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Highway's 2018 Charity fundraiser
We’ve decided to run an annual charity fund-raising event.  This first year’s will be in support of ...
20 Mar 2018 0
New online Screenclasses and Documents
Chris Anthony's Refreshing the Basics online course recordings are now online in the Learning & Support Centr...
17 Feb 2018 4
News about Fake News
Fake News has been news for a few months now.  Fuelled by the ease with which people can post stories on the int...
08 Apr 2017 0
New Yahoo hack revealed (may affect BT and Sky emails!)
You may have seen in the news about another exposé about Yahoo being hacked, which is in addition to the previ...
15 Dec 2016 1
Shoplifting? No, just the 'next big thing'
Watch this video to glimpse how Amazon see the future of shopping!
06 Dec 2016 1
Careful what you say...
Just when you thought that CCTV and face recognition software had just about got everyone 'covered', there is...
09 Nov 2016 0
First regular commercial drone delivery service?
In Rwanda a company is now delivering drugs and blood using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) known more commonly as &#...
19 Oct 2016 1
How much do you take notice of online reviews?
These days most will check out the reviews of a product or service online before committing to a purchase – eve...
04 Oct 2016 0
Yahoo email hack
You may have seen recently in the news that Yahoo has admitted that details of 500 million accounts had been hacked i...
30 Sep 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.&...
27 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...
20 Sep 2016 0
The end of the VCR
Around 45 years after the first Video Cassette Recorder (VCR) hit the market, the last ones are rolling off the ...
27 Jul 2016 0
Delivery by drone
In the news today... Amazon have been given the go-ahead by the Government for trial areas where drones (tech...
26 Jul 2016 3
WhatsApp – what’s that?
WhatsApp is a free messaging service between phones and other devices.  Some may know this app, some may use it&...
21 Jun 2016 1
Is the internet a safer place today?
Today it's been announced that a major source of spam and malicious e-mails has gone 'offline' (i.e. ceas...
13 Jun 2016 1
Ransomware increase
There has been a reported significant rise in Ransomware scams. Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts (sc...
07 Jun 2016 0
Internet use growing for those over 75
Although many Highway members are well under 75.... ...the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figure...
21 May 2016 0
BBC website downsizing
The BBC has announced that a number of websites, including BBC Food and Newsbeat, are to close as part of plans to sa...
18 May 2016 0
You have until 29 July for a free Windows 10 upgrade
Microsoft have now officially announced that those with Windows 7 or Windows 8 need to upgrade to Windows 10 by 29 Ju...
09 May 2016 3
Remove Apple QuickTime
Some may have the media player called QuickTime on their Windows computer.  This is software produced by Apple a...
19 Apr 2016 4
More sophisticated e-mail scams
Another way of tricking you into opening an attachment to an e-mail came to my Inbox this morning: I've ne...
30 Mar 2016 0
Beware of problems with the latest iPad update
The latest update from Apple for iPads and iPhones is iOS 9.3 However, it has caused problems for some users. ...
29 Mar 2016 1
Flash Player security warning
The BBC posted this article recently.  It just goes to show that add-ons (things that make your browser work in ...
14 Mar 2016 1
07 Mar 2016 0

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