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07/03
2022
Review: Dyson Airwrap

Review: Dyson Airwrap

You have probably already heard about the Dyson AirWrap, a totally viral hair-styling product. While Dyson are known for their vacuums, back in 2016 they used their innovative technologies to turn towards the beauty market, releasing their Supersonic hair dryer.

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28/02
2022
Review: MacOS Monterey

Review: MacOS Monterey

Apple launched their latest Mac operating system – Monterey - back in October 2021, and it replaces Big Sur. Apple will normally tell its users to update to their latest operating system as soon as it’s launched to take advantage of its brand-new features. But many people tend to wait a month or two before updating their operating systems, to account for the inevitable bug fixes that will need t...

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21/02
2022
What is end-to-end encryption, and why is it controversial?

What is end-to-end encryption, and why is it controversial?

With the move towards the Metaverse, comes the possibility of end-to-end encryption arriving to the social media messaging service, Facebook Messenger. However, the UK government and a coalition of charities and non-profits, including Barnardo's, the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, the Marie Collins Foundation and safety-technology company SafeToNet, are campaigning to prevent this.

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15/02
2022
Top 10 tips for cheap travel money

Top 10 tips for cheap travel money

Are you looking forward to the prospect of a foreign holiday this year? With travel restrictions starting to be lifted, many of us may now be considering the prospect of a trip to sunnier climates! Your thoughts might now be turning to how best to get hold of your travel money cheaply or how best to use your cards so that you aren’t charged a fortune while using them abroad. Here’s some of our top...

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09/02
2022
Double Extortion Ransomware: An Emerging Threat

Double Extortion Ransomware: An Emerging Threat

Ransomware, more broadly, is malicious software which is specifically designed by cyber-criminals to block victims from accessing a device or an account, so the scammer can hold it to ransom, and demand payment for its release.

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31/01
2022
Review: Apple Airpods Pro

Review: Apple Airpods Pro

Wireless technology has been growing hugely in popularity over the last few years, and this extends to wireless headphones. Apple took the market by storm with their AirPods, which could be said to have popularised this new technology. The AirPods Pro were released in 2019, with the second generation of these buds rolled out in 2021. At the price of £249, they are certainly a fairly expensive bit...

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24/01
2022
Electric Vehicles: All You Need to Know

Electric Vehicles: All You Need to Know

EVs are a hot trend at the moment. In fact, in spite of the worldwide automobile market dropping by 16 percent during 2020, global sales of EVs have soared, increasing by 168 percent in the first half of 2021 compared to the year prior. These figures are showing no sign of slowing down, with interest in EVs set to rise further in the coming years.

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17/01
2022
Valentine’s Day: On a Budget

Valentine’s Day: On a Budget

Valentine’s Day is approaching – which means many of you may be struggling to reconcile the desire to make a grand gesture to the one you love with the reality that the Christmas period has left many of us clutching our purse strings. Here in the UK, the total Valentine’s Day spend costs the public £926 million per year – or £23 per person – although many of us have a tendency to splash out way mo...

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11/01
2022
How to read a Privacy Policy

How to read a Privacy Policy

With so many services now online, we are all familiar with seeing privacy policies pop up annoyingly. When this happens, you likely just click ‘I Agree’ and move on to whatever you were doing. For example, data from Channel 4 from 2017 shows that, out of 74 million visitors, only one in 2,500 or about 0.04% even looked at the privacy notice, let alone read the whole thing.

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04/01
2022
Our favourite free apps for productivity

Our favourite free apps for productivity

These days, there is truly an app for everything! With smartphone ownership at record-highs, and this kind of portable tech being at the centre of the workings of both our personal and working lives, it is no surprise that there is a wealth of apps to choose from when it comes to optimising your life and staying organised and on-task. Whether you are managing a project, struggle to stay focused...

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