If your smartphone is running sluggish, a factory reset might be just what it needs to return to its former glory.
If your smartphone is running sluggish, a factory reset might be just what it needs to return to its former glory.
Early findings from a large-scale research study may show links between high usage and cognitive deterioration.
Network O2 was hit by another outage today, as were many customers belonging to Tesco Mobile, Giffgaff and Sky.
Be wary of the toys that you buy your children this Christmas; a simple security flaw could hand hackers a direct link to your children.
A local man was recently defrauded of a significant sum of money, leaving him with nothing in his account.
As the relationship between Apple and Amazon continues to improve, you'll soon be able to stream Apple Music on your Echo device.
Amazon could soon start offering a greater level of support for digital payments on the high street.
Watch out for fraudsters when you're bargain hunting this week, and avoid suspicious websites selling counterfeit goods.
If you find yourself a victim of banking fraud, the bank may not always be on your side. It's up to you to exercise caution.
Another WhatsApp scam has surfaced, so be on the lookout and don't share any suspicious links with your family and friends.
You can easily automate a few tasks on your Android phone, which can prepare you for the day ahead.
One YouTuber has reported that the iPad Pro can easily be bent and snapped in half.
Owners of the year-old iPhone X smartphone beware; one user has reported a defect that saw his phone spontaneously combust following an update.
Some Apple ID users have reported being locked out of their accounts without cause.
In the run up to Christmas, be safe with your smartphone charging habits - always unplug your chargers when not in use.
If you’re experiencing regular crashes with your new Google Pixel 3 handset, then you’re likely not alone.
A new investigative study has found new handsets to have worse battery life than older models, despite promised extensions in battery power.
Hot on the heels of our guide to handling iOS files, here's how you can manage files on your Android device.
If you've just picked up one of the new iPhone models, then here's how you can use them to manage your files on the move.
Researchers claim that free applications that share your personal data could be reaching an alarming level.
Police forces will no longer be able to crack your device using third-party hardware, thanks to changes made by Apple.
A new scam email uses personal threats in an effort to make you hand over a 'ransom' in the form of cryptocurrency.
You can now view - and download - all the personal information that Apple holds on you.
A new scam is out to steal your Apple ID credentials, Here's what it entails, and how to avoid it.
Facebook have discovered the true extent of the user data hack. Here's how to check if your data was targeted.
New research has revealed the extent with which people are falling for impersonation scams.
Users downloading the latest Windows 10 operating system update may have seen their files go missing.
Hackers could target your WhatsApp account using this new tactic involving your voicemails.
Barclays customers lost access to their mobile banking application today for the third time in 15 days.
Some customers on the O2 network suffered a major outage yesterday, being unable to make calls.
It's time for yet another Facebook security scandal, which has seen account details available for purchase online.
There's a new malicious software, or malware doing the rounds. Your smart home devices could be particularly at risk of infection.
If you experienced an outage with your Alexa-powered devices, then you're not alone. Read here to find out more.
You can now remotely disable the kids' phones at the dinner table using the Google Family Link application.
A major credit reference agency has been made to pay a huge fine for risking the exposure of customer data to third parties.
Just 15 lines of code could cause your iPhone to fall into a panicked state and reboot itself.
You can now download the iOS 12 update for your Apple iPhone or iPad.
Apple has announced the newest smartphones to come out of development, which you can get your hands on next week.
Google come under fire for their policies surrounding user tracking, with potential legal action in the USA.
A popular Mac application has been removed from the Apple App Store in light of revelations about its functionality.
With a host of new devices set to release in the coming months, you might want to hold off a little longer.
An update to Windows 10 is coming from Microsoft next month, which will bring a range of new features to your home computer.
An upcoming change to video game packaging should help you to be on guard against unexpected in-game purchases.
WhatsApp is growing in popularity, especially among the young. Here are some useful tips and tricks to know when you're messaging your friends and family.
We speak about Malware a lot, but we've never stopped to define it for you. In this article, we do just that.
In the latest number-spoofing scam, we see scammers imitating one of the most worrying phone numbers to-date.
Watch out for malicious applications that could expose your smartphone to a new kind of cyber-attack.
With the latest update to Gmail for Android, you can quickly undo those half-finished or embarrassing emails.
The way your WhatsApp chats are backed up is set to change. Make sure you've backed up your account to avoid losing your precious files and photos.
Mozilla Firefox users might want to think twice about using this browser add-on, which tracks the websites you visit.
It’s time to check that you’re up to date; a new computer vulnerability could lead to hackers gaining access to your personal data.
The latest version of Android is available to Google Pixel owners first. Here’s what you can expect with the new operating system.
Controversy over ‘fake cell towers’ that could track your activities and movements if your phone is connected.
With this new WhatsApp security breach, hackers could take advantage of the trusting nature of both your friends and family by posing as you.
If you’ve downloaded any of these Android applications, then you should act fast to remove them from your smartphone or tablet device.
How long is too long when it comes to being online? We look at the increase in the average time that most of us spend online.
Reddit has announced a data breach dating back to June 2018. Here’s what you should know if you’re a regular user.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in discovering a new material that could end lengthy phone battery charging times.
New software could tell you if your personal credentials or financial accounts are being leaked and sold online.
Google has had immense success with two-factor security since implementing the process for all employees.
Digital-only banking is on the rise, giving traditional banks a run for their money. In this article, we look at popular banking provider ‘Monzo’.
We share our experience with one of the latest WhatsApp scams to be doing the rounds.
Follow these 3 tips to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your smartphone’s battery life.
Con artists are using courier fraud in Dorset to try and cheat you out of your money. Know what to look for with this clever scam.
There are certain automated features on your Android phone that can save you some time in your day to day routine.
The latest update to Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system will prevent authorities from remotely reading your phone's data.
Check out our how-to on avoiding counterfeit handsets; they’re more common than you’d expect.
Google has been hit by another security revelation, this time relating to their Chrome browser.
Check out this article and make sure that your Gmail security permissions are kept up to date.
Apple may soon be bringing built-in shock absorbers to their range of iPhones, decreasing the risk of damage when dropped.
If you’re not using contactless technology to pay for goods, then you can turn the feature off to improve your general smartphone security.
Google’s services experienced an outage today, which could’ve resulted in your smart home devices not functioning properly.
Researchers have revealed yet another means that hackers could use to track or steal your personal information.
If you’re itching to get hold of the new Android operating system on your smartphone, we’ve got some information on how you can install the software on your device.
There’s a bug in Google’s smart home devices that could allow somebody to find out your address, remotely.
Apple’s next major iOS update could reveal just how obsessed you are with your smartphone.
If you haven’t yet downloaded the latest iOS, you might want to hold off a little longer. It could be wreaking havoc with your battery life.
UK bank TSB has been crippled by widespread IT outages. We’ll look at what happened and why you should be careful while the issues are ongoing.
Yet another WhatsApp scam has surfaced, out to steal your personal information. Here’s what you should look out for.
Has your Windows 10 laptop stopped working with its charger? Here’s what you can do about it.
Google's 'Lens' application is out now for both Android and Apple devices, and it has some powerful tricks up its sleeve.
Amazon’s smart home device is at the centre of a new controversy, after recording and transmitting details of a private conversation to a third party.
Beware of a new type of scam called ‘authorised push payment fraud’, which encourages you to hand your money over to fraudsters.
As the number of global smartphone users rises, the convenience of banking via a mobile application could soon overtake logging in online.
When you pick up a new Android phone, you might also want to think about an SD card. We explain the differences between the types of SD card available.
There’s no rest for social media giant Facebook recently, after yet another data breach has been revealed.
If you live on the Isle of Wight, or know somebody who does, then you might want to read up on the most recent scams targeting Island residents.
Google recently held their developer conference, in which they made a number of exciting announcements.
Check your iPhone battery to see whether your phone’s performance is likely to be suffering.
If you’ve had your Android device for some time, it might be getting sluggish. Here’s what you can do to speed things up.
Is your Android device running low on storage space? Read these 5 pieces of advice to cut down on how much you’re using.
Smartphone giant Apple have been accused of using minor or non-existent faults to profit from battery replacements.
If you’re buying a new or used device online or in person, then you should be sure that you aren’t about to get ripped off.
Google have released a brand-new version of Gmail, their own personal email client. In this post, we look at the new and improved features.
The newest device in Amazon’s smart home device range is better-suited to use by the younger members of your family.
Major retailers and financial institutions are researching ways to expand biometric scanning as part of the process of paying for goods and services.
Certain police forces and other authorities investing heavily in technology that can crack your phone and its data.
There’s another scam doing the rounds on popular messenger app, WhatsApp. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for.
You can print directly from your Android smartphone or tablet, without needing a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-enabled printer.
Fraudsters are preying on your emotional connection to friends and family to attempt to trick you out of your hard-earned cash.
There are several reasons to use Google Drive. If it’s filling up fast, we’ll show you how to optimise and free up some space.
If you’ve dropped your phone in water, it might not be the end of the world. Here’s how to to try and preserve your phone.
Facebook have been at the centre of an investigation into privacy breaches, and further information has now come to light about their practices.
Little-known police powers could be used to skim usage data from your smartphone if you’re implicated in or witness to a crime.
There are a range of reasons to upgrade your halogen bulbs to smart LEDS. We’ll look at some of the functionality available to you.
Google removes an application from their Play Store after it uses underhanded tactics to get users to sign up to a paid subscription.
It's not the most exciting task, but backing up your data can prevent you from losing everything on your device.
We look at some of the upcoming features that are due out in the next version of Android’s operating system.
A quick how-to on locking down your Facebook privacy settings, or deleting your account entirely.
Third party company used illicit methods to gather user data on the Facebook platform.
If your email inbox is filling up with junk, you should read our advice on how to trim down some of the unwanted contact.
Nuisance calls and texts are on the rise, but you can take some measures to at least reduce the number that you receive.
Buying a refurbished device could save you money, though there are several other benefits and drawbacks to be aware of.
There are several Mac issues that can be confusing at first, but straightforward to fix. Here, we look at 5 of the most common problems.
Recent research has found that Android users tend to show greater levels of loyalty than iOS users, when upgrading their handset.
Reinstalling your operating system isn’t as tricky as it sounds, and it could just fix a myriad of issues.
Watch out for this collection of over 40 budget-range smartphones that come pre-installed with a virus.
Know what you’re looking for when it comes to buying a new phone; it could save you some money.
Samsung release their latest handset on March 16th and these are some of the hidden features that could make your life easier.
Though Android lacks an iMessage alternative, there’s still a way that you can experience it on an Android handset.
Make sure your iPhone operating system is up to date to prevent this issue crashing your handset.
The iOS 11.3 update will allow you to remove the speed throttling that Apple introduced on older handsets.
If you’re picking up an Apple HomePod, be careful what surface you choose to place it on.
Facebook has launched a new feature for your smartphone, which may not be as secure as you think.
How a lawsuit has been launched against Google for potentially defective smartphones.
How to find the hardware specifications of your PC, for several common components.
Do you get what you pay for? We look at whether more money means a better-quality handset.
If you follow these steps, you'll be able to keep your old iPhone running faster for longer.
There are some things to do make your experience with Windows 10 quicker and more seamless.
Do away with fiddly cables and stream content directly to a TV, from a smartphone or computer.
There are a few options available to you if you need to transfer files from an Android phone to your PC.
How the Google Assistant can help to organise and improve your everyday life.
One of Apple’s priciest phones yet hasn’t been without its share of hardware problems.
With cybercrime on the rise, you might want to consider adding another layer of security to your account.
Know how to keep yourself and your device safe whilst out and about.
Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) can help to protect your personal data.
If you’ve ever lost a phone, this guide could help you avoid the same mistake in future.
NatWest customers beware; a new, authentic-looking text message scam is doing the rounds.
Accepting microphone hardware permissions may allow companies to track your TV watching habits.
Though the deadline has passed, you can still get the newest PC OS for free.
Latest Apple iOS update exposes the security concerns surrounding smart products.
We look at a common question as to whether Android devices need anti-virus software.
Widespread new security vulnerabilities have been found, affecting most smartphones and computers.
If you feel like an older iPhone has gradually become sluggish, you’re not alone.
Know how to keep yourself and your device safe whilst out and about.
Crossing over from Android to iPhone? We look at how to make the move.
Speed up your shopping experience by using your phone to make your purchases.
Making the switch this Christmas? Read our guide to help ease you in.
Problem with latest Mac operating system allows unrestricted access to your computer.
Apple’s latest smartphone has an all-new security feature, though hackers have already found a way around it.
Location services turned off? Google may still be harvesting your location data
Joining the smart home revolution could be cheaper than ever this month.
How to keep your kids safe whilst they browse or play on your connected devices.
Buy with caution this Christmas; smart toys may not be as secure as you think.
Internet Service Providers to improve their landline and broadband services from 2019, or face automatic compensation bills.
There is a message doing the rounds on Whatsapp, seemingly from Asda, offering a free voucher. Read our free guide on how to spot and avoid these scams.
You’re always there to protect to your kids from slips, trips and falls, but what happens when they reach that age when they begin to discover the internet? Here are our top tips on keeping your children safe online.
Our top 3 best free alternatives to Microsoft Office.
A pretty nasty bug in Microsoft’s software has surfaced this month, which puts browsers at risk of having their internet browser crashed, or worse, taken over by a third party.
There are some helpful accessibility options available which can help you if you currently struggle to use your device. Here's our step-by-step guide on setting them up.
Never search for the back of your router again! Read this quick and simple how-to guide on how to change your Wi-Fi password.
This article details five of the most common phone and internet scams and their tell-tale signs, so you know what to watch out for when navigating the online world, or when you pick up a call.
Thinking about using your mobile to pay, but still unsure? This may help put your mind at ease.
Here are our top tips when choosing a secure password.
No matter how fast technology improves, the single biggest issue when using a laptop seems to be its battery life.
The Microsoft Scam. Find out what it is and how to protect yourself.