Category Archives: Software


Tech News : Apple Issues Patch To Stop iPhone ‘Zero-Click’ Spyware

Tech News : Apple Issues Patch To Stop iPhone ‘Zero-Click’ Spyware

Apple has issued a security update following the discovery of a zero-day, zero-click “spyware” that could infect iPhones and iPads. Discovered By Researchers The threat was discovered by independent researchers from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab while they were analysing the phone of a Saudi activist infected with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. What Is It? The Citizen Lab has described the threat as a…

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Featured Article: Guess What Most Web Traffic Is Made Up Of?

Featured Article: Guess What Most Web Traffic Is Made Up Of?

In this article, we look at how a surprisingly large proportion of Internet traffic is made up of bots, how many of these can be ‘bad bots’, and what businesses can do to keep enjoying the benefits of good bots while guarding against the threats of bad bots. Two-Thirds of Internet Traffic is Bots The recent Barracuda Networks ‘Top Threats and Trends’ report found that…

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Featured Article: Legal Bot : From Motoring Fines to Asylum Applications

Featured Article: Legal Bot : From Motoring Fines to Asylum Applications

In this article, we take a brief look at the many different ways that technology is increasingly being used by legal professionals and by those seeking legal services, and how advancement such as AI are making a valuable contribution. DoNotPay DoNotPay (https://donotpay.com/), described as “the world’s first robot lawyer”, is an app/chatbot program that helps users to draft legal letters.  The app, which dates back to…

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Tech Tip – Backing Up Your Chrome History

Tech Tip – Backing Up Your Chrome History

If you’ve lost your Google Chrome history and you’d like to avoid the frustration of having waste time trying to find those useful and interesting websites that you remember looking at, here’s how to back-up your history so it doesn’t happen again: Enable Sync Enabling sync on Google Chrome history copies your history (and bookmarks) to your other devices (where you’re logged into your Google…

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Featured Article : Apps & Zaps – Ideas For Automating Your Business

Featured Article : Apps & Zaps – Ideas For Automating Your Business

In this article, we look at how Zapier and other alternatives can be used to link apps together and create automated workflows that can carry out daily/weekly marketing tasks for you in the background while you get on with running your business. Zapier Zapier (https://zapier.com/) is a tool that can automate repetitive tasks between two or more apps, without any extra coding or human intervention…

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Tech Tip – All The Emojis You’ll Ever Need

Tech Tip – All The Emojis You’ll Ever Need

Emojis can be a great tool for creating more engaging social media posts and more, so here’s a site where you can find and copy all the emojis you’ll need: – To find the emoji you’re looking for: – Go to https://emojipedia.org/. – Type a name/description of the emoji required into the search field or select the category of emoji you’re looking for (left-hand column) or…

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Tech Insight : What Is Zero Trust?

Tech Insight : What Is Zero Trust?

With mobile computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and now remote working moving the focus of IT security away from the traditional perimeter, this article takes a brief look at what a ‘Zero Trust’ approach is and how it can help. More Complex Security Demands The belief among many IT security experts is that a traditional perimeter-based security approach may no longer be enough to cope with the…

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Tech Insight : What Is Business Process Management?

Tech Insight : What Is Business Process Management?

In this article, we take a brief look at Business Process Management (BPM), how it works, and how it can add value. What Is Business Process Management (BPM)? BPM is also referred to as business process improvement (BPI), business process re-engineering, continual improvement process (CIP), and process improvement. BPM is the ongoing, continuous practice or discipline of improving and controlling the processes of the business…

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Tech News : Computer Says “Guilty”

Tech News : Computer Says “Guilty”

An error in the HM Courts and Tribunals Service computer system meant that 5,000+ defendants were wrongly assigned guilty pleas. Accidental Criminal Convictions The problem that led to 5,000+ people being wrongly given criminal convictions was an error in the computer system’s bulk amendment facility, which was used to update the cases of magistrates’ hearings that were adjourned due to the impact of the pandemic….

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Tech News : Google Provides Insights Into Search Rankings

Tech News : Google Provides Insights Into Search Rankings

Google has announced that (US first) Google Search users can click into details that show how their search-result matched certain search-terms (context), thereby giving a further tantalising glimpse into how specific rankings/search engine results are arrived at. ‘About This Result’ Panel Google says that clicking the three dots next to most of its search engine results will now take users to the  ‘About This Result’…

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