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  • 4112th 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
  • 535th 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
  • 8027th November 2017Rest Easy – Here’s Sleepy Suggestion For Christmas ListRest Easy – Here’s Sleepy Suggestion For Christmas List The dawning of that dreadful new arrival in our calendar, Black Friday, not only brings the dread of gridlocked town centres and a sluggish internet, it tells us the Christmas shopping season is here and, with it, t... Read More
  • 16817th November 2017Be Careful With New TechnologyBe Careful With New Technology Last week’s IT news seemed to be dominated by the unintended consequences of having advanced technology. First up was Matthew Channon, lecturer at Exeter University and Specialist in how the law applies to autonomous vehicles. He submitted ev... Read More
  • 11117th November 2017Send Messages That Stand Out From The CrowdSend Messages That Stand Out From The Crowd Want to send messages that stand out from the crowd? Then maybe it is time to check out Ultratext. This is an App for phones that turns text messages into colourful animated GIFs in order to win them some attention when they are re... Read More
  • 1517th November 2017Tracking Devices For Employees Unlikely To Be Popular MoveTracking Devices For Employees Unlikely To Be Popular Move The rise of the Fitbit for monitoring fitness activity seems to have inspired Amazon to take such technology further and apply wrist-based tracking approaches to workplace productivity. News has emerged that Amazon h... Read More
  • 2061st November 2017Train Trial Could Help CommutersTrain Trial Could Help Commuters Transport for London (TFL) has just launched a trial of new information service that holds some promise for the weary rush-hour traveller. A new display system has been introduced at Shoreditch High Street station on the Highbury & Isling... Read More
  • 30220th October 2017New Law May Have A Surprise In StoreNew Law May Have A Surprise In Store Despite Brexit and all that, new European law on data protection law hits the UK next May and it closes several loopholes that have had an impact on us as consumers. It does, however, place far greater demands upon those who hold informat... Read More
  • 29913th October 2017Smart Crossings for Pedestrians Need To All Behave The SameSmart Crossings for Pedestrians Need To All Behave The Same Zebra crossings were surely one of the least likely things to feature in this column. Yet, here we are with ‘smart pedestrian crossings.’ Back in 2014, at a notorious black spot in Badajoz, Western Spain, LEDs w... Read More
  • 2996th October 2017Phones To Track Phones Yields Wealth Of DataPhones To Track Phones Yields Wealth Of Data Transport for London (TFL) provides wifi at almost all underground stations and has just published a very interesting report. This reviewed its pilot project to collect and analyse connections made to 1,070 wifi access points at 5... Read More

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