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Getting Your Website GDPR Compliant

Is your website compliant with the requirements of GDPR due to come in effect in May 2018? Here are 10 changes you need to make to your website now to stay on the right side of the law, and to keep your customers happy.   In this post, we want to cover specifically the narrow area of how to make your […]

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Apple’s HomePod – What We Think

Apple has recently launched the HomePod. The device is a “smart speaker” and works in a similar fashion to Amazon Alexa and Google Home. It combines a powerful speaker with the Siri assistant allowing it to perform tasks and respond to requests. The device comes with a hefty £319 price tag in the UK which is far beyond most of […]

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4 Things that Could Change the Way We Live in 2018

As the year comes to a close, we thought we would look at the latest technology and scientific breakthroughs that could significantly impact our lives in 2018. The type of inventions that may seem unusual at the moment, but maybe common in our homes and on our streets by the end of 2018. Self Driving Trucks Self Driving vehicles have been […]

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Uber London loses licence to operate

Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a London private hire operator licence. It said it took the decision on the grounds of “public safety and security implications”. Confirming it would appeal against the decision, Uber said it […]

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Virtual Nurse Has Been Updated!

Our website developers have been hard at work creating new features for our Virtual Nurse skill. It is now more useful than ever before and can provide you with more potentially life-saving information. Alongside this, we’ve added Virtual Nurse to both Amazon’s Alexa & Google’s Assistant. What is Virtual Nurse Virtual Nurse was originally developed for Amazon Alexa enabled devices in order […]

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Amazon sets to replace your landline phone

Amazon’s Echo devices can already control the lights in your house, make you a coffee when you wake up in the morning and deliver things straight to your door, all through a simple voice command. In an announcement last week, Amazon has unveiled a feature made to compete against services such as Skype and even your landline telephone, as users of […]

Wonga data breach affects ‘up to 270,000 in UK and Poland

The payday loan firm Wonga has said up to 270,000 of its customers may have been affected by a data breach. The firm said it was “urgently investigating illegal and unauthorised access to the personal data of some of its customers in the UK and Poland”. The firm said it began contacting borrowers on Saturday and was offering support through a […]

You can now translate Japanese text instantly using your smartphone

The latest app launched by Google is called “Google’s Word Lens” which is essentially a smartphone app that lets you point your camera at text and get an instant translation on-screen. On Thursday, Google announced that Word Lens now supports Japanese, meaning you can go to Japan, point it at kanji characters — of which there are thousands — and see what […]

Why we won’t be using Facebook Workplace at the moment

 Facebook Workplace, is it right for your organisation? We joined Facebook Workplace around 4 weeks ago now and after myself and my team sat through the painful webinar with Facebook for just under an hour. We were told we would be invited just after the webinar finished. However, this wasn’t the case and instead, we have spent over 3 weeks trying […]

Yes, Android Users Can Now Search Google While Offline

Android users in elevators, music studios, or any area with a poor internet connection will no longer have to worry when browsing on Google, with the search engine giant set to release an offline feature to the Google Search application. However, access to the results will be delayed, kompas reported. Once the user is connected to the internet, Google will show a notification that […]