How to make your internet faster – for free!

This project is going to show you how to make your internet faster – completely for free! We’re going to do this by changing your DNS to a faster provider. This also make your internet more private, so it’s a win-win. What’s DNS? A DNS is a server that turns URLs (tec-kids.co.uk) into IP addresses… Continue reading How to make your internet faster – for free!

Christmas Tech

Christmas is here! There are so many projects to try: Micro:Bit Snowflakes To decorate your windows! You’ll Need: Micro:Bit (Preferably more than one) A Mac, PC or Raspberry Pi Open Micro Bit Make Code and make a new project and name it: Christmas Snowflake. Open the Radio menu: Drag a ‘Radio Set Group’ block into… Continue reading Christmas Tech

macOS Big Sur

The Good The All New Control Centre Being able to have one-click control of the system, like on the iPhone, is amazing. You can now easily enable Do Not Disturb, AirDrop and Screen Mirroring straight from the simple Control Centre is easy and simple. All-New Logos The new logos are attempting to look 3D, which… Continue reading macOS Big Sur

Smart Homes

Smart homes and IoT seem like the future, but what are they? Well, they are when physical objects in your house that connect to WiFi and can be controlled remotely, usually via an app or website. We weigh up the pros and cons in the IoT article, so lets have a look at how you… Continue reading Smart Homes

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… Continue reading The New Macs

GarageBand 2

Mac/MacBook Open last week’s GarageBand file/project. This week we’re going to be adding lyrics to your song. Brainstorm time! Firstly we’re going to have to think about what you would like your song to be about: basically, we don’t want to do some mumbling so you need lyrics and for lyrics to make sense you… Continue reading GarageBand 2