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Experts say even GCHQ is concerned about smart meters

The consequences, they say, could be dire with homes potentially losing their power supply and hackers selling stolen details to criminals.

Personal Finance (UK)

Smartphone supertest: Apple iPhone X vs the Android competition

IPhone X

Wrongly charged by Uber after the driver cancelled? How to get a REFUND rather than credit

<b>Uber passengers who are wrongly charged for a cancelled trip are often being given credit rather than a refund by the cab app. But if you're</b> …

How To Share Wi-Fi Passwords Among iOS 11 Devices

Do you want to protect your Wi-Fi network with a secure password, but you find it’s a real pain in the butt to tell someone the password when they …

How to Check Your Current iPhone Battery Health Right Now

Here’s how you can check your iPhone battery health using a few apps straight from the iOS App Store or straight from iOS itself.<p>Check Your iPhone …

8 iPhone battery hacks that actually work

Seeing your battery icon turn red in the upper right hand corner of your iPhone screen is never a welcome sight. If you’re tired of watching your …

Secret Netflix codes that will unlock thousands of new films and TV shows

KNOWING Netflix secret codes will give you access to thousands of new TV shows and movies on the streaming service, and to activate them you just …

Science Fiction

How to search Safari tabs across all your devices, instantly

You’re going to love this one if you’re a keyboard-shortcut user. And if you’re not, then this tip might be the thing that finally converts you. Did you know that you can quickly search across all open Safari tabs on all your devices, just by hitting a key-combo and then typing?<p>Show all tabs on …

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

Tutorials

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it …

iOS

Push to Kindle

Push to Kindle can also be used by e-mail. This is particularly useful for <b>iPad</b>, <b>iPhone</b> and <b>Windows Phone</b> users. To use the service from one of these …

Kindle

I enlisted a free AI to troll email scammers – it was hilariously effective

Email scammers are the scum of the earth and deserve forever itchy butts. I’ve always wondered if there was something I could do beyond just wishing them ill, and I’m happy to report I’ve now found a way to give them a dose of their own medicine.<p>Rescam is an AI bot that sends authentic-sounding …

Identity Theft

The best home tech to keep cosy and warm at home: smart thermostats, bread makers and more

You’re on the hunt for the right gear to suit the situation and don’t have the time to spend trawling the interwebs. Fear not T3 is here.<p>This guide …

Home Automation

How to protect your family, SAS-style

Former British sergeant Chris Ryan shares his tips on how to protect yourself, covering everything from equipping your home to staying safe on …

How to Open Zip Files on Mac OS

Zip files are archives that function as a single compressed package of a either multiple files, a folder, or a single item. Zip files are frequently …

Operating Systems

Here are 11 quick tips for using iOS 11

iOS 11 is here, and we have several tips to help you get acquainted with the exciting new features now available. Here are eleven (<i>ahem</i>) tips to get …

iOS

Revealed: The secret Netflix codes you can use to unlock DOZENS of hidden movies and shows

• <b>Codes allow viewers to see thousands of sub-genres on streaming service</b>• <b><br>All users have to do is change the number on the end of the 'genre' URL</b>• <b><br>Niche</b> …

Smartphones

How to master Google Photos

Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

The 12 best dramas to watch this autumn

From returning series The Crown and Peaky Blinders, to new shows like Kit Harington's Gunpowder and the Margaret Atwood adaptation Alias Grace – it’s …

The best tech for students

It's back to school season and thousands of students have been taking their first steps into university or college over recent weeks.<p>Every student (and parent) has their own views of what is a student essential. You will want to make sure your laptop is up to scratch for lectures, even if mum and …

Apple forced to issue update to iOS 11 after just a WEEK as users complain of bugs from fast-draining batteries and app crashes to random shutdowns

• <b>Apple released its iOS 11 update last week with a host of new features</b>• <b><br>These include a redesigned Control Centre, more emoji and new Siri voice</b>• <b><br>But</b> …

How to Use New Pinning and Tables Features in Notes in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra bring new features to several apps, and some of the biggest changes have been made to the Notes app. Along with a new Document Scanning feature outlined in a prior how to (iOS only), the Notes app also includes support for pinning and tables.<p>How to Pin a Note in iOS …

iOS

iOS 11.2.5 Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know Now

iOS 11.2.5 Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know Now is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile.Apple’s iOS 11.2.5 update fixes several lingering …

Apple's iOS 11 is here with more emoji, map updates and augmented reality: Here's all you need to know to make sure your update goes smoothly

• <b>Apple releases its iOS update at 10am Pacific Time</b> <b>(1pm ET / 6pm BST)</b>• <b><br>Features to expect include a redesigned Control Centre and new Siri voice</b>• <b><br>It will</b> …

50 Activities to Add to Your Fall Bucket List

Take advantage of the cooler months with these must-do activities.<p>As the temperatures start dropping and the leaves start changing, we're ready to …

How to Avoid Some of the Most Common Mistakes in Composition

If you want to capture better images you have to understand good composition."My camera is such a piece of shit." That's what I told myself after …

Photography

Homeowner whose garden is kept in darkness by 30ft trees next door wins four-year battle to have them chopped down

• <b>Oonagh Waugh was locked in a battle with Alexander Moreland for four years</b>• <b><br>She tried to settle the matter with Mr Moreland but eventually took it to</b> …

How to improve your TV's sound

Wireless desktop speakers<p>Use your existing hi-fi stereo system<p>Add a soundbar or soundbase<p>The ultimate surround sound system<p>A good pair of headphones

Audiophile

Getting started with two-factor authentication

Statistically speaking, most people's passwords are terrible. For years, the most common password around the world has been 123456 and, chances are, …

Cybersecurity