Hard of Hearing? Skype Offers Live Captions And Subtitles

On 3rd December, Skype announced that it was celebrating United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities by launching its new call captioning with live captions and subtitles feature. Inclusivity & Accessibility Skype says that this latest feature, which uses AI-driven captions, is part of its on-going work to make Skype more inclusive and make […]

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Liberty Wins Right To Judicial Review Into Investigatory Powers Act

The fact that Human rights group Liberty has won the right for a judicial review into the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 could mean a legal challenge in the high court as soon as this year. The Investigatory Powers Act The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (also known as the ‘Snooper’s Charter’) became law in the UK […]

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How to set your “Out Of Office” message on your iPhone with O365

Step 1: Open the settings of the iPhone Step 2: Scroll down and tap  “Accounts & Passwords” (about half way down the page) Step 3: Tap the office 365 account you wish to enable out of office on. This is the 1st item down in the list on my test phone. Step 4: Scroll to […]

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Engadget: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update may arrive on October 17th

Built in artificial intelligence to fight malware Built in movie editor One drive files on demand to save disk space Roam between multiple devices and pickup where you left off Engadget: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update may arrive on October 17th. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw9ryX8TU More info https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/upcoming-features

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Apple HomePod “Different”, Says Apple

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Apple is reported to be launching its “HomePod” Siri-controlled smart speaker in December this year, and although it’s in the same market as Amazon’s Echo and Sonos, the marketing message is that it’s more about music and sound quality. What Is Siri? Apple’s Siri is like Amazon’s Alexa. It is the intelligent, talking personal assistant […]

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Ransomware: what is it & how do I stop it?

The word “ransomware” terrifies individuals and organisations alike. We look at how this threat works – and how to fight it! The ransomware mood music isn’t good this year. As security publications and commentators tell us, ransomware is expected to dominate the malware arena in 2017. More than ever, then, security partners need to offer […]

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