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The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'

<b>Using a payment app to pay your friends directly or split a restaurant bill has become increasingly popular among younger generations in particular. But are they safe?</b><p>Nikki Hesford, 32, is a convert to person-to-person payment (P2P) apps, using PayPal to pay for services and Venmo to pay back …

Apps

The Galaxy A7 is Samsung's first smartphone with triple rear cameras

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A7 in its home market, marking the company's debut in the triple camera category. The primary 24MP sensor is joined …

Samsung Pay

10 years later, Google still has the creepy ability to remotely control a phone

10 years is a long time. Nearly long enough to forget that Google -- and for that matter, Apple -- have the ability to control some parts of your phone over the internet. And maybe quietly change things without your permission.<p>But Google made a very public mistake last week, and it's raising the …

Phones

iTunes headache is a reminder purchases might not travel with you

One user lost his movies when he moved from Australia to Canada.<p>Anders Gonçalves da Silva recently had three movies disappear from his iTunes library and a letter he received from Apple stated that it was because those titles were no longer available from the iTunes Store. Naturally, the response …

Apple

How To Get Automatic Refunds From TfL

<i>Join us to chat about all things related to London transport on our new Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings — everyone welcome.</i>Transport and …

Travel (UK)

Google will discontinue Inbox by March 2019

Inbox, Google’s innovative app for email, has received its death sentence. Today, Google announced that it plans to discontinue Inbox, with the app …

Android News

The UK’s only Arab cinema festival is coming to London this week

From Thursday this week, the ICA and the Institut Français will be hosting the SAFAR Film Festival. It’s the UK’s only film fest focused solely on …

Travel (UK)

Where to move for… LGBTQI communities

Lambeth, south London – as close as possible to the magnificent Royal Vauxhall Tavern (though with all those skyscrapers going up next door, for how long)? Last year, the Office for National Statistics “experimentally” mapped the UK’s population identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (though not …

Northern Ireland

New lawsuit shows your phone is unsafe at American borders

CBP = Customs and Border Profiling<p>A recent case filed in federal court, where an American woman had her iPhone sized and cracked by Customs and Border Protection in a New Jersey airport, puts a whole new spin on the things we now need to worry about when leaving the country. It appears that now …

Staten Island

Caribbean Restaurants & takeaways London

London Caribbean Restaurants & Takeaways<p>Eat out or take home a freshly cooked hot Caribbean meal find your nearest Caribbean Restaurant or …

Caribbean

Why social media posts could invalidate your home insurance

Holidaymakers are being reminded that they could invalidate their home insurance if they post photos on social media while abroad.<p>Insurers are increasingly rejecting claims made by customers whose houses have been burgled while on holiday if they have shared the fact that they are away from home on …

I asked Apple for all of my data — here's what I learned

Apple unveiled its Data & Privacy tool on May 23, enabling users to download almost every scrap of data the company holds on them. The tool launched two days prior to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation deadline, and it's available to accounts registered in a country that's a …

Apple

The best smartphones for any budget in 2018

We've now seen new phones from most of the major brands, including Samsung, LG, Huawei, OnePlus and HTC. We still await what Google and Apple have …

Nokia will make €3 for every 5G smartphone sold

Tech's 5G pioneers are laying it all out on the table.<p>Licensing-related patent wars are pretty run-of-the-mill occurrences for tech companies -- there's always a report of some spat or another in the news. But now Nokia, and a bunch of other giants, are taking steps to avoid future battles by …

Idle Android Devices Send Data to Google Nearly 10 Times More Often Than iOS Devices do to Apple, Research Finds

Idle Android devices typically send data ten times more often to Google than iOS devices do to Apple's servers, according to new research shared by trade association Digital Content Next.<p>In a paper titled "Google Data Collection," Douglas C. Schmidt, a computer science professor at Vanderbilt …

Android Phones

Here are the 20 best fish and chip shops in the UK - how many have you tried?

- Lows Traditional Fish and Chip Shop, Aberdeenshire<b><br>- The Fish Hoose, Fife</b><br>- Shillingfords, West Glamorgan<b><br>- The Crispy Cod, Rhondda Cynon Taf</b><br>- Dolphin …

Apple could lose one of its highest-grossing iOS apps as Netflix looks to bypass iTunes billing

Netflix is currently one of the highest-grossing iOS apps, thanks to a significant number of users paying their subscription through iTunes billing.<p>But that could be set to change as the streaming video service seeks to bypass iTunes for future subscription payments …<p>NordVPN<p><i>TechCrunch</i> says that it …

iOS Apps

A floating market is opening in Paddington this month

You can buy your fruit ‘n’ veg straight from a barge at London’s new waterside market.<p><b>The Floating Market, eh?</b> <b>Will I get seasick?</b><p>It’s pretty …

England

Karma raises $12M to let restaurants and grocery stores offer unsold food at a discount

Karma, the Stockholm-based startup that offers a marketplace to let local restaurants and grocery offer unsold food at a discount, has raised $12 million in Series A funding.<p>Swedish investment firm Kinnevik led the round, with participation from U.S. venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners, …

An Investigation Into London's Disappearing Buses

The C2, which will soon be no more. Photo: EastLondonerTake a good look at the photo of two C2s above. Really study all the details. Why? Because you …

NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition comes with a SmartThings Link hub for $219.99 ($1 more than if bought separately)

Despite how much I love my Shield TV and how often we use it in my household for streaming videos and playing games, I can't help but scratch my head …

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Personalization

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location .<p>Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP …

Google Maps

Google Reportedly Doesn't Let You Turn Off Location Tracking After All

"Surveillance capitalism" is alive and well.<p>Facebook has been taking a beating in recent months, dealing with near-constant scandals about mishandling user data, accused of both bias and lax platform policing, and suffering a bruising drop in stock prices. And while Facebook has admittedly earned a …

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

Google Advanced Protection Program: Everything you need to know

Google takes account security very seriously. You may be giving up more of your privacy than you like by using Google services and hardware, but …

Samsung announces Android Oreo update schedule for these 12 devices | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google’s Android 9 Pie operating system has its name and is already being rolled out for Google’s own Pixel phones. However, such is the state of</b> …

Spotify Testing Way for Free Tier Users to Skip Ads 'Any Time They Want'

Spotify has begun a test for select users in Australia, allowing free tier listeners to skip "any" audio and video ads that they come across "as often as they want," according to a new report by <i>Ad Age</i>. Currently, users who don't pay for a Spotify Premium subscription ($9.99/month) have to listen to …

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