• Whole Village’s Broadband Stopped By an Old TV

    24th September 2020

    An anonymous person living in the village of Aberhosan, Powys, was found to have caused broadband outages for the whole village for the last 18 months every time they switched on their old television. Investigation...

  • Tech Giants Requested To Cease Kids Ads

    24th September 2020

    In an open letter to Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, MPs, academics, and campaigners have asked the big tech companies to stop targeting children with personalised advertising. Global Action Plan The letter has been...

  • Tech Tip – Optimize Working Space With Snap Assist

    24th September 2020

    If you are using Windows 10 and you want to multi-task and make the most of your single screen Snap Assist enables you to split your screen between two open windows.  Here’s how: – Hold...

  • 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...