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Priced out of London? Move to Wellingborough, says Lloyds' report

Priced-out Londoners should head to Wellingborough in Northamptonshire to afford a home, according to a study of commuter towns by Lloyds Bank.

It named Wellingborough as the most affordable town within an hour’s commute of the capital, with the average home selling for £160,245 compared to £722,000 …

England

Treasury to tackle firms hitting retirees with huge fees for withdrawing funds

The Treasury is to outline plans to tackle rogue pension companies that have been applying punitive charges to over-55s trying to take advantage of the government’s new pension freedoms.

On Thursday, a cap on excessive early exit charges for those looking to cash in their pension savings will be set …

Pensions (UK)

Google's new 'popular times' feature could kill the queue

The tech giant has rolled out a new Google Search feature that allows users to see when a particular venue will be busiest

Britons are world-renowned for their ability to stand in a queue, but now there is a solution for those times when it's just not ideal.

Google Search has rolled out an update …

Google

Google Translate vs. “La Bamba”

All About the iPhone Camera App

CNET News - Meet Livetext, Yahoo's new answer to Snapchat

CNET How To - Changed your mind on Windows 10? Here's how you can roll back

First Volkswagen models with CarPlay support to arrive at dealerships this week

After promising support for Apple's CarPlay infotainment system earlier this year, Volkswagen on Wednesday announced the first compatible 2016 model …

Car Tech

StubHub now lets you request an Uber ride so you’re never late to an event

Buying tickets to events online is the first step to a fun night out. Transportation is also crucial, and possibly the more frustrating aspect. Now, StubHub and Uber will let you schedule a reminder to request a pick-up once you purchase tickets on your smartphone.

If you purchase tickets well in …

Uber

Helpdesk Challange: How to make your mobile's battery last longer

Helpdesk Challenge: How to make your mobile’s battery last longer

By on 22/11/2013 • ( 1 comment )

Given just how much smartphones can do these days, a …

Batteries

iPhone camera guide - Absolutely EVERYTHING you need to know!

Cortana is your new desktop digital assistant. Here's how she works

How to spot whether you've got a broadband leech

How to spot whether you’ve got a broadband leech

By on 19/04/2014 • ( 22 comments )

Interference and poor router signal strength aren’t the only …

Wi-Fi

The £5,000 extra home movers are having to find

Where would you find an extra £5,000? It’s not a question that many of us would like to have to answer. But 39% of recent home movers have paid this …

Mortgages

(5) ways to keep the data on your iPad more secure

Security–it’s on our minds more than ever before. It seems like there isn’t a week that goes by where we don’t hear about some new exploit that allows someone to hack your most personal information. With our mobile devices containing more of this information with each new iteration, we need to …

Security

2Do for iPad Is Getting Push Sync In The Next Two Weeks

Background App Refresh was introduced with iOS 7 two years ago, but I’ve found that it only seems to work about 50% of the time for me. I still see many of my apps — e.g. Reeder, 2Do, Evernote — syncing upon startup, when they should have already loaded most of the data in the background. The issue …

Software

Windows 10: it launched so quietly you may have missed it

Twenty years ago the launch of a new version of Windows merited midnight store openings and a seven-figure payment to use a Rolling Stones song in ads celebrating the new Start menu. Early on Wednesday the release of Windows 10 happened silently, with millions of computers around the world updated …

Microsoft Windows

Smash it, shred it, wipe it: the Tom Brady guide to destroying text messages

Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has angered many Patriots fans, who’ve since questioned the decision. The 20-page ruling by the NFL revealed that the quarterback had his cellphone destroyed, the very cellphone NFL investigators wanted to look at to see if Brady had ordered the footballs …

Tom Brady

FixApp wants to provide a fair marketplace for all your household or business tasks

With no shortage of on-demand services now available to people around the world, the ‘Uber for x’ approach to home services is certainly a well worn path.

So why care about another new entrant in the market that’s taking the marketplace approach for service providers and customers? Because it’s not …

Small Business

Free calls to your phone or broadband provider

By on 10/05/2015 • ( 1 comment )

Getting in touch with your mobile phone and broadband provider is a necessary evil at times, but it shouldn’t be an …

Broadband

Adobe embraces content marketers with its new Digital Publishing Solution app creator

Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite was synonymous with the era of iPad magazine apps. In the past five years, it was responsible for 6,700 mobile apps that have been downloaded a total of 315 million times.

Now that Apple’s Newsstand is going the way of the digital dodo, and consumer interest in …

Software

Google Translate updates with more languages, smoother conversations

Back in January, Google changed its Translate app in significant and powerful ways, offering written translations across 90 languages, as well as active conversation interpreting for 32 languages and an AR instant sign-reading translation tool for 7 languages.

Now, the company announced via blog …

Google

7 reasons you should make Microsoft Edge your default browser, and 1 reason you probably won’t

Launch day is upon us and Windows 10 will soon be in the hands of the masses.

Along with a whole new OS, comes a new browser – Microsoft Edge, nee Project Spartan.

Beyond its lightweight feel and scaled-back appearance, there are some good reasons you might want to give Edge a bit of time before …

Microsoft Windows

Fantastical on iOS gets drafts and Japanese localization

Our favorite calendar app, Fantastical from Flexibits, has just received another update today, July 29, bringing it up to version 2.4 on iPhone, …

iPhone

Review: Windows 10 reimagines the OS with flexible and functional design

There’s an old adage about Microsoft Windows: the good versions skip a generation.

Windows Vista was bad, Windows 7 was good and Windows 8 was bad again, so it’s not much of a spoiler to say that Windows 10 lands on the bright side of the cycle.

Microsoft knows it alienated a massive number of users …

Microsoft Windows

De Bruyne unsure of next move as Wolfsburg welcome Manchester City offer

The German club have remained adamant that the 24-year-old will not be sold this summer but Dieter Hecking now admits a bid for the midfielder would not be immediately rejected

Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking admits that an offer from Manchester City for Kevin De Bruyne would be considered as the …

Wolfsburg

Arsenal sign Ajax striker

Arsenal have signed Ajax academy graduate Donyell Malen, according to the Dutch club.

Dutch Eredivisie