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Most people that keep daily journals like to keep them forever. And if you’re still in the habit of taking pen to paper, you probably have tons of notebooks filling your bookshelf. Fortunately, there are lots of apps that make it easy to keep a journal right on your phone, tablet, or laptop. Today we’re talking about Evernote. It’s the perfect way to keep an online journal, and it offers a lot more functionality than any physical notebook ever could. If you’re interested in taking your diary digital, here’s our full guide to keeping a journal in Evernote. What is…

According to a MoneySupermarket survey of British households, 77% of Brits know what a connected home or smart home is, and with 79% of adults have smart devices we’re all pretty much ready to go with smart technology, it’s just a matter of time before we buy the devices and start to integrate them all into our everyday lifestyle. Insurance provider Insure4Retirement collated information on the use of smart security devices and reported that home insurance companies are starting to recognise that smart technology can greatly improve security at your home, reducing the likelihood of property damage and burglary, and…

With the holiday season coming up, chances are rather high that you have some people to shop for. So, any inkling to what you may buy for those family members and friends on your gift list with an interest in technology? For many consumers, money does become an issue when the holidays get closer. As such, they do not want to go on a spending spree. All that leads to is less money in one’s wallet, potentially big credit card bills and a bad feeling with one’s finances. So, what tech gifts can you find for holiday gift buying without…

At a recent tech conference I watched a fantastic speech by the brilliant Bharat Bhise HNA and the theme of that talk was something which we often get asked about here, why people hack? Over the last decade we have seen a huge increase in cybercrime and as each new and robust piece of cybersecurity software gets created, the hackers are busy trying to find new ways of getting around it. Bharat gave a really great talk on this and it inspired me to follow up a little more in response to many of you, in terms of why cybercriminals…

A large following on Instagram can be a great thing n both a personal and a business level. Personally having more followers can make you feel a greater part of the online community, and as a business you can attract much more custom if you have a large following. Building a great following isn’t always easy however, as my friend Bharat Bhise found out when he launched a restaurant and sought too market through Instagram. Over time however he has managed to consistently build more and more followers which have helped increase sales and brand awareness for his restaurant, and…

UK wellness is a multi-billion pound industry (expected to reach £22.8 billion by 2020), dominated by gym membership, sports equipment and natural health supplements. Also starting to have an impact are the many health apps on the market but, with so many to choose from, which ones are worth opting for? Here, we take a look at some of the most notable: Pokémon Go Okay, so Pokémon may be primarily a ‘game’. But, this app is also useful for getting people active. The popular game works by individuals needing to be active in the community to progress in the game.…

Millions of gamers are counting down the days until the latest instalment in the outrageously popular Call of Duty franchise hits shelves on October 25. Activision releases a new title every October, like clockwork, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be the 16th in the sequence. Cumulative sales exceed 300 million games and the series has earned more than $15 billion for the studio. It has captured a place in the hearts and minds of gamers and its evolution has been a joy to behold over the past 16 years. Call of Duty was initially released as a competitor to…

By their very nature, gift cards of any kind are flexible and quite universal. And these are not just empty words – with a gift card a person can get what he/she truly wants or order a service that will be of utmost interest too. And in the case of gamers, with the ever-shifting trends and new AAA games, it can quite a challenge to pick something concrete yet appreciated. That’s where PlayStation gift card and membership comes in, and you won’t have to ask yourself if your gift truly hits the mark or painfully sails past the target. New…

For over a half-century, computers and simulations have played a critical role in preparing and training professionals for real-world application in the context of a low-stakes learning environment. Granted, early and expensive technology was primarily reserved for government training programs run by entities such as NASA and the FBI. We’ve all seen the iconic videos of the Apollo astronauts training in simulation, and the significance of that training is not lost on most of us. Without it, humans likely never step foot on the moon or create the International Space Station. Clearly, simulation has its purpose. Beyond Apollo It wasn’t long after…

Steering clear of identity fraud can be rather easy for many consumers. For others, they unfortunately become the next victims. That said are you taking any worthwhile steps to avoid being a victim? From the right protection plans to commonsense, you can more times than not steer clear of fraud. So, are you ready to fight back against identity theft criminals? Where Will You Stand up and Fight Back? In taking steps to lessen the chances of being a victim, remember these pointers: 1. Protection plans are starting point – In looking to avoid fraud, do you have a protection…