GadgetyNews finalist for Tech Blogger award #BLAwards2015

Yesterday I received some very exciting news – could GadgetyNews possibly stop always being the bridesmaid and never the bride? Don’t get me wrong, I am very proud of what I have achieved so far with GadgetyNews. Over the past eight years I have watched the readership grow as well as my list of contacts […]

GadgetyNews is eight!

Amongst all the fancy dress costumes, fog and consumption of way too many sweets and chocolates over the weekend, GadgetyNews entered its ninth year. Way back on October 30th 2007 I decided it was time to move my first attempts at a gadget and tech blog over from some temporary hosting and make it official. […]

Court officially recognises gadget allergy as disability

Imagine, not being able to use a smartphone, tablet, PC or even bare to be around tech in general. I know, scary isn’t it. For some people this is a reality but is rarely treated as a serious thing. A breakthrough has happened though as a French woman has won a disability grant after telling […]

The UK keeps it gadgety even when dead

It is time to update those “Which songs would you have played at your funeral?” lists and add some tech because, according to the latest research, 1 in 3 UK funerals now includes a gadgety aspect. Personally I’d like to put the ‘fun’ in to my funeral – perhaps a bouncy castle graveyard, or some ‘you’re dead […]

Feedly and Evernote down due to ransom demand

I clocked off for my lunch-break and headed, as usual, to news feed reader Feedly only to find that I couldn’t connect. It turns out that it is currently suffering a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. The attack, and subsequent downage, has been announced on Feedly’s blog. Users are currently unable to access the […]

Heartbleed – which sites do you need to update your password for?

You have no doubt by now heard about the encryption flaw called Heartbleed. It has already been called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen and has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day. Here’s a quick list of the most popular ones that may […]