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Iamlittle Tech Blog

Iamlittle Tech Blog is a technology focused blog created by Duncan McClean.

What is GDPR and what does it mean for me?

What is GDPR and what does it mean for me?

26th April 2018 - Duncan McClean

GDPR which is also known as the General Data Protection regulations is a new European law that comes into force on 25th of May 2018. The aim of the new law is to give EU residents the control of their personal data.  GDPR will replace the 1995 Data Protection… Read More


Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

12th April 2018 - 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… Read More


New features in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

New features in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

9th April 2018 - Duncan McClean

The April 2018 update for Windows 10 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)… Read More


FREE Microsoft Office through Glow

FREE Microsoft Office through Glow

3rd April 2018 - 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… Read More


Easter Eggs in Windows 10

Easter Eggs in Windows 10

30th March 2018 - 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… Read More


How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

23rd March 2018 - Duncan McClean

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


Amazon purchases Ring doorbell company

1st March 2018 - 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… Read More


Mac Mini 2014 Review

Mac Mini 2014 Review

24th February 2018 - 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… Read More


How to tell if you’ve been hacked on Facebook

How to tell if you’ve been hacked on Facebook

19th February 2018 - 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… Read More


Cast YouTube from Google Chrome to your Google Cast devices

Cast YouTube from Google Chrome to your Google Cast devices

17th February 2018 - 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… Read More


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