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Tech Tip: Use The Action Centre To Customise Settings

Windows 10 offers you the chance to customise settings without having to go to the settings panel by using a one-stop shop called the action centre. The action centre allows you to see notifications for what’s happening with apps and other programs across your device. To reach the action centre :

  • Click the dialogue box in the bottom right corner of your screen.
  • View the notifications and the updated options for customising your settings.


Phone App Detects Cancer

A new app called BiliScreen, developed by Researchers at the University of Washington, uses eye-scanning technology to detect early stage pancreatic cancer, thus increasing the chances of successful treatment.

Surgery Early Is Best Option

Six UK Regions Get Full Fibre Broadband Trials

The UK government has announced the six regions of the UK that will host trials of full fibre broadband for businesses, schools and hospitals as part of a £200m scheme by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS).

Which Six Regions?

The DCMS has decided that £10 million of the total £200 million budget will be spent on trials for full fibre broadband in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, West Sussex, Coventry and Warwickshire, Bristol and Bath & North East Somerset, West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester.

New 400GB MicroSD Card

SanDisk's parent company ‘Western Digital’ has announced at the 'IFA 2017' in Berlin that it is launching the world's largest storage capacity (400GB) microSD card.

What Is MicroSD Card?

A microSD card is a small (fingernail size or less) removable flash memory card that uses chips to store data e.g. documents, music, photos and video. They are used for storage in devices such as phones and tablets. SD is an abbreviation of Secure Digital.

Why The Need For More Storage Space?

Tech Tip: Easier On The Eyes With ‘Dark’ Theme

Looking at bright window backdrops and bright white backgrounds when you open folders can be tough on the eyes. Windows 10 offers your eyes some relief with ‘Dark’ theme. Here’s how it works. To switch to black folder backdrops which are easier on the eyes:

  • Click on Settings
  • Go to Personalisation and Colours
  • Look for the Light/Dark option near the bottom
  • Select the Dark theme