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Self scan checkouts – are they serving you or the supermarket?

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I remember – as a child – self-service machines would dispense postage stamps, bubblegum or allow you to pay for a carpark ticket.  When it came to groceries the only self service was the honesty box to buy eggs or

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Online shopping – Secure or Not sure?


Shopping online can be the best way to secure a bargain.  No parking fees, no queueing or waiting for opening time.  The younger generations don’t hesitate to buy online at sites like Amazon and eBay.  Inputting their card details or

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iPad 2 – must have tech for Silver Surfers

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Rumours are rife around the impending launch of the new Apple iPad.  Technology review site TechRadar is awash with details of the possible new specifications sourced from all over the Internet. It seems that the following are probably true: -

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Keeping your online information safe

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The only safe way to store important pictures, documents, movie files, programs and other items that you have on your computer is to copy them on to an external storage device. The main storage area (often referred to as the

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