Are tablets the way forward?

Dell Latitude 10

Laptops – when first released these revolutionary portable computers coupled with their ground-breaking technology took the computing world by storm and dominated the market. We all wanted one – that was until a new device entered the market – The Tablet. Many new tablets are boasting the application of a traditional laptop plus added benefits. In my opinion I don’t see why you would choose anything else! Advantages of a Tablet: Battery Life: From experience my laptop battery life is pretty poor lasting only an hour or two before I then have to find a socket to keep it on…

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Breaking Bad Student Habits

I’ve been at University for the best part of two years now and have picked up a lot of habits since I started. Some of them are good and some of them are bad – more of the latter and less of the former, but everyone (or at least every student I know) is guilty of at least a couple mentioned below. Here are some tips on breaking those bad habits… The Snooze Button The beloved snooze button; I use the snooze button every single day. I press it once, and then, nine minutes later I press it again… and…

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Student housing advice: how to pick the best bedroom

When it comes to moving out of your halls after first year, it’s highly likely that you will be looking at renting a house with a bunch of new friends you have generated over the past year. Let me give you a few tips which are tips for you, and for you only (this will not work if you share with your potential housemates, so be cunning) Sunlight: Try going house viewing on sunny days, and detect which rooms let the most sun light in. Sunny rooms = happy rooms, potentially with no damp, free warmth and free light. Room Locality…

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World’s Worst Workspace Competition!

Don’t forget that our World’s Worst Workspace Competition closes on Friday 10th May! We’ve had some fantastic entries so far, all in with a chance to win a professional cleaner, a powerful Adobe Creative Cloud software pack and a £100 shopping voucher – everything you need to sort out your work space and make the most of your study time once and for all. Submit your entries before Friday and the winner will be announced shortly after. So if your workspace is piled high with dirty mugs or mountains of notes during this essential revision time, we want to see them! Or have…

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Hayfever Horrors

So it seems like the British weather has finally remembered that it’s nearly summer, and things are starting to look up. Students everywhere are ditching their thick knit jumpers and Uggs in exchange for shorts and flip flops, and everyone’s heading to the beer gardens. But unfortunately for some of us, when the warmer weather starts, so does the hayfever season – and an endlessly runny nose is definitely not the look I want to accessorise my new ‘sunnies’ with. I’ve had hayfever for as long as I can remember, and I promise you, I have tried every trick in…

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