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Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when installing a new SSD. By default, Mac OS, unlike Windows, doesn't …

Gadgets To Cure Your Information Addiction

Remember life before smartphones? Neither do we.<p>News read in tweets. Social lives lived through push notifications. Debates settled by Googling rather than arguing. There’s rarely a moment when we’re truly disconnected, with our smartphone calling its siren song from our pocket or bedside, always …

Liberal Democrats will fight next election with pledge to scrap Brexit

The Liberal Democrats will fight the next election on a platform of keeping Britain in the European Union, Tim Farron, the party leader has said.<p>Mr Farron said the vote in favour of Brexit was a “howl of anger” against politicians and the election of a Liberal Democrat government would represent a …

Use These Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Features on Your iPhone

Since the earliest days of cellular technology, secret codes have been embedded into the software of our mobile devices, and they’re still in place …

Apple doesn't understand photography

The most innovative thing Apple did with their Photo app recently was the addition of a ‘Selfie’ filter. You can find the folder in your Photos app, and yeah, it is filled with Selfies.<p>Apart from that Apple still thinks we use photography as we did it 30 years ago: we go on a trip, take a bunch of …

The Philippines factory fire shows the grim reality behind a fast-growth economy

The Kentex Manufacturing factory fire that killed 72 workers last week in a industrial neighborhood outside of Manila is highlighting weakness at the heart of one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies.<p>Thanks to a combination of increased outsourcing work, growing remittances, and government …

Asia

Can you beat TechRadar at our ultimate phone quiz?

Reckon you know a lot about the pocket-dwelling electronic buddies you've had over the years? Think you're the big shot when it comes to telling your …

putyourphone

Rumour: Apple will launch an iPhone 6c in September

By Nathan George<p>We've heard rumours that Apple is gearing up to release a trio of handsets at the end of the year, with a 4-inch iPhone 5c amongst …

Foldable phones could debut in 2016, says Samsung exec

By Nathan George<p>Foldable smartphones have been tipped as the future for several years now, and a new report suggests they might finally be close to …

The best smartphone of 2018: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked

Deciding the best phone in the world for you is a tricky thing - what are you supposed to look for? Is it the best camera? A top screen? The most …

Phones

Twitter is Putting Ads Within User Profiles

Twitter is reportedly taking its promoted tweets a step further. According to Re/code, its adverts are being tested out on user profiles, so that …

This tiny fix from Sky will make your life better

Forget the election, forget the Apple Watch and the Galaxy S6, the only news today is that Sky's finally heard the pain of its customers and reversed …

Accessibility

Best shows on Netflix (July 2018): 60+ fantastic Netflix series

Best Netflix series: more than 60 to choose from<p>Right now Netflix is still the number one choice when it comes to streaming the best TV shows, even …

TV

Europe's hatred of tech companies is mostly a creation of American lobbyists

This is nonsense.<p>Europe's hatred of American tech companies is caused almost entirely by American lobbyists who are trying to persuade the EU to use its powers to hobble other American tech companies.<p>One American lobbyist helpfully tweeted this fact today.<p>It sure looks as if Europe is always trying …

Apple’s stretch from tech to fashion is not very promising

As a consumer that is very much a fan of Apple products, I’m not convinced that the Apple watch will live up to its hype.<p>A glossy magazine spread in …

Apple's music streaming deals under EU regulatory spotlight: sources | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators are investigating Apple Inc’s deals with record labels and online music streaming services to see if it is blocking rivals’ access to its music planned streaming platform, two people with knowledge of the matter said.<p>iPod Touches are pictured …

Google fails to dismiss privacy lawsuit over Google Wallet | Reuters

(Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected Google Inc’s request to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the technology company of invading the privacy of users of its Google Wallet electronic payment service by sharing their personal information with outside app developers.<p>A Google search page is reflected in …

Microsoft brings document scanner app to iPhones, Android | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it is bringing one of its most popular apps, which lets people take photos of a document and turn it into a editable file, to Apple Inc’s iPhone and Google Inc’s Android.<p>A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the …

Netflix to premiere original series 'Montauk' in 2016 | Reuters

(Reuters) - Streaming video service provider Netflix Inc said it will premiere its next series, “Montauk”, in 2016 as it looks to boost its original content in a highly competitive market.<p>Matt and Ross Duffer in an undated photo. REUTERS/Coutesy Netflix<p>The new drama series, set in 1980 Montauk, …

Teardown of new Samsung Galaxy smartphone suggests deeper loss for Qualcomm

SEOUL/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd used more of its own chips to power the new Galaxy S6 smartphone than it did for the predecessor S5, according to an early teardown report, in a blow to U.S. chip supplier Qualcomm Inc.<p>A hostess displays the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge …

Mobile

Exclusive: IBM hire advisers to deal with restless investors - sources | Reuters

NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct, according to people …

Amazon to begin testing same-day delivery drones in Cambridge

Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up.<p>The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year that it was considering using drones as a way of dramatically reducing the time it takes to deliver orders to …