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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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Security – hammering it home

Protect your PC from Get Safe Online on Vimeo. Think Twice Before You Act Save Gelly from Get Safe Online on Vimeo. It’s Always Personal Film from Get Safe Online on Vimeo. Get Safe Online – Phishing Scam from Get Safe Online on Vimeo. Get Safe Online – Vishing scam from Get Safe Online on […]

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Mobile Banking

There are other videos and banks.  Use google to check your bank for any introductory videos they may have to online and phone banking.  Include UK in your search and check the date the video was made as their apps are often updated.

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Security

How Private Is Your Personal Information? from Get Safe Online on Vimeo. Antivirus A “virus” is a program that replicates itself by attaching to another program. The outcome can be destructive and may result in your device not working. Stick to known brand names and always research before installing/purchasing. there are a number of useful […]

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