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

Five things to learn from Apple’s iPhone 7 launch

In September 2016, Apple revealed its much-anticipated iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. It was certainly worth the wait. Apple’s Chief Executive, Tim Cook, presented the new smartphone in San Francisco and revealed a number of exciting new features. If you weren’t able to tune into the launch, don’t worry, just read on for a handy … Continued

What are Instagram Stories and Zoom?

Instagram is a popular mobile photo-sharing service owned by Facebook. It allows you to share photos with followers and has been at the center of the ‘InstaCeleb’ and ‘selfie’ cultural phenomena. However, in recent years it’s been challenged by the rise of Snapchat, an ephemeral video messaging service. Recently Instagram has introduced two new features, … Continued

Back to School – 10 tips to keep your child safe online

We live in a world where kids are truly adept at using technology. From smartphones and apps, to tablets, desktops and laptops, if it has a screen, chances are your kid knows how to use it. But there are risks and dangers of letting children go online. Firstly, parents need to be aware that children … Continued

How to manage a deceased person’s profile on social media

If a loved one or friend sadly passes away, and you’re trusted to manage the deceased’s online affairs, you may wish to consider whether you’d like their social media profiles to remain viewable – and, if so, how they should be displayed. Most of the well-known social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram, … Continued

How do I clean up my Facebook presence?

Ever get the feeling that your Facebook profile is, well, just a little bit messy? Perhaps your news feed is filled with information that doesn’t interest you, or maybe you’re getting lots of notifications for items that have little relevance to your interests or activities. Here’s a quick guide to cleaning up your Facebook presence. … Continued

How to rotate a video

Sometimes when we shoot a video on our smartphones or cameras, we find that when we watch it back, it is on its side, or even upside down. Unlike a photo, you can’t simply rotate it easily. This is because a video is essentially 24 photos for every second you shoot. So to turn the … Continued

How is tech used in sport?

There’s an emerging new superstar in sport, and its name is Technology. Thanks to forward-thinking policy-making, we’re seeing more and more sports turn to tech to enhance matches, protect players and eliminate refereeing errors. If you’re wondering which innovations are proving the most popular, read on for a handy guide. Hawk-Eye Cricket, tennis and football … Continued

How to create a secure password

We use passwords in all aspects of our digital lives, from logging in to our devices to accessing online services like banking or shopping. As such, having strong, secure passwords is crucial to keeping your online identity and accounts safe from cyber criminals. Here’s our guide to the factors you need to consider when creating … Continued