Self-cleaning plane seats could soon be a thing

Fears of flying in a microbe-infested airplane seat for hours at a time may soon be over according to an aircraft seating manufacturer. The self-cleaning plane seats featuring anti-bacterial fabric will...

Who are Xiaomi?

It may look like another unpronounceable product name from the Far East but Xiaomi (Shiao-Me) are something different. The Chinese manufacturer could be soon challenging Apple and Samsung for dominance of...

Do Nintendo need a new game plan?

It's been 25 years since Nintendo’s most popular product the Gameboy was released. However a quarter of century after their ground-breaking handheld device was released, Nintendo have begun to slump in a...
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Meet the flying car that’s set to go on sale next year

The Pal-V Liberty flying car has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. And you can buy one soon. A flying car claiming to be the world’s first production model of its...

Why upgrade a browser?

Users of old browsers may be experiencing a touch of regression after Google has begun showing out-of-date versions of their search engine. But how important is upgrading a browser? In a bid...
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Disposable virtual cards can beat online fraud

Digital bank Revolut is to let customers pay for online purchases with disposable virtual cards from next week in a bid to prevent fraud. How disposable virtual cards work Revolut customers will be...

Amazon Launch Prime Music Streaming

Amazon Launch Prime Music Streaming Amazon becomes the latest company to enter the music streaming market, after a rather understated launch of its Prime Music service last week.After the press parade around...

What is GDPR?

A brief overview of the forthcoming data protection changes May 25th, 2018 will see a seismic shift in data protection with businesses in the UK required to comply with a whole raft...

Why buy a server?

Servers are no longer the domain of big businesses and complex IT teams. Servers are now an efficient, cost effective and secure way to manage any small businesses IT department. Ranging from...

Can an Office really be Paperless?

It’s been a target for businesses over the decades. An office without the clutter and expense of paper is seemingly the next step in creating a unified, environmentally friendly business. But is...
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Gatwick Airport trials facial recognition tech

To try and speed up boarding the airport is working with easyJet for an initial trial of the facial recognition tech. Gatwick Airport has launched a trial of biometric technology aimed...
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Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 End of Life Announcement

Users of Microsoft Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. Microsoft will stop providing Client Access Licences for sale on March 31,...
should we all learn IT at uni?

Do Universities prepare students for technology in the world of work?

When I left University I was competent in the use of Microsoft word, I could generally find what I was looking for on the Internet and I was able to touch...
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Grabbing attention with a Large Format Display

A fully loaded marketing tool LFD’s are everywhere.  Hung on the office wall, beaming out marketing messages in a shopping centre or displaying the half-time scores in a stadium concourse they are...

A Universal phone charger for Europe?

A Universal phone charger for Europe? From 2017, it’s likely the future of phone charging will be much simpler for Europeans, as politicians have voted for a ‘single charger format’ legislation. European politicians...

Windows Server 2003 and Symantec Backup

July 14th, 2015 marks the end of Microsoft’s final extended support period for Windows Server 2003. With an estimated 10 million users and businesses still relying on the outdated system, many users...
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Cloud managed networking is the future of IT

With the shift to distributed workforces for cost savings, the utilization of more bandwidth-hungry apps, and users who judge a company by their network experience, IT is dealing with a host...

Are Sony no longer THE “premium brand”?

  It had been a tough start to 2014 for Sony. The Japanese electronics heavyweight had its credit rating unceremoniously cut to Junk level in January, after a significant loss in profits...
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WhatsApp Business

Messaging giant WhatsApp has launched a new app aimed at small businesses to help them communicate more quickly with customers by using the messaging platform. WhatsApp Business is a free Android...