• Electric Cars Allowed in Bus Lanes (Pilot)

    20th January 2021

    Cambridgeshire County Council’s pilot scheme to allow electric vehicles to use bus lanes from December 2020 has caused safety concerns among cyclists, who also use the bus lanes. December Decision Under an Experimental Traffic Regulation...

  • Signal Crashes Due To Millions of Sign-Ups

    20th January 2021

    With more than 30 million people joining the non-profit, end-to-end encrypted communications app ‘Signal’ in just a few days, users of the app have (understandably) been experiencing a few technical issues. Mass Sign-Ups The announcement that...

  • PC Sales Get Biggest Boost in 10 Years From Remote Working

    20th January 2021

    Global tech market analysts Canalys have reported that the worldwide PC market has received its biggest sales boost in 10 years as remote working fuels the ongoing digital transformation. Highest Full-Year Growth Since 2010 Canalys...

  • Tech Tip – Stop Skype From Opening Automatically

    20th January 2021

    If you would like to stop Skype from opening and appearing automatically, every time you log into or start-up Windows 10, here’s how: – Go to ‘Settings’ (type ‘Settings’ in the taskbar and select it)....

  • WhatsApp To Share Users’ Personal Info

    13th January 2021

    In a change to WhatsApp’s privacy policy from next month, users outside of Europe will have to agree to share their personal information with WhatsApp’s owner Facebook or leave the app. Outside Europe From February...

  • Trump Banned on Social Media

    13th January 2021

    Last week, following the storming of Washington DC’s Capitol building, US President Donald Trump’s ban from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have led to some questions about the legal status and regulation of social media companies....

  • Featured Article – Rules & Regs: Social Media

    13th January 2021

    In this article, we look at the rules, policies and guidance around what types of content is –  and isn’t – allowed on social media websites. Social Media Platforms Social media platforms reflect many different...

  • Brexit – Temporary Data Adequacy Granted to the UK

    13th January 2021

    Worries about the disruption of the flow of data and the effect of this on trade between the UK and EU countries with Brexit have been addressed by the granting of controversial, short-term data adequacy...

  • Tech Tip – Optimising Storage

    13th January 2021

    You can make sure that you are making the best use of the space on your computer by using the Storage Sense feature in Windows 10.  Here’s how: When enabled, Storage Sense will automatically work...