Windows 10 Start menu secrets

Information taken from BT.com/tech-gadgets Windows 10 Start menu secrets Start menu makes a return in Windows 10, and there’s a dozen ways to make it work differently. Do you know them all? A ‘new’ feature in Windows 10 is the Start menu, but it’s not quite the same as the old one. The Windows 10…

15 Tips for Google

Can’t find something on Google, our collection of simple tricks will make your searches much more efficient. Google Search is now one of the most popular website in the world and without it, we’d struggle to make sense the big world wide web. Usually Google searches consist of visiting www.google.co.uk, typing in a search term and then scrolling…

10 Online Shopping Tricks & Tools.

How do you safely find the best deals in the virtual jungle? Our top 10 shopping tricks aim to get you the very best price on everything you need to buy, with tools to spot hidden bargains & slash prices: 1.Find the cheapest online prices with one click Shopbots, or shopping robots, are geeky tools…

SOLOCAM

Forget the selfie stick, it’s all about the SOLOCAM: Pole attached to microphone lets you film TV broadcasts on your phone New gadget is a selfie stick with telescoping pole and a microphone at the end that lets you record your own TV-style broadcast It also has a green screen function and a teleprompter so…

Nokia 105 Handset

The mobile you only need to charge once a MONTH: Microsoft unveils ‘backup’ Nokia 105 handset Phone comes with FM radio and torch – and lasts 35 days on single charge Nokia also unveiled smartphone aimed at emerging markets  Uses Nokia’s own operating system – and can’t download apps  If you’re fed up with charging…

USB Trick

Simple USB trick reveals how to make sure your cable is the correct way up EVERY time USB connectors have a metal seam that marks the underside of the cable This seam typically faces down on horizontal ports and left on vertical   New USB-C cable will do away with need to get cables the correct…

Hot Weather Tech Tips

Basic Hot Weather Tips Heat is bad for all kinds of tech, so some guidelines are the same no matter what kind of gadget you’re using, whether we’re talking about the smartphone that’s burning a hole in your pocket or your laptop as you desperately try to get work done on the road. Some tips:…

Internet used by 3.2 billion people in 2015

Nearly half of the global population will be using the internet by the end of this year, according to a new report. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations body, predicts that 3.2 billion people will be online. The population currently stands at 7.2 billion. About 2 billion of those will be in the developing…