F-Secure to Plug the Security Hole in Millions of Connected Homes

Smart is the new Vulnerable Here at TNW 2017 in Amsterdam, we will see the launch of the highly anticipated F-Secure SENSE.  Announced a few years ago F-secure has been steadily working on perfecting a product that will protect your home, family and smart devices from hackers.   How secure is your home? Smartphones, Tablets, Televisions, Baby monitors all could potentially have a back door allowing hackers to steal private information. Thanks to SENSE it will act as a guardian protecting your home from any potential threats. “F-secure SENSE is…

Google Home After One month

It’s been a month and time to look and see just how Google Home has worked its way into my life. Does it justify itself? How much am I really using it? What do I want it to do? In the morning I will work on  Tech Addicts for an hour or two before I go to my day job. At around 6:30 I will say “Google Morning” to Google Home. Home then responds with a pleasantry, followed by an outlook for the weather and any delays I can expect…

The best ideas for Father’s Day

If you are stuck for ideas for some tech toys to keep your father hip and trendy this Father’s Day then here are a few items to consider. The Braven 405 Is your dad addicted to the gym? This stylish waterproof speaker is equipped with a kickstand that permits freestanding use either in the gym of on the field and has an impressive 24hr ply time! The Braven 405 is easy to fold away and even has a built-in power bank that lets you charge you phone on the go – perfect for…

5 tech tends to fly in 2017

With 2017 well upon on us it’s time to take a look at what’s set to be the next big thing in the tech world. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or just after a nifty gadget, Holger Engelbrecht, Product Manager of Home & Security, and Tools of reichelt.co.uk gives the lowdown on some of the big trends that will be coming our way… Storage breakthrough with SSDs Ever heard of 3D Nand Flash technology? It’s the latest range in SSDs and many of the big tech giants will be rolling…

Ideas for Mothers Day – gifts for every kind of Mum!

FLAVR, the new fashion brand from global mobile accessories and connected devices specialist, STRAX GmbH, today launches a brand new range of phones cases for iPhone 5/5SE, 6/6S, 7, and Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The Real Flower collection includes real, pressed flowers in each transparent case so that every case made is individual. The cases are not only colourful and pretty but also have a great texture. The new cases will be available for £12.99 from Carphone Warehouse. The Pop collection from FLAVR is in line with the latest…

Our Favourite tech of the year

Over the last year we have looked at an awful lot of interesting bits of technology and hardware and we thought that it might be interesting to give you a bit of an update, or a yearly review, of what’s still great and what’s not. Obviously, at the time it’s difficult to assess a device or piece of hardware to see how long it would last in a real working world. Perhaps a glowing review may be cut short as the technology might stop working weeks or months after the…

6 tips to keep your phone party proof this festive season

With the Christmas party season in full swing and that festive tipple turning into your tenth Jaeger bomb, certain party events become inevitable; someone trying to corner you for a heart-to-heart, that person crying in the toilets, the David Brent style dancing and the all too predictable smashed phone. Whilst we can’t help you improve your dancing, we can offer some tips to help avoid waking up next to a smashed phone after the infamous work Christmas party….. Provided by gadget and tech accessories provider, Griffin Technology. Keep it out…

The Toilet Training Etiquette Guide

As a mum of two boys I know exactly how frustrating it is to walk into the bathroom and find a complete mess and puddles of urine after your little one has used the toilet. Unfortunately, teaching your boy to aim, is a stage every mother will have to go through (and for any women who live with older men too) but with a little bit of creative imagination, it can be done!   Practise, Practise, Practise – Before you even get near the toilet there are a couple of…

Tech Addicts Christmas Gift Guide

The market is saturated with devices. Here is a look at what we recommend for those Christmas ideas and where to get them at a great price. Best Budget Mobile: Moto G4 The last few generations of this phone have been one of the most recommended devices out there. Moto has got the balance of hardware and low price just right and it’s hard to find some who has bought one dropping anything but praise on the device. John Lewis are selling the Moto G4 for £159.99. WileyFox Swift 2 Of…

7 Essential Tips for First-Time PC Builders

Building your own PC means creating a device tailored to your very own needs. It’s easy to upgrade, often cheaper and can perform much faster than traditional models. So, if you’re going down the DIY route and it’s your first time custom-building your own machine, here are 7 essential tips to consider, provided by German online electronics retailer, reichelt. Get clear on what you want from your PC. Make a list of all the programs, videos and applications you want to run on your PC. This will help you map…