Tip o’ the Week 471 – Buying stuff at auction

As the web turns 30 and its role in the End Of the World As We Know It starts to become more clear, it’s worth reflecting on how the technology has disrupted more traditional businesses, sometimes ironically turning them on their head before turning into them. One literally dusty and old-school business that is reinventing…


Tip o’ the Week 470 – Chrome Activities on Time

As many of now know, the Edge browser in Windows 10 is going to change. In short, the browser application will be rewired to use the open-source Chromium rendering engine, meaning that Edge will be every bit as compatible as Chrome is in displaying web pages and apps. It doesn’t mean that Edge will look…


Tip o’ the Week 469 – To-Do Files and Accounts

ToW has featured Wunderlist and To-Do on a number of occasions; it’s good to see new functionality being added to the To-Do app & service, and the hits just keep on coming. If you haven’t tried it out yet, get To-Do from the Store, or just play with it online. Install it on your phone,…

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Tip o’ the Week 468 – Get Office, My Office, Office app appears

For a while now, new PCs have been installed with an app that “encouraged” users to install and use Office. Even users with Office already installed sometimes complained that Get Office was nagging them to, er, Get Office. Get Office became “My Office”, which was a lot more useful in the sense that it was…