Category Archives: general

Ofcom to the rescue once again

By | July 8, 2024

I was looking at my phone contract recently, and I realised that it’s going to run out soon.  So this week I’ve got a tip for you that should come in handy any time you’re thinking about changing your mobile network provider. I’m sure many of you are already aware of comparison sites like… Read More »

More like Jenny English than Jane Bond…

By | July 1, 2024

Dearest readers, I have a confession to make.  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a newsletter about how to utilise your best spy skills when doing holiday research, by using private browsing or incognito mode. However, a few of you have kindly pointed out that I neglected to mention how to get back out… Read More »

Try not to end up square-eyed…

By | June 24, 2024

Did anyone else’s mum always tell them that if they sat too close to the TV, or watched it for too long, they’d go square-eyed?  Thankfully, that never happened (my face also didn’t stay stuck like that when the wind changed) but it did get me thinking about the smaller square screen that I carry with me pretty much… Read More »

Feeling as stealthy as a spy…

By | June 17, 2024

This week, I’ve got a tip for you that applies to pretty much any device – smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop – as long as it has a web browser. Many of you will have heard of “private browsing” mode (or “Incognito”, as Google calls it), which is where you can browse the internet without recording… Read More »

Widening your pasting horizons

By | June 10, 2024

Today, I’m going to share a computer tip with you that came from a friend of mine, which should help you out with your copying and pasting needs. Now I’ve said for years that when you cut or copy a line of text, or a file, or an image, it goes to the clipboard, which… Read More »