Believe us: setting an iPhone to 1970 wouldn’t reverse the aging process Memo to reader: this is not what will happen if you set your iPhone to 1970. Device image...
Believe us: setting an iPhone to 1970 wouldn’t reverse the aging process Some older readers of our blog may be able to remember 1970 for a few things. Topping the viewing figures were On The Buses and Steptoe and Son. The Beatles had split up, and Chelsea won the F.A. Cup Final after a replay […]
Why onsite IT support is an effective approach You may have heard of the phrase: “if the mountain won’t come to Muhammad, Muhammad must go to the mountain”. In IT terms, this could sum up the difference between taking your computer into a local computer shop or letting somebody repair your PC onsite. Onsite […]
Or: Why do 90,500 people per month ask Google ‘Am I Pregnant’? Google role in our online life is virtually peerless. How do we find out about the UK Number One chart single on this day in 1989?* Google. How do we compare prices for the latest gadgets? Same again. What about a book (you […]
Over 1 in 2 PCs and mobile devices have Chrome installed Google Chrome remains the world’s favourite web browser with over half of devices sporting the program. As well as being popular on Windows, OS X, and Linux PCs, it is a popular choice for Android-based smartphones and tablets.
How Microsoft Pix is set to transform mobile photography Hold the ‘phone! Microsoft is about to change the way we take our mobile phone picture forever. Hold the ‘phone a bit longer if you wish. One thing you wouldn’t be getting is blurriness. Why? A new photo app by Microsoft, entitled Microsoft Pix, could see blurry […]
How the first anniversary of Windows 10 will see great improvements to Cortana and password protection Dear Windows PC user, have you got your free copy of Windows 10 downloaded and running? If you have, well done. If not, you’ve only got a few days. After the 29 July, a copy of Windows would be […]
Raspberry PI and mobile phone chip developers ARM Holdings in Japanese hands In the last few days, ARM Holdings has been sold to the Japanese company SoftBank. The company, situated in Cambridge, was formed by Herman Hauser – the father of the BBC Micro computer. In recent years, it created the ARM chipset used in […]
A look at how Microtext’s Teletext adaptor enabled you to view pages from the Oracle and Ceefax Before the internet became a feature of many households, newspapers, radio, and television news were king. From the late 1970s, Teletext-compatible TVs entered the marketplace, offering the same immediacy which today’s news sites have today. Ceefax, BBC’s service […]
Could the Android operating system be available for Raspberry PI systems? The Raspberry Pi is officially the UK’s biggest selling computer of all time. Eight million units have been sold, which is double that of the ZX Spectrum. Its founder, Eben Upton was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year. Today on […]
Microsoft claims Edge web browser is lighter on battery life than rival browsers We as consumers are used to numerous comparison tests over the last three or more decades. Many of which for marketing purposes. Scientifically proven or otherwise, this has included Fairy washing-up liquid adverts have used parallel tables to illustrate its efficiency. The […]
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