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What to expect in the Windows 10 Spring Creator’s Update

Posted on 9 April 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The Spring Creators update is nearly here. In this article, I will tell you about the new features that are being added. Windows 10 was first released in July of 2015. Since then there have been a number of feature updates(as Microsoft like to call them) which add new features to Windows 10. They are...

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Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

Posted on 12 April 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Yesterday, Google sent out an email to G Suite administrators that in the coming weeks, users will be able to opt into a Gmail redesign. Image credit: TechCrunch Currently, the redesigned version of Gmail is being tested by Google and their partners.  The redesign incorporates the Material Design look, like many Android apps and other...

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FREE Microsoft Office through Glow

Posted on 3 April 2018 by Duncan McClean.

If you or your child is a student in primary or secondary education in Scotland then your child is entitled to a Glow Scotland account. Through your Glow account, you can install the latest version of Office(currently 2016) at no extra cost on five computers and five mobile devices. What is Glow Scotland? Glow is...

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Easter Eggs in Windows 10

Posted on 30 March 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Windows 10 is the latest in the line of Microsoft's operating systems. In fact, it's actually going to be the last. Instead of new operating systems, Microsoft will release feature updates to Windows 10 twice a year. As it is Good Friday, I thought I would share some of the easter eggs in Windows 10....

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How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

Posted on 23 March 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Instead of deleting your Facebook account, remove Apps that you no longer use.

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Amazon purchases Ring doorbell company

Posted on 1 March 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The company behind the smart internet connected doorbells has been purchased by Amazon for $1bn. It is reported that the purchase of Ring is Amazon's second-biggest acquisition to date. The Ring doorbells are to join the internet giant's smart home lineup. The Alexa smart speaker, created by Amazon already integrates with the Ring product line. As...

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Mac Mini 2014 Review

Posted on 24 February 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The Mac Mini is a cheap option to buying into the Apple ecosystem. You can pick one of the 2014 models on eBay for roughly £350. Now that I've got my hands on one, let's get on with the review. Pros and Cons Pros Relatively small Inbuilt speakers Cheap way to get a Mac Two...

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How to tell if you’ve been hacked on Facebook

Posted on 19 February 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Have you or your friends spotted something unusual on your Facebook profile? If they have here's how to check if you've really been hacked. The first thing to do is to log in to Facebook on your computer. You don't need to log in from a computer but it is recommended because some of the options...

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Cast YouTube from Google Chrome to your Google Cast devices

Posted on 17 February 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Did you know that you can stream YouTube videos to your Google cast devices from your computer? Well, you can. In this guide, I will show you how. You'll need to be using Google Chrome and have a Google cast device setup on your WiFi network. The first step is to find the YouTube video...

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PlayStation VR Review

Posted on 17 January 2018 by Euan Buchanan.

On Black Friday I found a VR headset bundle for £250 pounds so I bought it because I knew I was getting a PlayStation 4 for Christmas. The bundle came with the Headset, Camera, Rigs, Skyrim VR and a Two Month Now TV pass. So starting with the box of the VR headset, it was...

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