The Buddy Blog

Welcome to the Buddy Blog! Here you will find all of our blog posts with insights and tips on home & living.

July 21, 2021
Tips & Guides
What is cloud storage and how can I store my data in a cloud?

Computer storage? Let’s not cloud the issue. Here’s a clear, straightforward account of how cloud storage is reshaping the way we store our data.

June 17, 2021
Tips & Guides
Common Computer Issues and What you Can Do to Fix Them

Here’s TechBuddy’s take on the most common computer issues you should be aware of, how to fix them and how to prevent them in the first place.

June 9, 2021
Inspiration
How Smart Homes and Big Data Will Improve Urban Life

TechBuddy takes a look at how the evolution of connected smart homes and big data could completely reinvent urban life as we know it.

June 3, 2021
Tips & Guides
Computer Cookies: All You Need to Know

Much like their delicious namesake, computer cookies come in lots of different forms. But what exactly are cookies, what do they do & should you accept them?

May 27, 2021
Smart Home
5 Biggest Home Security Trends 2021

Smart home devices have the potential to keep us safer and more secure than ever before. Here’re 5 key smart home security trends to look out for in 2021.

May 13, 2021
Inspiration
The new frontier for creating value - The Home!

With the surge of home service offerings, the home has become the new frontier for creating value. Our COO, Siavash Habibi, takes a closer look at "Hometail", the new kind of in-home retail experience.

May 5, 2021
Tips & Guides
How to Protect Your Data on Social Media

While social media has changed our daily lives for the better, are we sacrificing our privacy? Here’s how to stay safe and protect your privacy online.

April 28, 2021
Tips & Guides
Fiber Optic vs Cable: the Difference Between Them and Why You Should Care

TechBuddy takes a look at the key differences between fiber optic and cable internet connections, from cost and availability to speed and reliability.

April 21, 2021
Tips & Guides
How to Set Up a Home Network: the Complete Guide

Setting up a home network is more important than ever. Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to set up your own fast, secure and reliable home network.

March 31, 2021
Smart Home
5 Key Smart Home Benefits

From bringing comfort and convenience to security and peace of mind, find out the key smart home benefits and how they can enrich our lives in this post.

March 24, 2021
Tips & Guides
Best Home Office Gadgets in 2021

TechBuddy takes a look at the best home office gadgets in 2021, from practical products that drive productivity to ingenious devices that spark inspiration.

March 18, 2021
Inspiration
Reinventing The World of Work: Why Remote Working Is Here To Stay

TechBuddy takes a look at the work from home advantages and disadvantages, and examines how the ‘hybrid’ model will reinvent the way we work.

March 12, 2021
Smart Home
How to Keep Your Smart Home Data Private and Secure

TechBuddy takes a look at how to safeguard your smart home privacy and prevent your data from being taken without your consent. Here’s all you need to know.

March 4, 2021
Inspiration
How TechBuddy Can Help Telcos Reshape Their CX Model

TechBuddy takes a look at the reasons for poor CX and shows how telcos can flip the script to put their customers at the center of their business.

February 19, 2021
Inspiration
How the Gig Economy is Changing the Way We Work

What’s behind the recent radical shift in the way we work? TechBuddy takes a look at the changing face of work and what’s being called the ‘gig economy.’

February 10, 2021
Tips & Guides
Is There a Difference Between SD, HD, and 4K?

We’re constantly redefining the viewing experience – quite literally. Check out TechBuddy’s guide on screen resolutions, from SD and HD to 4K and beyond.

February 3, 2021
Tips & Guides
How to run a monitor color test

Monitor color tests are a quick and easy way to configure your monitor’s color accuracy. Find out how to configure your monitor in a few simple steps.

January 27, 2021
Tips & Guides
The Ideal TV Height and Angle for the Best Viewing Experience

Want to know the best height to mount your TV? Here’s a simple guide to the ideal TV height and angle, plus some useful tips on positioning and DIY mounting

January 19, 2021
Inspiration
Life as a Service (LaaS) - and the rise of the Super-Bundles

Of all the things we have and use in our everyday life, which do we truly need to own? With subscriptions and bundles on the rise, our COO Siavash Habibi takes a closer look at the phenomenon of Life as a Service (LaaS).

January 15, 2021
Inspiration
Top 6 Tech Products from CES 2021

TechBuddy’s guide to the most exciting and groundbreaking products on display at this year’s most exciting technology event – CES 2021.

January 7, 2021
Smart Home
The Best Smart Home Companies in 2021: A Complete Overview

With so many Smart Home companies, it can be hard to know the best from the rest. Here’s TechBuddy’s guide to the companies shaping the homes of tomorrow.

December 16, 2020
Buying Guides
Best Tech Gifts to Buy for Christmas 2020

From the innovative and the practical to the downright ingenious, here’s our list of the best tech gifts to bring some joy to friends and family this Xmas.

December 10, 2020
Inspiration
Does the Rise of E-Commerce Mean the End of Brick and Mortar Stores?

How brick and mortar electronics stores can innovate and create a simplified, captivating customer experience to play a major part in the future of retail.

December 2, 2020
Buying Guides
The Ultimate Guide to Computers for Seniors

When it comes to the ideal computer for an older adult, finding the right option is difficult – especially if you’re not a tech geek. Here’s all you need to know.

November 24, 2020
Tips & Guides
The 10 Main Types of Computer Virus and How to Avoid Them

From macro virus to trojan horse, there are many different types of computer virus out there. Read our list of the most common ones & how to avoid them now.

November 12, 2020
Smart Home
The 7 Best Smart Home Blogs You Need to Read Right Now

We’ve scoured the web in search of the best written, most consistently brilliant, and fully comprehensive smart home blogs. Check the full list here now.

November 2, 2020
Smart Home
9 Smart Home Trends for 2021

From mesh WiFI and smart security drones to smart kitchen hubs and smart bathrooms, next year promises to take smart home technology to an entirely new level. We take a look at 9 of the best smart home devices tipped to blow our minds in 2021.

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