Natalie Dunning

Natalie Dunning is a freelance writer and Media Psychology researcher based in Manchester.

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How to read the news

In a world of fake news and online conspiracy theories, knowing fact from fiction is more important than ever!

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How to check if your security software even works.

Here are some top tips to help you check up on your security checkup.

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ISP’s brace for Christmas gaming surge

New survey shows PS5 and Xbox X use might cause Christmas Day internet traffic surges.

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Google outage causes global standstill

Gmail, Google Drive and YouTube went down for an hour on Monday morning and it was terrifying or amazing.

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How to become a top Google result.

Get more attention online with these simple tricks.

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How to monetise your YouTube channel

Some YouTube stars earn millions every year, but they all started somewhere.

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How to recover lost files from the cloud.

Now if only these tricks worked for your house keys / glasses / wallet.

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Is your Microsoft Account being sold by hackers?

A hacker is selling a batch of Microsoft passwords for hundreds of dollars.

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Amazon Sidewalk means your Alexa could become a public network?

New feature could link smart home devices across households.

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Top 10 Time Saving Hacks for Macs.

Don't mug yourself. Speed things up with these handy hints for macOS.

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Top 10 Time Saving Hacks for Windows

Save enough time with these hacks for a sneaky early finish!

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The best Black Friday deals might not be what they seem

Don’t let the excitement of Black Friday leave you vulnerable to scams!

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PS5 beats Xbox to cause internet traffic jams.

The new PS5 almost broke the internet...sort of!

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How to start a Patreon

In 2020, making money online is more important than ever, here’s one way of doing it!

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How to avoid any embarrassing Zoom call fails!

Avoid any mishaps on work calls or virtual pub quizzes!

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Best shows coming to Netflix and Amazon to hibernate with this winter

The best escapism streaming platforms have to offer during winter under lockdown.

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Sky offers Ultrafast FTTP package for existing customers

Good news for Sky customers old and new!

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My Wi-Fi! Borat cancelled in Kazakhstan for broadband jokes.

Sacha Baron Cohen is in hot water for mocking Kazakhstan's broadband... among other things.

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Young people are making money online in new ways during COVID

Gen Z are beginning to adapt to life under varying degrees of lockdown.

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How to change your router’s DNS settings

Easily improve your broadband speed and security by changing your home network settings.

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Sky to launch high street ‘hubs’.

Broadband and TV giant surprises everyone by returning to the high street.

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Virgin Media giving away powerful Hub 4 upgrades!

Virgin Media are offering some lucky customers a powerful new router.

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How to view tweets from a suspended Twitter account.

Want to share a Tweet with a friend but the account is suspended? Here’s a quick work around!

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Rural broadband scheme FAIL leads to £500,000 broadband quote.

The UK government pledged to get rural communities connected, but at what cost?

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How to clean up your social media accounts without deleting them.

Clean up your online footprint to protect yourself from past mistakes!

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Change your DNS settings for better speeds and security!

This little known trick could drastically improve your browsing.

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Easy ways to introduce messaging and video calling apps with older relatives.

Break down the barriers of lockdown using video chat!

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Homeworking boosts Britain’s productivity.

A new survey finds that the working week is getting done in 4 days!

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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite broadband helps those hit by wildfires.

The nascent Space X connectivity service steps up for American fire victims.

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Broadband so bad a customer worked from a neighbour’s shed

Poor performance of a Welsh ISP has left customers stealing broadband from neighbours.

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