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  • 12107th March 2018Mobile Users Getting A Lot Textra From AppMobile Users Getting A Lot Textra From App  Why would anyone download an SMS text messaging App to their mobile when they all come with one pre-installed? There must be a good answer because over ten million Android users have installed Textra, the most applauded alternativ... Read More
  • 107027th February 2018Robot Cop Cars Could Keep Tabs On DriversRobot Cop Cars Could Keep Tabs On Drivers  The news that ‘smart city’ and ‘driverless cars’ technologies are being merged in a bid to automate traffic policing is unlikely to cheer the average motorist. Ford has been granted a patent by the US Government for an auto... Read More
  • 135516th February 2018Clear Online Bills From Providers Are a Huge PlusClear Online Bills From Providers Are a Huge Plus I made the mistake of checking my online bill from a utilities provider, then deciding to stay with that provider but change the tariff package. I still remember those heady days when a single sheet bill came through your doo... Read More
  • 12769th February 2018Bitcoin Goldrush Sees Few Winners And Way Too Many Empty WalletsBitcoin Goldrush Sees Few Winners And Way Too Many Empty Wallets  At the time of writing, the value of Bitcoin, the ‘hot’ cryptocurrency, has collapsed to 38 per cent of its peak value of almost 20,000 dollars just six weeks ago. Now the market price languishes at less ... Read More
  • 10497th February 2018It’s All Go At New Amazon Store..It’s All Go At New Amazon Store..  Monday, January 22, saw a revolution in retail when the Amazon Go store finally opened in Seattle, the world’s first check-out free shop. The new convenience store is packed with sensors instead of tills. The multiplicity of devices, t... Read More
  • 104230th January 2018Cities Could Be Next For Smart MoveCities Could Be Next For Smart Move  Now that Smart Homes are taking off, we have a new concept to get our heads around and that is Smart Cities. This has been a key theme of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the regular barometer of what is expected to be ... Read More
  • 132430th January 2018Toyota’s Take On Transit Of Old Is An Electric IdeaToyota’s Take On Transit Of Old Is An Electric Idea  The winner of the official Best in Show Award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a self-driving electric box on wheels. Toyota’s e-Palette is a concept vehicle which the Japanese giant suggest... Read More
  • 143018th January 2018Bus Monitoring App Is Simply A DiamondBus Monitoring App Is Simply A Diamond  Finally, the public transport monitoring capability that I have been seeking for a few years has materialised, from one local operator at least. Diamond buses have launched bus tracking on their website, and via a mobile app, to show ... Read More
  • 107818th January 2018Looking Back At 2017Looking Back At 2017  With the final curtain closed on 2017 we can look back and reflect that the big themes of tech in the year just passed have been the smart home, voice recognition and cyber security. Home controllers took off last year. Latest figures indicate that the... Read More
  • 124422nd December 2017Hi-Tech Versions Of Classic Games To Entertain KidsHi-Tech Versions Of Classic Games To Entertain Kids  When the presents have been bought, wrapped, unwrapped and put aside, and the fridge, having busted its hinges, has been depleted, with the kids gone from hyperventilating to boredom in just hours, families of old would h... Read More

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