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Getting the most from the sound on your device

You can improve the sound quality on your device by using an Equaliser which uses software to enhance specific frequency ranges.  There are many varying apps, with this one being suggested as very popular. Equalizer & Bass Booster Improve the sound quality of your android device with the first true global Equalizer, Bass Boost and Surround Sound. Make your […]

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Bluetooth 5

Bluetooth 5.0 is the latest version of the Bluetooth wireless communication standard. It’s commonly used for wireless headphones and other audio hardware, as well as wireless keyboards, mice, and game controllers. A new version of the Bluetooth standard means various improvements, but only when used with compatible peripherals. In other words, you won’t see any […]

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BBC Sounds

  The BBC have launched an app called BBC Sounds which effectively replaces the iPlayer for radio.  Effectively this combines BBC Radio station content with podcasts on a huge range of topics.  You have to log in to use it and it then attempts to understand your listening habits and tilor content to you.  there’s […]

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Podcasts

A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. The term Podcast is actually a combination of iPod and Broadcast. A podcast involves downloading the audio file so you […]

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Streaming

Streaming is a technology used to deliver content to computers and mobile devices over the internet. Streaming transmits data — usually audio and video, but increasingly other kinds as well — as a continuous flow, which allows the recipients to begin to watch or listen almost immediately. Basically you can download things from the internet […]

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Google Drive

So, you can use Google Drive as a back up service to make sure that all you documents and photos etc. are kept in the cloud rather than just on your computer. You can log into your Google Drive on a browser on your tablet or on your computer.  It is simply one of the […]

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Dropbox

Dropbox is probably the simplest cloud storage app. To install Dropbox on your tablet or phone just to to the app or play store, search on dropbox and install.  You will need an account to set up dropbox, but you can use your gmail account.  Once installed you can save files to the cloud.  You […]

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Chromecast

Chromecast is a media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Simply use your mobile device and the TV that you already own to cast your favourite TV shows, movies, music, sport, games and more. Chromecast works with iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone and tablet, Mac® and Windows® laptop, and Chromebook. It […]

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