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Globex Call – A Lifeline to Home in a Time of Crisis

By Sandra Quinn Calling home is something we often take for granted, but recently while on honeymoon in Thailand, this writer truly appreciated the importance of a reliable and affordable telecommunications service. I have arthritis and it is known to get worse with severe changes in air pressure, so I had packed a small emergency […]

Bring tech into your Christmas List

By Sandra Quinn It is that time of year – children are writing and rewriting their Santa lists and the adults are starting to think about what nifty gifts they would like to find nestled under the tree on December 25. Buying for someone who is into their gadgets can be tricky if it is […]

Does Technology Help or Hinder Learning?

By Sandra Quinn Twenty years ago, using the internet to research educational projects for school or university was just coming to the fore and it was something people were slowly but surely adjusting to – now you have educational institutions using interactive whiteboards, online sharing forums for assignment submissions, dedicated email servers for each institution […]

Embrace technology in your business

By Sandra Quinn According to research from SMB Group, 92% of small businesses in America are using one or more cloud-based solutions in their businesses. While some people may think that investing in technology is only for the big players, research has proven that embracing technology is one of the things, which can give small […]

Should children be learning how to code?

By Sandra Quinn Back in 2011, CoderDojo was founded in Cork, Ireland and over the past six years, the question of how important it is for children to learn how to code has been popping up in many different academic, social and family circles. CoderDojo is a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs for […]

The Real You VS the Online You

By Sandra Quinn Social media and technology is an ever-present factor in modern day life, so much so that teenagers now spend up to nine hours a day on social platforms and 30% of all time spent online is now spent on social media (according to www.socialmediatoday.com). For those working in the technology sector, technology […]

Families Stay Connected Using SmartRoamer App

By Sandra Quinn Since Filipino woman Rhea Rafols left her home country in 2009 to move to Norway, she has been separated from her family and friends by just under 10,000 kilometres – 9,977km to be exact, but thanks to the SmartRoamer app from Horizon Globex, that gap has been bridged and they communicate every […]

SmartRoamer App Keeps Love Alive Across the Oceans

By Sandra Quinn Imagine meeting the love of your life while at home visiting your family and friends in the Philippines and as your new relationship is getting off the ground, imagine saying goodbye to your newfound love for a whole nine months as he goes out to sea and you go back to Norway […]

Do Younger People Adapt Quicker to a Tech Workplace?

By Sandra Quinn Do younger people adapt quicker than their older counterparts to a technology rich workplace? This is an age-old question and it is something which is considered every time a new wave of technology sweeps its way across the sectors and industries. In years gone by, technology in the everyday workplace was limited […]

Keeping Business Communications In-House

By Sandra Quinn Offices are now mobile in almost every sense of the word with most employers and employees sharing the same work and personal mobile number, having access to their emails while ‘off the clock’ and arranging meetings out of hours for the following week. While this means that your employees are more than […]