Mobile phones are a constant in most of our lives. But there’s one place where you certainly shouldn’t be calling, texting, Tweeting or anything else: your car. In the past, we’ve all seen campaigns against drink driving, campaigns that have proven successful given the lower rates of driving under the influence caused accidents. Is it about time we do the same for mobile phone use while driving? In recent years, mobile use has become a huge road safety issue, and we’re taking a look at just why it’s so dangerous, and what can be done to help solve this problem.
Signing up for a mobile contract can represent a big investment, particularly if you’re getting a top end new mobile thrown in with the deal. So when you see an advertisement offering you “cashback” on your contract, it can be pretty tempting. Sure, you’ll be spending a fair amount of money, but you’re going to be getting money back, right? Well… maybe. Cashback deals can be a great way to save money, or they can amount to absolutely nothing. Confused? We’ve got all you need to know about cashback deals right here.
Hang around the internet long enough and you’re sure to run into the term torrenting. Torrent or Bit-Torrent can be a big temptation, particularly if you’re on a budget and don’t have the cash to buy all the latest movies and music. But is torrenting legal? Are you going to get yourself into trouble? We’ve got all you need to know about torrenting right here.
In today’s online world, privacy is a huge concern. And if you’re looking to keep your browsing safe and private, then you might have heard of the term VPN. Not sure what a VPN is? Then you’re in the right place. We’ve got everything you need to know about VPNs and how to use them in our complete guide.
There are very few people nowadays that don’t have some kind of online presence. And this means that any one of us could be the victim of identity theft. Identity theft is far from being a new crime, but with more of us conducting personal business and storing data online, it’s a crime that’s becoming increasingly easy to pull off. What exactly is identity theft? How prevalent is it? How can you protect yourself? That’s what we’re here to find out.
There are plenty of mobile operators to choose from on the UK market. But a lot of us are still using the same operator that we originally signed up with. For the most part, there’s nothing tying you to just one operator, and there are plenty of reasons why you might want to change. Can you switch? How do you go about doing so? That’s what we’re here to help you with.
Having fast and reliable internet access has many benefits for kids and teens. With the ability to get information for homework or self-study, to endless entertainment possibilities, having an internet connection is seen by many young adults as a must. But alongside all the positives do come some negatives. Cyberbullying is far from a new trend, and it’s one that’s rapidly growing. And the numbers are pretty frightening…
In today’s world, scams are common. And if you’re a carer, or you have elderly relatives, then you should know that the elderly are frequently the target of unscrupulous individuals. Particularly when it comes to technology-based scams, the elderly are especially vulnerable. So we’re taking a look at the kinds of frauds that target older customers, as well as how the elderly can be protected. Knowing what these scams are and how they work should help save yourself, your clients, or your relatives from what can be a hefty financial cost.
Keeping your data safe is of paramount importance. The consequences of personal data leaks can be catastrophic. But in today’s world, where scams and hacker techniques change daily, protecting your data can seem close to impossible. Phishing scams have long been popular, and are great ways for the bad guys to get your data. But just what can you do to protect yourself?