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Windows 10 is five years old

By | August 3, 2020

Last week, Windows 10 turned five (happy birthday Windows 10!), so I thought I’d write a bit about it in this week’s newsletter and point out a change Windows made last year that you might not all know about! I’d expected Microsoft to make more of a song and dance about it really – but… Read More »

How not to make a fortune with a Twitter scam

By | July 27, 2020

This week, the technology news is full of stories about scams, hacks and other dodgy dealings.  Some big-name universities have had a load of former students’ details nicked (probably mine amongst them!). An unnamed Premier League football club nearly lost £1m to hackers. And private messages have been copied and stolen from some famous people’s… Read More »

Moonshots and changing the world

By | July 13, 2020

I was reading the tech news last week (as I’m wont to do) and came across something really good for once!  Rather than security breaches and privacy violations – this was the culmination of nearly two decades of work by some very, very clever people. It’s a project called “Loon”, that aims to bring internet… Read More »

Windows updates and covid scams

By | July 6, 2020

I’ve got a few different bits and pieces to tell you about this week.  First, a couple of bits about Windows 10… If you’ve got a Windows 10 PC, you might have noticed a few changes or issues recently.  The biggest and most obvious change is to the web browser, Edge. What’s changed about Edge?… Read More »