• Voice Control Your Printer

    15th September 2020

    Amazon has announced its new ‘Printing With Alexa’ service that allows owners of Echo devices to operate their printer using voice commands. Print What? Printing With Alexa allows the simple “Alexa, print….” followed by what...

  • Amazon Review Fraud

    15th September 2020

    An FT investigation appears to have uncovered an estimated 20,000 Amazon reviews where the reviewers were suspected of being paid to give a five-star rating. Reviews The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK...

  • Influencers Paid To Promote NHS Test and Trace

    15th September 2020

    In a bid to raise awareness of responsible behaviour concerning COVID-19 among the younger age groups, the UK government is reported to be paying freelance social media influencers and reality TV stars to promote test...

  • Featured Article – Just What Is The IoT?

    15th September 2020

    With a vast and growing number of business, industry, consumer and civic IoT devices and systems now being used, we look at their advantages, the threats to the IoT and how we move forward in...

  • Tech Tip – Sync Sticky Notes Across Devices

    15th September 2020

    If you are using Windows 10 and need some simple, handy reminders about work, appointments, calls and more, synced across all your devices and other apps, Microsoft’s Sticky Notes app can help. Here’s how it...

  • Featured Article – Ensure What You See Is Real

    11th September 2020

    With the internet and particularly social media awash with pictures, videos, news, and other content which may not be all that it seems, here is a guide to spotting fake news and content. Misinformation There...

  • Virtual London Tech Week

    11th September 2020

    The successful move to virtual presentations for London Tech Week Connects back in June has inspired September’s London Tech Week to go ahead as a fully virtual event. June Back in June, when the country was...

  • Brexit Border IT Systems Behind Schedule

    11th September 2020

    A leaked government memo reportedly suggests that critical IT systems needed to avoid border disruption post-Brexit are behind schedule, raising the threat of border chaos for hauliers. Memo After Meeting The memo, reported by Bloomberg,...

  • Microsoft Ending Support For Flash

    11th September 2020

    Microsoft has announced that it is ending support for the Adobe Flash Player on Microsoft Edge (new and legacy) and Internet Explorer 11 at the end of 2020. Flash Initially released in 1996, Adobe Flash...

  • Tech Tip – Space and Speed

    11th September 2020

    On your PC, if you would like to be able to monitor how much space your apps are taking up and keep your machine running quickly by getting rid of the ones you do not...