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Amazon Dash: handheld device orders groceries by listening to you

Amazon has launched the Dash grocery ordering device in the UK, which lets customers create their shopping list for Amazon Fresh by speaking out loud or scanning a product's bar code.<p>The Dash can add items to a customer's Amazon Fresh shopping list as they go, so the next time they go online to …

Amazon

Pension freedom withdrawals accelerate to top £6bn

More than 770,000 over-55s have taken money out of their pension pots following the new freedoms introduced by George Osborne, according to HMRC figures.<p>The announcement prompted concern that many will run out of cash before they die, after estimates that people taking advantage of flexible access …

Money

East London suburb tops 'most difficult driving test' league table

Learners taking their driving tests in east London suburbs are twice as likely to fail than their counterparts in the Cumbrian town of Barrow-in-Furness, analysis of official test data has revealed.<p>Over the past five years, examiners have failed more than two-thirds of drivers who took their test …

London

The Uber for dog poop might be the shittiest app ever

Proving the sharing economy is dominating every aspect of our lives, we now have an app for cleaning up dog poop.<p>The new app, Pooper (seriously), is designed to keep dog owners from having to pick up after their four-legged friends when they do their business. Its motto? “Your dog’s poop in someone …

Dogs

New Facebook Messenger bot Kip lets you shop using only emoji

Shopping via bots is nothing new, but Kip wants to make it as easy as entering a few emoji. The problem is, emojis aren’t very specific, and bots are pretty dumb.<p>To start, Kip (already available for Slack) asks a few questions to try and get to know you better, but it’s not clear how my staying in …

Emoji

Global Pokénomics gives businesses a real-world boost

Transfixed players have fallen off a cliff in California, wandered across the border in Canada and broken a limb in Australia while hunting Pokémon. The authorities at Auschwitz and the Hiroshima memorial have asked players to stay away; the police in Portugal, the Chinese army, the Indonesian …

Pokémon

Ookla's Chrome extension is the easiest speed test yet

A couple of months ago, we said that Netflix created “the simplest internet speed test ever” when it launched fast.com. But Ookla – makers of the original speedtest.net – may have just outdone it.<p>The company just released a speed test Chrome extension that lives next to the OmniBar. Just tap on it, …

Chrome Web Store

Zero Time Dilemma review – where Saw meets Crystal Maze

In the Zero Escape trilogy a psychopath forces the player to solve a series of escape-the-room puzzles while submitting them to all kinds of mind games <i>and</i> threatening to kill them the entire time. That’s right, this is very much Saw meets Crystal Maze. And if anyone from Channel 5 is reading, I …

Animation

Top 10 new Android games this week: Snakebird, ReRunners

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

Top 10

Last minute Olympics tickets too good to be true, Which warns

Consumers scrambling for last minute Olympics tickets are being urged to steer clear of an apparently fraudulent website selling them in breach of official restrictions, amid warnings that they are likely to be denied entry as well as losing their money.<p>The Rio 2016 Olympic Games starting less than …

Fraud

Sam Allardyce blocked from appointing Paul Clement as England assistant

Sam Allardyce has suffered his first setback as England’s new manager after Bayern Munich blocked the Football Association’s attempt to make Paul Clement part of the new regime.<p>Allardyce had identified Clement for a key role behind the scenes and the Bayern head coach, Carlo Ancelotti, was …

Sam Allardyce

How can I remove a ransomware infection?

<i>My laptop has been hijacked by the ransomware virus. I really have no files on my computer worth paying for. However, how do I continue to use my computer after it has been hijacked? I did a system restore back to when it came in the box, but the ransom screen still covers my home page</i>. …

Malware

Manchester United expect to seal £100m Paul Pogba deal within 48 hours

Manchester United believe they have made a significant breakthrough in their world record move for Paul Pogba and hope to finalise the deal within the next 48 hours.<p>United have lodged a fresh offer of around €110m with €10m in add-ons (equivalent to £100m in total) and Juventus are also insisting …

Paul Pogba

Five centre-backs who could solve Arsenal's defensive crisis

By Oliver Yew and Charlotte Marsh<p>Last Updated: 27/07/16 6:02pm<p>Fabian Schar is one of several defenders linked with a move to Arsenal<p>With Arsenal …

Italian Serie A

Let people take state pension early or they'll risk missing it, says PPI

People who have worked and paid national insurance (NI) for at least 45 years should be allowed to take their state pension early or risk missing it out on it entirely, the Pensions Policy Institute has argued.<p>In a research paper published on Wednesday, it claims such a move would enable up to …

Pensions

Using a wireless keyboard? Your passwords can easily be spied on

People using low-cost wireless keyboards are at risk of having their passwords read, according to researchers.<p>Eight major keyboard brands accounting for millions of devices in use across the world were shown to have a security hole that could let hackers up to 100m away read every letter a victim …

Security

How to fix common Google Play Store error codes

The Google Play Store is the most secure and easily accessible place to grab and update your essential Android apps and games, but occasionally you …

Google Play

The affordable BlackBerry DTEK 50 helps keep your data safe

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Cortana gets some new tricks in Windows 10 (How To)

Microsoft Pix is a better iPhone camera than Apple's

Microsoft might have just made the best <i>and</i> easiest camera app for the iPhone and iPad.<p>That’s a fairly bold claim, but there’s real some substance behind it, and we’ve been able to try it out briefly beforehand. It’s called Microsoft Pix.<p>Here’s the gist of it: You take an image, and Microsoft uses …

iPhone

Amazon now has an 'As Seen on Kickstarter' section

Last year, Amazon announced its Launchpad program to help startups sell innovative products on its site in the US, and expanded it to the UK a few months later.<p>The ecommerce giant is now building on Launchpad with a new section that features crowdfunded products from Kickstarter, curated in …

Amazon

'iPhone 7' preorders rumored to kick off on Sept. 9

Following up on a report regarding the supposed launch date of Apple's next-generation iPhone, noted industry blogger Evan Blass on Wednesday said …

iPhone

BigScreen adds audio sharing to fulfill its 'Virtual LAN' promise

Now your friends can hear the puppies in the videos you play for them.<p>BigScreen launched in beta back in April as a software solution to run conventional apps or films on a "screen" within VR for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. But one of its coolest features, sharing your digital monitor with …

Software

3 great ways to build a website prototype

Each individual prototype, like each individual website, has its own styles, objectives, and strategies. What works well for a cloud CRM website might not work as well for an ecommerce business.<p>In this article we’ll explore three of the most common digital prototyping methods: presentation software …

Microsoft PowerPoint

This app lets you chat in Facebook, WhatsApp and Slack

You love speaking with your family in Skype, but your significant other prefers to chat over WhatsApp. Your friends are pretty active on Messenger, but you have to go through Slack to reach your colleagues for work emergencies.<p>If this sounds familiar, you’re probably using way too many chat clients …

Facebook

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How To Use Google Trends to Find Hot Content Topics

Laws of the game changes ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League season

By Patrick Surlis<p>Last Updated: 26/07/16 11:35am<p>The new laws officially came into force on June 1<p>A number of new laws will come into force for the …

English Premier League

Gael Clichy says Man City boss Pep Guardiola has imposed a strict diet for the players

Last Updated: 27/07/16 7:26am<p>Gael Clichy says Pep Guardiola has introduced strict dietary discipline at Man City<p>Manchester City defender Gael Clichy …

Diets