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Gaming The Web

4 recent tech innovations that changed the internet as we knew it

The internet is a wondrous place full of wondrous things. Internet technology began as a backup measure should the American phone service be destroyed by an attack. It eventually led to the advent of TCP/IP in the 1970s, and then Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web took hold. The internet is completely different nowadays; its commercial, entertainment […]

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Apps & Software The Web

Code & Play: Learning how to code with a fun computer game

The idea of coding & programming can be an intimidating one — even for me! — but we’re living in a digital age where everything is online. For that reason, coding skills are becoming more useful (and necessary) than ever; to build games, the business and social applications we use, and even the websites we visit […]

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Editorial The Web

Digital’s Dark Side: Preventing Cyber Crimes

Our digital age can be a double-edged sword. Technological innovations have given us the ability to make life easier, faster and more intuitive. However, at the rate we’re evolving, it’s difficult to keep our virtual selves safe as cyber criminals are advancing just as fast as our defence measures. The Ashley Madison leak A recent […]

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News The Web

Roost: The Easiest Way To Set Up Push Notifications For Web

Roost is a tool that makes it super easy to set up push notifications for your website, without the need for development skills. Read on to find out why you should use it for your website.

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News The Web

Amazon Announces Same-day Pick up for UK Customers

It’s not new to see Amazon experimenting with ways to get your parcel from their warehouse to you as quickly as possible, and whether this involves driving or flying, they’re testing it. They’ve now added a same-day pick up service for customers.

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Editorial Google News The Web

I’m Happy To Give Google Access To My Personal Data. What About You?

Google recently played a role in the arrest of a sex offender, but their intervention makes me wonder about the extent to which Google (and other tech companies for that matter) are using the data they have about us.

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Google News The Web

Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Location

Through a simple new add-on for Google Maps, you can now view your location history when the account linked to your mobile device is connected to the internet.

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Hints & Tips Op-ed The Web

3 Reasons Why I Use WordPress To Create Blogs & Websites

While I’d love to learn some day, and I fully intend to, I prefer to use a time-saving “out of the box” service instead, and until now that service has been Wordpress.

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Apps & Software iOS The Web

Coast for iPad – A Better Way To Browse The Web

When it comes to web browsers, we’ve all grown accustomed to the usual address bar, icons on either side and of course the lingering bookmarks. The thing is though, as our web experiences have become more and more mobile – the browsers we use haven’t really followed suit. Chrome and Safari for example have been […]

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Featured The Web

How To Use Social Media in 2013

Since the Facebook boom, I’ve noticed that people are reluctant to use other platforms out there. They tend to stick to what they know and see little or no point in using new types of social media. My interest in the internet and technology have given me an opportunity to understand and make the most […]