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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...

Appstore Clocks Up $130 Billion In Downloads

The Apple AppStore is 10 years old and generated more than $130 billion for the company. On average, Apple iPhone and iPad users access 40 different apps a month and spend three hours a day on them. But what are the...

Microsoft Grabs GitHub In $5bn Shopping Spree

Open Source code sharing repository GitHub has been swallowed by tech giant Microsoft in a multi-billion dollar deal. The exact value of the cash to change hands remains a secret - but GitHub has 26 million users and recently had...

Apple Launches Blisteringly Fast IOS 12

Standby to launch the touch paper for a faster and smoother iPhone experience as Apple gets ready to launch IOS 12. The software will become available later this year for iPhones back to the iPhone 5S and iPad Air 2. The...

Fight Cancer In Your Sleep With Grid Computing

Secret mining apps buried in browser extensions have caused a stir because they soak up excess computer processing power to let hackers make money from cryptocurrency. But the hackers have just found a different way to utilise idle computer power. If...

Google Gives Gmail A Cool New Look And New Features

Gmail has a new look and had a few new tools added in top-to-bottom makeover of the free email client. Google says the facelift will help users get more done by simplifying the way the program works. The new version, which...

New Google Tool Blocks Intrusive Advertising

Search giant Google is in a pickle over what to do about intrusive advertising. The internet phenomenon’s business model is all about making money from advertising, but users are complaining in droves about pop ups and videos that autoplay when...

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Harvey Weinstein Faces Jail After Rape Charge Convictions

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s fall from grace was completed when a jury at the New York  Supreme Court found...

Manchester City Set To Appeal Ban From Europe

The world of football is waiting with bated breath to see if Manchester City lodges an appeal against a two-year ban from European football. The...

Stardust Fails To Glitter As Oscars Lose Audience

The magic of the Oscars used to sprinkle a smattering of stardust as Hollywood celebrated glittering movies in style. But the swagger has long gone...

Can You Claim A Share Of Yahoo’s Data Breach Claim Settlement?

Around 500 million internet users who trusted web portal Yahoo to look after their personal information can claim a share of $117.5 million compensation...

Trump Acquitted As Impeachment Show Trial Winds Up

In one of the least surprising events in Us politics, President Donald Trump has been acquitted of all charges at his impeachment trial. Well, some...