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Working From Home

22/06/22

Following the recent story about how a Google Bot was reported to have said things that a sentient being may say, we take a brief look at how good chatbots are now.

Power On/ Power Off

21/06/22

Following a claim made by a consumer champion against Apple over the ‘Batterygate’ alleged throttling of older iPhones, millions of people could...

Cryptocurrency

20/06/22

Vodafone has announced the switch-on of the UK’s first wind and solar-powered mobile phone mast in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Working From Home

15/06/22

The growing number of cyber-attacks since the start of Russia’s war against Ukraine have led The Russian Foreign Ministry to warn...

Power On/ Power Off

14/06/22

In this insight, we take a look at Shopify, what it offers, and how it has grown to become a major e-commerce platform.

Cryptocurrency

13/06/22

Following the recent news that the EU plans to introduce a single, universal charger for all devices, it has been reported that the UK...

Working From Home

08/06/22

The new, free Firefox Translations browser extension translates websites in the browser without using the cloud, using machine learning.

Power On/ Power Off

07/06/22

The world’s first ‘exascale’ computer, called the ‘Frontier’ computing system (i.e. a supercomputer) has smashed the exascale computing speed barrier.

Cryptocurrency

06/06/22

In this tech-insight, we look at what a BlockChain domain is, what it is used for, how to buy one and what may bring them more into mainstream usage.

Working From Home

01/06/22

Zoom has announced that its new apps, updates, and features will improve collaboration and creativity, thereby increasing engagement and...

Power On/ Power Off

31/05/22

A recent ‘Mobile Phone Trends’ report has highlighted how the quality and reliability of mobile phone calls in the UK are improving. So, what’s helping to...

Cryptocurrency

30/05/22

Rather than EV drivers waiting for 40 minutes to re-charge the car battery at a charging station, could the solution be stations where drivers can...

Working From Home

25/05/22

In this insight, we look at the development, applications and issues relating to new ‘smart eye’ wearables such as smart glasses and...

Power On/ Power Off

24/05/22

Following the launch of the new business-focused WhatsApp Cloud API, we take a look at where Facebook’s (i.e. Meta) popular secure chart app is heading.

Cryptocurrency

23/05/22

The UK government’s MI5-run ‘Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure’ has launched a new app to help people spot approaches from foreign spies and organised criminals seeking sensitive information.

Power On/ Power Off

18/05/22

Check out the new features WhatsApp are adding to conversations.

Working From Home

17/05/22

In this insight, we look at what ereaders are, their strengths and weaknesses and...

Cryptocurrency

16/05/22

With its volatile past and with a recent survey showing that almost one-third of small...

Power On/ Power Off

11/05/22

Apple, Google and Microsoft have announced that they are joining forces to support a common passwordless...

Working From Home

10/05/22

Looking at the risks and challenges associated with sending email attachments and a new product that could allow...

Mobile In Hands

09/05/22

In this insight, we look at where Virtual Reality (VR) is now, plus what predictions there are for its future.

Power On/ Power Off

04/05/22

New research has revealed that UK households could save an average of £147 per year on their electricity bills by...

Working From Home

03/05/22

Google has announced that it is changing its policies to allow more types of personally identifiable information removal requests.

Mobile In Hands

02/05/22

We look at the legal issues around recording calls on your mobile and the different methods for doing so...

Mobile In Hands

27/04/22

The world’s biggest streaming service, Netflix, revealed that it had lost a massive 200,000 subscribers in the first 3 months...

Working From Home

26/04/22

Backlinks are believed to be one of Google’s top three ranking factors. Trustworthy backlinks from websites with a high...

Mobile In Hands

25/04/22

Citizen Lab has reported finding evidence that Pegasus spyware was being used to listen-in on UK government networks...

Mobile In Hands

20/04/22

In this tech-insight, we look at what Web 3.0 is, together with its main benefits plus some concerns about it.

Working From Home

19/04/22

In this article, we look at the next phase of Elon Musk’s attempt to control Twitter – a so-called ‘hostile’ takeover...

Mobile In Hands

18/04/22

Researchers have reported finding more than one thousand ‘virtual’ employees on the LinkedIn platform...

Mobile In Hands

13/04/22

The Microsoft Windows features making it easier to stay focused among the noise of everyday work life...

Working From Home

12/04/22

Following Elon Musk becoming Twitter’s largest shareholder we look at the issues and implications relating to this move...

Mobile In Hands

11/04/22

Microsoft has now announced that Loop components are live. But what is it and what can it do for you?

Mobile In Hands

06/04/22

In this insight, we look at the history of fears about a possible link between mobile phone usage and cancer, then we look at the latest...

Working From Home

05/04/22

WhatsApp has announced that it will soon be introducing some new features to improve its voice messaging...

Mobile In Hands

04/04/22

A report by SEO software firm SEMrush has shown that so-called ‘Dumbphones’ are experiencing a revival, but why..?

Working From Home

30/03/22

The UK’s national fraud reporting centre, Action Fraud, says that it has received 196 reports of scam emails claiming to be...

Working From Home

29/03/22

In this insight, we look at how Stephen Wilhite invented the GIF file, and how his invention has endured while the Internet...

Working From Home

28/03/22

Lapsus$ is reported to be a mostly teenage cyber-crime gang (hackers), mainly based in South America, yet with its alleged...

Working From Home

24/03/22

A recent revision to the (draft) Online Safety Bill could mean that executives who don’t comply with the regulator’s information request could start facing penalties such as jail...

Working From Home

24/03/22

Deepfake videos of both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky have appeared online this week, both with quite different messages....

Working From Home

23/03/22

With so many smart devices now all around us in homes and offices, we look here at ways to minimise the risk of having your privacy invaded....

Working From Home

23/03/22

Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has warned that Russia-based...

Working From Home

18/03/22

In this article, we take a look at what Wordle is and how a change of ownership has led to some online criticism. Wordle is a free, web-based ...

Working From Home

17/03/22

A report has revealed that 3% of users are responsible for 92% of malware events for businesses, indicating that...

Working From Home

16/03/22

Researchers have reported that there has been a 500% jump in mobile malware delivery attempts in....

Working From Home

03/02/22

In this insight, we look at what scalping is and why some people are looking to introduce legislation to stop it...

Working From Home

06/01/22

Our top tips for safely working from home.
1. Log onto your office computer and only use your home computer as the...

Office365

04/12/21

As the volume of cyber security incidents are on the rise and misconceptions continue to persist, The Platinum Publisher gathered...

Office365

04/11/21

If you are an existing customer you can easily raise a support ticket by following the guide below...

Office365

12/10/21

Microsoft Teams is a communication platform enabling companies and staff to hold team chats, easily share documents...

DisasterPrevention/Ransomware

17/09/21

A term that sounds incredibly painful – but can also be potentially painful to you and your business. Also known as URL hijacking...

DisasterPrevention/Ransomware

19/08/21

As the number of online threats rise, we too have to raise our level of protection and so we advise all our customers that they MUST...

DisasterPrevention/Ransomware

27/05/21

In the world of IT, ransomware such as CryptoLocker is a major issue in what seems like an impossible task of keeping it at...

13/04/21

One of the most recent forms of cyber attack is on the rise and is rapidly making it's way into small to medium businesses...

22/03/21

In the past, the security of your systems has been an Ad Hoc and evolving job which has become increasingly difficult over the past...

10/02/21

We believe it's incredibly important to have the flexibility on when and where we can work, so if we can't get to the office, we can still...

01/01/21

How can you protect your team and your business if there are holes in their home IT security?...