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Is This A Scam?
I received an e-mail today entitled "A Small Appreciation Gift From The Windows Team" which looked suspicious so I ha...
Philip
17 Jan 2019 2
In the news!
When you think of news reels, do you immediately think of British Pathe? Thanks to a new deal with Reuters, this site...
Chris
29 Jul 2018 0
We are not amused!
Have you ever wondered what a monarch really thinks? Queen Victoria, the originator of that famous phrase, "we a...
Chris
29 Jul 2018 0
Discovering Literature through the ages
The new portal, Discovering Literature, from the British Library is a resource, continually updated. of literary and ...
Chris
29 Jul 2018 0
see how the world used to look!
This application of Google Earth lets you see how the planet we live on used to look millions of years ago. You can u...
Chris
10 Jul 2018 0
iOS 11.2
This morning I thought that my iPad had died, I couldn’t get it to charge at all. The technician at Carphone Warehou...
Anne
06 Dec 2017 0
Refreshing the basics - online sessions
This series of sessions is designed to review what you already know, but more importantly to refresh those things whi...
Chris
24 Oct 2017 2
Those with a btinternet.com email should read this
As a result of the massive Yahoo hack (see our Forum Item on 16th December), btinternet.com customers have been asked...
Phil
21 Dec 2016 0
Ever been tempted by an online ‘free trial’?
Have you ever been tempted to sign up to an online ‘free trial’ of miracle face cream, quick fix diet pil...
Ian
12 Nov 2016 0
Windows 10 Anniversary Update notes
At this point, there are still many who have not yet had this major 'feature update' from Microsoft.  It...
Phil
09 Nov 2016 0
Fresh Paint
Microsoft have just launched the new version of Paint. It is available from the Microsoft Store. Open the Store and s...
Chris
02 Nov 2016 0
Online banking - a guide to staying secure
There is a new document in the Learning & Support Centre about online banking.  Click here to view it. Ma...
Phil
31 Oct 2016 0
Windows Live Mail support ends 10th January 2017
As has been discussed in the Highway Forum previously, Microsoft is ceasing support for the email app Windows Live Ma...
Phil
28 Oct 2016 0
Applying effects to pictures - SuperPhoto Free
This app, SuperPhoto Free, lets you apply hundreds of effects to your images and then refine the results. To get the ...
Chris
25 Oct 2016 0
BBC iPlayer announcement
The BBC has announced that users of the iPlayer will have to log in with a personal account from sometime next year.&...
Phil
27 Sep 2016 0
24 ways to cut your car insurance premiums
Whether you're buying a new car or your current car insurance policy is ending, it's important to shop around...
Ian
24 Sep 2016 0
Happy Birthday eBay!!
The online auction site eBay turns 21 this month. The company is valued at £20 billion. As an example of the po...
Chris
22 Sep 2016 0
HP printers and cartridges
I'm not sure how many Highway members have HP printers and whether they use genuine (expensive?) HP cartridges or...
Phil
20 Sep 2016 0
The future of delivery is a driverless, electric, drone-carrying van
Or so Mercedes-Benz think as they unveiled plans to create a delivery van that combines electric, driverless, and dro...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 0
Smart Home Technology Gadgets - Motion Sensor Power Strip with 8 Outlets
This smart Strip conserves energy by detecting movement in the surrounding area with 4 outlets automatically turned o...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 0
Smart Home Technology Gadgets - Reusable dryer ball
You can soften your clothes and reduce the drying time by 25 percent with these reusable dryer balls for your machine...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 2
Smart Home Technology Gadgets - Smart Body Analyzer
Smart Body Analyzer is a complete health tracking scale. Though it appears like a normal weighing scale, it provides ...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 0
Smart Home Technology Gadgets - Wireless Door/Window Sensor
These monitor your doors and windows that alerts you to any intrusive activity detected. You can easily monitor your ...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 0
Smart Home Technology Gadgets - Book Light
Book Light is an integrated LED display encased in a plastic body that provides discreet lighting to suit your readin...
Ian
16 Sep 2016 0
Smart Home Technology Gadjets - Shower meter
This self-powered energy and water meter for your shower claims to save 440 kWh of energy and 8,500 liters of water e...
Ian
02 Sep 2016 0
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