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"Sheeple" is now in the dictionary, and Apple users are its example

Let the sparks fly<p>Just when you though the mobile operating system flame wars of yesteryear had at last subsided, think again. This morning, Merriam-Webster gleefully tweeted a new addition to its online dictionary: “sheeple,” or “people who are docile, compliant, or easily influenced.” You might …

Apple Watch apps for Amazon, eBay and Google Maps disappear (updated)

Have you noticed a few apps disappearing from your Apple Watch? It's not just your imagination. <i>AppleInsider</i> has learned that the Amazon, eBay and Google Maps iOS apps no longer include versions for Apple's smartwatch. The first two appear to have lost Apple Watch support in just the past few days, …

General election: ITV to hold a leaders' debate despite Theresa May saying she will not attend

Theresa May has been accused of "running scared" for refusing to take part in election TV debates, with at least one of the live events now confirmed …

Labour party to hold emergency selections for constituencies

National executive committee to take control of selection process alongside regional boards<p>Labour will hold emergency selections for hundreds of constituencies across the country next week, with allies of Jeremy Corbyn eyeing up key seats vacated by retiring MPs.<p>About 10 Labour MPs are planning to …

Microsoft releases Wunderlist replacement preview app called To-Do

Microsoft bought the task management app Wunderlist back in 2015, and today the company has released the first public preview of its eventual replacement called To-Do. Microsoft’s new To-Do app is available to try on iPhone now, and preview versions for iPad and Mac will soon follow.<p>Microsoft says …

Apps

Stephen Hawking: Jeremy Corbyn is a disaster for Labour

Opposition leader cannot win general election and should resign for sake of party, says renowned physicist and Labour voter<p>Stephen Hawking has said Jeremy Corbyn should resign as Labour leader, adding that although he believes in many of his policies, he cannot win a general election.<p>“I regard …

Theresa May criticises civil servants for not speaking their minds

Prime minister tells Spectator of frustrations with Whitehall – and says she was ‘a bit shocked’ by Brexit vote<p>Theresa May has criticised her civil servants for not speaking their minds, also saying she dislikes officials’ fondness for acronyms, such as the contraction of her concern for “just …

Bills before Parliament 2017-19 — UK Parliament

Bills before Parliament 2017-19<p>Listed below are all Bills currently before Parliament. Any Bills which start in the Lords have [HL] in their title. …

Apple will release an iOS update to help resolve the growing number of iPhone 6s battery shutdowns

The number of people affected by iPhone 6s battery issues is growing to the point that Apple is now looking into a software fix.<p>Apple admitted on its …

iOS

Men killed 900 women in six years in England and Wales, figures show

Government urged to protect long-term funding for domestic abuse services as study reveals scale of deadly male violence<p>More than 900 women were killed by men in England and Wales over a six-year period, most by their current or former partners, according to the first detailed analysis of deadly …

Amber Rudd to introduce asbo-style bans for stalkers

Home secretary to unveil new stalking prevention orders to give courts powers to keep offenders away from victims<p>Thousands of stalkers who torment their victims but whom the police do not have enough evidence to charge are to face asbo-style bans, the home secretary will announce on Wednesday.<p>Amber …

Donald Trump: Nigel Farage would be great UK ambassador

<b>President-elect Donald Trump has said UKIP leader Nigel Farage would make a good British ambassador to the US.</b><p>Mr Trump said "many people" would like to see Mr Farage as ambassador and he would do a "great job".<p>Mr Farage, who helped Mr Trump during his US presidential election campaign, said the …

Po 3D prints personalized prosthetic hands for the needy in South America

The world of prosthetics is advancing in two directions: on one hand, if you will, the latest in soft robotics and shrinking sensors enables limbs and digits with ever-increasing levels of sensation and realism. On the other, rapid manufacturing techniques are making it possible to bring …

PM warned transition Brexit deal 'fiendishly difficult' to achieve

Warning comes after Theresa May hints in CBI speech UK could seek arrangement with EU to avoid ‘cliff edge’ exit<p>Theresa May has been warned that seeking a transitional Brexit deal with the EU would be “fiendishly difficult”, after she hinted the UK could seek an interim arrangement to smooth the …

Norwegian minister warns Scotland cannot pursue Nicola Sturgeon 'Norway plan' to stay in single market

Nicola Sturgeon’s plan for Scotland to stay in the EU single market using the same path as Norway has suffered its most damaging blow yet after the Scandinavian country’s trade minister ruled it out.<p>Monica Maeland told a meeting of told a meeting of ministers from the four European Free Trade …

Apple iPhone 6S review: A year on, it's still a great phone - Pocket-lint

Things change quickly in the smartphone world and what was once a company's flagship, becomes supposedly second best as it makes way for the latest …

CNN

Theresa May: the true heir to Thatcher... right down to the accidental innuendos

Margaret Thatcher was well-known, at least among journalists, for her accidental double entendres. The late Simon Hoggart, sketch writer at the Guardian, used to tell of her visit to a training centre in southwest London, where she was introduced to a young apprentice. He was working with a large …

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10.1 for iPhone 7 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming iOS 10 update to developers and public beta testers for testing purposes, two days after seeding the fourth iOS 10.1 beta and more than a month after releasing iOS 10 to the public.<p>Today's beta appears to be available only for the iPhone 7 and the …

iOS

European nations at odds over whether Brexit is masculine or feminine

European countries can’t agree on whether Brexit should be masculine or feminine, it has emerged, as language police on the continent seek to defend their pronoun choice.<p>In one of the most unexpected arguments over the UK's decision to leave the European Union France, Germany, Spain and Italy are …

The Pixel's wallpaper app is now available for all Android phones

If you've ever picked up a Chromebook, you've probably noticed that Google loads them up with dozens of gorgeous wallpapers. But for some reason, Google has only offered a paltry handful lately on its Android devices. That changed with the Pixel and Pixel XL, which came with a great Wallpapers app …

Why you shouldn’t slap a skin on your jet black iPhone 7

If you don’t like using cases, you might be tempted to slap a skin on your jet black iPhone 7 to prevent its shiny surface from getting scratched. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.<p>Skins are usually a great alternative to cases because they protect your iPhone from scuffs and scratches without adding …

Mobile Technology

Apple is finally overhauling its computers

On Oct. 27, Apple will refresh its Mac laptops and desktops, according to a report from Recode yesterday. Rumors have been swirling for some time that Apple would be holding a press event to show off its latest MacBooks, but this is the first indication that Apple also plans to update its …

eReaders

Samsung owners furious as company resists paying up for Note 7 fire damage

Owners of the twice-recalled Galaxy Note 7 say the exploding phones caused extensive damage to their homes, but the company isn’t playing ball<p>Samsung is being sharply criticized by owners of faulty Galaxy Note 7 smartphones who claim the company isn’t doing enough to compensate for the most serious …

Why Jamaica knows about Apple’s new products before the rest of the world

Apple’s product launches are notoriously secretive, but the Cupertino, California tech giant is sure to do one thing ahead of a big reveal: file trademark paperwork in Jamaica.<p>It did this for Siri, the Apple Watch, macOS, and dozens of its major products months before the equivalent paperwork was …

Trinidad and Tobago

Cabinet considers plan to keep City's single market access by 'paying billions to EU' after Brexit

The Government is considering continuing paying some contributions to the EU in order to maintain "passporting rights" to allow City firms to continue trading across the continent, it has been claimed.<p>A report by the Financial Times suggests that Theresa May's Cabinet is discussing the move which …

Jeremy Corbyn's office branded 'idiots' over chaotic Shadow Cabinet reshuffle as Tories take 17-point lead over Labour

Jeremy Corbyn's office staff were branded "idiots" on Monday over the release of a briefing that revealed an MP had returned to the shadow cabinet even though she had never left her shadow ministerial role.<p>Louise Haigh – who has moved from being a shadow Cabinet Office minister to a post in Tom …

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 is done

Here's two things you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note7.<p>Number one, <b>don't buy</b> this phone. Ever. Whichever version.<p>Number two, if you already …

If Momentum aren’t a Jeremy Corbyn cult, why couldn’t they answer this simple question?

We are not a cult. That was the message all last week from Momentum, the Left-wing campaign group. A colleague of mine interviewed numerous attendees at <b>Momentum’s conference in Liverpool</b>, and she heard the same line again and again.<p>“This isn’t about Jeremy,” they would tell her. “It’s about the …