How can technology help you decide who to vote for in the U.S. election?

Navigating the complex political landscape ahead of the U.S. presidential election can be tricky. Media stories, campaign ads and debates are all aimed at distilling and communicating candidates’ messages. But sifting through the huge amounts of information available in order to find out which policies are most important to you, and subsequently who to vote … Continued

Tips for improving your Wi-Fi signal

You might be paying for super-fast broadband, but if your wireless router set-up is wrong, you could experience slow-speeds and disconnections. Here are some top tips to improve your Wi-Fi reception. 1. Change your Wi-Fi channel Your wireless router beams out signal at a certain frequency, much like a radio mast. If a neighbor is … Continued

How do I share articles on social media?

One of the best aspects of social media is the ability to share important, engaging or humorous news content with your friends. Sharing news stories and features can also enhance people’s engagement with your profile, which is crucial if you’re keen to maximise your impact on social media platforms, a particularly important part of Twitter. … Continued

10 more PC keyboard shortcuts to change your life

Simple keyboard tips and tricks can save you time and hassle. They take seconds to learn and once you know them, your working life will never be the same! In our previous post we covered 10 top shortcuts and in this guide we’ll take things further, with 10 more useful tricks for PCs. Ctrl + … Continued

How do I choose the best mobile provider?

Choosing your mobile provider can be a little bit nerve-racking. With so many options out there, how on earth are you supposed to make the choice that’s best for you? Making a good decision involves taking into consideration a number of factors; the price, the phone you want to use, the type of contract that’s … Continued

How do I protect my phone from hackers?

There are a number of steps that you can take to make it difficult for a hacker to access your phone. 1 Create a lock for your phone using either a password, PIN, or fingerprint. If you’re on Android, you can also create a back-up password too. If you do choose a password, make sure … Continued

How do smart meters work?

We’re used to the gas or electricity man knocking on the door and checking the meter, but a new technology is revolutionizing the way we engage with energy companies. They’re called smart meters. Wondering whether to upgrade to a smart meter, but not sure what exactly they do? Read on for a quick guide to … Continued

What’s the right internet package for me?

The Internet is one of the best things ever. But setting up a good package with your Internet Service Provider (ISP) can be a little tricky. To help you overcome any confusion about how much Internet you need, we’ve set up this handy little guide. There are two things to consider when choosing the right … Continued

Five top tips for making the most out of Snapchat

Snapchat has taken the world by storm, so much so that Facebook is to introduce a disappearing message feature into its instant chat facility.  The premise behind Snapchat is simple yet compelling. A downloadable mobile app, Snapchat allows users to send expiring photo messages and videos to each other, lasting no longer than ten seconds. … Continued

How can I make Google searches more effective?

If you’re searching for an article, or investigating a topic, Google can be a great resource. However, a lot of people aren’t aware they can enhance their search results by accessing their search tools. By using these, you’ll be able to apply additional filters to your searches, ensuring only the most relevant links appear. Follow … Continued