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How To Use Your Phone More Mindfully

If you have social media you’ll no doubt be familiar with news feed scrolling, status updates and live stories. But would you like to learn how to use your phone more mindfully? While many of us use social media to stay connected, becoming too absorbed in our phones can actually prevent us from engaging with…

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Beginner’s Guide to Loose Ends

So you’ve come across the Loose Ends app, but can’t for the life of you figure out what it’s good for – so read on for a beginner’s guide to Loose Ends. Allow us to explain exactly what this clever bit of technology can do for you, and tell you the best way to get…

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Goodman’s Field, E1: Something For Everyone

By Lynn Reynolds, writer: longtime EastEnder, sometime Bermondseyite. It’s ironic that in my part of the east end of London, fish and chips is so hard to find. That’s why I’m glad that Goodman’s Field, my local (and newly refurbished) JD Wetherspoon’s pub, does such a reliably satisfying version. Fish is always a thick, juicy…

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Smart Virtual Assistants: Who’s the Smartest of Them All?

Back in the dark days of the late 20th century, digital assistants were slab-like pieces of primitive tech, little more than a computerised Filofax. The first so-called smart virtual assistant was Microsoft’s Clippy, an annoying animated paperclip which popped up and got in the way whenever we were trying to use MS Office. But in…

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University Gifts for Students: 4 Essentials for College Life

Choosing university gifts for students can be a big headache. You don’t want to load ‘em up with more stuff than can fit into a family car, but you’re anxious not to leave out the essentials. However, now you can relax, because the Loose Ends team are here to tell you what the university student…

The Benefits of Location Independence: Portrait of a Digital Nomad

Nearly two decades into the twenty-first century, increasing numbers of workers are reaping the benefits of location independence. Widespread wireless technology has made it possible for the chronically itchy of foot to ditch the traditional career path and become location rebels, working from almost any destination on the planet. London-based writer Lynn Reynolds tracked down…

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