Security, Spam, and Scams – The Daily Battle

Before I start I’d like to point you to a fantastic website which is full of hints & tips to Stay Safe Online! This site has all the information you’d need to stay safe. Check your local police website to see if there are any local workshops where you can go along a participate in…



The Mobile Network with Charities in mind

TPO Mobile, also known as The People’s Operator, is a network quite different from the rest. Not only do you get a cheaper rate on a smartphone plan compared to the monthly bill from the usual crowd, but the carrier also pledges to donate 10 percent of your monthly bill to a charity of your…



England v Croatia

    England     vs      Croatia  So looking forward to the kick off tonight! Got beer and other supplies and can’t believe how quiet its gone around the estate lol. Here’s hoping… Final Whistle Well we lost 2-1 not a lot I can say really. We started so well and then it all…




General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As you may of all seen in the news etc. GDPR was adopted on 14th April 2016, and became enforceable on the 25th May 2018. Now because the GDPR is a regulation, not a directive, it does not require national governments to pass any enabling legislation and is directly binding and applicable. What is GDPR?…



Stop Article 13 – Censorship of the Internet

How will this impact you Article 13 is a provision in the proposed EU Copyright Directive mandating that all content uploaded to the internet be monitored and potentially deleted if a likeness to existing copyrighted content is detected. This provision will be voted on by the end of 2018. Find out more from C4C, Copybuzz…



Crypto Mining

Gridcoin is an open source cryptocurrency (Ticker: GRC) which securely rewards volunteer computing performed on the BOINC platform. What is BOINC? BOINC is an open source volunteer computing grid which combines the processing power of individual users for the purposes of scientific research. It is free to use and already home to 30+ projects spanning…



It’s been a while!

Life You know what life can be like all too well, you just seem to get wrapped up in things and before you know it several months have passed. I’ve been enjoying watching my daughter grow up and every day there’s something new for me to just look on in awe. Her reading is excellent…



Testing my new Ryzen build

Testing Too hot to handle… OK so everything was going great until it came to playing Tom Clancy’s Wildlands. After about 15-20 minutes of intense play I noticed the fan running at MAX speed. Now at first I thought it was fine as my old build used to spin up the fans so just I…




My new ITX build AMD Ryzen 1600

To Build my new Ryzen computer So I finally got round to ordering my bits and instead of ordering with Ebuyer I went with CCL Computers, glad I did… For some unexplained reason Ebuyer decided to discontinue their Ryzen 5 range ( are they mad or just plain stupid?!? ). Anyhow I was put onto…




Star Conflict

So I started playing this game back in September 2014 after playing several other space games and found it to be the most addictive! Even after clocking up over 1200 hours of game time I still enjoy playing it. Honestly for a “free to play” it’s great and I like the balance they have struck between…