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Geeky stuff to do during lockdown

You can and should do these things all year round really, but perhaps especially so now. Some of these may be UK specific. Just a few things that can help with staying at home for a few weeks. Reading Libby App to access your local public library to borrow Audiobooks, eBooks and Digital Magazines, for […]

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2017 Xmas Gift Guide for Geeks

It’s that time of year again already! Time to start ordering stuff up for yourself or a geeky loved one. Here is a list of some cool stuff to give you ideas. Some of these will also be included in the Black Friday deals so order fast!   Voice Assistants These are all the rage at […]

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Getting free iPad apps for education

I may be late to the party on this one but figured it was worth sharing just in case others have not come across it. The website Boy Genius Report has a section that seems to be updated with a daily post detailing iPhone apps that have gone from being paid to free. There will […]

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Help Dyslexic students with this free font

Just a quick post today to draw attention to something we have used for a while but I keep meaning to mention. A few years ago I came across a student that was considering using a laptop instead of the iPad. I was keen to know why and it transpired that they had dyslexia and […]

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10+ things your geek would love for Christmas

Buying gifts for geeks is not easy. They tend to hide in their rooms a lot and not speak to humans often so knowing what they want can be hard. Here are a few ideas to get you started. And yes, I know it isn’t 1st of December yet. I’m giving you time for postage! […]

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Recommended – Evernote Scannable

Just a quick app recommendation today. Scanning documents to get them into digital form can be a pain. Not everyone has a scanner at home and they can take time to use. Scannable by Evernote is a free app for iOS devices that uses your camera to scan documents. In the past this has resulted in […]