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Minecraft turns 10: Top facts about the hit game

Minecraft turns 10: Top facts about the hit game

Whether you’re an avid player or know someone who is, chances are you know something about Minecraft. The family-friendly game has captured the imaginations of those young and old from all different backgrounds with its simple yet fun functionality and narrative that allows you to build impressive structures and battle strange foes across a block-covered […]

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How technology is helping the environment

How technology is helping the environment

Despite being a hotly debated topic, technology is helping save the planet as we know it. Though technology may also harm Earth, environmental technology is helping make it a better place one piece at a time. Renewable energy is helping the planet by reducing greenhouse gas emissions that damage the atmosphere and using power such […]

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MLA 2019: Preferred Suppliers

MLA 2019: Preferred Suppliers

The security event of the year for the locksmith and security industry is coming to Telford this October.   Master Locksmith Association (MLA) Expo 2019 comes to The International Centre from October 4 to 6, and we’re delighted to have been listed as the preferred suppliers for the event.     In 2017 our products […]

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Detective Pikachu: Top facts about the gaming phenomenon Pokémon

Detective Pikachu: Top facts about the gaming phenomenon Pokémon

In a whirlwind of lightning, Detective Pikachu has hit our cinema screens. Based on the wildly popular gaming series, the film sees Ace detective Harry Goodman go mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they […]

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The future of robots and AI

The future of robots and AI

If you would have asked us 20 years ago if robots were real – we would have laughed and exclaimed ‘of course not!’. But revolutions in the world of technology has plucked robots out of science-fiction films and placed them straight into our present day thanks to AI. In the not too distant future, it […]

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Gmail turns 15: Top facts about the mailing service

Gmail turns 15: Top facts about the mailing service

Back in 2004 email looked very different – and then Google Mail came along to revolutionise the service. With a sleek, easy-to-use interface and a plethora of handy features, Gmail innovated e-mail as we know it today, and this month marks 15 years since it was created. To celebrate the milestone, we’re turning back the […]

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The sillier side of software: The top Easter eggs in tech

The sillier side of software: The top Easter eggs in tech

In 1979 Warren Robinett snuck a secret message into an Atari game, and Easter eggs in media were born. You can find hidden secrets in everything from games and films through to hardware and your favourite gadgets. These secrets usually centre around jokes, references, and commands that can unlock weird and wonderful things to make […]

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It’s an Easter egg, but not as you know it: The history of Easter eggs in media

It’s an Easter egg, but not as you know it: The history of Easter eggs in media

When you think of an Easter egg hunt, you may think of tracking down chocolate eggs. In computer software and media, an Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message or image, or secret feature of work. The name is used to evoke the idea of a traditional Easter egg hunt in which viewers […]

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RFID: What is it and how does it work?

RFID: What is it and how does it work?

Do you have a credit or debit card in your wallet? Then you’re using RFID technology. RFID technology is a popular way of transmitting messages through technology, but what exactly is it and how does it work? Although RFID technology has been in use since World War II, the demand for RFID equipment is increasing […]

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The Internet turns 30: Top facts about the World Wide Web

The Internet turns 30: Top facts about the World Wide Web

In October 1969, scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles attempted to exchange data between two computers – and the paving stones of the Internet were born. On March 12, 1989, British physicist Tim Berners-Lee, working for Europe’s physics lab CERN, proposed a decentralised system of information management, creating the World Wide Web […]

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