Monthly Archives: December 2016

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The best Boxing Day sales 2016: all the best deals from the best UK stores

By |December 30th, 2016|

The Boxing Day sales are well underway now – and even though Boxing Day is over, the sales remain. We've had a good stab at rounding up all of the best deals out there at Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Currys and the other good UK stores.

You need to be quick with a lot of […]

33 Stories About Tech That You Should Read Now

By |December 30th, 2016|

Fake news. Apple versus the FBI. Twitter’s abuse problem. 2016 was as bizarre online as it was IRL, and BuzzFeed Tech chronicled it all. Here are our 33 biggest and best stories of the year.

I Used Facebook To Buy An AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle — Alex Kantrowitz

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“Facebook […]

LG’s headset that doubles as a wearable speaker is peak CES before CES

By |December 30th, 2016|

LG will be bringing a collar-like wearable wireless speaker to CES, which also includes in-ear buds for when you don’t feel like being a complete jerk. The sonorous neck horseshoe connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and contains “wearable speakers capable of delivering 3D surround sound” when the attached earbuds are safely ensconced within the […]

The best Christmas and Boxing day business tech deals

By |December 30th, 2016|

Boxing day is already here. Micro-enterprises and small businesses can benefit from the massive price cuts that often happen around this period, something that could save them thousands of Pounds (and Dollars) off products and services they would normally have bought anyway. 

That’s a massive boost to the bottom line, EBITDAE and profitability. Boxing day, also […]

Download of the day: Wondershare Filmora

By |December 30th, 2016|

Wondershare Filmora

Wondershare Filmora is a superb video and slideshow editor that combines photos and video clips, then applies effects and filters to turn them into a mini shareable movie. Producing your own video is incredibly easy; just select your files, choose a theme and the software takes care of the rest. 

How to use it

Wondershare […]

IoT redux… this time, it’s personal

By |December 29th, 2016|

As we advance toward 2017, a quick analysis of our connected landscape indicates that the IoT is taking a short break from destroying the internet and is now letting Mark Zuckerberg take a shot at it.

All joking aside, the process of rapidly restructuring our world via technology — and functioning in the flux — has […]

How to reset my OpenCart Admin Password

By |December 29th, 2016|

It may be difficult to keep up with all the different passwords for your account. If you have forgotten the administrator password for OpenCart, you can reset the password in the database. You must use phpMyAdmin in cPanel to change the password to an administrator account. Since you reset the password to something that is […]

How to Install Android Studio and sdk on Windows

By |December 29th, 2016|

Android development prerequisites

You need to install the Java Development Kit (JDK) to write Java (and Android) programs.

Because Android is a Java-based programming language, we need to have a Java JDK on top of our operating system.
Do not install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). JDK and JRE different!
We can download your operating system’s JDK at http://java.oracle.com
Or, […]

How to Fix WordPress Broken Links on Your Website

By |December 29th, 2016|

How ladies and men. Let’s fill those cups and talk about WordPress broken links; a thorn, just like WordPress spam. But do not be taken away here today and we will be fully focused on how to find and fix broken links that plague your WordPress site.

Also known as dead links (whoever makes these terms), […]

5 Ways to Grow Traffic to Your WordPress Website with the Power of Pinterest

By |December 29th, 2016|

Pinterest is Facebook’s second-largest social media traffic referrer, pushing Twitter, StumbleUpon and Reddit combined referrals more. If you do not have the time to develop Pinterest’s strategy, you are likely to miss a huge source of traffic.

Fortunately, it is not necessarily difficult to establish a presence on Pinterest. There are many simple strategies that you […]

No Signal: Egypt blocks the encrypted messaging app as it continues its cyber crackdown

By |December 28th, 2016|

After a week of blocking the secure messaging app Signal in Egypt the service is back online thanks to new features added by its parent company Open Whisper Systems.

Last week Egyptian users raised the alarm about their inability to access the highly encrypted app popular among activists, including important whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Egypt has been […]

10+ Best Webinar Services & Plugins for WordPress

By |December 28th, 2016|

Webinars are a great way to interact with your website’s subscribers and social media followers. It gives you the opportunity to work with your followers, gain new ideas and grow your community. Two-way communication is critical to every webinar.

In today’s blog post, we’ll explore some of the best webinar tools available on the market today. […]

How to Turn Your WordPress Site Into an App, Step-by-Step

By |December 28th, 2016|

Why do I make an app in the first place and I hear you ask? Applications may no longer be very useful for marketing, but they are very convenient for your customers – giving them more options and interacting with your site. With the continuous rise of the mobile Internet – more people are now […]