Smart Locks

Tapplock is a popular, Bluetooth-based, fingerprint activated padlock. The speciality of this padlock comes down to the fingerprint recognition technology which allows users to unlock the padlock with their fingerprint or use a mobile application remotely. As an added benefit, you can even allocate trusted individuals who can also use the mobile application to unlock
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Apple vs Facebook

It is a known fact that Facebook can track the activity of users via the comment fields and like & share buttons on posts regardless of whether you interact with those buttons. The Facebook like and share buttons are present on thousands of websites enabling Facebook to track users across multiple sites, revealing information about
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Sharenting

Sharenting is a relatively recent term being used to describe the overuse of social media by parents who are sharing too much information about their children in their social media posts. While it may just seem like the harmless act of proud parents, Barclays claims that sharenting is in fact the weakest link in risking online fraud and
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Gmail Self Destruct

Google has added an expiration feature to their Gmail service which allows users to set an expiration date for their sent emails, after which the email will be removed and permanently destroyed from the recipient’s mailbox. The self-destruct feature works by sending a link as opposed to an attachment or sensitive content written within the
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Wi-Fi EasyMesh

Mesh networks make use of multiple Wi-Fi enabled routing devices to extend a Wi-Fi network across a much larger area, for example it is common for users who live in large houses to lose Wi-Fi signal due to the lack of range provided by a single Wi-Fi hotspot alone. The benefits of using a mesh
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How can smartphones help the fight against cancer?

Cancer Research is looking to harness the processing power of smartphones to assist research, by building up a network of 100,000 or more UK smartphones due to research progress being slowed by the lack of funding for and access to the much-needed super-computing resources. The project has been named DRUGS (Drug Repositioning Using Grids of
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GDPR – What does it mean for you?

With the introduction of GDPR fast approaching next month, many businesses are working hard to ensure that they have the correct procedures in place to both protect and collect your personal data. However, for those that aren’t familiar with the new regulation – what does this mean for you? So, what is GDPR? The General
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Artificial Intelligence in the Emergency Services

Artificial Intelligence is an area of computer science covering the creation of ‘intelligent’ machines, enabling computers to respond to various inputs and even adapt to their surrounding environment via a process called Machine Learning whereby machines identify patterns in data to expand their ‘knowledge’ and ability to perform certain tasks. The Corti Digital Assistant, developed
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Wonderful Worcestershire Awards

Wonderful Worcestershire Awards 2018

The Wonderful Worcestershire Awards presented several people with awards recognising their commitment inside and outside their respective organisations or businesses. Our Commercial Director, Andrea Borwell-Fox, picked up third place for the Significant Achievement of the year award. “I am delighted to have made it into the top three for this category.  There were great winners
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Is Virtual Reality Secure?

Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that has become increasingly popular in the last few years, allowing users to become immersed in a virtual world of their choice from the comfort of their home. But is it secure? VR Technology requires users to have a VR Headset and Controllers which vary in levels of sophistication,
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