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Aug 30, 2022

A big step forward for Twitter that might make it a more pleasant place to be - Twitter Circle is now available to everyone and lets you set up private group chats of up to 150 people. 

 

Twitter says Circles will let users have discussions without worrying about random people hijacking the discussion and making them...


Aug 29, 2022

It’ll soon be possible to listen to podcasts while you’re using Twitter.

 

The app is rolling out a new ‘audio’ tab which will highlight podcasts alongside Twitter’s ‘Spaces’ material.

 

Podcasts will be grouped according to subject matter - given Twitter’s emphasis on real-time content, I’d expect to...


Aug 29, 2022

As the cost of living crisis intensifies something you’ll really want to avoid is becoming a victim of cyber crime.

 

Here are a few quick tips to stay safe.

 

First and most important - anytime you’re asked for a password - use a strong, secure one, don’t share it with anyone and don’t repeat it anywhere...


Aug 26, 2022

There’s more evidence of computer manufacturers taking the environment seriously.

 

Acer has introduced a new Chromebook in its eco friendly Vero line.

 

The Chromebook Vero 514 which has been designed to be repaired and recycled - much of it has been built with recycled plastic.

 

The Vero 514 goes on sale across...


Aug 25, 2022

What’s your opinion on voice notes when you’re sending messages to friends, family or business contacts?

 

All the major messaging apps - including WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and even Linkedin let you hold down the mic button, record a message with your voice and then send it off.

 

It can help with productivity...