How do I share articles on social media?

One of the best aspects of social media is the ability to share important, engaging or humorous news content with your friends. Sharing news stories and features can also enhance people’s engagement with your profile, which is crucial if you’re keen to maximise your impact on social media platforms, a particularly important part of Twitter. … Continued

The five best voice commands for Cortana and Siri

Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana are a bit like virtual personal assistants. They’re able to help you manage your phone, diary and even answer questions for you. Best of all, you can instruct them with your voice! They work using Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Text to Speech (TTS). There are a number of questions … Continued

What is Vine and how do I use it?

Ever wanted to share a video clip with your friends – and do so in a creative way? Vine is the downloadable mobile app which allows you to do just that. It’s a video blogging service where you can share six-second video clips with your friends or followers, either through Vine’s own platform, or on … Continued

What are Facebook Reactions, and how do I get them?

You may have noticed a few new icons appearing in your Facebook newsfeed over the last few weeks. These new icons, appearing alongside ‘Likes’ under your friends’ posts, are known as Facebook Reactions. Facebook Reactions allow you to acknowledge or respond to a friend’s post in a way that expresses a more specific emotion than … Continued

How can I tell if someone’s read my instant message?

You’ve sent an important message and you want to know whether the other person’s seen it. Are they ignoring you, or are they simply too busy to check their phone? Fortunately, there are a few messaging apps which will tell you whether your recipient has seen your text. Check out our handy guide on iMessage, … Continued

Our five favorite features in Office 16

Collaboration, business intelligence and convenience are the three underlying themes of Microsoft’s Office 16. We’ve picked out our five favorite features – so if you’re looking to make the most out of Office, read on. More convenient email attaching If you’ve used previous Microsoft Office suites, you’ll know that attaching files to emails can be … Continued

Five top tips for making the most out of Snapchat

Snapchat has taken the world by storm, so much so that Facebook is to introduce a disappearing message feature into its instant chat facility.  The premise behind Snapchat is simple yet compelling. A downloadable mobile app, Snapchat allows users to send expiring photo messages and videos to each other, lasting no longer than ten seconds. … Continued

Should I upgrade to iOS9?

If you’re obsessed with your iPhone or iPad, you’ll have heard that Apple has released the iOS 9 update. With an array of software innovations, ranging from a new power saver to news and maps improvements, there are certainly some useful features. Do these changes make it worth downloading? We’re here to take you through … Continued

How do I use enterprise social networks?

Facebook and Twitter may be the biggest social networks in terms of users, but they’re not often used by businesses for internal communications. Many companies prefer enterprise social networks which are more geared around workplace collaboration, are more secure and prove less of a distraction. For internal communication, two of the most popular enterprise social … Continued

How can I make Google searches more effective?

If you’re searching for an article, or investigating a topic, Google can be a great resource. However, a lot of people aren’t aware they can enhance their search results by accessing their search tools. By using these, you’ll be able to apply additional filters to your searches, ensuring only the most relevant links appear. Follow … Continued