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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Why Taxing The Internet Is Stupid

21 hours ago

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?


10 Spreadsheet Templates To Organize Your Home

22 hours ago

Do you struggle to keep on top of the cleaning, the shopping or your budget?


Blogo 2 Is The Mac Blogging App You’ve Been Looking For

2 days ago

One thing I’ve noticed Windows switchers complain about about is a lack of a solid OS X blogging client. That’s about to change – Blogo 2 is out, and it’s very, very good.


6 Spooky Halloween Games Perfect For Kids

3 days ago

Ask any kid. Halloween is more than just an hour spent walking from door to door, collecting enough sugar-laden candy to induce a diabetic coma. It’s an entire day spent celebrating the scary.


1.2 Million Routers Are Vulnerable To Being Hijacked. Is Yours One Of Them?

5 days ago

Millions of switches, routers and firewalls are potentially vulnerable to hijacking and interception, after American security firm Rapid7 discovered a serious issue with how these devices are configured. The problem – which affects both home and business users – is found in the NAT-PMP settings used to allow external networks to communicate with devices operating […]


Chatrooms Aren’t Dead. Meet, From Facebook

6 days ago

Facebook has released a new app that allows for semi-anonymous chatrooms. Called Rooms, it’s currently available for iOS, with an Android and iPad native port not far away.


Meet Hi-Fi, The Hashtag-Themed Social Network For iOS

1 week ago

Floridian startup Life In Hi-Fi think the humble hashtag could be put to much better use.


10 Simple, Customisable Invoice Templates Every Freelancer Should Use

1 week ago

Being a freelancer is hard. You’ve got to constantly be on your A-Game.


5 Games From The 90s You Can Play On Your Mac Today

2 weeks ago

The 90s were an awesome time for gaming. And you can play five of the best games easily on your Mac.


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Internet Freedom, Here’s How

2 weeks ago

ACTA and SOPA might be dead and buried, but the specter of draconian copyright law still lingers, as the leak of the latest draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty shows us. The treaty – currently being written and developed by twelve countries – could soon see ISPs liable for the activities of their users, extended […]


The Risks And Rewards Of Renting Out Your Apartment On AirBnb

2 weeks ago

Are you thinking about renting your spare rooms out on AirBnB? Here’s why you should, and also a cautionary note on why you should think twice.


Love Free Games? Here Are 10 You Can Play For Free This Weekend On Steam

2 weeks ago

Steam’s largest ever free weekend begins today, and with it brings 10 awesome games to play for free for the next few days.


10 Amazingly Useful Spreadsheet Templates To Organize Your Life

2 weeks ago

Is your life a hotch-potch of missed deadlines, forgotten shopping and reneged commitments? Sounds like you need to get organized.


Nexus 6, 9, Player, and Android Lollipop: Everything You Need To Know

2 weeks ago

It’s official: Android 5.0 Lollipop is here and is bringing with it three new devices: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. Here’s a comprehensive rundown of all the new hardware and software.


Share Your Photos, Not Your Phone With Microsoft Xim

15th October, 2014

Sharing photos with a group of people just got easier. One person controls the show, everyone can join at their own devices via a link, and when all was seen, the presentation self-destructs.