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