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What to do with your used AA Batteries

What to do with your used AA Batteries

Batteries. Chances are you have a household full of battery powered devices but what do you do with your batteries once they’ve been drained of power? Maybe you throw them in the rubbish, many people do without realising that when batteries are dumped in landfill their toxic makeup is actually harmful to the environment, but there is an alternative –[Read More…]

Uninstalling unwanted programs

Uninstalling unwanted programs

If you have a bunch of programs installed on your Windows PC that you never actually use, uninstalling them is a great way to clean up the clutter on your system and potentially have it running better. Mostly this is a straightforward process, however some programs even after they are uninstalled leave unnecessary files behind and there’s the odd program that[Read More…]

Going back to school with a new Tablet or Smartphone

Going back to school with a new Tablet or Smartphone

If you’re planning to send your child to school this year with a tablet device such as an iPad…here are a couple of tips to help it survive. Starting from the outside it’s a good idea to get a sturdy case for it and you’ll find a few on the market that are rated to withstand an accidental drop. Moving[Read More…]

Gadget Gift ideas #4 – A remote control Helicopter

Gadget Gift ideas #4 – A remote control Helicopter

As I’ve been running though some gadget gift ideas for Christmas this week I’ve just realised that I’ve yet to cover the area of things that are just plain fun so today I have just that. Over the past few years remote control flying vehicles have literally taken off and now they are more advanced a affordable than ever. Starting[Read More…]

Gadget Gift ideas #3 – Something for students

Gadget Gift ideas #3 – Something for students

This week I’m running through some great gadget gift ideas for Christmas but today i’m moving from hardware to software. If your house is mix of students and workers a 12 month subscription to Microsoft Office 365 can have the whole family working on the latest version of popular programs like Word, Excel, Powerpoint and more. With the ability to[Read More…]