Amazon Echo: 3 things to be careful about

The Amazon Echo is an excellent AI bluetooth speaker. This voice-powered assistant can tell you the news, order a taxi to your door and answer almost any general knowledge question out there. But you should be careful that you’re using it correctly and safely. Here is a quick rundown to make sure that nothing goes … Continued

10 fun tips and tricks for your new Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is taking the world by storm. The new AI virtual assistant is helping people automate their homes, organize their lives and get the latest information. It’s an incredibly powerful gadget, but if you have just bought or been given one, you’re probably wondering how to make the most of it. Here are … 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

The best apps for secure messaging

People are wondering if they should secure and protect the messages they send via apps. Some are worried that hackers will read their private thoughts, and others worry about indiscriminate surveillance. Whatever your reason for wanting to keep your messages private and secure, we have the perfect list of apps for you to choose from. … 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

Can I have two numbers on one SIM card?

The short answer is that is currently very rare to be able to put two phone numbers on a single SIM card. This is because you would need capable handset, a special SIM card, and a mobile network able to offer the technology that would send calls and data to your SIMs simultaneously. One way … 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