UK adults spent more time online in 2020 than those from other nations

UK adults spent more time online on computers, smartphones or tablets in 2020 than those in other European countries, according to Ofcom’s annual study into the nation’s online habits. Its Online Nation 2021 report looked at an unprecedented year, when communication, entertainment, culture, retail, work and education moved more online. UK adults spent more than…

Adults ask for help over 6,000 times in their life

Adults will ask for help and advice more than 6,000 times in their life – going to friends for relationship advice, Dad when moving house and Mum for parenting tips. A study of 2,000 Brits found the average adult has turned to 31 people for help so far over their lifetime. Over the course of…

Top 50 online activities during Coronavirus lockdown

Live meditation sessions, music concerts and even visits to the zoo are among the Top 50 online activities taking place online as the nation adapts to ‘virtual living’. A study of 2,000 adults found many people have gone way beyond conference calls, keep fit sessions and online pub quizzes. Lockdown has forced us to find…

Top Five Reasons Behind Video Games’ Soaring Popularity

The video games industry has enjoyed phenomenal growth over the past few years and experts now value it at $152 billion. It is tipped to soar past the $300 billion mark by 2025, leaving the film and music industries firmly in its shade. Why have video games become the world’s most popular entertainment medium in…

Parents slam video sharing sites for inappropriate content

Half of parents in the UK have criticised video sharing platforms, including Snapchat and Youtube, for failing to prevent children from accessing distressing, violent or adult-only content.  A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% of parents believe that video sharing sites and apps aren’t doing enough to keep young people safe.…

Tips on Downloading Your Favorite YouTube Videos For Free

It’s easy to get lost in the world of YouTube. One video turns into two and before you realize, several hours have passed. Of late, downloading YouTube videos has become easy due to the different apps available on the internet. Various apps possess different features to suit diverse needs of the users. Below is a list…

ShinyShiny films beatboxing in VR 360 with the Kodak PixPro actioncam

I may be showing my age, but when I first started off as a tech journalist back in the 1990s, TVs were virtually square, weighed a ton, and most people were listening to grunge music coming out of Seattle. Nearly 30 years later, everyone has a super light flat widescreen TV and early adopters (admittedly…

Filming skateboarding in 360 with the Kodak PixPro 4K VR360

Last week before the snow set in we travelled over to a lovely skate park in Tottenham's Markfield Park (formerly a sewage works) to film our latest 360 video in association with Kodak PixPro. And despite a few problems with the locals who didn't take kindly to our camera man setting up his gear in the…