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  1. Are Bond Films Really The Best Spy Movies? A Rundown Of 8 Strong Contenders

    Are Bond Films Really The Best Spy Movies? A Rundown Of 8 Strong Contenders
    Fancy watching a spy film tonight? Do a quick search and the results will be dominated by one man – Mr James Bond. It may be one of the most famous and successful film franchises of all time, but are Bond films really the best spy movies? Bond fans may think differently, but we’ve come up with some other very...
  2. Nanny Cams - How To Legally Keep An Eye On Your Child's Babysitter

    Nanny Cams - How To Legally Keep An Eye On Your Child's Babysitter
    In most circumstances, you won’t ever have to worry about your child when they’re under the care of a babysitter. Most babysitters, nannies and childcare professionals are passionate and dedicated about their work, and your little one will thrive under their care. However, leaving your child with someone you don’t know very well is always a scary experience. If it’s...
  3. GPS Trackers And Delivery Schedules - Could Tech Save You Miles And Money?

    GPS Trackers And Delivery Schedules - Could Tech Save You Miles And Money?
    Why use GPS Tracking Technology? To an outsider, deliveries seem pretty simple and straightforward. An order comes in and a delivery driver is dispatched to take it to the right address. However, delivery schedules can actually be incredibly complicated to plan and manage. With hundreds or even thousands of orders and only a limited number of drivers, companies need to...
  4. 5 Ways You Can Use Tech To Outsmart Criminals And Burglars

    5 Ways You Can Use Tech To Outsmart Criminals And Burglars
    Home security is one of those worries that can, quite literally, keep you up at night. It’s very easy to become a little paranoid, leaping out of bed and conducting a full-scale security check after hearing just the slightest noise. Going on holiday can also be a worry. A week in the sun or another well-earned break is definitely something...
  5. New Job? Your New Colleagues Are Probably Spying On You

    New Job? Your New Colleagues Are Probably Spying On You
    If you're about to start a new job, it's time to get your cyber security in order. New Online Spy Shop research has found that in total 59% of people search new colleagues on social media within a week of meeting them. 16% will have had a sneaky peak BEFORE they've met you and no, we're not just talking about...
  6. Fancy Yourself As The Next Bond? Channel 4 Spies Proves Its Tougher Than You Think

    Fancy Yourself As The Next Bond? Channel 4 Spies Proves Its Tougher Than You Think
    If you’ve ever caught sight of yourself in a tux or are particularly partial to a Martini, you may think that you’re practically halfway to becoming the perfect James Bond. However, a new TV series, Channel 4's Spies is proving that espionage is far tougher, and nowhere near as glamorous, as Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Daniel Craig would have...
  7. Using Your Phone As A Spy Camera - Is It Legal To Take And Share A Photo Of A Stranger?

    Using Your Phone As A Spy Camera - Is It Legal To Take And Share A Photo Of A Stranger?
    Have you ever secretly taken a stranger's photo? Here's where you stand legally We've probably all been in this position; you're on the train, you spot someone out of the corner of your eye and you instinctively reach for your mobile phone to use it as a spy camera. Maybe they look EXACTLY like your mate and you need to...
  8. Why Motion-Sensitive Cameras On Building Sites Are Absolutely Essential

    Why Motion-Sensitive Cameras On Building Sites Are Absolutely Essential
    When you’re embarking on a building project, either for yourself or for a client, there are hundreds of things to think about on any given day. You need to make decisions, manage people and solve problems on the spot. This is probably why some building site managers forget about one of the most important parts of the job – securing...
  9. What Is A CryptoParty And Can I Protect My Data?

    What Is A CryptoParty And Can I Protect My Data?
    If you’ve ever browsed the web searching for tips about protecting your data or devices, you may have come across the term ' CryptoParty '. This is a relatively recent phenomenon which now has events taking place all over the world. But what is a CryptoParty and why would you want to attend one? Let’s start with the basics. A...
  10. 10 Quick Steps To Completely Sweep A Room For Bugs

    10 Quick Steps To Completely Sweep A Room For Bugs
    Worried that someone is listening into your calls or secretly filming you? You may not be completely paranoid. Nowadays, it isn’t that difficult to get hold of great quality spy cameras and listening devices, and they’re very easy to hide. There are also plenty of reasons why a person might want to carry out this kind of surveillance. For example...