One of the scourges of the world that I abhor is bullying, especially when it affects children. Very often a child can suffer without the parents being aware of what is actually happening to their child. It is the same online as it is in the playground. GetSafeOnline (there is a permanent link at the …

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  Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.   The GSO website is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers, mobile devices and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. It contains guidance on many …

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Supporting blind and partially sighted people in the Bournemouth area   Assistive Technology Suite The modern world relies heavily on computers and until quite recently these were not very accessible to the blind and partially sighted without expensive software. Fortunately, things are changing and many manufacturers now include technology to assist users with limited eyesight. …

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BCSWOMEN GUINNESS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT – BCS APP_A_THON SATURDAY, 13 JUNE 2015   BCSWomen are looking to promote a career in IT, especially to women. To do this they will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people learning to write Android smartphone applications at the same time. BCSWomen …

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  I used to have a problem getting to sleep after using a computer late at night. I thought it was because of the content I was viewing, causing my brain to be over-stimulated. Even when I used the computer for more relaxing activity, e.g. YouTube relaxation music, it still had the same effect. The problem was …

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One of the things that a lot of people dislike about the later versions of Windows, is the removal of the start menu. There are a few ways to overcome this, but my preference is Classic Shell with Classic Explorer. Classic Shell™ is free software that improves your productivity, enhances the usability of Windows and …

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April 8, 2014 is the end-of-support date for Windows XP. Mainstream Support ended on 14th Feb 2009, the Extended Support will end on 8th April 2014 Using XP offline does not present any problems, but using it online means it will be very difficult to keep secure. It is more of a case of when it …

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