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  1. Work From Home? You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls

    Work From Home? You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls
    Many businesses choose to record their phone calls. It provides them with a record of all transactions, agreements and correspondence, which could potentially be used as evidence if the company is ever involved in legal action. Recording calls can also help to improve customer service and to train staff. However, these businesses tend to have office premises in which setting...
  2. 6 Top Tips For Perfectly Positioning Your Spy Camera

    6 Top Tips For Perfectly Positioning Your Spy Camera
    Using a spy camera and actually capturing decent footage can be more difficult than you may think. Without a little knowledge and preparation, you could end up with footage of people’s feet rather than their faces or a picture marred by poor light or a poorly placed pot plant. Here are the 6 essential tips you need to know to...
  3. Providing Peace Of Mind: 4 Ways Technology Can Help To Protect Elderly Relatives

    Providing Peace Of Mind: 4 Ways Technology Can Help To Protect Elderly Relatives
    Having an elderly relative who lives alone can be a big worry. If you find yourself lying awake at night fretting about everything from burglars and con artists to trips, falls and burns, you’ll be glad to know that technology could have the solution. Here are just four of the ways that tech and gadgets could help to protect your...
  4. If It Moves, Track It - Fitting GPS Trackers On Everything From Cars To Pets

    If It Moves, Track It - Fitting GPS Trackers On Everything From Cars To Pets
    When thinking of GPS trackers, most people think immediately of cars. While it’s true that GPS tracking devices are primarily used on vehicles, the technology has many other applications. It’s versatile and can be integrated with lots of other devices, such as your smartphone for example. To put it simply, you can use GPS tracking to keep tabs on virtually...
  5. 8 Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Online - But Most Of Us Don't

    8 Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Online - But Most Of Us Don't
    Online security is something we all know is important, but most of us simply don’t know where to start when it comes to protecting ourselves online. Take a few minutes to run through the following steps, then you’ll have the peace of mind that you’re just a little safer online: Have different passwords for different things. This is the best...
  6. Recording Business Calls - Do I Have To Tell The Caller That I'm Recording?

    Recording Business Calls - Do I Have To Tell The Caller That I'm Recording?
    Businesses use call recording for many reasons, such as improving business practices and customer service, protecting themselves from complaints and litigation and gathering evidence of transactions and correspondence. If your business is considering using call recording devices and technology, it’s very important to stay on the right side of the law. You need to understand your responsibilities under the law...
  7. How To Keep Your Cool When Wearing Body Cameras

    How To Keep Your Cool When Wearing Body Cameras
    Spy camera technology is so very sophisticated these days that you can now wear tiny pin hole cameras concealed on your body, without anyone being able to tell. These cameras can be fitted in everything from ties and watches to spectacles, where of course you can control the view and get the very best footage just by angling or tilting...
  8. Rise In Sales Of Breaking Bad- Style Smart Spy Cameras

    Rise In Sales Of Breaking Bad- Style Smart Spy Cameras
    Our experts at Online Spy Shop have spotted a marked increase in the number of people wanting high-tech, smart spy cameras to protect themselves against rogue traders, to keep an eye on potentially neglectful care workers and catch out cheating partners. Our own CEO Steve Roberts was recently featured in an article in the Mirror explaining just why these cameras...
  9. Council Uses Camera To Catch Fly-Tippers - Could It Work In Your Area?

    Council Uses Camera To Catch Fly-Tippers - Could It Work In Your Area?
    Fly-tipping, dumping and littering has become quite a serious and seriously frustrating problem in many areas, but could cameras be the solution? A council in Derbyshire has proven that external CCTV cameras really can help to secure convictions against fly-tippers and others who show complete disrespect for community areas. South Derbyshire District Council has a team of safer neighbourhood wardens...
  10. How GPS Trackers Could Save Your Company's Reputation

    How GPS Trackers Could Save Your Company's Reputation
    Some people think GPS trackers are useful for locating a lost or stolen vehicle and not very much else. On the contrary – these clever devices have a wide range of different functions that can help everyone from individuals to businesses, saving them both time and money. For businesses which use vehicles on a daily basis, GPS vehicle trackers can...