Monthly Archives: January 2018

What is a VPN?

This week's guest post was kindly provided by Alex Grant of bestvpn.org.  Alex is a location-independent (digital nomad) product manager who specialises in VPN (Virtual Private Network) and security technologies.   Read on for some interesting advice on this growing demand in the consumer market. Have you ever found yourself locked out of your TV shows just…
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Apple in trouble for slowing down iPhones

Apple are in trouble and may end up with a big legal bill.     After admitting in late December last year to knowingly slowing down older models of the iPhone to preserve battery life without telling users, the technology giant now faces a number of legal battles.   The lithium-ion batteries in smart phones all tend…
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High-speed broadband – a legal right by 2020

By 2020 a new telecommunications ruling (Universal Service Obligation) will ensure everyone has the legal right to access and request high-speed broadband connection speeds of at least 10 Mbps. The national standard broadband speed according to Ofcom is 10 Mbps for download and 1 Mbps for upload speed.   There are a high number of properties…
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Free Photo Editing Apps – best ones reviewed

Digital photos are great but they tend to stay of sight out of mind stored away somewhere unlike actual prints where they are either mounted on the wall in a frame or in a nice album. I tend to take lots of family photos, store them away and not really do  much else with them…
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SMART HOME Products – A Guided Tour

Our everyday lives are affected more and more by smart technology these days.  'Smart' connected products and devices in the home are often mentioned on Digital Speak so it warrants some further explanation. Plus my next door neighbour, Mark asked me to write about this to help him choose the right product.    Smart device is…
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Are you making the most of GOOGLE SEARCH?

We take Google Search for granted these days.  Google itself started out as a research project in 1996 and is now a super big multinational technology corporation valued at around $109 Billion (£81 Billion).   At the heart of Google is the search engine that uses some really clever  algorithms to tell us just about…
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