Tech Tip : Snap Windows For Multi-Tasking
Windows 10 has a handy feature that allows you to snap the current window to one side of your screen, and simultaneously open a second one on the other side, thus enabling the often elusive multi-tasking. Here’s how:
Car Scammers Using eBay
Scammers in the Greater Manchester area are using eBay to sell cars that have been stolen and cloned.
Broadband Speed Claims To Be Examined
A 10-week public consultation is to be held by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) about the advertised speeds of competing broadband services and whether they differ from real user experiences.
3 Steps To Banking Security Heaven In The UK?
The results of an online survey by YouGov, sponsored by credit reference agency Equifax have shown that 55% of British people think that 3 or fewer verification steps are needed to keep their bank accounts safe from criminals.
Touch Sensitive "Paint" Opens New Doors
A new system called Electrick (developed by Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh) uses conductive spray paint and electrodes to turn any surface into an electronic touch sensor.
Facebook Offers Tips For Spotting Fake News
Social media giant Facebook has published adverts in the UK popular press, giving readers a list of ten ways to spot ‘fake news’.
This marks a widening of an ‘educational’ campaign that saw the same message displayed on the news feeds of users in 14 countries back in April.
Tech Tip : Set Power Button to Turn Off Monitors
If you have the Windows 10 Creators Update, you can make your computer power button into a monitor switch that lets you turn off all your monitors. With this tip you can turn off your monitor and still leave your computer running. Applications won’t be closed, and downloads won’t be terminated. If you have multiple monitors set up, it will turn off all your monitors at once for you.
To set this up:
£23.97/min For 118 Directory Enquiries
Ofcom is reported to be concerned about the high costs of calling directory enquiries- services, and this looks likely to lead to another examination of this area of the market.
Facebook AND Google Victims Of Massive Phishing Scam
Details have emerged of a phishing scam which took place from 2013 until 2015, allegedly run by one 48-year-old man who claimed both Google and Facebook as victims to the tune of £77 million.