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How your gmail account could be affected by Yahoo being hacked 

Do you have an old account with yahoo? If so all your other online accounts such as Gmail may be affected  While most smug Gmail users would brush off the news of over 200 million yahoo accounts being hacked, you may be in for a shock to know your Gmail account may also be affected. Think back to the time before Google existed.  While it’s hard to remember 2003BG (Before Gmail) For many people yahoo mail was the first email ...
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Apple, Samsung and their epic race to the bottom

 Apple and Samsung have been having a difficult time lately. These mobile giants have had their ups and downs in the past, but these two tech companies have been hitting the news headlines lately for all the wrong reasons. The biggest controversy is relating to the Apple iPhone 7 launch and Samsung Note 7 Recall. While Samsung cornered over 21% of the Mobile Market last year, Apple had the best-selling phone ever. The iPhone 6s sold over 14 million units towards at end of ...
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how to upload your Facebook videos and photos in HD

Have you encountered the problem when you upload your videos to Facebook they are blurry and not very good quality? Unfortunately, in order to save on time uploading,  Facebook reduces the quality in order to speed things up. This can be fixed by following these simple steps below. For Videos Go to Settings on your phone and select the Facebook  option. Select Settings >Upload HD   For Photographs For photos, you need to go to the Facebook app itself. Go ...
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Fabric App – the new way to access memories

Do you know those memory pop-ups you get on Facebook showing an old post or photo you uploaded years ago?  I wouldn’t know as I have not been given that option yet on Facebook. It’s been over a year now since “On This Day” was introduced. Come on Facebook now is my time!! I was delighted to find out that the main creator behind Facebook memories has invented the Fabric App. This app syncs your phone, Facebook, and Instagram together to create a map ...
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Noise cancelling headphones that hear your name

Have you been reluctant to use noise cancelling headphones for the fear of missing out? Noise cancelling headphones are great for when you just want to get away from it all.  You can just listen to music without the interruption of background noise. However,  there is also the fear there could be a possible fire or warning that you miss as you can’t hear when someone is calling you. Well, Fear no more! Amazon has requested and has been awarded a patent for noise cancelling ...
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Why I’m refusing to upgrade my Apple devices

When it comes to Apple it is safe to say I am the ultimate fan. I have been a fan of Apple since they introduced the iPhone 3G back in 2008 and I have been a loyal customer ever since. I have gone along with apple on their journey through their iPhones. Every time there was some controversy with Apple such as the bendable phone or the no reception scandal, I put it down to Apple being a successful business ...
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Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards – Vote for Dear Passerby

Dear Passerby has been shortlisted in the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016.  #LWIBloggies2016 My blog has made the shortlist in two categories, Travel and Digital & Technology. Thank you so much to everyone who nominated my blog. There is such a high-caliber of blogs in these categories it is just great making it to the shortlist. If you think my blog deserves a vote click on the links below to get Dear Passerby into the final. To vote in the travel category click here  ...