News Updates

Tech News : Disinformation or Misinformation?

By cloudss | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

The new Online Media Literacy Strategy from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) is aimed at supporting 170+ organisations to improve media literacy rates in the UK, and thereby help young people to spot disinformation. As an aside, misinformation is information that is simply wrong, inaccurate or misleading (without necessarily having any intention to propagate […]

Read More

Tech News : Google Provides Insights Into Search Rankings

By cloudss | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Read More

Featured Article : Billionaire Space Race

By cloudss | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

In this article, we look at some of the lighter aspects of the technological achievement that was the recent Blue Origin rocket flight, and we look at the vision behind it. Space Passengers The recent flight of the rocket containing and funded by (richest man in the world and Amazon Founder) Jeff Bezos yielded pictures […]

Read More

Tech Insight : Why Is Printer Ink So Expensive?

By cloudss | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a recent ‘Which?’ survey found that some branded printer ink costs more than some champagnes, we take a look at the reasons why printer ink is so expensive. The Recent ‘Which?’ Survey The survey by consumer watchdog Which? asked more than 10,000 inkjet printer owners about their ink shopping experiences regarding both original-branded and […]

Read More

Tech Tip – Using The Windows Clipboard History

By cloudss | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’ve copied and pasted several items today but need to quickly and easily go back and use something you pasted earlier, you can use the clipboard history in Windows 10. Here’s how: – To open the clipboard history, press the Windows logo key + V (and then select Turn on if it’s not on […]

Read More

Featured Article : New 365 “Cloud PC” From Microsoft

By cloudss | Jul 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced its new hybrid Windows 365 cloud service where the operating system is stored in Microsoft’s Cloud and which securely streams each user’s apps, data, and settings to personal or corporate devices, acting as a full Windows desktop PC in the cloud. New Era of Hybrid Personal Computer Microsoft is calling the new subscription […]

Read More

Tech-Insight : What Is 2FA?

By cloudss | Jul 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA) refers to another piece of information that users are required to provide (in addition to username and password login details) to access a website/platform/account. Requiring another piece of information protects against others accessing the account if they simply know the username and password. Reasons The reasons for 2FA include: – A huge increase […]

Read More

Tech News : New Lease of Life For Microsoft Paperclip ‘Clippy’

By cloudss | Jul 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Following a vote of likes via Twitter and Instagram, Microsoft says it will be bringing back ‘Clippy’ the paperclip virtual assistant, but in as new, friendly-looking Emoji. Clippy From 1997 and until the mid-2000s, Microsoft Office users were used to seeing a paperclip symbol popping up on the screen to give help and advice about […]

Read More

Tech News : WhatsApp Without A Smartphone

By cloudss | Jul 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Facebook’s WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will allow users to send messages without using just their smartphone. Tied To A Phone WhatsApp is currently linked to just a user’s phone, and to use the Web/desktop version, the user must select ‘Linked Device’ (formerly ‘WhatsApp Web’) mode to scan an on-screen QR code. Multi […]

Read More

Tech Tip – Help Improve Your Productivity With Microsoft’s MyAnalytics

By cloudss | Jul 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’d like to get data-driven insights into your work habits to improve your productivity, you could try Microsoft 365 MyAnalytics platform. Here’s how: – Sign into your Microsoft 365 account. – Select MyAnalytics from the app drawer or click on the 9-dot square menu (top left) and select the ‘All Apps’ link and click […]

Read More