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Online scams and how to avoid them

The Amazon scam This scam was initially reported on The One Show on 6th March, a member of the public was conned out of his hard earned cash in this scam by a fake seller on the Amazon Marketplace. The … Continue reading

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Should we start to look at the smartphone more as a computer?

There is no doubt that the average smartphone is a clever bit of technical wizardry, but can they really be relied upon to replace the good old PC? The PC was a long time coming and when it did finally … Continue reading

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Is the smartphone the new personal computer of choice?

Some would suggest that the majority of consumers will always want to keep their PC, rather than move over to a small and portable smartphone. However, the tide could well be turning as the sale of smartphones surpassed PCs in … Continue reading

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The future of the PC

It has been estimated that in around a decade or so, desktops, laptops and tablet computers will be obsolete. Perhaps in the future we will think back to the day when we took delivery of that cutting edge piece of … Continue reading

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Website Specification Agreements, exemption clauses in web sales and Cyberspace Internet Liability Insurance.

Website Specification Agreements Please be aware that the Law may have changed since the publication of this article. This article will look at some of the most important contractual issues relating to Website agreements and focuses specifically on the Website … Continue reading

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The future of the computer

Some recent innovations such as Apples iPad have given us a rather exciting look into the future of computers. But before we start looking forward to the future computer trends and must have devices, let’s take a look back to … Continue reading

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The Computer Misuse Act 1990

No matter what the topic of conversation is, there seems to be an Act of Parliament that has been dreamt up in an attempt to regulate it. Vehicles have the Road Traffic Act, people have the Public Order Act and … Continue reading

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Phishing and avoiding the scams

What is Phishing? Phishing is the act of someone trying to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and  indirectly, your money, by pretending to be a trustworthy person or organisation. These nearly always do the rounds … Continue reading

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Email etiquette: But it’s an email, not a letter!

It wasn’t that long ago that an email was a rather alien concept to us. Very few people owned a computer either at home or in the office and if we wanted to communicate with someone over any distance, we … Continue reading

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Is your tablet or Smartphone putting you at risk of identity theft?

With so many users around the globe now treating their Smartphone’s, iPads, or other  tablets like their PCs, the risk of picking up viruses or making them vulnerable to hackers has increased significantly. Tablet safety Since Apple’s successful launch of … Continue reading

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