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What is Mac Time Machine?

What is Mac Time Machine?

Own a Mac and always wondered what Time Machine is or wanted to know how to easily back up your Mac? What is Time Machine? Time Machine is a built in feature to Macs that makes backing up your pictures, music and documents very easy, it’ll keep a day by day snapshot, so you can restore the entire operating system back to a specific day if that is ever a […]

What is DHCP?

What is DHCP?

In our latest ‘What is?’ article, we’re going to explore exactly what DHCP is and what a major role it plays in how our devices connect to wireless and wired networks. In our last What is? article we covered what DNS is and how that affects how the internet is routed behind the scenes. What is DHCP? DHCP or Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is one of the main protocols of networking, […]

What is DNS?

What is DNS?

In our latest ‘What is?’ article, we’re going to explore exactly what the Domain Name System or DNS actually is and also what it does as to even get to this website it involved the use of a DNS server. What is DNS? DNS effectively is a server or internet service which translates domain names into IP addresses. Behind the scenes the internet operates using IP addresses as if routers, computers, […]

What is Lower Power Mode in iOS 9 and how do I use it?

What is Lower Power Mode in iOS 9 and how do I use it?

So back in September, you updated to iOS 9 and you noticed a new option in settings called ‘Low Power Mode’ or your phone ran down to 20% and said “Activate Low Power Mode,” but what does this feature do to your phone and should you use it? In this post we’ll run down what it does and also how to activate it. iOS 9 So in iOS 9 Apple […]

What is Touch ID?

What is Touch ID?

So with the recently announced iPhone 6s there have been a significant amount of Android users switching to the iPhone and although Touch ID has been out for over two years, making it’s debut with the iPhone 5s back in September 2013 a lot of the company’s products have since adopted the technology, most of the iPad models now have it as well as the iPhone models following the iPhone […]

What is 3D Touch?

What is 3D Touch?

With the new iPhone 6s, Apple introduced something called 3D Touch. To get to the point, the iPhone 6s can detect pressure now and this opens up a whole new way to use your iPhone. Apple is calling this “the next generation of Multi-Touch.” With the original iPhone the awe inspiring feature was the ability two swipe through the web and pinch to zoom your photos, this was revolutionary, even more […]

What is Amazon Prime?

What is Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is effectively, a premium membership to Amazon which gives you access to unlimited free one day delivery as well as a streaming service, photo storage, Kindle Owners Library and a music streaming service. Amazon Prime is £79 per year and back in the early days of 2007 it used to be £49, but with the additions of other services this was to be expected. What comes with Amazon Prime? […]

What is Beats 1?

What is Beats 1?

Ok, at the end of June – Apple Music launched for iOS, Mac and Windows. Apple Music is a simple concept, you pay up £9.99 per month and you get access to 30m+ songs to stream and download. Just like Spotify. But something that was also included is Beats 1, this is a very different concept to what any streaming service is offering with radio. With Spotify and iTunes Radio […]