Tide Bank Doesn’t Send Funds From Your Account


Until recently, Cohoda LTD held a Tide Banking account. Tide is a ‘challenger’ bank, attempting to disrupt the business banking market. There’s a major problem with this bank, however. They don’t transfer funds from your Tide account, they use a holding / intermediary account. Without telling you. We uncovered this problem when we transferred a sizeable sum from Tide, to a Virgin Money bank...

Turn bluetooth on automatically when connected to Thunderbolt display


I use a MacBook Air as my primary machine. When at home in my office, I plug it in to a 27″ Thunderbolt display, and use the Apple keyboard and “magic” mouse – which are connected via bluetooth. To save battery, when not plugged in, I turn off bluetooth. When I come back to the office, it’s usually still off, and I have to remember to turn it back on, to use the...

British Gas Energy Smart monitor – Screen looks strange


I recently signed up to British Gas energy smart tariff for gas and electricity, which comes with a handy meter that tells me how much electricity I’m using. Once I’d plugged the unit in, i noticed the screen looked a little bit strange… almost, like it was flickering. I could only detect this if i moved my eyes left or right, up or down… It was almost like the 3 colours (Red Green, and Blue)...