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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Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G Among Latest IFA Announcements

Samsung's 2019 IFA presentation didn't include many surprises. Some products, like the Galaxy Watch Active2 and Galaxy Tab S6, we already knew about. The company did at last confirm the release date for the much talked about Galaxy Fold, as well as announcing a 5G variant model.


Apple Offers Free Apple Watch Repair Program

Apple has launched a new free repair program for owners of its Watch products, acknowledging that a fault means that a crack can appear on the screen for affected models. The program, which focuses on Series 2 & 3 models, covers those with aluminum cases.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


CloudFlare Removes Service from 8chan

8chan's repuation, and its role in the latest shooting has seen one of its service providers, CloudFlare, withdraw it service entirely, forcing the site offline. After initially declining to remove its support from 8chan, CloudFlare quickly changed its stance.

Business Phone Systems

VoIP vs Landline Phones

A clear business communication system is essential for success. But which is better for it: VoIP vs Landline? Analog vs Digital? New vs Old? Find out the differences to see which telephone system is right for your company, VoIP or landline, and how much you'll have to pay for it.


Google to Offer App Subscription on Play Store

Worried that you don't already have enough online subscriptions with Spotify, Netflix, Hulu, Xbox Live or whatever else you're signed up for? Well, prep your wallet, Google is coming in hot with a subscription service for its Android Play store.


Samsung Tab S6 Tablet – Everything You Need to Know

Samsung has unveiled its latest tablet, the Tab S6 - a 10.5-inch Android-driven device, which follows on from the Tab S4, with Samsung hoping that it will be able to challenge Apple's dominance with a list of new features such as an onscreen fingerprint sensor and keyboard case.

Password Managers

The Best Password Managers for 2019

Data breaches are all too common these days, and relying on a memorized list of passwords, or reusing the same ones, is risky and outdated. The good news is, the best password managers make logging into your online accounts feel effortless. Here are the best to use in 2019