Monthly Archives: March 2012

Amazon makes the Kindle even friendlier

If you love reading your books electronically, then you may love the news that Amazon is launching a touchscreen version of its Kindle e-reader in the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. It is clear that this is Amazon’s attempt … Continue reading

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Apple plays nice & offers refunds despite doing nothing wrong

Apple has very kindly decided to offer refunds to recent Australian iPad buyers who felt they were misled to believe Apple’s latest iPad is capable of connecting to the 4G/LTE network in Australia, even though the tech giant believes it … Continue reading

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Exciting news for Kindle readers…

Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to develop its Kindle tablet range with the launch of three new models in 2012. Amazon will debut two new 7-inch devices and one 8.9-inch tablet, targeting different consumer markets; that is the low, … Continue reading

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Have you been snapping up CDs and DVDs before the VAT loophole closes?

There is now just a week left until the legal loophole which allows retailers based in the Channel Islands to send goods to the UK without paying VAT ends. Last week the High Court dismissed a challenge by the governments … Continue reading

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Seven tips and tricks for using daily deals sites that you cannot afford to ignore

If you are like most business owners, then you will assume that sites like Groupon are bad for business considering all the negative press it has received, and with BuySellAds reporting that 82% of businesses are unsatisfied with daily deal … Continue reading

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To flog or not to flog? That is the question for eBayers…

I am sure there have been times you have listed something on eBay, and to your frustration it has not sold, making you think, is it really worth it? Sometimes I have listed items I am sure will sell, but … Continue reading

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Would you prefer to shop online? …The downfall of high street shops

Apparently up to 40% of high street shops ‘could close over next five years’, to be replaced with coffee shops and internet cafés, as consumers turn more and more to online shopping instead of visiting British high streets. Deloitte has … Continue reading

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Why are UK shoppers abandoning over £1 billion transactions online?

Experian, the marketing data, insight and technology firm, has revealed that UK consumers abandoned more than £1 billion worth of online shopping transactions last year after getting frustrated with old and inefficient identity measures. Even worse is the revelation that … Continue reading

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5 of the best tips & tricks for your iPad

1. How to take a screenshot Ever been lost on how to take a screenshot of what you are doing on your iPad? All you have to do is press and hold the sleep/wake button and the home button at … Continue reading

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8 essential tips for keeping your business safe in 2012

With the speed of IT moving faster and faster, data keeps on growing, and social media and mobile opportunities expanding, cyber-criminals are getting more and more sophisticated, putting your business and potentially your livelihood at risk. So how can you … Continue reading

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