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Apps have become a lousy business for many

We hear an awful lot, at least in technology circles, about how smartphone apps are destroying the world wide web. As we abandon the computers on our desk for the miniature ones in our pockets, we are spending less time on websites themselves and more within apps dedicated to shopping, reading, …

App Store

The Emoji Bible has arrived ... sometime after God created heaven and earth

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, and then some time later 😇 created emoji 🙏 .<p>One of the most widely translated works in history has been given a 21st-century update with the publication of the Emoji Bible.<p>Described as a “great and fun way to share the gospel”, it interprets …

Christian Philosophy

Games review roundup: Total War: Warhammer; Valkyria Chronicles: Remastered; Doom

<b>Total War: Warhammer</b><p>PC, Sega, cert: 16<br>★★★★<p>Warhammer has a variable history in video games, with some horrendous outings attached to the brand. Total War, meanwhile, produces great strategy games, albeit focused on real historical eras. Might this unlikely mashup work?<p>Thankfully for fans of both, …

Total War

Make music with the Large Hadron Collider through a web app

Quantizer turns particle collisions into sweet sounds.<p>Now that music has come to the Large Hadron Collider, it's time for the giant science ring to make some music of its own. Meet Quantizer, a project from students Juliana Cherston and Ewan Hill that turns the ATLAS experiment's many, many …

Particle Accelerators

20 of the best Android apps and games this month

April was another strong month for new Android apps and games: from hyper-local weather forecasts and clever alarm-clock apps to fraternal adventures and ninja bears. Here’s our latest monthly roundup of what’s worth a slot on your home screen.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, and …

Android News

Is Apple Making an All-Glass iPhone?

5 Best New iPhone / iOS APPS 📱 May 2016 - Week 4

YouTube on the Rise in 2016 - 100k #46

5 Best New iPhone / iOS GAMES 👾 May 2016 - Week 4

What do your apps know about you?

No matter whether the apps on your phone help you to keep fit or find love, they harvest a wealth of personal information. We investigate what apps …

Hunt for the Best Password Manager: Four Apps to Keep Them Safe

<i>Master your iPhone and iPad: Sign up here to get our FREE Tip of the Day delivered right to your inbox.</i><p>There is no end to amount of accounts you need to create when using various apps and websites. And each one of those accounts has it’s own password. Since you have to remember those passwords, …

iPhone

10 Tips for Using Apple Mail Like a Boss

<i>Master your iPhone and iPad: Sign up here to get our FREE Tip of the Day delivered right to your inbox.</i><p>Apple’s Mail app allows you to keep all of your email accounts under one roof. I have my Yahoo, Gmail, and iCloud accounts connected. I find it’s super convenient to take advantage of this, …

Email

Claudio Ranieri: 'How I took Leicester City to the top of the Premier League'

Some time before the final whistle, the plaudits replaced the scepticism. No sooner had Leicester City pulled off the preposterous in winning the Premier League, than the architect of that triumph, Claudio Ranieri, was being hailed as the manager of the month and serenaded in front of a home crowd …

Claudio Ranieri

Cut back on Android data usage (Tech Minute)

ICYMI: ISS inflation failures, remote controlled muscles and more

You can now play Spotify tracks right from your Twitter timeline

Twitter will now let you listen to Spotify music clips right from your timeline.<p>The new audio cards let users listen to 30 second previews of song tracks in their feeds without having to open Spotify itself. Click or tap on the song to start playing the music, or click on the little Spotify icon to …

Spotify

Google VR boss: 'Hold off for a few months' if you want a Daydream phone

Excited about VR for Android? We are too, but we’ve also got some bad news: your current phone probably won’t support it.<p>Speaking to Road to VR, Google’s VR boss Clay Bayvor says we’ll all need an upgrade:<p>I can tell you that there will most likely not be any ‘retroactively’ Daydream-ready phones. …

Google

Lookmark fixes the biggest problem with iTunes on the desktop

If you’re looking for music, movies and apps to load up on your iOS device on the Web, it’s a pain to purchase them without switching between your browser and iTunes’ crappy desktop app.<p>That’s where Lookmark comes in. The first version of the browser extension, launched last October, allowed you to …

Software

Google brings Accelerated Mobile Pages to its iOS app

The Google app is about to get much faster on iPhone.<p>Google is introducing its Accelerated Mobile Pages platform to iOS, which works similarly to Facebook’s Instant Articles to reduced page sizes so they load instantly off of Search. This applies mainly to news publishers, and AMP’d pages will be …

Mobile

4 Tips & Tricks For iPhone 6/6s Users

Although Apple is already in the process of creating the new upcoming iPhone 7, there are still quite of bit of people who are just purchasing the …

Travel credit cards: the best credit cards to use abroad-MSE

<b>Going abroad or spending on foreign websites? There's one way to spend that smashes all the others. Get a s</b><b>pecialist travel credit card and you can</b> …

Money

Microsoft bans easy passwords on all its accounts

In the wake of last week's LinkedIn hack when 117m user credentials were leaked, Microsoft has announced it is tightening password security by banning easy passwords.<p>The LinkedIn data showed that the most popular passwords people used were "123456" and "linkedin," while previous research has shown …

Microsoft

Biometrics will replace passwords, but it's a bad idea

Last week I opened up my inbox to find a new email from LinkedIn Security. “Reset your LinkedIn password” read the subject line. When I clicked it open somewhat suspiciously, this line jumped out at me. “We’ve recently noticed a potential risk to your LinkedIn account coming from outside LinkedIn. …

Security

Facebook to track browsing habits of non-Facebook users to target adverts

Facebook will begin tracking people without Facebook accounts across the web as the social media giant expands its advertising empire.<p>The company’s advertising network plans to install pieces of code known as “cookies” on internet user’s browsers, even if they do not have Facebook accounts, it has …

Facebook

Pension exit charges to be capped at 1% under FCA proposals

The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a 1% cap on exit charges for people cashing in their pensions before retirement age along with a ban on exit fees in future pension contracts.<p>Britain’s financial watchdog is taking action after the chancellor, George Osborne, pledged in January to tackle …

George Osborne

Facebook and Microsoft to build private internet highway underwater | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook and Microsoft are going underwater.<p>The two technology companies announced on Thursday they are to install an undersea cable from the east coast of the US to Spain to help speed up their global internet services.<p>Fast connectivity is particularly important to Facebook, which wants to …

Facebook

Product Hunt joins the automation game with its first Slack-based bot

Bots are all the rage, you don’t need us to tell you twice, so today Product Hunt is getting into the automation game with its first bot for Slack.<p>Called Kittybot, the tool helps Slack teams keep up with news and trends in their industry. For example, you can subscribe to categories like Smart Home …

Automation

Google may 'shame' Android manufacturers (and carriers) into updating phones

Variety is a great asset for the Android platform, but it’s also a curse that creates fragmentation. Now it seems Google is preparing to take measures to end the confusing and conflated environment by shaming Android manufacturers.<p>Bloomberg reports that Google is eyeing a ranking system that may …

Android News

Frank de Boer 'would be perfect coach for John Stones' at Everton, says brother Ronald de Boer

By PA Sport<p>Last Updated: 27/05/16 12:36am<p>Ronald de Boer believes his brother Frank would get the best out of John Stones (left) if the former Holland …

Classic golf game Neo Turf Masters coming to mobile this June

Us old time gamers always jump off our seats when we hear about classic games finally coming to mobile. Do you remember the good old Neo Geo console? …

Golf