Am I sharing too many photos of my children on social media?

If you’ve got young children, it might be tempting to show them off to the rest of the world; funny things they do around the house, their first day at school, sports day, days out at theme parks…you get the picture. While posting photos of your kids to Twitter, Facebook and other social platforms might … Continued

Five ways the IoT will change our lives in the next ten years

Chances are you’ve probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). Already it’s helping combat climate change, influencing sports training, and revolutionizing emergency response methods. Over the next decade, we’re expecting the technology to become even more sophisticated and change our lives in new, exciting ways. Here are five ways we’re expecting the IoT to … Continued

How to stop WhatsApp sharing data with Facebook

WhatsApp has updated its terms and conditions so that the app now shares more user data with Facebook. According to the official post from WhatsApp this is to improve the Facebook user-experience, and also ensure that users see more relevant advertising content on Facebook. To be more specific, it’s your phone number that will be … Continued

How do I choose the right computer for me?

As the summer holidays come to an end, most of us have to head back to work, school or university – and for some, it’s the perfect time to upgrade to a new computer. But with so many options to choose from, how should you select the computer that’s right for you? Here’s a few … Continued

How do I improve the quality of a Skype call?

There’s nothing more frustrating than setting up a conversation with a friend or family member on Skype and the video quality being poor. Frozen images, broken speech…it’s not exactly ideal for a good catch-up, is it? Fortunately, there are a few ways you can improve the service you receive. Check your settings Before you get … Continued

My password has been stolen! What do I do now?!

It is estimated that the average person has almost 30 different logins for their online lives. And with each requiring a password it’s no wonder that people choose something simple they can remember, and use it over and over again. But what happens when your password is stolen, and what you should you do if … Continued

How can I tell if an email attachment is safe and virus free?

Email attachments are one of the most common ways that malware gets onto your mobile or computer. But there are steps you can take to ensure that you’re as safe as can be. When you receive an email with an attachment, before you even think about opening it, you should run through this checklist in … Continued

How to prepare your phone for a holiday abroad

The long wait for the holiday of a lifetime you booked months ago is finally over. Sun, blue sky and sandy beaches are ready to greet you. …But that probably won’t be enough to persuade you to part from your mobile phone. In our connected world, you’ll still want to stay in touch with friends … Continued

How do I stay safe while playing Pokémon GO?

It’s this year’s smartphone sensation – the Augmented Reality smartphone game Pokémon GO. The game involves exploring your real life surroundings to find and then catch cute monsters who appear in your smartphone’s screen. Since its launch around the world, it’s become one of the most wildly popular apps of all time – at one … Continued

Back to School: the best tech for students

Good news for parents, schoolkids and students – technology is making education more accessible and enjoyable. It can make learning methods more engaging and help children and older students enhance their numeracy and literacy skills at home. So how exactly can tech help educate and why should you embrace it? Here are a few things … Continued