Can you catch a virus by clicking a link?

In an era of cybercrime and data breaches, fraudsters will try everything to trick you into giving away your data so that they can profit from it. Everyone knows that we must be vigilant, but it can be so easy to mistake a fraudulent email with a legitimate one. Called phishing, this attack sees a … 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.

What are digital license plates?

In our growing digital age, we have connected technology in the office, the home and on our wrists. Now, as the innovations behind the connected car begin to take shape, the latest development is the digital license plate. Currently trialing in Arizona and California in the US and also in Dubai, this new driver plate … Continued

Top tips for limiting your child’s screen time

Known as digital natives, young people today love using and learning about technology. It helps them stay informed with the wider world, speak with friends and play games. This is all crucial for their learning and development, but spending too much time on laptops, smartphones and tablets can have a negative effect too. It can … Continued

Generations of Mobile Networks: Explained

Much of the conversation in the mobile industry at the moment is around the benefits of 5G and when we can expect to see a roll-out. But many consumers will remember when 2G, 3G and 4G were the latest innovation in mobile connectivity. Each generation of network brought with it a significant milestone in the … Continued

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

I’ve lost my contacts – how can I recover them?

In today’s digital world, losing your mobile contacts can appear to be a trivial issue, however it is a problem which is not going away. With all the focus on data consumption, camera quality and social media capabilities, it can be easy to forget that the contact list is one of the most valuable features … Continued

What is ethical hacking?

Today’s news is often riddled with coverage of new cyber-attacks. Traditional crime is moving online and large-scale hacks such as those experienced by Equifax and Yahoo have awakened firms to the need to radically improve their cybersecurity protocols. While many will hire a new CSO (Chief Security Officer) and upgrade their systems, one avenue which … Continued

Commercial Drones: What You Need to Know

Drones are very fun to use and fly in your garden, but you might not know that they are becoming increasingly popular amongst the business community. Businesses are now starting to use them to deliver food and packages, provide unique digital mapping and offer new ways to conduct surveillance. They’ve become so popular that just … Continued

What is Facebook’s dating feature?

Social media giant Facebook has recently announced that it will be launching a new dating feature. This shouldn’t come as a complete surprise, after all, Facebook started as a platform helping like-minded people to connect and interact with one another (it was originally set up for students) and this move taps into wider trends around … Continued