What are the differences between Amazon Echo and Google Home?

We’ve talked about some of the personal assistants you can use on your smartphone like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant, but what if you could have a ‘virtual friend’ in your home, always on hand to deal with a request or question? That’s the idea behind Amazon Echo and Google Home, two AI assistants. They … Continued

Apple headphone options now there’s no 3.5mm audio jack

With the iPhone 7 Apple removed the headphone jack. This means there is no way to insert your normal wired headphones. However, Apple has a range of options that means you’ll still be able to listen to music really easily. Adapter In the box with the new iPhone is a converter with a lightning adapter … Continued

What is AR?

AR stands for Augmented Reality. AR technology adds a layer of digital information – such as sound, video or graphics – on top of the world as we see it, to enhance everyday tasks. Current examples of AR include heads-up displays in cars which project dashboard information into the windscreen, connected glasses which display a … Continued

What is VR?

VR stands for Virtual Reality. VR uses a head mounted display unit and 360 degree sound to virtually transport users to another place. The display unit tracks the user’s head movements, allowing him or her to look around in the virtual space, and feel as if they are really there. VR technology is currently primarily … Continued

Google Pixel – the five best features

Apple recently launched the iPhone 7, as you’ll know from reading JustAskGemalto. Announcing a new camera, waterproof design, the option to play Super Mario and a slimmer frame than ever before, it’s safe to say CEO Tim Cook got Apple fans very excited indeed. However, Apple isn’t the only company innovating in the mobile space. Already … Continued

How to spot text message scams

We’ve spoken a lot on this site about the dangers of phishing. If you don’t know what it means, it’s a clever way for hackers to trick you into giving away your username and password. This is often done by fooling someone into clicking a link through to a website where malware is automatically installed … Continued

Should I download iOS10?

It’s been a big year for Apple. The launch of the iPhone7 in September was widely regarded as a success, with the announcement generating huge excitement over the new features, which we discussed on this site. 2016 also saw the tech giant launch iOS10, which can be downloaded on previous iPhone and iPad models. If … Continued

How can I speed up my mobile?

A slow mobile experience can be really frustrating, especially if you rely on speed for work, surfing the web, or making urgent phone calls. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to make using your mobile much speedier, whether you’re using an iPhone or an Android. Keep your smartphone updated Every now and … Continued

Five ways the IoT will change our lives in the next ten years

Chances are you’ve probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). Already it’s helping combat climate change, influencing sports training, and revolutionizing emergency response methods. Over the next decade, we’re expecting the technology to become even more sophisticated and change our lives in new, exciting ways. Here are five ways we’re expecting the IoT to … Continued

How to stop WhatsApp sharing data with Facebook

WhatsApp has updated its terms and conditions so that the app now shares more user data with Facebook. According to the official post from WhatsApp this is to improve the Facebook user-experience, and also ensure that users see more relevant advertising content on Facebook. To be more specific, it’s your phone number that will be … Continued