Tech Tip - Link your Android Phone To Your Windows PC or Laptop
If you’ve ever emailed yourself a photo or screenshot to get it from your phone to your computer or uploaded photos to e.g. Google Photos or Dropbox and then download them onto your PC, you may want to try Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ app. With the app, you can link and sync your Android phone to your Windows PC or laptop and simply drag and drop photos or screenshots, plus you can receive and send text messages from your phone on your computer. Here’s how to set it up:
Russia Plans Disconnect From Rest of World Internet For Cyber-Defence Test
Russia has set itself a deadline of 1st April to test “unplugging” the entire country from the global Internet for reasons relating to defence and control.
Could 5G’s High Frequency Be Dangerous?
5G may be the next generation of mobile internet that could provide new and innovative opportunities and boost to new industries, but there have been some concerns that its high-frequency mmWave spectrum could pose new health risks.
ROI Index Shows That Facebook & Google Offer Best Value For Mobile Advertisers
Marketing report company Singular has produced an ROI index for mobile advertising, based on its own research which shows that Facebook and Google appear to offer the best value for mobile advertisers.
Tech Tip - How To Send Large Files For Free
If you need to send a file online, but that file is too big to send by email, there are several simple, effective and secure alternatives. Here are some suggestions:
UK Solar-Powered High Latitude Drone Presents New Mapping Opportunities
The Astigan high-altitude "pseudo-satellite" (HAPS) drone, built in Somerset using British Technology, and co-developed with Ordinance Survey, could succeed where other earth-mapping efforts by tech giants have failed, and provide a wealth of other opportunities.
Windows 10 Error Messages Soon To Make More Sense
Starting with the April 2019 update, Microsoft will be adding “Learn more” links to its error code messages in a bid to enable users to see what the code means, plus the chance to fix the error on the spot.
Report Says 90% of NHS Jobs Will Need Digital Skills, But AI and Robotics Could Enhance Services
A report, commissioned by health secretary Matt Hancock and led by US academic Eric Topol, has found that even though AI and robotics will enhance healthcare services, 90% of NHS staff will require fresh digital skills within 20-years.
Large Rises in Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) Revenues, Fuelled By Public Cloud Demand
A massive 45% growth in the revenue of Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) in the fourth quarter has been fuelled by big profits in Amazon’s public cloud arm.