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 smishing?

Smishing has become a growing threat due to the frequent use of mobile phones, but what exactly is it? We explain in our post.

How to check if my home Internet/ Wi-Fi network has been hacked

If your home internet or WiFi network has been slower than usual lately, this might be because it has been compromised. The hacker might be using your network to do various things including illegal downloads of entertainment files like music playlists and videos, and even stealing your personal information. So how can you check if … Continued

What is Cryptocurrency?

Maybe you’ve seen ads offering investment opportunities or have heard about them on the news and on social media – cryptocurrencies are certainly growing in popularity. They are a form of digital currency which can be bought with national money, traded online and exchanged for goods. They are commonly seen as a peer-to-peer version of … Continued

What is ‘security by design’?

In software engineering terms “secure by design’” means that the software has been both designed to be secure from the ground up and built in such a way as to minimize flaws that could compromise security. This concept is also referred to as “security by design”, “secured by design” and “build in security”, among others, … Continued

What is an app-only bank?

The widespread use of smartphones and tablets has led to the digitization of many services. Now you can shop, pay your bills and even bank by only using your smartphone. Just like cash machines negate the need to visit the branch during open hours to withdraw money, the Internet is challenging the assumption that we … Continued

What is the difference between 4G and 5G?

The fourth generation of mobile connectivity started to make waves in the late 2000s. 4G made mobile internet speeds up to 500 times faster than 3G and allowed support for HD TV on mobile, high–quality video calls, and fast mobile browsing. The development of 4G was a massive feat for mobile technology, especially for the … Continued

How does Amazon GO, its checkout-free store, work?

Imagine if you can shop form your local supermarket, without having to queue at checkouts to pay for your groceries. If you live in Seattle, this is something you’re now able to experience. In January 2018, the first in the world checkout-free store opened doors to the public, operated by technology giant Amazon. Based in … Continued