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Microsoft Update May Smash Your Windows

A brand new Windows 10 mega update is on the way - but Microsoft warns the software upgrade may crash some devices. The update is the second planned major change to the operating system this year and offers repairs for...

Myspace – Years Of Data Gone But Not Forgotten

Social networking site for creatives Myspace has been withering away for a long time. Started in 2003 by Tom Anderson and Chris Dewolfe, the site was the place to be online. How times have changed and the final nail in the...

Tech Firms To Boost Smart Home Security

Security for smart home technology found in millions of homes is due to be beefed up for consumers. Manufacturers of gadgets from routers to smart televisions will have to make sure their devices defeat hackers for the lifetime of the...

Bitcoin’s Not As Popular As Most Insiders Believe

Bitcoin buyers are not the slick cryptocurrency money-men that most people think, according to new research. They are more likely to be men aged between 20 and 44 spending less than £200 from their disposable income on their investments. The profile...

Instagram Scam Nets More Than £3m For Fraudsters

Instascam is the latest social media get-rich-quick phenomenon that is sweeping around the web - but it’s a fraud that has cost hundreds of investors more than £3 million. Police are warning that fraudsters are advertising investment schemes on Instagram...

Facebook’s 10 Minute Message Eraser Comes To Messenger

It’s easy to send a social media message typed in anger or drunkenness, but now a once secret feature on Facebook lets anyone delete them after sending - providing they are quick off the mark. Months ago, Facebook admitted a...

iPad Comes Of Age With Pro Makeover

Apple has launched a bid to make iPad a core market by upgrading the latest model to compete with laptops and notebooks. The iPad has seen fortunes wax and wane in the eight years since the first model was released. Now,...

Game Of Thrones Star Helps In Search For Planet To Colonise

Finding a planet with all the boxes ticked to support human life is not as easy as it would seem in a universe full of choice. And the unlikely star of TV’s Game of Thrones has had a big say...

Hardcore Apple Fans Queue Over Night For New iPhones

Diehard Apple iPhone fans have queued up all night outside the company’s stores to buy the latest and most expensive smartphone offering. They were shopping for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 despite the hefty...

Celebrate Another ? ? For Emojis

You may have missed World Emoji Day that celebrates the tiny cartoon images we include in our text, social media and email messages. Most of us link a few of the hundreds of emojis available into our online conversations without...

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Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

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Historic Ban For Helmet Attack NFL Player

The longest ever national Football League suspension has been handed out to Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett after a shameful attack on an...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States...

Is It Possible For Any Politician To Tell The Truth?

It’s fast becoming impossible for ordinary voters to know which politicians to believe. The days of honest statesmen brokering deals behind closed doors in smoke...