Google Wants to Save Our Schools

[youtuber youtube=’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUiLc0If0CI’] The old “dog ate my homework excuse” is about to become a thing of the past. And kids will have Google to thank. The search giant has just released Classroom, a free tool that allows teachers to do everything from assigning projects to collecting and grading assignments, all online. Classroom uses Google’s own…

The Day the Internet Broke

In early August 2014 a technical hitch caused websites to wobble worldwide. Tom Chivers discovers the net is held together with chewing gum and string On Tuesday, at 8.48am British Summer Time, Verizon, a major US internet service provider (ISP), did something relatively mundane and technical: it took some big groups of IP addresses, which…

It is like the United Nations at Telitec!

What Jan Edmondson, CEO of Telitec has to say: I still, even after 10 years, get slightly disoriented at work. It feels like I have entered a United Nations committee meeting by mistake. If I am really honest I am not fluent in any language other than English and being technically Irish I actually struggle…

Drop Box

Dorp Box – noun: drop box; plural noun: drop boxes A secured container or receptacle into which items such as returned books, keys, payment, or charity donations can be deposited. Now we have Drop Box that we can use on our smart phones, tablet and PC, so What is Dropbox? Dropbox is a free service…

Telitec Pop Up – part 3

How we designed our Pop up Shop? We did our research to see what other Pop up Shops looked like but soon realised that logistically we would need to be quite clever as I have a Renault Clio so there is limited space. We thought to create a shop we needed a backdrop so looked…

What is an IP Address

An Internet Protocol address (also known as an IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. Its role has been characterized as follows:…

Timex boards wearable bandwagon with smartwatch

The wearable trend continues to pick up pace with watch maker Timex claiming to be the first “authentic watch brand” to enter what it has now dubbed, the smartwatch space. The Timex Ironman One GPS+ offers stand alone wireless connectivity without needing to connect to a phone and is pitched squarely at the sports enthusiast…

Telitec Pop Up part 2

When we started?   The idea came about at the end of 2013, this is always a good time of the year for us to plan marketing and promotions for the following year. As this is a quiet time of the year for my role this gave me time to research what we needed to…

3D Tour of London

Soaring over the Palace of Westminster and down the Thames towards the majestic dome of St Paul’s used to be a sight-seeing journey reserved for air ambulance crew and a few lucky private helicopter passengers. Soon we’ll all be able to explore the London skyline as Google unveils its latest technology – an accurate 3D…

OK Google

You can speak to your Android device to do things like search, get directions, and send messages. Start using your voice Open the Google Search app . Say “Ok Google” or touch the microphone icon . Note: If you have Audio History turned on, Google will send a recording of the phrase “Ok Google” and…