Fake news

I thought I would take a step back from the nuts and bolts of our Internet gadgets, and talk about what happens when we use them. You may have heard the phrase ‘fake news’ used a lot recently, Collins dictionary defines it as “false, often sensational, information...

Laptop or tablet, which is better?

What is most suited to what you need, a laptop or a tablet? As often with tech, the initial answer is, it depends. It depends on what you want to do and what you might want to do in the forseeable future. So what do you need to know to make the right choice. A laptop...

Computers and Dementia

Technology can be wonderful at giving greater freedom to users through computers, but regrettably can also open up whole new areas of criminal activity due to the ubiquity of technology in modern life. Just recently I experienced the two coming together in a most...

Be your own expert?

I relate to the definition that says an expert is someone who knows more and more about less and less. This is particularly true of the computer world where knowledge in one area does not necessarily equate to the same depth of knowledge in another area. It is getting...