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Sony is bringing back classic gamepads for its new game console

Though years of play wore down the originals, Sony's issuing original PlayStation-themed gamepads and headphones in honor of the original console's 20th anniversary. They look like this:<p>The brand's seen a variety of applications in the past 20 years: four home game consoles, two handheld game …

Gaming

The 100 greatest songs of all time

Sepp Blatter stands down as Fifa president - the life, times and controversies which damaged his career

Sepp Blatter has stood down as Fifa president after 17 years at the helm. Here are the stand-out highs and lows of his controversial career at the top<p>Sepp Blatter has announced he will step down as Fifa president on a day of stunning developments in world football.<p>The 79-year-old Swiss has called …

Festivals

Roger Moore: James Bond hated killing

Sex, glamour and death are the hallmarks of the James Bond films. Over the years, the MI6 agent has dispatched an average of 16 foes per movie.<p>But in a recent interview, Roger Moore has offered a surprising explanation for 007's perennial popularity: that he hates killing.<p><b>Speaking to the journalist</b> …

Lineup

20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

MixRadio, Google Photos, Make My Day, Capitals, Geometry Wars 3, Til Morning’s Light, Inbox by Gmail and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest iPhone and iPad apps and games. All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – since the last roundup.<p>All …

Apps

6 great smartphone camera apps

If you own a smartphone, chances are you use the built-in camera to shoot many, if not all, of your photos. But you can expand your camera’s capabilities and improve your photography by downloading third-party apps. Here are six impressive photo apps that let you get more creative with the photos …

Mobile Photography

Jaws, 40 years on: ‘One of the truly great and lasting classics of American cinema’

The true meaning of Jaws has been picked over by critics and academics ever since its release in June 1975, and even its status as the first summer blockbuster has been questioned. But isn’t it just about a killer shark?<p>First things first; <i>Jaws</i> is not about a shark. It may have a shark in it – and …

Swimming Pools

Music industry struggling to keep up with demand for vinyl, Harvey Goldsmith says

The biggest problem facing the music industry is finding enough craftsmen to make vinyl, the music promoter says<p>When considering the most pressing problem facing the music industry today, one might consider the rise and rise of music streaming, the sexualisation of singers or the exorbitant price …

UK risks following Nazi example on human rights, UN expert claims

François Crépeau provokes outrage after likening Conservatives' threat to quit European Convention on Human Rights to repression in 1930s Germany<p>British withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) would risk following the example of Nazi Germany, a senior UN representative has …

Rights & Freedoms
Blues Music

Dear Phone Manufacturers, Stop the DSLR Camera Comparisons Please!

Dear Phone Manufacturers/Brands,<p>It has been raining phone launches of late, and while most of the attention still is hogged by the …

Cameras

Man United target Hugo Lloris hints at Tottenham exit after telling club he wants Champions League football

Hugo Lloris wants to leave Tottenham to fulfil his ambition to play in the Champions League.<p>The France international has told manager Mauricio …

Soccer

Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it

Scotland could be allowed to retain the Human Rights Act even if Westminster sidelined the European Court in favour of an “English” Bill of Rights, …

Music Festivals
Festivals

How the Human Rights Act escaped the Tory axe

David Cameron convinced voters with his pledge to scrap European human rights laws and bring in a British Bill of Rights but he could not persuade his own MPs<p>In the sunny atrium of Parliament’s Portcullis House on Wednesday afternoon, MPs and their staff sat down to eat lunch and digest the …

Human Rights

Before You Shoot – iPhone Photography Tips for Getting a Great Picture

From Life in LoFi: iPhoneography:There is an old English proverb that says ‘There is many a slip twixt the cup and the lip’. It basically means that …

Mobile Photography

Rio Ferdinand announces retirement from football

Former Manchester United and England defender quits the game after 18 years and credits his career to Sir Alex Ferguson<p>Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement from football.<p>The former West Ham, Leeds and Manchester United central defender spent last …

Soccer

Pixelmator’s image editing app is now available for iPhone

As one of the best Photoshop competitors on Mac and iPad, the superb photo editing tool Pixelmator is finally available for iPhone.<p>Promising to be more powerful than other iPhone image editing apps, Pixelmator’s universal app boasts support for layers, in-depth color adjustments, pro-level photo …

FIFA 16 to feature women's football for first time ever

EA Sports announce changes to next edition of the Fifa franchise to coincide with women's world cup<p>EA Sports have announced they will include women's football teams in their FIFA video game for the first time ever this year.<p>England's national side will be one of twelve international women's teams …

Soccer
Corruption
Corruption
Festivals

England favourites to host 2018 World Cup following Fifa arrests

<b>England are the 11/10 favourites to host the 2018 World Cup amid speculation that Russia and Qatar could be stripped of the tournaments.</b><p>Calls for a …

Daniel Levy increases Tottenham asking price to £1.2bn

Spurs chairman values club at £200m more than last season, and six times more than Everton or Aston Villa, despite again missing out on the top four<p>Daniel Levy has increased his Tottenham Hotspur asking price despite the club finishing another season without a trophy and missing out on Champions …

Film vs. Digital: A Comparison of the Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world in which photographs are primarily taken with digital image sensors, there are a growing number of photographers who are newly interested …

Cameras
Soccer