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  • 9816th February 2018Clear Online Bills From Providers Are a Huge PlusClear Online Bills From Providers Are a Huge Plus I made the mistake of checking my online bill from a utilities provider, then deciding to stay with that provider but change the tariff package. I still remember those heady days when a single sheet bill came through your doo... Read More
  • 3349th February 2018Bitcoin Goldrush Sees Few Winners And Way Too Many Empty WalletsBitcoin Goldrush Sees Few Winners And Way Too Many Empty Wallets  At the time of writing, the value of Bitcoin, the ‘hot’ cryptocurrency, has collapsed to 38 per cent of its peak value of almost 20,000 dollars just six weeks ago. Now the market price languishes at less ... Read More
  • 1037th February 2018It’s All Go At New Amazon Store..It’s All Go At New Amazon Store..  Monday, January 22, saw a revolution in retail when the Amazon Go store finally opened in Seattle, the world’s first check-out free shop. The new convenience store is packed with sensors instead of tills. The multiplicity of devices, t... Read More
  • 13930th January 2018Cities Could Be Next For Smart MoveCities Could Be Next For Smart Move  Now that Smart Homes are taking off, we have a new concept to get our heads around and that is Smart Cities. This has been a key theme of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the regular barometer of what is expected to be ... Read More
  • 17330th January 2018Toyota’s Take On Transit Of Old Is An Electric IdeaToyota’s Take On Transit Of Old Is An Electric Idea  The winner of the official Best in Show Award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a self-driving electric box on wheels. Toyota’s e-Palette is a concept vehicle which the Japanese giant suggest... Read More
  • 23218th January 2018Bus Monitoring App Is Simply A DiamondBus Monitoring App Is Simply A Diamond  Finally, the public transport monitoring capability that I have been seeking for a few years has materialised, from one local operator at least. Diamond buses have launched bus tracking on their website, and via a mobile app, to show ... Read More
  • 19918th January 2018Looking Back At 2017Looking Back At 2017  With the final curtain closed on 2017 we can look back and reflect that the big themes of tech in the year just passed have been the smart home, voice recognition and cyber security. Home controllers took off last year. Latest figures indicate that the... Read More
  • 44422nd December 2017Hi-Tech Versions Of Classic Games To Entertain KidsHi-Tech Versions Of Classic Games To Entertain Kids  When the presents have been bought, wrapped, unwrapped and put aside, and the fridge, having busted its hinges, has been depleted, with the kids gone from hyperventilating to boredom in just hours, families of old would h... Read More
  • 37112th December 2017New Speakers Are Aiming To Make A Big Noise IN The Christmas RushNew Speakers Are Aiming To Make A Big Noise In The Christmas Rush  Bluetooth speakers for wirelessly booming out music from phones and tablets are old hat, so the leading players have added interactivity and hope for big sales in the pre-Christmas rush. The Amazon Echo Dot ... Read More
  • 3585th December 2017Headphones To Be A Big Christmas HitHeadphones To Be A Big Christmas Hit  There seems to be a general feeling in the industry that headphones for kids might be one of the big sellers this Christmas. They have only been in the mainstream for a relatively short time. Some parents might not even know that they a... Read More

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