Jack is a senior writer at Tech.co with over a decade's experience researching and writing about consumer technology, from security and privacy to product reviews and tech news.

 

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6 Times Facebook Was a Follower, Not a Leader

TikTok, the video sharing app, is this week's hottest trend. Facebook has clearly been paying attention, and has launched its own similar app called Lasso. We look at the times when Facebook has followed the crowd and copied an existing service, often leading to little success

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Best Black Friday Laptop Deals 2018

Black Friday is one of the best times to pick up a new laptop, whether it’s for the office or as a recreational tool (or both), you’ll be able to find some excellent bargains. We help you through the world of online sales to find the best laptop for you.

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Foldable Phones – What You Need to Know

With Samsung now having revealed its folding display phone, and another model already on the market from Royole, we look at what other companies are planning for foldable screen tech, including Apple, LG and Huawei.

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Samsung’s Foldable Phone is Finally Official

After years of speculation, rumors, teases and mocked up protoypes, Samsung has finally revealed its foldable phone, during a very quick segment at its 2018 developer's conference. Is Samsung's folding phone the future of mobile tech?

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Black Friday 2018 Survival Guide: Tech Jargon Explained

Black Friday is a chaotic time of year. The stakes are high – there are bargains to be had on the tech products you've been lusting after all year, but there's also a chance you might panic and pick up a dud. We explain what to look for and how to get it at a great price.

VPN

NordVPN vs ExpressVPN 2019

If you’re concerned about your online privacy, and you should be, then a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is an essential. By masking your activities online, your personal data is free from hackers and snoopers. Read our impressions of two of the best, NordVPN and ExpressVPN.

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How and Why Do Tech Leaks Happen?

With not a week able to go by without a leak of the latest tech product, where do they come from? We look and how and why tech leaks happen and investigate whether they ever happen on purpose (as is so often suspected).

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How Facebook is Flagging False News

After coming under heavy fire by users and government, Facebook is trying to regain trust in its service. Is flagging false news enough to win us back? We explain how Facebook is bringing attention to false stories and penalising those who knowingly distribute them

VPN

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.

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.

VPN

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.