Social media trends 2017: everything you need to know

Since its beginnings in the early 2000s, social media has grown to become one of the most powerful and effective ways for humans to communicate. It is estimated that people spend 30 per cent of their time online on social media and that teens could be spending up to nine hours a day using media. … Continued

How do I know if I’ve been blocked on messenger?

On JAG we’ve already talked about how you can tell if your message has been read, but how do you know if you’ve been blocked? Yes, it does happen. Almost all the popular messenger services – iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook – come with the option to block someone. If you’re not sure your messages are being … Continued

How do I know the news I read online is real?

Since the US election, there’s been a debate over the role of fake news in influencing how people decided how to vote. Fake news – which can spread particularly quickly through social media sites like Facebook, prompting this response from Mark Zuckerberg – arises online for several reasons. Sometimes, these articles are deliberate attempts to … Continued

What is Google Maps’ Popular Times feature?

Most people have heard of Google Maps, that life-saving app on your mobile phone, laptop or tablet, which can help you navigate through a new place. But have you heard of a relatively new feature on the app, Popular Times? We’ve all been there – you want to go to a new restaurant your best … Continued

How to measure your Internet speed

Nowadays, everyone knows your Internet connection is important. Whether you’re streaming music on a service like Spotify, using a smart home device to make managing your household quick and easy, or trying out a personal assistant like Amazon Echo or Google Home, the speed of your Internet is vital. There’s nothing more annoying than your … Continued

How does a wireless charger work?

Wireless chargers make convenient purchases for gadget users who can’t be bothered to plug in their device and sit by a socket. Providing your device comes with embedded wireless charging technology, you can now charge up your device without it being physically linked up to the energy source. This new technology is thanks to the … Continued

How can I tell if an ecommerce website is genuine?

Shopping online is very convenient, but sometimes it’s difficult to know if the website you’re visiting is legitimate. It’s natural to question whether you’ll be safe when buying from a website for the first time. So, we’ve developed this quick tips list to help you stay safe when shopping online, and hopefully avoid any scams. … Continued

What are the differences between Amazon Echo and Google Home?

We’ve talked about some of the personal assistants you can use on your smartphone like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant, but what if you could have a ‘virtual friend’ in your home, always on hand to deal with a request or question? That’s the idea behind Amazon Echo and Google Home, two AI assistants. They … Continued

Google Pixel – the five best features

Apple recently launched the iPhone 7, as you’ll know from reading JustAskGemalto. Announcing a new camera, waterproof design, the option to play Super Mario and a slimmer frame than ever before, it’s safe to say CEO Tim Cook got Apple fans very excited indeed. However, Apple isn’t the only company innovating in the mobile space. Already … Continued

10 tips to prepare for Cyber Security Month

October is Cyber Security Month in Europe and the U.S. It was devised to raise awareness of the increasingly complex and severe threats that exist online. In Europe, it’s being headed up by the European Commission, while in the States, Homeland Security is taking charge. There are all sorts of events you can get involved … Continued