How to set up the video platform Skype

Staying in touch with your relatives can be difficult if they live far away or you can’t go and visit them. Platforms like Skype are a great solution to this problem, allowing you to call your friends and family easily and, for no charge. In this post we discuss how you can get yourself on … Continued

What are false declines and can I prevent them?

With the boom in internet shopping the amount of fraud taking place online has also risen exponentially. In response to this, financial institutions introduced numerous measures intended to help keep legitimate consumer financial transactions safe. A good example is if you have been trying to purchase something online and have had to type in a … Continued

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

What is Twitter’s new vanishing tweets feature?

In March 2020 Twitter began a trial in Brazil that allowed tweets to vanish after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature on Instagram and Snapchat. Known as ‘Fleets’, the vanishing messages will not show up on people’s timelines and instead can only be viewed by tapping on a user’s profile picture. What’s more, people … 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 is 3D Printing and how does it work?

What is a 3D printer? 3D printers are a new generation of machines that can make everyday objects in a variety of different materials, including metal, resin and plastic. This creates a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model. The process has been widely regarded as revolutionary as it enables you to produce complex shapes, … Continued

How to use AirDrop on your Apple devices

One of the reasons many of us find technology so useful in our day-to-day lives is the ability to share content with one another. For example, we can share our location to meet with friends, notes we’ve taken on our device, and photos from parties, all with the touch of a button. Unfortunately, this process … 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

What is California’s IoT Security Law and why does it matter?

Over the past several years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has come to play an increasingly important role in our lives. Smart thermostats now heat our homes, smart home hubs help plan our lives, and smart wearable devices let us monitor our health. However, IoT security is a growing concern as the number of connected … 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