Smart Home on a Budget

A smart home might sound like a daunting prospect, but security features aren't the only way you can improve your home with the latest smart technology. If you want to use...

10 games to get you through the winter

The winter months are upon us and with them comes the ever-fruitful influx of new games to enjoy whilst we keep ourselves warm and cosy during these chilly times. With...

When is CCTV use appropriate?

CCTV, the eye in sky and backup camera to both record and prevent wrongdoings. It's impartiality and overview of a situation can save lives, money and crime victims, but when is it...

How to choose an SSD

How To Choose an SSD: Finding The Right Drive For You Solid state drives, or SSDs, are more prevalent and readily available than ever before. Offering big performance gains over traditional hard...

How safe is public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi hotspots are everywhere. It’s estimated that by 2018 there will be 14m across the UK alone. They’re undeniably useful, giving us free (or cheap, at least) internet access and...
Games Console vs PC

PC Gaming vs Console Gaming

Jesse Harford from Gametalkcentral weighs up the pros and cons of PC Gaming versus Console Gaming. We all love the feeling of opening a brand new game and popping that newly obtained...

Is Smart CCTV too intrusive?

SMART CCTV & PRIVACY CCTV, long the bane of anti-establishment fighters and privacy advocates, has seen a very firm uplift in the market with the advent of Networked IP Cameras. But has this...

A Novice and the Dark Web: Part 2

Deep Web to Deep Pan, Part 2 I left off last time with the realisation that I needed to find something called ‘The Hidden Wiki’. Now, it’s not my intention to lead...

Keep Your Smartphone Safe For Free

Smartphones, our pocket gateway to the web and a lifeline to the connected world. An Ofcom survey showed that around 66% of Brits own a smartphone in 2015 with that figure...

Guide to Gaming Monitors

When choosing a Gaming Monitor there's a lot to think about, from physical size to resolution and from price to Refresh Rates.  On top of this there's a raft of other...

Is Tech Making Crime Easier?

Technology and crime, whether it’s cybercrime or more traditional ‘on the street’ crime, technology and criminal behaviour has always seen an uneasy partnership. Improvements in technology not only make products more desirable but...
How far have monitors come on?

The Development of Computer Monitors

Try casting your mind back to the first computer you used and picture the monitor it was used with. If you have worked with PCs as long as we have then...

What you need to know about Privacy

Privacy, the 21st century’s go-to topic. I can almost guarantee that if you turn on a rolling news channel or flick open a newspaper, privacy will be featured somewhere in the...

WOMEN IN TECH

Women in Tech There is no hiding behind the truth when it comes to the technology industry, it is male-dominated. Figures place a staggering 78% male employment rate across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering...

A Day in an Automated Life

We're used to seeing traditional jobs being replaced by technology. Cashiers, phone operators and factory workers are just some of the occupations that have seen people be swapped by robots over...

Laptops vs. Tablets 

Laptops and tablets have, despite being similar, come along way.  Still, it is hard to determine what you need, and how much you're willing to spend to get what you need. ...

Student Apps, Time Wasters Vs Time Savers

By all accounts, it’s tough being a student. You’ve got to spend just the right amount of time chatting up members of the opposite sex, and just the right amount of...

Best Tablets for Travel

Part of my job involves travelling around the world reporting on the latest bleeding edge technology. It sounds glamorous, but in reality, it involves a lot of hours in economy class...

What are esports?

The success of esports these days is undeniable. It’s all huge; the viewership, playerbase, production value, prize money and even the stadiums that live events fill up. The only thing lacking,...
Assessing Google Wallet

Is Google Wallet Secure? Well Let’s Take a Look

  Jakk from Technology Blogged shares his thoughts on Google Wallet: I’ve been mentioned here before on Ebuyer regarding my writing on Google Wallet, the very latest branded NFC (Near Field Communication) payments...