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What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new EU data laws

GDPR is now in force, meaning companies of all sizes need to ensure they are compliant with the new data regulations.But what exactly does GDPR entail? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know. What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, (or EU Regulation 2016/679 if you want to be official) is one of the most ... Read More »

Washable, breathable and stretchable – the next generation of smart fabrics

Until now, there have typically been two ways of making clothing conductive: either wrap fibers in fine metallic wire (or stitch it in), or apply adhesive circuits onto the surface. Both of these work reasonably well, and have been put to use by sportswear companies to create smart garments that monitor your activity and feed stats to your phone. However, these ... Read More »

First look: Philips The One (7304 Performance Series)

Sick of being the person all your mates go to for tech help? Tongue-tied after rattling off a load of TV model numbers and HDR standard differences? Philips wants to take the pain out of buying a new television with its new all-killer, no-filler LCD screen, Philips The One. Taking direct aim at the mid-range of the market, we had a ... Read More »

Arsenal vs Manchester United live stream: how to watch FA Cup football from anywhere

The two most successful sides in FA Cup history are going head-to-head in a fourth round tie that has us salivating. Arsenal vs Manchester United is an engrossing grudge match at the best of times, but a Friday night FA Cup clash on free-to-air TV in the UK feels like it’s even more of an occasion than usual, and we’ll ... Read More »

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and deals in January 2019: where to buy the 4K Xbox

We’re officially into 2019 now, so that means the January sales are here which is super handy if you’re looking for Xbox One X price reductions. Deal-hungry gamers looking for the most powerful console ever made have have been keen to pick up Xbox One X bundles since release but there’s been a high cost to pay. Until now, prices ... Read More »

Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook is planning on integrating its three popular messaging services – Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger – so that they work closer together.According to a report in the New York Times, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has ordered developers to rebuild the three services “at their most basic levels.”The good news is that this doesn’t mean that the three services ... Read More »

Intel’s cheaper processors could continue to suffer stock shortages

Intel has just revealed its Q4 financial results, which featured positive returns, but were below expectations. More importantly, interim chief executive Bob Swan addressed the chip giant’s manufacturing woes and continued shortages of its lower-end processors that most consumers favor.Intel’s PC-centric business (Client Computing Group) was actually up 10% year-on-year in Q4, due to ‘continued strong demand’ for high-performance processors, ... Read More »

The best green web hosting of 2019

Choosing a website hosting company typically involves weighing up many factors, such as price, features, support, reputation and more. The environmental impact of a web host probably won’t rank high on most people’s priority lists, if they think about it at all – but that could be a mistake.Web hosting is very energy-intensive. Data centers may have tens of thousands ... Read More »

Nokia 2 and Nokia 3.1 to launch in the US, and they’re coming to Verizon and Cricket

Nokia 2 and Nokia 3.1 to launch in the US, and they’re coming to Verizon and Cricket

Nokia phones are making a comeback in America thanks to HMD Global, and they’ll be easier to buy thanks to official carrier sales and support.  It’s been a while.Soon, the midrange Nokia 3.1 Plus will come to Cricket Wireless, while the budget version of the Nokia 2 will land on Verizon, dubbed the Nokia 2 V in this case.There’s a ... Read More »

The best managed web hosting of 2019

You’ve designed a great website, found a quality website hosting package and got your creation online. That’s great, but don’t relax just yet; there’s plenty more to do.Maintaining your website involves a lot of work. You’ll need to monitor it to make sure it’s online and working normally. Web apps like WordPress (and any other software you install) must be updated ... Read More »