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Top 5 Google Pixel phone features we want to see

AOL wants to save you from email overload with Alto (CNET Update)

Google takes on Uber with its own cheaper ride-sharing app (CNET Update)

Apple Watch: How to enable and spice up watchOS 3 screenshots

Unlike previous versions of watchOS, the ability to take screenshots is disabled by default in watchOS 3. Screenshots are disabled due to the fact that the screenshot-taking shortcut overlaps functionality used by the Workout app.<p>In watchOS 3, it’s possible to stop and start in-progress workouts by …

Apple Watch

How to set up third-party messaging services in Messages for Mac

How do you set up third-party messaging services on your Mac? Like this!<p>While many Mac owners primarily use Messages on macOS to chat with iMessage …

Google

Panasonic unveils bendable, twistable battery for smart products

Panasonic has announced its latest flexible battery innovation, which it will be showing off at CEATEC in Japan next week. When combined with …

Batteries

Third party speakers may help Google Home take on Amazon Echo

As we gear up to Google’s launch event in San Francisco next week, eyes are not only on the company’s new line-up of Pixel phones, but also on the …

Amazon

A beginner’s guide to video chat

It finally happened: With a few quick swipes and taps, our mobile devices become conduits of live two-way video through which we can speak …

Mobile

Type in 5 different languages at once with latest SwiftKey Beta

SwiftKey has been on the news a lot as of late: it got itself in a bit of an awkward situation a few months ago and had to suspend its cloud syncing, …

Typing

Insurance tax rise 'a raid' on consumers, says industry

<b>An increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) which takes place on 1 October amounts to a "raid" on consumers, the industry claims.</b><p>IPT, which rose to 9.5% last November, rises by half a percentage point on Saturday, to 10%.<p>Consumers who have policies covering cars, homes, pets and medical bills will …

Insurance

Watch BBC iPlayer? You'll soon have to log in

<b>BBC iPlayer will require users to set up an account and log in to use the service from next year, it was announced today. But the BBC insists the</b> …

New Barclaycard travel credit card is top for overseas cash withdrawals

<b>Barclaycard has launched a new top credit card for use abroad - and unusually it charges no interest on overseas cash withdrawals if you pay it off</b> …

Credit Cards

Roberto Firmino exclusive interview: Liverpool life under Jurgen Klopp

Last Updated: 30/09/16 6:11pm<p>Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has been one of the stars of the club’s encouraging start to the season. Soccer AM’s …

Liverpool FC

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: 4 Reasons to Upgrade (and 3 Reasons Against)

Google is jamming an app store into your Android Wear smartwatch

Back in May, Google announced that it working on version 2.0 of its Android Wear smartwatch OS, with a bunch of new features like handwriting support and a full QWERTY keyboard, the ability for watchfaces to display info from other apps and one-touch smart replies based on the context of your …

Google

Spotify finally launches in Japan, but not everyone can use it yet

After a long wait, Spotify is finally launching its service in Japan – but not everyone is getting access to it just yet.<p>The company is currently running an invite-only beta, which means some users might have to wait a little longer before they get an opportunity to use the popular music app.<p>New …

Japan

Why Spotify buying SoundCloud would be the best thing ever

Yesterday, we reported that Spotify is in ‘adavanced’ talks to buy SoundCloud. I couldn’t be happier.<p>I love Spotify — I have it open all day at work. When I’m running, I’m listening to a playlist to get me pumped up. When I’m traveling, I download some playlists to listen to while offline.<p>A new era …

SoundCloud

RUMORS: Arsenal scouting Celtic striker Dembele

The Gunners reportedly watched the forward against Manchester City but face competition for his signature from Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.<p>Arsenal has sent scouts to watch Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, according to <i>The Sun</i>.<p>The former Fulham forward scored twice as the Bhoys drew 3-3 with …

Soccer

Wenger could be tempted by an international offer, says ex-assistant

The Gunners boss has been linked with the vacant England job, but his old right-hand man believes he could also be a candidate for France or Germany<p>Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be tempted by the lure of an international job, according to his former Monaco assistant Jean Petit.<p>Ex-France …

Rent-to-own debts rise as Citizens Advice warns on new types of loans

The number of people struggling with debts to rent-to-own firms and on guarantor loans rose by 16% in the second quarter, as borrowers no longer able to get payday loans move to other, less heavily regulated forms of borrowing.<p>Citizens Advice said it had helped 7,500 people with rent-to-own debt …

Loans

Closure of help-to-buy scheme confirmed by Philip Hammond

Philip Hammond has confirmed that the government’s help-to-buy mortgage guarantee scheme will be closed by the end of the year, another flagship policy of former chancellor George Osborne now abandoned by the Treasury.<p>In a letter to Bank of England governor Mark Carney, the chancellor said the …

Philip Hammond

Has tech ruined our relationship with time?

In June, the Oxford English Dictionary added a long list of new words to its definitive lexicon. Among the new abbreviations, one stood out as a particularly timely symbol: “tl;dr”. I hope it doesn’t apply to this article: too long; didn’t read.<p>A few years ago, Oxford University Press unveiled a …

John Maynard Keynes

Shazam reaches profitability as it hits one billion downloads

Music discovery app Shazam has finally reached profitability after 17 years and a billion-dollar valuation.<p>One of the UK's few tech "unicorns" - startups worth $1bn (£770m), Shazam announced the financial milestone as it heralded a billion downloads to date, 500 million of which happened in the …

UK News

Try these MacOS Sierra features (How To)

Building the travel app that makes flying fun again

<i>This post was written by Tiago Luchini. Tiago is the Technology Partner at Work & Co, where he leads the software and development process from technical discovery through product launch. He has led engagements with Google, Apple, the NBA and Virgin America.</i><p>Complexity and friction often make …

Travel

Samsung: One million safe Galaxy Note 7’s now in the hands of consumers

Samsung has today revealed that more than one million customers around the world are now using a variant of the Galaxy Note 7 — either a replacement or a device initially sold in China — that sports a ‘safe’ battery.<p>This news comes almost a month after the firm initiated a global recall of 2.5 …

Samsung

The iPhone 7 finishes last in our battery life tests

The iPhone 7 may be touted by Apple as its best smartphone ever, as is tradition, but sometimes your best just isn’t good enough. Which? testing has …

Apple News

The secret smartphone war over the struggle for control of the user

There’s a war going on behind closed doors for control of your smartphone. It’s between the phone makers and the operators, but it’s not over privacy or data or cost – it’s over you.<p>The battles are raging over who owns the consumer and your phone: is it the buyer or the manufacturer? And is the …

Phones

Google Play Bohemian Rhapsody

A virtual reality experiment by Google Play and Queen invites you to experience the monumental Queen track like never before. The 3D, 360 degree …

Google Play