Author: tecdude

  • The New Macs

    The M1 Chip Like in the iPhones and iPads, Apple are adding their own silicon to Macs. They’re calling it the ‘M1’ chip with some amazing claims on performance and efficiency & if you want to see that check the keynote out: The New Computers MacBook Air The first computer they introduced was the MacBook […]

  • Photos

    Taking photos with a phone can be amazing, a portable camera in your pocket. Burst If you are taking photos of moving objects, bursts can be great to take the best shot. Take a burst by holding the button down like so: Using this you can get the best shot of fireworks, seas and other […]

  • The Cloud

    Learn what the cloud is, what is stored in the cloud and how to use it!

  • IoT

    The Internet of Things has many possibilities and uses. Lets have a look. The Good Ecological The IoT has a huge potential to make the world more ecological and sustainable. This is because if each device and object is on the internet and communicating with each other thus all of the devices will be able […]

  • New Apple Releases

    HomePod Mini It’s a super-compact, circular HomePod. With a U1 chip to support Ultra Wide Band tech meaning that Handoff, which allows you too easily pass your music from your iPhone to the HomePod, is going to get a re-vamp. Because of the £99 price tag, Apple has made an ‘Intercom’ system: allowing one HomePod […]

  • iOS 14

    iOS 14 was released recently bringing many new features, most notably Widgets on the home screen: This is great as you get an update whenever you open your phone. It’s amazing to get information as soon as you unlock your phone, without having to open any apps. With all the widgets taking up space on […]

  • PHP

    You need: Raspberry Pi (Setup & connected to the internet) Open the command line. Install Apache (Hosting system): Lets break this code up: sudo: this gives you permission to do this apt-get install: tells the system to install something apache2: the package being installed -y: tells the system that it can do it Once Apache […]

  • Micro:Bit Step Counter

    You need: Micro:Bit (with power pack) Micro USB Cable Computer that the non-Micro USB end of the can be plugged in Start by opening the BBC Micro:Bit MakeCode page. Click on new project and name it ‘Step Counter’ then press the Create button. Open the ‘Basic’ menu and drag a ‘Show String’ block out and […]

  • Micro:Bit Basics

    The BBC Micro:Bit is an open source hardware computer with many features including: ARM based system Radio (To communicate with other Micro:Bits) Bluetooth 25 LED display Light Sensors Open the Micro:Bit Makecode page and scroll down and have a look around. Once you’ve had a look around click on the Flashing Heart tutorial and then […]

  • We’re going social! (Here’s how you can too)

    Recently, we’ve been going social on Twitter. In the inter-connected world that we live in today, Social Media is a huge form of communication today. Have a look at ours latest Tweets: Enough about us! Here’s how you can make your own Twitter account (with your parents permission, if you’re under 13) Go to the […]