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 http://www.matthewhughes.co.uk and follow him on twitter at @matthewhughes.

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What is JavaScript, And Can the Internet Exist Without It?

12 hours ago

JavaScript is one of those things many take for granted. Everybody uses it.

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Don’t Fall For It: WhatSim is More Expensive Than Pay As You Go

2 days ago

It’s widely accepted that using mobile data abroad is a recipe for bankruptcy. There are far, far too many articles on The Daily Mail and The Telegraph of hapless tourists who decided to stream some TV, or download a Neil Diamond album (choice quote: “I’m really not that big a Neil Diamond fan”), only to […]

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Appear.in Now Lets You Add Video Conferencing Facilities To Any Website

3 days ago

Simply put, it is now possible to integrate Appear.in within your own website and blog. But why should you care?

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Ind.ie Wants To Kill Facebook And Make The Internet Decentralized

24th December, 2014

One guy wants to finally end the homogeny of the massive data-silos in the sky (read: Facebook, Google and Dropbox). His name is Aral Balkan.

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What Is The Sharing Economy, And What Does It Mean For You?

19th December, 2014

It’s really just ordinary people meeting a demand with resources they own, in order to make a profit – but what does that look like?

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7 Techy Gifts For The Homeowner

9th December, 2014

Do you know someone who loves technology and has recently moved home? With the holiday season looming, you might be wondering what to get that person.

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6 Gifts For The World Traveller In Your Life

8th December, 2014

What do you buy for someone who prizes experiences over things? Here are 6 awesome gifts you can get for the intrepid adventurer in your life.

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Hands On With WinX HD Video Converter (PC/Mac) + Unlimited License Giveaway

5th December, 2014

It’s one of the best tools for managing diverse types of video.

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Can Hackers REALLY Take Over Your Car?

29th November, 2014

Zubie is a small box that plugs into the On-Board Diagnostics (ODBII) port found in most modern cars. It allows users to find out how well they’re driving, and offers tips for extending their mileage with sensible, economical driving. And until recently, Zubie contained a serious lapse in security that could leave users vulnerable to […]

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7 Of The Best Xbox 360 Games You Can Get On The Cheap This Black Friday

27th November, 2014

Black Friday presents itself as an opportunity to get the latest and greatest games for not very much money. And you don’t even need to leave your house.

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Glyph Studio Review And Giveaway

27th November, 2014

Another week, another hard drive. This one is the Glyph Studio – a $199 external drive aimed at creative professionals. Read the review, then enter to win your own!

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Are E-Cigarettes Harmful To Your Computer’s Health?

26th November, 2014

It’s been a rough few months for the embattled e-cigarette industry. Although intended to be a safer alternative to tobacco, the devices have been under attack by regulators in the US and Europe who have expressed health concerns about the nicotine-enriched liquid used. And now, there’s a new worry surrounding them that nobody expected. Your […]

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Hands On With Nokia’s New Z Launcher For Android

22nd November, 2014

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

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What To Expect From Firefox Developer Edition

19th November, 2014

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.