What is the Consumer Electronics Show?

CES, or the Consumer Electronics Show, is an annual trade show held by the Consumer Technology Association in Las Vegas in January. The show has become a major event in the technology calendar, showing the latest product developments and announcements for the year ahead. The first CES was held in 1967 in New York City … Continued

What happens when a mobile network has an outage?

It’s a very modern frustration – wanting to send and receive text messages and browse the internet but being prevented from doing so because your mobile does not have signal. At first, many of us will try the ‘on and off again’ trick in the hope this works. If it doesn’t, there’s often a moment … Continued

What is Royole’s bendy-screen FlexPai phone?

You may not have heard of Royole as it’s not a household mobile phone manufacturer. However, this California-based company has claimed to have created the world’s first foldable phone, beating well-known brands such as LG and Samsung to be first to market. Unveiled at an event in Beijing, the FlexPai phone presents a large display … Continued

What is Cryptocurrency mining?

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency which can be bought with actually money, traded online and exchanged for goods. It is commonly seen as a peer-to-peer (or person to person) version of electronic money. Currently, there are over one thousand different cryptocurrencies, but the most popular are Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. Crypto mining Cryptocurrencies … Continued

How does Facebook Messenger’s new ‘unsend’ feature work?

Have you ever been in a situation where you send a message in Facebook Messenger and want to delete it, be it because it might be something embarrassing or you’ve sent it to the wrong person by mistake, but you can’t? We’ve all been there, but luckily this will soon be a thing of the … Continued

5 AI use cases that you are not aware of

Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that creates intelligent machines that work and react like human beings. The world’s data scientists are busy testing the limits of AI thinking it will allow society to become more productive, efficient and ultimately smarter. However, due to AI’s malleable nature, it has produced some uses that … Continued

How can I tell if my phone is unlocked?

There are many reasons that people want to know whether their phone is unlocked. They might want to swap their network provider and have received a new SIM card. Or maybe they want to sell or give their phone to a friend or family member, and want to check if the new person will be … Continued

The best Christmas tech gifts for 2018

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner, so we’ve picked out a few connected gadgets for every tech lover in your family. Smart speakers for the music lover Sonos One is one of the most highly-rated speakers on the market. It’s very easy to use – you simply connect it … Continued

What is RCS and how does it work?

Communicating via text messages has become something common in recent years, especially since the massive adoption of smartphones and the large impact of the internet on our lives as a whole. In fact, it even predates the iPhone. SMS text messaging was deployed commercially in December 1992 and became really popular in the late 90s-early … Continued

How to screen record on iPhone, Mac, Android and PC

Video has become a much larger part of our lives in recent years. It used to be that people just wanted to take a screen shot or print screen. But things have moved on and now it’s all about video. You might want to show your friend how to do something, or you might want … Continued