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Tech Insight : Windows 11

By cloudss | Jun 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

With the launch of Microsoft’s Windows 11 recently announced in an online event, we take a brief look at what’s new with this new OS, how it challenges Apple, and when it’s available. Early Preview + Free Update An early preview version of the new Microsoft Windows 11, next generation OS will be released for […]

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Featured Article : Who Was John McAfee?

By cloudss | Jun 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

After John McAfee was found dead in a Barcelona prison cell last week, we take a brief look at the colourful life of this complicated, maverick software entrepreneur. McAfee Antivirus The products that made John McAfee a household name were his antivirus software and anti-spam products. John McAfee formed his software company, originally called McAfee […]

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Tech News : £50 Note Featuring ‘Father of Computer Science’ Enters Circulation

By cloudss | Jun 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The new £50 note featuring the face of mathematician and ‘father of computer science’ (and Bletchley Park code-breaker) Alan Turing has entered circulation. Turing’s Birthday The note, which was announced in July 2019 and finally entered circulation last week to coincide with Turing’s birthday, means that all new UK banknote denominations are now made of […]

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Tech News : UK Firm Hit By £130,000 Fine For Marketing Calls

By cloudss | Jun 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The ICO has fined home improvements company ColourCoat Ltd £130,000 for making more than 900,000 nuisance marketing calls! What? ColourCoat Ltd of St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, which provides a number of home improvement services, was fined for making almost a million nuisance calls over an eight-month period, between 1st August 2019 and 31st March […]

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Tech Tip – Creating Drop-down Lists in Google Sheets

By cloudss | Jun 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you use Google Sheets and need to simplify data-entry, adding dropdown lists can really help. Here’s how to add them: – In Google Sheets, select the cell where you want the dropdown list. – Click on ‘Data’, select ‘Data Validation’, and select ‘List of items’. – In the field that loads, type the items […]

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Tech News : UK Nuke Plant Built With Amazon Cash

By cloudss | Jun 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

General Fusion, a Canadian company with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as one of its backers is building a Nuclear Fusion power demonstration plant at Culham in Oxfordshire. Fusion Whereas current nuclear power plants split atoms in a process known as ‘fission’ to generate energy, ‘fusion’ generates energy by fusing atoms together, which is the same process […]

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Tech News : Five-Year High For Tech Hiring

By cloudss | Jun 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

New figures from job search engine Adzuna and data provider Dealroom show that hiring in the tech industry has reached its highest level in five years. Vacancies Exceeding Pre-Pandemic Levels The data, which was compiled by Adzuna and Dealroom for the Government’s Digital Economy Council shows that job vacancies in the digital tech sector have now […]

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Featured Article : Why Food Delivery App Orders Can Cost Up To 44 Percent More

By cloudss | Jun 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

An investigation by consumer champion ‘Which?’ has revealed that food ordered via delivery apps such as Deliveroo, Just Eat, and Uber Eats can be considerably more expensive than dealing directly with the food outlet. Food Delivery Apps Seven out of 10 people in the UK (Which? survey) say they now use food delivery apps.  Popular […]

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Tech Insight : What’s DaaS?

By cloudss | Jun 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

In this article, we take a brief look at what DaaS is, as well as its advantages and disadvantages. Desktop as a Service Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is a service where virtual applications/virtual desktops, via a third-party public or private cloud service, are made accessible (streamed) to users over the Internet via an html-based web browser […]

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Tech Tip – How To Use Anchors (Bookmarks) In Google Docs

By cloudss | Jun 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’d like to make it faster and easier to navigate between different document sections in Google Docs, here’s how to insert anchors (known as ‘bookmarks’): – In Google Docs, type the name of the document in the Title column and open your chosen document. – Put the cursor at the beginning of where you […]

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