Protecting your online privacy: which is the safest web browser? 

Online activity is normally tracked for marketing and analytics purposes. This isn’t automatically a problem, as it can be useful. It helps marketers and creators to improve their online content and build... Read more »

Study finds that the risk of kids being cyberbullied is at an all-time high

According to a study by Bark, an organisation that makes monitoring devices for parents, children are now experiencing cyberbullying and sexting at record levels.  Children’s safety online has been a concern since... Read more »

How to protect your Twitter account without paying for two-factor authentication 

In a recent blog post, Twitter announced that it will no longer be offering text message two-factor authentication for free accounts. Instead, only users that pay for its premium Twitter Blue service... Read more »

Warnings issued over online dating scams that could cost thousands 

With Valentine’s Day approaching, the FBI has warned anyone with an online dating profile to be aware of the risks that could come from romance scams. As scammers look for new targets,... Read more »

TikTok trend blamed for a shortage of prescription diabetes drug 

A new TikTok video that recently went viral has been blamed for shortages of a prescription diabetes drug, Ozempic. In the video, the creator claimed that the drug can make it easier... Read more »

Are ‘pay to walk’ apps a good way to make money? 

Is your new year’s resolution to start walking more? Staying active is important for your physical and mental health, and studies show that walking every day can reduce the risk of many... Read more »

How long do smart appliances last before they need replacing? 

Expensive smart appliances, like TVs, washing machines, and dishwashers, are usually expected to last more than a decade. However, new research from the consumer group Which? has found that many stop working... Read more »

Popular dating apps add new features to help protect users 

The Match Group, which owns some of the most popular dating apps, including Hinge, Plenty of Fish, Match, and Tinder, has announced that it will be strengthening protection for users.  Reports show... Read more »

More Facebook users are switching platforms over privacy concerns 

There are privacy risks associated with many popular tech products. However, Facebook is one that keeps being mentioned as putting users at risk of scams and privacy breaches.  Issues like phantom notifications,... Read more »

Apple extends its self-repair service to European countries 

After successfully launching Apple Self-Service Repair earlier this year, the tech giant will now be extending this service to Apple customers in eight European countries.  As of today, customers in the UK,... Read more »