Be Just The Start Of Music App RaceRunners May Be Just The Start Of Music App Race The arrival of a new product from Spotify heralded a campaign to win the hearts and minds, but mostly the ears and small change, of enthusiastic runners. The industry has noticed a growth in the numbers of fold running in pursu... Read More
  • 21518th June 2015Photos App May Not Be Your ChumPhotos App May Not Be Your Chum There was a sharply polarised reaction to last week’s launch of Google’s new Photos App. To some commentators it is a winner all the way. Unlimited free cloud storage for snaps that will kick anything Apple, Flickr, Microsoft or Amazon are... Read More
  • 21922nd June 2015Brake Must Be Put On Threat To Car SecurityBrake Must Be Put On Threat To Car Security On The Sunday before last, cars started behaving bizarrely in a Manchester car park. Some people returning to their vehicles could not unlock them, others leaving their limos were unable to lock up. One by one, car alarms started t... Read More
  • 221612th May 2015Power Prophets Will Prove To Be MistakenPower Prophets Will Prove To Be Mistaken You might have thought that the election would have kept them busy but no, the Prophets of Doom focused on the Internet this week. Apparently, using the net is gobbling ever increasing amounts of power and the end is nigh. Andrew Elli... Read More
  • 22936th May 2015DVLA Is Set To Drive Us MadDVLA Is Set To Drive Us Mad The DVLA is at it again, making radical changes to its systems that are not matched to need, and not effectively communicated to the nation. In October last year the tax disc went, without many owners understanding how it would work. Many have bee... Read More
  • 266727th April 2015Location Of Risk May Be On WebsitesLocation Of Risk May Be On Websites Here is a challenging term to get both tongues and minds around. A study into ‘geo-inference attacks’ has just been published. Researchers at the National University of Singapore have looked at the risks arising from location informati... Read More

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