Tech Tip - Save Time By Dictating Rather Than Typing
Microsoft's Windows 10 contains speech recognition linked to Cortana that allow you to dictate speech through your Windows machine's microphone, and convert it into typing in a text field. Here's how to use it:
Easyjet - Electric Planes By 2030
Easyjet is reported to have backed plans to develop and introduce commercial passenger aircraft powered by electric batteries on its short-haul routes, possibly by 2030.
EU’s Web Copyright Directive Could Spell Trouble
A vote in January on contentious new EU copyright laws could negatively impact tech platforms and all online publishers, create risky legal grey areas for many businesses, stifle freedom of expression, and lead to more surveillance and control.
New Features and New Prices For Old Apple Products
At a recent event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, Apple announced the introduction of new features and accompanying price changes for old favourite products like the iPad Pro and Mac Book.
Tech Tip - Clearing & Organising Your Screen
If you sometimes have too many windows open and you need to clear things up and / or get back to the desktop view in Windows 10 as quickly as possible, here are a couple of tips that can help.
Adult Site Visits on Work Computer Lead to Network Infection
The extensive online porn-accessing habit of an employee of a US government department known as the US Geological Survey (USGS) is being blamed for a government computer network becoming infected with malware.
Microsoft Education For Dyslexics
In partnering with charity ‘Made by Dyslexia’, and in signing the Made by Dyslexia pledge, Microsoft has announced that it is the first company to sign a global pledge to help people with dyslexia.
Blurring of Personal and Business Technology Cause For Concern
A report by CCS Insight showing how three-quarters of employees are forced to install work software on their personal mobile devices has highlighted how the increased blurring of personal and business technology is causing concern.
New Political Ad Transparency Rules Tested With Pro-Brexit Website
No sooner had Facebook announced new rules to force political advertisers to prove their identities and their ad spend than an anonymous pro-Brexit campaign website with a massive £257,000 ad spend was discovered.