Over the last week I started to notice some alerts coming in from a website uptime monitoring service I use called Pingdom. At first it seemed normal, over the last few months the uptime of my site had been around 99.99% which is very good, so a few instances of downtime weren’t unexpected. I thought my VPS… Read More

After updating to the latest version of OS X – El Capitan, I realised there was a major bug in the OS. I could login, but I could not use my admin credentials to authorise installations, or unlock the padlock to change preferences. I believe that this is a Centrify issue, as it affected myself and… Read More

It’s official! Google have just announced that Android Wear devices will now be compatible with iOS. All you need is an iPhone 5 or newer running at least iOS 8.2. It appears that it won’t be lacking any features either, you will be able to use Google Now, see all of your notifications and change… Read More

Have you ever wondered how to create your own link shortener, so you don’t have to use sites like Bitly? Even if you haven’t, I’m going to tell you how to create one anyway! Firstly, you will need your own domain name, and a web server running Apache and MySQL. Open up Terminal and browse… Read More

Have you ever forgotten the password to your Mac? Has someone changed it and locked you out? Thankfully, there is an easy way to get back in! Follow these steps to get back in: Shutdown the Mac Boot into Recovery Mode by pressing the power button whilst holding ‘Command + R’ Choose Disk Utility At… Read More

Yesterday Google announced it will be restructuring under a new company called Alphabet. This doesn’t mean that you will now ‘Alphabet it!’ instead of ‘Google it!’, but the parent company of Google, and a few others will now be Alphabet. Reddit user Eipifi has briefly explained what this means here: Alphabet is a collection of companies,… Read More

Just hours before the official release of the OnePlus 2, some seemingly real photos have emerged online, posted by a user on the XDA Developers Forum, chinaleakking. He claims to be a beta tester of the phone, and has been using the device for a few weeks. He has only made one post on the… Read More

Apple has just announced ‘Apple Music’ at their World Wide Developers Conference 2015 (WWDC15). It will allow you to stream millions of songs from their iTunes library competing with services like Spotify. It gives artists their own central page, where they can share updates with fans. They have also announced a new radio station, Beats One, a global 24/7… Read More

If you are a student, you may not be aware just how much you can get with your .edu or .ac.uk email address. As well as discounts in shops using UNiDAYS and NUS there are many places online that also provide special offers for students. Take advantage of them while you can! Amazon Prime All students get 6… Read More

The Moto 360 smartwatch, made by Motorola will soon be getting Wi-Fi connectivity, as confirmed today in an official blog post. This is not a new device, all existing Moto 360 watches will be able to obtain this functionality after a firmware update due to be released in the coming weeks. It has been known for a… Read More