Liam Warrilow

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A Guide to Snapchat for People Who Don’t Get Snapchat

Snapchat is fun, and millions use it to stay in touch and share their lives with one another every day. It has an unearned reputation for being difficult to use, but it’s not, after you get the basics. Once you’re in and have a few friends to share with, it’s easy. If you don’t have anyone to show …

Social Media

Shay Mitchell runs topless through the streets of LA after losing YouTube bet

Shay Mitchell is a woman of her word – so perhaps she should stop making ridiculous bets.<p>The Pretty Little Liars star made a deal with her assistant …

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the perfect game for noobs

<i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> (<i>PUBG</i>) probably wouldn’t strike you as the best title to start with if you’re new to gaming. The <i>Battle Royale</i>-inspired …

Stock Markets

Goodbye neoliberalism, hello common good

The academic, political and philosophical basis, with its misanthropic view that everyone is essentially selfish, is bust, argues Robin Le Mare<p>At last, a clear indication of the neoliberal revolution coming to an end (How Britain fell out of love with the free market, 5 August). I wish it were more …

Economics
Internal Combustion Engine

How to solve Britain’s housing crisis

ON EVERY side, Britain’s politicians are grappling with problems of immense scale and nightmarish complexity. How to manage the departure from the …

A little-noticed change in Britain’s housing market spells trouble for everybody

THE market looked ready for a correction. On the eve of the Brexit vote last June the median house price in England was 7.7 times median annual …

Housing

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

Editorial: A disappearing computer so big it's invisible

Editorial<p>A week away from WWDC17, there's much anticipation about what Apple might show: new Macs, iPads, a Siri Speaker, future insights on the …

NIMBYs in the twenty-first century

SINCE the publication of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century", Thomas Piketty has won many plaudits for his work on inequality. The book has so far …

How to Prevent iMessages From Accidentally Appearing On Other Devices

If you own multiple Apple devices, you’ve probably signed into all of them with your Apple ID. You’ve also probably noticed that when you get a …

Authentication

Global financial literacy

SUPPOSE you put $100 in a savings account that earns 10% interest each year. After five years how much will you have? That was a question posed in a …

Cognitive Impairment

The hounding of Owen Jones

IN THE big scheme of things, the retreat of a <i>Guardian</i> columnist from social media is not a huge event—it will be drowned out by the latest antics of …

Israeli Government

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

A HAMBURGER and Coke with Steve Boggs was a disconcerting event. To begin with he preferred to be called “Boggs”, just straight. He also had a way of …

Track Down

Where does the buck stop?

AT THE height of the euro crisis, with government-bond yields soaring in several southern European countries and defaults looming, the European …

Economics

Seven reasons why grown ups should play more video games

Often seen as the pastime of friendless teenagers or a guilty pleasure, there are many huge benefits to playing video games<p>Even now, well into the second decade of the 21st century, we tend to view video games as a guilty pleasure. For anyone over the age of 25, they’re often something you sneak …

Virtual Reality

Fears of a 'massive' global property price fall amid 'dangerous' conditions and market slow-down

Property prices have climbed to dangerous levels in several advanced economies, raising the risk of massive price falls if markets overheat, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).<p>Catherine Mann, the OECD’s chief economist, said the think-tank was monitoring …

Wage growth set to return in 2017

British workers could find themselves with growing pay packets this year as low unemployment combined with strong global economic growth drive up wages, economists believe.<p>Income growth has been sluggish in recent years, with analysts blaming factors including weak productivity growth, memories of …

Economics
Coronation Street

House of the Year: a cave of wonders worthy of Wallace and Gromit

Richard Murphy’s Edinburgh townhouse, named the best design of 2016 by RIBA, is a maximalist bricolage of sliding doors, pulleys and peepholes<p>When he’s lying in the bath on the top floor of his house in Edinburgh, architect Richard Murphy is in a good position to survey the surrounding scene. The …

Architecture

You can now play Windows' beloved Solitaire game on your iPhone, and we are thrilled

Everyone, stop what you’re doing: Windows Solitaire is coming to your smart phone.<p>If you’re anything like me, chances are you spent hours of your …

Trump, Brexit and the age of popular revolt: 2016 in Long Reads

Ten big stories to help make sense of a bewildering year in global politics<p>The political earthquakes of 2016 have shaken the complacent preconceptions of the liberal establishment. But the signs were there. Here are ten stories that tried to reckon with our new era of populist backlash.<p>The dark …

Donald Trump

How to keep your secrets safe in locked Notes to protect your privacy

People often use their iPhone's Notes app to store personal information, whether it's login details, journal entries or financial details. If you …

Personal Information

Trump's Brand Is Now Stronger Than Apple's

Regardless of whether Trump (the man) wins or loses, Trump (the brand) has already won.<p>Several news stories recently suggested that Trump's campaign, fueled by his personal endorsement of his ability and right to commit sexual assault, was damaging the Trump brand.<p>As evidence of this, CNN cited a …

Donald Trump

House prices in towns on the M25 have risen by 550pc since it was built 30 years ago

House prices in towns around the M25 have risen by 551pc in the 30 years since it was opened by Margaret Thatcher in 1986.<p>The average price of a house in the 40 towns that line the London Orbital motorway was £59,183 in 1986, rising to £385,085 in 2016.<p>The average price increase for towns around …

Economics

Simplified Design: Home Decor Apps Make Decorating Easy

(Image credit: Homestyler)<p>Furniture is <i>heavy</i>, not to mention a big investment. Don't you wish you could virtually move things around to see what a new …

Apps
Autos

iPhone 7 review: how good can a phone be if the battery doesn't even last a day?

Two years after the iPhone 6, should buyers upgrade to the waterproof, headphone socket-free – and most expensive - iPhone yet?<p>The most eagerly awaited iPhone since the last one, the Apple’s iPhone 7 has arrived. Much has been said about its design, the absent headphone socket, and the fact that …

Gear & Gadgets