How to Use 2-Factor Authentication with Ease

Blame it on the passwords. One commercial that is currently running on national television states that there is an attempted identity theft every 3 seconds. That’s 20 attempts per minute, 120 per hour and 2,880 each day. IT experts state that 80% of data breaches are due to a stolen or weak password. With all…

Book review: Always On by Rory Cellan-Jones

Smartphones haven't just replaced several consumer devices in one, they've also had a profound effect on society, helping to prevent the spread of everything from covid to cancer. Blogger and editor of Where Are We Now? Simon Poulter reviews BBC Technology Editor Rory Cellan-Jones' new book, Always On: Hope and Fear in the Social Smartphone…

Will VAR Ever Be Able to Operate Without Friction?

If a ball hits the back of the net, and VAR wasn’t around to see it, did it even happen? Increasingly, it feels as though fans are being polarised by this piece of tech, and are either leaning toward a growing sense of doom for the fans, players, and the beautiful game itself, or are…

Cell Phone Accessories for the Professional

When you head off to work in the morning, you want to look your best. You may have a stylish outfit and the perfect bag. The one thing most of us carry around all day, however, is our cell phone. You may need to take out your cell phone or tablet while working with clients.…

How Have Video Games Evolved Over the Years?

Video games have come a long way since when they first became available to the general public. They have been with us for so long, and they are now better than ever before! Let’s take a look at the evolution they have gone through so far. Graphics One of the major changes we have seen…

Top Tech Tips for helping get through Blue Monday

As 2021 dawns, many of us were hoping for a brighter year than 2020. But in reality, we're still a long way from socialising in real life, with this year's Blue Monday (so-called because it's widely considered the most depressing day of the year) poised to be the toughest yet... Research from cybersecurity company Kaspersky…

Smartphone use up 1 hour a day since lockdown

The average adult now spends an extra hour a day on their smartphone or tablet as they increasingly rely on tech and apps during lockdown. Research among 2,000 adults revealed they now typically spend three hours and 25 minutes using their phone or tablet daily, compared to two hours and 27 minutes pre-lockdown – a…

Dyson to invest £2.75 billion in new technologies

Dyson says it will invest an additional $3.67bn (£2.75bn) into new technologies and products over the next five years, according to the BBC.  It will use this investment money to fund research in robotics, next-generation motor technology, smart products, machine learning and material science.  The company will also focus on the commercialisation of its solid-state…

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion they no longer use – and it could DROP in value by £3.5 billion over the next year. Researchers found the typical adult has a staggering £598 worth of superfluous gadgets - simply collecting dust and cluttering their homes. But during the past year, smart phones, computers,…

What it Takes to Become a Pro e-Sports Athlete

The world of e-sports has grown exponentially in recent years and it’s now a billion-dollar industry. Successful pro e-sports athletes can make as much – or more – from online competitions than regular athletes do at real-life events. If you enjoy single or multi-player e-sports and you want to turn your hobby into a lucrative…