Technology

My thoughts and musings around technology. From social media, equipment, health tech and more.

The NHS are teaming up with Amazon to allow patients who cannot easily search for health advice online the ability to access this information through the voice assistant Alexa. This has already stirred up comments, with some commenting it will take patients away from having doctors appointments, even in the most serious circumstances, while others …

Alexa, give me a diagnosis Read More »

Oxford’s on-demand ride sharing scheme, PickMeUp, is celebrating its first birthday this month and its a service that appears to be as popular now, than it was when it first started (perhaps even more popular than ever before). I was one of the early adopters of the service, having took my inaugural Pick Me Up …

Happy Birthday, PickMeUp! Read More »

I’ve been a user of Spotify for the last four years but when an opportunity arose for me to update my mobile phone contract, it also ended my premium subscription to the service. So, I decided that, along with the new phone, it was time to try out Apple Music on a one- month free …

Spotify vs Apple Music Read More »

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been finding myself marking heaps of Facebook adverts that have appeared in my newsfeed as irrelevant, because 95% of the ads I’ve seen haven’t actually been for my area. The issue isn’t my settings on my profile, I’ve triple checked them. In fact, the issue surrounds the …

Facebook Advertising – Get it right! Read More »