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Christmas Greetings

We wish you all A very happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year The end of the year is often the time when business owners can sit back, reflect on their past year and plan ahead for the next year. If you are considering starting the new year with some changes or additions to your […]

FREE service to protect yourself online

Will consumers use a new free service to protect themselves from dodgy websites? A new, free service has been launched by IBM and two other industry bodies, the Packet Clearing House and the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), with the aim of helping consumers and businesses to avoid websites that are known to be malicious. Quad […]

SNES Mini

“a charming little relic of a distant time” These are the words of one reviewer of the latest games console released by Nintendo, the Classic Mini SNES, at the end of September. Retro-gaming has become a popular activity as first-generation gamers, now adults and parents, want to share the delights of the characters and games […]

Super Mario and Nintendo Switch

Super Mario and Switch update It’s official!  Nintendo has announced that Super Mario is not as we have all believed a plumber! As revealed in the Independent recently the cuddly Italian’s profile has been updated and he is now “all-round sporty”. For those of you hooked on the loveable retro-game character, who have now embraced […]

Big companies dominating web space

The “Big Three” dominating web space Think of website searching and what name springs to mind? – Google What about social media? – Facebook Online selling? – Amazon Despite the best efforts of IT innovators, these three effectively now dominate their niches, far outstripping the likes of Bing, Snapchat, Instagram and WhatsApp. In fact, Facebook […]

Retro gaming is a big deal

Remember the days of your childhood when you would sit with a group of your mates around the TV playing games via a console? Most likely your childhood was in the 1980s and 90s, when technology had not advanced to the online gaming that is the norm today, albeit still via a console. Now, you […]

Nintendo Switch – a happy marriage of innovation with nostalgia?

Many of Nintendo’s original fans are now adults who still have a sneaking affection for the Nintendo games and their characters. Perhaps this has been a factor in the successful March launch of the company’s newest games console – the Switch, which sold three million units in its first month. But the success must also […]

Another survey from Which? This time 4G coverage

As more and more people access the internet and their emails via their mobile phones, coverage and download speeds can be of crucial importance to businesses if they want to be competitive. It is particularly important for businesses in the service sector, such as restaurants and other venues, that often rely on a percentage of […]

How Good Is Your Broadband?

The latest research from communications regulator Ofcom shows that average broadband speeds in urban areas are more than three times faster than those in rural parts of Britain. Its annual study of home broadband ISP speeds in the UK revealed that the average Internet download rate is now 36.2Mbps (up from 28.9Mbps last year), with uploads […]

The GTX 1080 Ti has arrived

The GTX 1080 Ti the newest and most powerful gaming graphics card ever? It was only released last Friday but already demand has outstripped supply for the new The GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti, NVIDIA’s new flagship gaming GPU. Its GPU frequency has been boosted by 50 MHz and has a redesigned cooling set-up which has […]