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Latest Firefox release includes better tab management and recommendation features
Mozilla unveiled the latest Firefox release on Tuesday (December 11) and it’s had a great response. Firefox 64, available now for desktop and android, boasts better browser tab organisation and nifty recommendation tools. “It’s the season for spending time with family and friends over a nice meal and exchanging... Read more
How to Manage a Dispersed Workforce with Business Software
Since the dawn of the digital age we have seen a larger number of dispersed workforces and remote employees. This, of course, has brought benefits of flexibility and the ability to appoint once (literally) out of reach specialist staff. However, there is a range of common issues faced by... Read more
Google+ data leak will mean earlier closure – here’s what you need to know
Another huge data leak has been revealed by Google, and it may have affected around 52.5 million people. A Google+ data leak will see the platform closed early, after more user data was exposed. This news has been confirmed by Google via a blog post, an investigation is still... Read more
Computer Science Education Week – why Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and other big names are supporting young coders
Microsoft will donate $10million to Code.org by 2020, it has been confirmed. The news comes as students worldwide take part in Computer Science Education Week 2018. Computer Science Education Week 2018 is currently being celebrated around the world. Organisers hope that it will promote the importance of educating the... Read more
Quora data breach sees 100 million users hacked
Quora, a question-and-answer website, has been hacked. Users are now being advised on how best to proceed. The brand announced on Tuesday December 4 that it had suffered a huge data breach. It is understood that the names and email addresses of around 100 million users have been compromised.... Read more
Tesco Mobile launches IMO S2 – a smartphone designed specifically for children
We all remember our first mobile phone. For many it wasn’t that flash and, for most of us, we were not that young when we had it. However, Tesco Mobile is now launching a new smartphone that’s specifically designed for children. The IMO S2, with built-in Monqi technology, looks... Read more
This is how Instagram is improving accessibility for users with visual impairments
Instagram has announced that it will introduce new improvements, making the app more accessible for people with visual impairments. Yes, the app is all about imagery and video content – but now Instagram is making big steps to better support visually impaired users. Screen readers will now be able... Read more
Achieve Video Editing Perfection with Ashampoo Video Optimizer Pro | Ad
Ashampoo Video Optimizer Pro is getting a lot of attention right now. So, we’ve had a play around with it to discover how video editing perfection can be achieved seamlessly thanks to this new program. It goes without saying that having access to high-quality video editing software is of... Read more
This is the ‘life-changing’ iPhone space bar hack that everyone is talking about
An apparently ‘secret’ hack involving the iPhone space bar is, rather hilariously, ‘blowing minds’ across the world right now. Surely, we’ve all been in the situation where we have to move the cursor while texting to edit a misspelt or unwanted word? This can be potentially problematic, especially if... Read more
Trends about working away from the office revealed by Avast report
A new study has revealed some intriguing trends and observations about employees who work remotely. The Avast Business Mobile Workforce Report 2018 is now being shared with business owners, in a bid to inform them about the positives and negatives of a mobile workforce. Data from a survey of... Read more
Six brilliant Black Friday 2018 software deals you need to know about
Black Friday 2018 is officially here, and there are some pretty decent deals out there if you can find them. It’s not all about the big TVs, toothbrushes, lawnmowers and other miscellaneous items reduced for the occasion. Black Friday can also be a great time to spoil your computer... Read more
Compare Image Manager Software for Mac
Image management software is simply a must these days – but what is the right option for you? It’s never been so easy to take, store and edit photos. The downside to this is that we often get lazy; too shy to scroll through thousands of Camera Roll images.... Read more
Facebook launches £4.5m Community News Project to support local journalism
An ambitious Community News Project has been funded by Facebook, in a bid to enhance local journalism in the UK. In the era of ‘Fake News’ allegations, and digital media casting a shadow over print, the social media giant has been regarded as an ‘enemy’ of journalism by some.... Read more
What to expect on Black Friday 2018 – facts, tips, dates and deals
Black Friday – loved by bargain hunters worldwide and no longer confined to just one day of trading. But what is it all about, and how can you get the most out of it? After Hallowe’en many believe the next big event to be Christmas, but not in the... Read more
EE confirm first UK cities to get 5G in 2019
EE has revealed which six UK locations will be the first to enjoy faster 5G mobile networks. 2019 is set to be a bumper year for Britain’s leading mobile network, thanks to plans to launch this service within 16 cities. It will come in two phases. Phase one will... Read more
How to Voiceover a YouTube Video Like a Pro
A YouTube voiceover may sound like a simple thing to just throw together. You just talk while a video is playing, right? Well, although that may be true, there’s a subtle art behind creating the perfect voiceover. Get it right and you can revolutionise your content and help maintain... Read more
Volkswagen drivers can now unlock their cars just by talking to Apple’s Siri
Siri is now allowing Volkswagen drivers to unlock their cars with just the command of their voice. We all know that life in 2018 can be pretty busy. Often you rush to your vehicle with your hands full of the most essential things – your workbag, your laptop and... Read more
Byte to be launched in spring 2019 as Vine successor, reveals Dom Hofmann
Byte will be the long-awaited follow-up to Vine, the former short video app sensation, its creator has confirmed. It was no secret that Dom Hofmann, entrepreneur and co-creator of Vine, had been working on a sequel to the app since it was shut down two years ago. Originally it... Read more