Brian Talbot

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How to Make News Stories Available for Offline Reading

In the Apple News app, you have the option to save articles for reading offline. Perhaps you’re about to be in a zone without Wi-Fi and you want to have a list of reading during that period of time. Or maybe you’re at work when you discover an article and you want to save it for the commute home. …

Apps

Ahead of Monday’s iPhone SE event, Apple Events livestream app now available in tvOS App Store

Ahead of Apple’s media press event on Monday, Apple has added a new Apple Events app for the fourth-generation Apple TV. The Apple Events channel lets Apple TV users watch the livestream of Apple’s announcements from their television. Unlike previous generations of Apple TV, the Apple Events app …

App Store

Disabling notifications on my iPhone made my Pebble so much better

I’ve had my Pebble Time Steel for a little over a month now and if you weren’t able to tell from the glowing review I gave it, I’m more than pleased …

Roku Update Brings Search And More In The UK

Roku has released a software update for their streaming devices in the UK and the Roku update brings some new features to the companies range of …

iCloud Photo Sharing: The ultimate guide

Apple's iCloud service includes iCloud Photo Sharing, which lets you share images and video with friends, family, and colleagues on an iPhone, iPad, …

Photo Sharing

Apple Events - Apple Special Events

Apple Watch

How to become a World Memory Champion in ten steps

As you throw back another egg nog, mulled wine or other variety of sickly Christmas cheer, save a thought for the brain cells that take a hit with …

How do you stop Skype opening when you start up your PC?

Skype can be a tricky customer, but there are a few options, says Rick Maybury<p><i>I have been trying to stop Skype opening when I start up my PC. I have checked within Skype and removed it from the Windows Startup list but it still launches itself. Is there a cure?</i><p><i>David G Dudley, by email</i><p>Skype can be a …

IPhone hidden features: nine ways to extend the battery life on your smartphone device

Battery drain can be frustrating so here are nine ways to extend the battery life on your iPhone, iPad and Android<p><b>Disable the parallax effect</b><p>The parallax effect taps into the iPhone's inbuilt motion sensors and makes the home screen icons float when moving the phone around.<p>It means that when you …

Hearst Magazines

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.<p><b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big …

TV shows

Windows 8.1 tips and tricks: Here's what your PC or tablet can do now - Pocket-lint

Microsoft is to finally to release its long-awaited update to Windows 8 today. Windows 8.1 brings a whole batch of new features aimed at improving …

Windows 8.1 now available: Everything you need to know before you install - Pocket-lint

The time has finally come for Windows 8 users to get a break with a slew of fixes courtesy of Microsoft. The company has gradually teased details of …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Voice over Artist Susan Bennett Says She’s the Voice of Siri

A voiceover actor named Susan Bennett has come forward in a recent interview and stated that she is the female voice we all know in the US as Apple’s …

3G bad, 4G better?

<b>"Spectrum?" says a colleague as I return from a briefing on that subject at Ofcom. "Wasn't that who Captain Scarlet worked for?"</b><p>I explain loftily that spectrum is nothing to do with a 1960s children's programme but is "the hidden infrastructure that underpins technology, manufacturing and services".<p>…

Apple Maps: one year on

This time last year, Apple told Google to get lost: from iOS 6 onwards, Apple would provide its own mapping app.<p>You can imagine the snickers at …

iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …

iPhone 5s Review: Apple’s Latest Smartphone Goes For (And Gets) The Gold

Apple’s new iPhone 5s is set to go on sale this Friday, Sept. 20, and the phone is already generating a lot of buzz. The 5s is the more advanced of two new Apple iPhones, and offers a lot of technical advantages over the iPhone 5c also launching the same day. Apple has worked some behind-the-scenes …

ooVoo updates its iOS and Android apps with video messaging, filters and more

If you're an ooVoo user, you already know you can use it for four-way video chats, 12 simultaneous text conversations or simply catching up with your BFF one-on-one. Well, get ready for a whole lot more features, as ooVoo has just let loose a monster of an update for both iOS and Android that …

Your Turn, Apple

I’m sold. One picture did it. The one above by Josh Miller at CNET. I want the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. It doesn’t matter if the UI is sluggish. I don’t care if it requires charging once a day. I don’t even care if Samsung overloaded it with applications, which seems to be the case. <i>I’m not</i> …

Galaxy Gear: Experts' views on Samsung's smartwatch

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1007000/1007934_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534408533_38bec9e389d4789dffa82c693d8af3c0<p><b>Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch has been the big launch at Berlin's consumer tech show Ifa, but has the firm got its timing right?</b><p>The device …

Leaked iPhone 5S home button images further suggest a fingerprint scanner

Rumors of a fingerprint sensor in the next iPhone(s aapl) are nothing new. In fact, Apple has been expected to implement a fingerprint sensor in the …

iPhone 5S Review | Trusted Reviews

There are improvements across the board. While the form factor has remained mostly the same (say for a couple of tweaks to the corners and chamfered …

iPhone

Sony Xperia Z1 vs. Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs. Moto X: The best of Android in 5 inches or less

Let the September smartphone wars begin.<p>Between IFA, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launch, and the iPhone(s aapl) launch next week, this is already …

Evernote 5 moves past beta on Windows Desktop, available to download now

It took a little longer than two months for it to shed the beta tag, but Evernote 5 for Windows Desktop is now fully baked and ready for you to download. This major iteration of the productivity software brings a user interface that's been redesigned from the ground up, with features such as …

Samsung Gear

<b>Updates:</b> <i>Our Galaxy Gear review contains updates to address its lower price, the increased competition and the optional switch to Tizen.</i><p>What makes a …

Samsung Galaxy Gear -- a smartwatch with a smart interface

The Debrett's guide to etiquette in the digital age

The mobile phone is killing British manners, according to Debrett’s. Here is its guide to rules for mobile etiquette:<p><b>1. Think what your ringtone says about you?</b><p>Think about what your ringtone says about you: head-banging rocker, fashion-conscious teenager, gamer, sci-fi nerd, smooth seducer, tv …