Top tips for working from home

While the Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged governments and businesses to mandate working from home in many countries, the concept has already bedded into many offices’ working practices for a few years now. Despite this, for many people it’s a totally new concept and can be a daunting change of pace for those used to heading … Continued

Why is Apple slowing down my old iPhone?

In 2017, an independent investigation by Primate Labs examined a common complaint from Apple users looking at whether iPhones really do run more slowly when a new model hits the market. Although in the end their findings showed that the slowdowns were not timed to coincide with new iPhone launches, the company did uncover that … Continued

What will happen to mobile roaming charges after Brexit?

Following Britain’s departure from the EU on 31st January 2020, one of the many questions that has been raised is about what will happen to mobile roaming charges. Currently, you’re still able to use your minutes, text messages and data included on your mobile phone tariff when you travel to countries within the EU by … Continued

How to turn your smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

We’ve all been there… you want to use your laptop but are unable to access any secure public Wi-Fi. Or, maybe your friend has run of data and needs to find an urgent online booking reference – and there are no public Wi-Fi networks in sight. Well, luckily, many smartphones today allow you to use … Continued

Black Friday 2019: Is it safe to buy and sell on Depop?

Often thought of as a mix between Instagram and eBay, the social shopping app Depop has become hugely popular in recent years with over 15 million users now using the platform to buy and sell their old clothes, or vintage items. Targeted mainly at Gen Z shoppers, who make up 90% of its users, the … Continued

Instagram’s new anti-bullying features: All you need to know

Image-sharing social media platform Instagram recently announced that it’s rolling out new features to combat bullying online. The new feature uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify negative comments before they are published and asks the question “are you sure you want to post this?” before they are shared on another person’s post. The tool doesn’t stop people from posting … Continued