Michael Rushton

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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

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Is the change in your pocket actually worth thousands? These 65 coins could make you a tidy profit

There’s something thrilling about realising the loose change in your pocket might actually be worth enough to pay for your next holiday.<p>Which is why …

Northern Ireland

GoodNotes 4 is the paper notebook of the future [50 Essential iOS Apps #24]

The iPad has become a workhorse in the last few years. Since the introduction of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, the transition from pen and paper to digital note-taking is more feasible than ever. GoodNotes 4 is one of the best digital note-taking and document-annotation apps available on iOS.<p>What …

You're Not Using a VPN? Bad Idea

A PCMag survey demonstrates that most people are aware of the privacy risks on the internet, but most aren't doing anything about them.<p>PCMag reviews …

How to See Everything Apple Knows About You

As Facebook continues to face ire for its handling of user information, Apple has been pushed by new European Union regulations to join its fellow …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

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Power of Light

Read a National Geographic magazine article about light and get information, facts, and more about photonics.<p>There has been light from the beginning. There will be light, feebly, at the end. In all its forms—visible and invisible—it saturates the universe. Light is more than a little bit …

He's the ex-Army boxer who plans to keep Tyneside's estates safe - but MPs are worried

He claims he’s better at stopping crime than the police.<p>Now John ‘Winky’ Watson plans to bring his crusade to keep the streets safe to …

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

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Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up

Everyone is concerned about online safety. Whatever you use, keep it secure with two-factor authentication (2FA).<p>PCMag reviews products …

How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.<p>Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes …

How to reset your Apple ID password and gain control of your account

Everyone with an iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch has an Apple ID. It’s essential to getting the most out of Apple’s services, including the iTunes …

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

Top iOS 11 Tips & Tricks

Thanks to iOS 11, your iPhone and iPad just got a lot more powerful. With each new release, Apple focuses on improving old features as well as delivering new ones. So whether you’re looking to kickstart your productivity by scanning documents in the Notes app or train yourself to be a safer driver …

The World’s Largest Musical Instrument is Made of Stone

Here’s something that would make a great addition to Batman’s Batcave; something to add some proper acoustic ambience to all that angst and …

Open soil science: technology is helping us discover the mysteries under our feet

Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the dirt under your feet? Leonardo da Vinci said: “We know more about the movement of celestial …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

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Maths Resources. Free Maths Resources, Worksheets and Games

Mathster<p>Over 10,000 randomised maths questions which can be used to set online maths homework, create maths worksheets, IWB resources or online video …

Guide to 30 Photoshop CC tools & features you need to know

These are 30 of the tools and features in Photoshop that I think are the most important! In this Photoshop CC tutorial, we’ll cover everything from …

Doctor Explains How Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Starts With Ignoring The Guidelines On Carbohydrates

I'm in!<p>Obesity is a life-threatening disease not taken on by choice. Yet, thanks at least in part to our society’s glorification of thinness, many …

Digital Security 101: How to keep your private and personal data secure in eight easy steps

As everyday tech users store more and more of their lives digitally – text messages, photo albums, credit card details, health information, and much …