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Siri Command List

When Apple released the iPhone 4S, the world was also introduced to Siri, the voice activated personal assistant. Whilst voice recognition is not a new concept, the way that Siri works is different to software previously seen. You are not required to phrase commands in a specific way, or remember...

Best iPad 2 Apps

Distance Buying by Internet, Fax, Mail or Phone

Distance Buying in the UK I work in the Trading Standards Department of a County Council and in 2005 I had a truly appalling nightmare experience when I bought a computer by phone. As a result, with the help of my Trading Standards Officer colleagues at work, I became quite knowledgeable about...

The Legality of File Sharing - MGM vs Grokster

Whether we believe it is right or not, many of us have become accustomed to the fact that a large number people download copyrighted material regularly using Peer-to-Peer file-sharing software. As a result, the entertainment industry is losing billions of dollars in revenue, and is...

Repetitive Strain Injury

Budgeting with Excel

The aim of this guide is to give you the basic skills needed to start creating your own financial plans. You will need to be familiar with the basic workings of Excel, but you need not be an expert by any means. Examples are worked through in this article, and you will be able to...

Consumer Rights and the Law

Upgrading your PC

Is your computer looking a bit long in the tooth? If so, there are plenty of ways to breathe new life into an old system. One of the frustrating things about technology is the fact that any computer you buy always seems to be out of date the moment it is delivered. There is...

Buying a New Computer

Backup Solutions

Every computer user who has lost data knows how important it is to always have a backup. Losing the operating system due to worms and viruses is not uncommon these days, if you need to redo it all you have the necessary tools, like the operating system disk, software supplied by...


Many of us have been toying with the idea of switching to LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) monitors completely but a couple of drawbacks of LCD technology have always come in the way as a hurdle. One being its response time and the other being colour purity. The first is of utmost...




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