Why The First Term At Uni Is The Time To Learn About Data Security

Starting university or college can be scary. It’s the first time that many students will be away from home for any real length of time. However, it’s part of the natural process of growing up and becoming an adult.Getting a bank account, learning how to live with other people who aren’t family, taking responsibility for studying and attending lectures, developing the skills needed for life; there is so much for freshers to take in. But there’s another important element that has to be ticked off the list,  organising and protecting your digital life.This is something that your parents might not be able…

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Book Review: Useful Book of Gadgets, Gizmos and Apps

This is an exciting time for tech lovers. Growing up as a millennial, we can’t imagine life without technology (we weren’t born after all). There are a lot of new gadgets out there right now, most of which are now more powerful than those used to send man to the moon.With the rise of technology becoming ever prominent, I was recently sent the new book by Martin Bailey which promises to solve ‘life’s little problems one gadget at a time’.Regardless of whether you’re a tech whizz or can barely work your phone, this book promises to tell you anything you…

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6 Tech Gadgets That Will Save The Day

Most of us here, reading this now, were born in the millennial. We’ve seen the advancement of technology; the life and death of myspace and msn, the creation of Facebook and Tinder and who knows, maybe we will even see the creation of robots (oooooh!). Whilst it’s important to not become too emerged into technology, (I’m talking about those people we bump into on the streets with their noses in their phone, I mean look where you’re going and move out the way!), there is no denying how useful technology is in our everyday lives! Here are a few tech gadgets…

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No Technology? – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #3

At first, I thought this challenge would be easy. It’s only after finishing completing it that I realise how reliant upon technology I am on a day-to-day basis.I received my package in the post with a letter explaining that I couldn’t use technology in my bedroom. I was then given a colouring book, some pencils and a £20 Waterstones voucher to buy a book of my choice – all with the aim of finding ways to relax that didn’t involve looking at a laptop or a phone screen. The colouring book was great. I received the Animal Kingdom by Millie Marotta and…

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Five apps to download when moving to a new city.

I have been living in London for two months, and when I am at a loss for something to do or literally lost in the middle of the city, there are five apps that have saved me over and over again. For anyone living in a big city for the first time, these apps are a must have.  1) Fever – All you need to know about what is happening today, tomorrow and later. Separated into those three categories, Fever gives you the rundown of everything happening in your city. From gigs to giveaways, bar crawls to nightclubs, markets to magic…

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