The best and worst apps for checking your train and bus times
IN A world of smartphones and contactless payments, you would have thought that paper tickets on public transport would have gone the way of the bus conductor. Unfortunately, the 21st century has been a late arrival on our transport network.
Why you might still be paying for mobile data when you’re really using WiFi
YOU can’t help but have noticed that mobile data is getting cheaper almost by the month. Where once a gigabyte or less on your monthly allowance was the norm, operators are now handing out upwards of 4BG for under a tenner, on their Sim-only plans.
Post-production is a term long applied to the editing and onward manipulation of films and television programmes, but now photographers have embraced the principle, too. And no matter whether you’re working with stills or video, there are plenty of tools that will let you try it yourself - at little or no cost.
Has your broadband firm caught you in a loyalty trap?
IF YOU think you’re with the cheapest broadband provider - or energy firm, for that matter - because you’ve checked the current prices on its website over a cup of tea, you might have been taken for a mug.
Why these banking apps will be the first big thing of 2018
ESPECIALLY in a world of Brexit and President Trump, predicting what lies ahead in the next 12 months is a fool’s own errand, even in the slightly less volatile world of consumer technology. But it’s a reasonably safe bet that we will be hearing a lot more in 2018 of something called Open Banking.
Gadgets there’s still time to stuff someone’s stocking with
IT’S too late now for ordering online in time for Monday, but the shops are still full of last-minute tech with which you can stuff someone’s stocking and which no-one will ever suspect was only an afterthought.