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My Smart Tree This Christmas

This post is sponsored by TP-Link Many might still be in denial but the most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. With the onset of the Christmassy atmosphere...

The world’s rarest comic books

Everyone loves comics.  Well, maybe not everyone but most of us. OK.  Some of us do. But fans of the Big Bang Theory will be used to seeing our favourite gang of nerds...

Guide to USB Encryption

Encryption, the process of scrambling data to a level where only  the correct key or device can decrypt the message. Encryption of USB devices is integral in boosting the security process...

Stand Up For Ergonomics

It seems the health benefits of ergonomics are being touted everywhere these days.  Every keyboard, mouse, and desk accessory has to fit the bill.  Everything must be ergonomically designed and user-friendly. We...

Comic Books vs Movies

Nothing is more likely to divide opinion than a discussion on comics (OK maybe politics, religion...) so I thought I’d be the one to get you shouting at a blog post. ...

Building your own digital Library

With media content such as movies and music surging ahead in its availability in digital formats, the time to convert those old DVDs and CDs to your own digital library has...

How VPNs Might Help Reform the BBC

A study carried out into the use of VPNs has suggested that more and more of us are masking our location when online. For suppliers of streamable online content, this might at...
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How will self-driving cars affect the law?

Autonomous vehicles have been in the news recently.  Trains, trucks, and even airplanes are driving or flying without human help.  Testing on self-driving cars has been extensive.  They are sure to...
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Netflix price rise

It may be time to start wading your way through those outstanding box sets.  Netflix are putting up their prices in the UK.  The new rates will apply immediately for new...
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Dyson looking to clean up with electric cars

The latest entrant to the electric car market is a little surprising.  Dyson hope to launch a vehicle by 2020. Sir James Dyson claims his company are going to spend £2billion on...
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A look at the Orbi Wi-Fi system

This post is sponsored by NETGEAR Orbi is a new Wi-Fi system from NETGEAR which promises to deliver blistering speeds.  No matter how many devices are connected to your network.  NETGEAR have...
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All about Arlo

This post is sponsored by NETGEAR Whether you are at home, at work or travelling you need the reassurance which comes with knowing our loved ones and possessions are safe and secure. ...
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Postman Pat 2.0

London posties, they may not all be called Pat, are getting a new fleet of electric vehicles.  And they are seriously cool. The futuristic postal trucks look amazing and are made by...
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Best apps for students

For studying, socialising, traveling and eking out your student loan The average student will have a smartphone stuffed to the gills with apps.  But which are the best ones to get you...
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10 rules for sharing a fridge at university

Going to university is a voyage of discovery.  New friends, new experiences and new takeaways.  Sometimes you even learn something too. But it can also be a stressful time.  Will I fit...
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10 quick-fire study tips

Come on.  You know at some point you are going to have to study.  When you’ve blown your student loan and tried every item on the takeaway menu.  When you’ve got...
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7 items of essential tech for students

If you are a student there is some tech you just can’t do without.  With the new academic year fast approaching we’ve picked the essential tech you need.  Whether you’re returning...
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From pizza to cars the world’s weirdest vending machines

A new vending machine has been installed at Oakland Airport in California.  Nothing special about that.  Except the machine vends shirts and jackets to weary travellers who can’t possibly continue their...
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Droning on about safety

After several near misses and incidents involving drones and aircraft a report by the Department for Transport (DfT) has made several proposals to register and control the use of drones.  But,...

The internet of gyms (IoG)

Gyms are a huge part of many people’s lives. To be exact, one in seven of us now possess a gym membership, amounting to 9.7 million gym members in the UK...