Jack is the Content Manager for He has been writing about a broad variety of technology subjects for over a decade, both in print and online, including laptops and tablets, gaming, and tech scams. As well as years of experience reviewing the latest tech devices, Jack has also conducted investigative research into a number of tech-related issues, including privacy and fraud.


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Business Phone Systems

What is VoIP?

A guide to VoIP business telephone systems including how they work and what to look for when upgrading your business. From costs to features and potential troubleshooting, this guide explains everything you need to know about VoIP to get started.


Hotspot Shield VPN Review

Hotspot Shield is a blisteringly fast VPN service with some great features and attractive price plans. If you’re looking for a VPN that can give you tight online privacy and maintain your broadband speeds, Hotspot Shield is great, though the free version has lots of adverts.


PureVPN vs NordVPN 2019

PureVPN and NordVPN are two of the best VPNs available. We compare them side by side to see which offers the best protection, as well as the best value.


How to Watch the Women’s World Cup Final with a VPN

This Sunday sees the final of the Women's World Cup, a soccer event that has grabbed our attention more than ever before, thanks to amazing performances on the pitch, as well as a little controversy off of it. Find out how you can watch it anywhere in the world, with a VPN


Apple Identifies MacBook Air Fault, Will Fix for Free

MacBook Air owners beware - your laptop may well be subject to Apple's latest repair program, after internal documents reveal an issue with the logic board. While Apple is remaining quiet about specifics of the fault, it has stated that repairs will be free.


EU Mandates All Electric Cars Must Make Noise

Starting today, all new electric cars in Europe must emit an audible noise by law, addressing concerns about the threat to pedestrians from silent vehicles. But, with no obligation for electric cars to make a traditional engine noise, there's room for plenty of audio creativity.


Are VPNs Safe?

Using a VPN doesn't make you invincible online, but pick a good one, and your data and privacy will remain secure. We explain how to go about using a VPN in a secure, data-safe fashion, plus reveal the safest VPN services to use.


Twitter to Label Rule-Breaking Tweets from Trump

Twitter has often found itself under attack for the way it handles provocative tweets from high profile accounts, and now, in a post on the company's blog, it's vowing to do something about it. The company will begin flagging 'abusive' posts from verified government officials.


Chromebook vs Tablet – Which Should You Buy?

Whether you’re streaming Netflix, doing college coursework, or just looking for a device to use outside the office, a tablet or Chromebook could be perfect. Here, we take a look at the benefits of both devices so you can see which one is right for you.


Google Steps Down from Tablet Business

Google has announced that it is to no longer produce tablets, with 2018's Pixel Slate now marking the company's swan song. It's been a turbulent few years for Android tablets, and this recent news from Google will do little to assure those that have resisted Apple's dominance.


Amazon Reveals New Eye-Friendly Kindle Oasis

Amazon unveils the latest changes to its Kindle line up, with a refresh of the premium Oasis model, adding amber lighting that is designed to be kinder on the eyes in low light conditions. However, while this might appeal to night time readers, is it essential?


Why Is My Computer So Slow?

Is your PC grinding to a halt? We look at some ways to get your computer back to full health, from simple solutions to more in-depth fixes. We explain various solutions for a sluggish PC or lazy laptop that you can try for yourself to get a speed boost.