• WhatsApp Launches Self-Destruct Messages

    11th November 2020

    From the end of November, Facebook’s WhatsApp users will have the option to automatically delete chats between the sender and recipient after 7 days. Disappearing Messages The new “disappearing messages” feature is not going to...

  • Scammer Accidentally Calls Cyber-Crime Squad

    11th November 2020

    A hapless scammer pretending to be from a broadband network got more than he bargained for when he accidentally called (and tried to work his scam) on the cyber-crime squad of an Australian police force....

  • Language Used Reveals Societal Pandemic Anxiety

    11th November 2020

    An AI study of the language used on social media platform Reddit has revealed increasing levels of anxiety since the beginning of the pandemic. Study The study, by MIT and Harvard University researchers, sought to...

  • Featured Article – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

    11th November 2020

    In this article, we look at why bring your own device (BYOD) is still popular and we look at some of the risks businesses face by allowing BYOD. BYOD BYOD has been around since 2004...

  • Tech Tip – Jump Lists

    11th November 2020

    In Windows 10, if you would like to return quickly and easily to a location that you have recently visited, the ‘Jump List’ feature in the taskbar can help. Here’s how it works: – Jump...

  • AI COVID Cough Detector

    4th November 2020

    MIT research has used an AI model trained on cough sounds to detect an early stage COVID cough. Identifies Cough Pattern Those who catch COVID-19 but remain largely or completely asymptomatic (and therefore do not...

  • Huge Demand for Employee Monitoring Software

    4th November 2020

    The move to home working has prompted more businesses to invest in more digital, online staff-monitoring tools to help with transparency and productivity. Home Working Working at home because of the pandemic has led to...

  • Disposable Email Addresses For Office 365 Users

    4th November 2020

    Microsoft is making its plus addressing, custom email feature available to all Office 365 users by adding it to Exchange Online. What Is Plus Addressing? Plus addressing allows a user to create their own custom,...

  • Tech Tip – Cloud Download PC Reset

    4th November 2020

    If you are using Windows 10 and you need to do a clean install on a PC/reset a PC, Microsoft’s ‘Cloud Download’ feature as part of the new Windows update makes it easy. This feature...