Category Archives: Technology

Google Home Now Able to Make Phone Calls

Google unveiled a new feature that enables users to make phone calls through Google Home smart speaker. The new feature should be available only for users in US with Canada coming online in few days.  Google Home is also available in other countries such as Germany, Australia, France and the United Kingdom. However, Google hands- free calling is not yet supported in these countries. Calling is absolutely free for users in the US and Canada using Wi-Fi. Continue reading…

Protecting your Business against Cyber Attacks

Cyber security is increasingly becoming a concern for businesses, particularly with the recent attacks on Sony and Target. Large corporations like these have a massive budget to deal with these type of attacks, but small to medium sized businesses might lack the resources to protect themselves. Losing data is a nightmare for anyone, but especially for a small business, who might not have the resources to consult a professional data recovery specialist. Continue reading…

Electric Golf Carts – Are They Worth It?

Golf is a great game to play with friends, business colleagues or even in competition, and as there are many fine golf courses across the UK, you will certainly have one within a few miles of you. In fact, did you know there are more than 500 golf courses in Scotland alone? It is, after all, considered the home of the game, so that should be no surprise. No matter what your level of competency is, whether you play for fun or for sport, there are always gadgets that make life easier, and the game more fun, so what are we talking about here? Continue reading…

Backing up your Emails

We live in a digital age, which has its merits, and one of these merits is email. Can we remember what life was like without it? Email is now so essential that when most people get asked their address, this is what they think of first. For our personal and business lives, it is extremely hard to think what life would be like without it. Continue reading…

What to Expect from Computer Geeks IT services

Most people these days have heard the term ‘computer geek’ and understand it means someone who is very technically skilled with computers and understands what they do with considerable depth. But whilst some computer geeks may seem a little preoccupied only with all things computer, their skill, knowledge, advice and at times considerable talent can greatly assist business, whether small or large. Of course the amount of work that a computer geek will provide for any business will depend upon the amount of work commissioned. Continue reading…

Too much screen time? A digital detox retreat is the answer

We now live in a society where a third of all adults prefer to text rather than talk and social media use and the use of smartphones at the table is leading to illnesses such as stress, obesity and high blood pressure.

Online life is taking its toll more than we realise and the answer is to have a digital detox. This means disconnecting from the internet and having the chance to reconnect with the real world. It’s hard to do this completely with the pressures of work so there are now a wide number of relaxing digital detox retreats springing up around the world; each with a unique offering. Continue reading…

Cool home innovations and inventions

We all want to spend less time cleaning, cooking or carrying out dull housework chores when we are home. Relaxing with the family is important when we have busy careers and full social calendars and so every advance in home technology helps that little bit more with the dream of putting our feet up with nothing to do except recharge our batteries.

Every year there are new inventions which are designed to make our home lives more pleasant and this year is no exception. Here are just a few gadgets and gizmos which are available now, due to launch soon or in the advanced stages of development.  Continue reading…