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Better Mobile And Wi-Fi Connectivity For Rail Passengers

Government fires starting pistol on an ambitious plan that could see UK’s train passengers benefitting from a dramatic improvement in onboard mobile and Wi-Fi connections. Proposals could allow everyone onboard to stream videos simultaneously Fibre optic cables and mobile masts could be rolled out alongside tracks to provide gigabit speeds to trains Ministers now looking at […]

Maximise The Impact Of Your LinkedIn Profile

With 467 million users worldwide, LinkedIn has secured its place as a powerful platform for professional connections and recruitment. Millipic an up and coming sales and marketing specialist is urging LinkedIn users to maximize their capabilities when using LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the most powerful social media tool for businessmen and women to enhance their networking capabilities. LinkedIn boasts […]

6TR Tech Team Show Podcast June 2017

Join Duncan for a look at the top technology news story’s from June 2017. Do you have any technology story’s you think we should cover ? or do you wish to comment on any story’s in this months show ? If so you can find us on Facebook ( ) and on Twitter ( ) all our […]

National Unplugging Day Is This Sunday!

This Sunday (25th June) is NATIONAL UNPLUGGING DAY  UK parents are losing control as their children flock to social media and immerse themselves in digital technology.   A ground-breaking survey reveals children as young as 6 hold social media accounts:   More than half of children hold one or more social media accounts with some […]

Ransomware – Guidance From National Cyber Security Centre

The latest NCSC guidance on Ransomware The NCSC are aware of a ransomware campaign relating to version 2 of the “WannaCry” malware affecting a wide range of organisations globally. NCSC are working with affected organisations and partners to investigate and coordinate the response in the UK. This guidance will be updated as new information becomes available. […]

The Return Of The Tamagotchi

Bandai has released a throwback version of Tamagotchi, the tiny electronic virtual pet that launched in 1996, but only in Japan, for now.  But as with many products we can no doubt expect the return of the Tamagotchi to the UK streets. The toys were very popular by 2010, over 76 million had been sold worldwide and now […]

6TR Tech Team Show Podcast (March 2017)

6TR – Tech Team Show Podcast – March (31-03-2017) Join Duncan for the March 2017 edition of the 6TR (6 Towns Radio) Tech Team Show Podcast. A Look at the top technology news story’s from the past few weeks, including the new Samsung S8 phone, new rules from Ofcom on BT lanline costs, and an […]

LED Street Lighting To Be Installed Across Stoke-on-Trent

A total of 27,500 lamp heads across 3,380 streets are being replaced across the city over the next two years, with the first wave being rolled out now. The new longer-lasting lamps require less maintenance, use less electricity, and create a brighter ‘white light’ which improves visibility. They are also designed to direct light down […]

CCGs Win Funding To Launch Innovative Online Services For Elderly Patients

Health commissioners in northern Staffordshire have been awarded £272,000 to set up an innovative service linking GPs with their elderly patients and care home staff through online video technology. Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire CCGs have been given £136,000 each by NHS England to buy equipment for their ‘Making Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) a Reality […]