Matthew Hughes

Joined June 2013

Matthew Hughes is a software developer, student and writer from Liverpool, England. He is seldom found without a cup of strong black coffee in his hand and absolutely adores his Macbook Pro and his camera. You can read his blog at and follow him on twitter at @matthewhughes.

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Two Ways Your ISP Is Spying On You, And How To Be Safe [Giveaway]

2 hours ago

It’s a bad time to be a Verizon customer.


Hands On With Nokia’s New Z Launcher For Android

2 days ago

Nokia’s brand new Z Launcher is here, but is it any good?


What To Expect From Firefox Developer Edition

5 days ago

Eager to cement their reputation with developers even further, Mozilla have launched Firefox Developer Edition; a cutting-edge spin on the popular browser loaded with features designed to make web development even easier.


A GNU Beginning For Microsoft: What An Open Source .NET Framework Means For The Rest Of Us

1 week ago

Microsoft just released a significant part of its code under a permissive open source license. This move breaks with years of tradition. But why and what does it mean for you?

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Glyph BlackBox Portable Hard Drive Review And Giveaway

1 week ago

Can a 500gb portable hard drive really be worth $100? There’s a company in New York who thinks so. Meet Glyph Technologies, the makers of the BlackBox.


Windows Users Beware: You’ve Got A Serious Security Issue

2 weeks ago

Running Windows? You should probably run your updates about now. A serious new vulnerability has been confirmed as present in all versions of Windows from Vista onwards which has the potential to let hackers execute their own arbitrary code. The issue (CVE number CVE-2014-6321) is rated critical by Microsoft, and affected users are being strongly encouraged […]


Credit Card Processing On Android: Best Tools For Accepting Payment

2 weeks ago

Want to process credit card payments on your Android device? Here are the best tools for getting it done.


3 Free Games That Can Help You Cope And Understand Depression

2 weeks ago

Games – like any other genre of popular culture – can help us understand complex issues. Complex issues like depression and mental health.


Google’s New Nanotech Pill Will Help The Fight Against Cancer

6th November, 2014

Google is reportedly working on a pill that could potentially identify cancer, heart attacks and other illnesses, without resorting to painful and invasive surgery. Is this the future of medical science?


How You Can Officially Browse Facebook Over Tor

6th November, 2014

Remarkably, Facebook has launched a a .onion address for Tor users to access the popular social network. We show you how to access it in the Tor-Browser.


Internet Archive Brings 900 Classic Arcade Games To Your Browser. Here Are 7 Of The Best

4th November, 2014

Your town’s arcade may have shut down in the mid-90s, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting your classic games fix.


Google Fit Review: Will This App Make You Healthier?

1st November, 2014

Google’s entry into the smartphone health craze is here: Google Fit. Let’s take a look at what makes it unique and how it stacks up against the competition.


These 10 Startups Are Going To Improve Lives. Here’s Why.

31st October, 2014

If you’ve not been able to make TechCrunch Disrupt this year, you’ve missed a lot. Here’s 10 of the best apps, startups and products I stumbled across while I was at the conference.


10 Excel Templates To Track Your Health and Fitness

30th October, 2014

Have you ever noticed how hard it is to stay in peak physical condition? Sure, you might start off strong, avoiding junk food and going to the gym with a degree of regularity. You might even turn your home into a gym. But eventually, you start skipping sessions. Your diet starts slipping too, with ‘cheat […]


Why Taxing The Internet Is Stupid

29th October, 2014

This Internet tax is one of a kind. No other government has ever conceived of taxing the Internet. If this law came to your country, what would it mean for consumers and businesses?