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Tech Tip – Backing Up Your Gmail Account

Tech Tip – Backing Up Your Gmail Account

If, like many people, you have a Gmail account that contains all manner of important personal and / or business emails, Gmail’s ‘Takeout’ feature provides a handy way to back them up. Here’s how to use it: - Log in to your Google and go to Gmail. - Click on the...

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Security Stop-Press : Scam Warning – Fake Charity Websites

Security Stop-Press : Scam Warning – Fake Charity Websites

A warning has been issued by the BBC, following its own investigation, to beware of the hundreds of fake charity websites that have now been set up by scammers to trick people into donating money to the people and the military of Ukraine. Some have even been using...

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Tech News : ICANN’T Delete Russian Domains

Tech News : ICANN’T Delete Russian Domains

ICANN, the US-based non-profit organisation responsible for overseeing the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) has turned down a request by Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister to revoke Russian domain names. The Request  In a published response from Göran Marby, President...

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Featured Article: Who Accepts CryptoCoins Now?

Featured Article: Who Accepts CryptoCoins Now?

With its volatile past and with a recent survey showing that almost one-third of US small businesses now accept them as payment, we look who accepts CryptoCoins in payment for goods and services. Cryptocurrencies  CryptoCoins / cryptocurrencies are a digital or...

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Tech Insight : Ereaders? Amazon, Kobo … And The Others

Tech Insight : Ereaders? Amazon, Kobo … And The Others

In this insight, we look what ereaders are, their strengths and weaknesses, and popular makes and models. Ereaders  Ereaders / e-book readers / e-book devices are mobile electronic devices that look similar to tablets and are designed primarily for the purpose of...

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Tech Insight : Where Are We At With VR These Days?

Tech Insight : Where Are We At With VR These Days?

In this insight, we look at where Virtual Reality (VR) is now, plus what predictions there are for its future. Potted History  Virtual Reality (VR) is a simulated and fully immersive experience that obscures the natural world, which is used for entertainment,...

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Tech Tip – How To Reduce Your Phone Battery Consumption

Tech Tip – How To Reduce Your Phone Battery Consumption

With so many of us depending on our smartphones for many aspects of our business and personal life, and with electricity prices rising, here are some ways to reduce battery consumption and save electricity: - Use Dark Mode (for OLED screens). - Stick with 4G rather...

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Tech Tip – A Neat Way To Remove The Background From A Photo

Tech Tip – A Neat Way To Remove The Background From A Photo

If you need a really fast and simple way to remove the background from any photo, you may wish to try using ‘removebg’. Here’s how it works: - Go to www.remove.bg. - Click on ‘Upload An Image’ to upload the photo from your device that you would like to remove the...

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Tech News : Pernicious Pegasus Plagues (Another) Prime-Minister

Tech News : Pernicious Pegasus Plagues (Another) Prime-Minister

With many governments (including the UK Government) being targeted with Pegasus phone-spying software, there’s now news that Spain’s PM’s has also been hit. What Is Pegasus?  Pegasus spyware is sold by Israeli-based NSO Group to governments to carry out surveillance...

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Featured Article : How Can Musk Add Revenue To Twitter?

Featured Article : How Can Musk Add Revenue To Twitter?

In this article, we look at the immediate challenges ahead for Twitter with Elon Musk now at the helm, plus we look at some of the likely ways that he could start adding more revenue. What Happened?  Billionaire Elon Musk recently became Twitter’s largest shareholder...

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Tech Insight : Recording Calls On Your Mobile

Tech Insight : Recording Calls On Your Mobile

In this article, we look at the legal issues around recording calls on your mobile, and the different methods for doing so. Is It Legal To Record Phone Calls On Your Mobile?  In the UK, as an individual mobile phone user, generally speaking, secretly recording a...

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Tech News : Watching TV To Be Allowed In Automated Vehicles

Tech News : Watching TV To Be Allowed In Automated Vehicles

The UK Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that following changes to The Highway Code, users of automated vehicles will be allowed to watch TV on built-in screens. Viewing Content On Built-In Screens  Following a public consultation launched a...

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Featured Article : Nightmare at Netflix?

Featured Article : Nightmare at Netflix?

In this article, we look at the possible causes of the recent large losses of Netflix subscribers, and what’s next for the global streaming giant. 200,000 Subscribers Lost  In its Q1 results, the world’s biggest global streaming service, Netflix, revealed that it had...

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Tech News : Pegasus Spyware Discovered In Downing Street

Tech News : Pegasus Spyware Discovered In Downing Street

The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab has reported finding evidence that Pegasus spyware was being used to listen-in on UK government networks for 10 Downing Street and the Foreign and Commonwealth Offices (FCO) in 2020 and 2021. Pegasus  Pegasus spyware is sold by...

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Tech Insight : What Are ‘Toxic’ Backlinks?

Tech Insight : What Are ‘Toxic’ Backlinks?

In this tech insight, we look at what ‘toxic’ backlinks are, how to identify them, and how to remove them. Backlinks Backlinks (incoming links) are believed to be one of Google’s top three ranking factors. Trustworthy backlinks from websites with a high authority...

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Tech Tip – Type Faster In Windows 11 Using ‘Voice Typing’

Tech Tip – Type Faster In Windows 11 Using ‘Voice Typing’

Windows 11 ‘voice typing’ feature uses online speech recognition so that you can enter text on your PC simply by speaking. Here’s how to use it: - Firstly, make sure you’re connected to the Internet, have a working microphone, and have your cursor in a text box. -...

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Tech Tip – Setting Up ‘Gestures’ In Windows 11

Tech Tip – Setting Up ‘Gestures’ In Windows 11

Being able to use gestures on the touch screen or touchpad of your Windows 11 device can help make work faster and easier. Here’s how to set them up: Gestures that are supported by Windows 11 include tapping, scrolling, zooming, and three and four-finger-finger...

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Tech News : 1000+ ‘Deepfakes’ On LinkedIn

Tech News : 1000+ ‘Deepfakes’ On LinkedIn

Researchers from the Stanford Internet Observatory have reported finding more than one thousand ‘virtual’ employees on the LinkedIn platform. Faces Created By Artificial Intelligence  Virtual employees in this case are AI-generated photos of employees, the photos of...

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Tech Insight : What is Web 3.0?

Tech Insight : What is Web 3.0?

In this tech-insight, we look at what Web 3.0 is, together with its main benefits plus some concerns about it. What Is Web 3.0?  Web3 / web3 / Web 3.0 (a term coined in 2014 by Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood) is the next phase in the evolution of the Web. It is based...

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Featured Article : ‘Hostile’ Twitter Takeover

Featured Article : ‘Hostile’ Twitter Takeover

In this article, we look at the next phase of Elon Musk’s attempt to control Twitter – a so-called ‘hostile’ takeover. The Next Stage In The Twitter / Musk Story – Hostile Takeover  Billionaire Elon Musk recently became Twitter’s largest shareholder after recently...

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