Matthew Labrum

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'My DIY boiler heats my six-bed home and keeps my pool at 32 degrees - for nothing'

New technology set to be introduced in the UK this summer will make it easier for thousands more people to heat and power their homes through at-home boilers and renewables.<p>Anyone who uses solar panels or wind turbines to heat their home currently has no way of storing the energy until the best …

Swimming Pools

Manchester United transfer news: Jose Mourinho in talks to sign Paul Pogba - but must break world record fee

Manchester United and Real Madrid will need to smash the world transfer record to sign Paul Pogba if Juventus agree to sell the France midfielder this summer.<p>United are understood to be in talks with Juventus and Pogba’s representative, Mino Raiola, about bringing the player back to Old Trafford …

Soccer

5 Insanely Clever DIYs That Are Actually Easy

With tips to make yours come out as nicely as the pics!

How to reduce data usage on Android / iOS / Windows Phone

If you don’t have an unlimited data plan, staying within your limits can be a bit of a pain for some. Here are some general rules on how to reduce …

Apps

Michael Sheen Will Make His Directorial Debut With ‘Green River Killer’

<i>Masters of Sex</i> star Michael Sheen is going to become one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Not in real life, mind you. In a motion picture.<p><i>Variety</i> reports that Sheen will play Gary Ridgway in <i>Green River Killer</i>, a film that will also serve as the Welsh actor’s directorial debut. Sheen …

Video: 10 Unsolved Mysteries With Creepy Surveillance Footage

This week we are taking a look at 10 unsolved mysteries that have creepy surveillance footage as clues. A horrifying unsolved crime that rocked …

Paranormal

Top 10 Best Sports Games Of All Time

As gamers, we’re not the most athletic bunch, but we’re not opposed to virtual exercise. Welcome to Thegamefreakshow and today we’ll be counting down …

Bloodthirsty robot, gore, violence, and VR add up to 15 + BBFC rating for ABE VR

What horror film fan doesn’t like a scary flick filled with a fair share of gore, especially one featuring a bloodthirsty robot looking for love? VR …

iPhone 7 Rumors Paint Picture Of Quiet Times Ahead For Apple, But Intrigue Remains

The continued spate of leaks related to iPhone 7 seem to tell a story that’s muddled yet troubling: Apple has little in store for its forthcoming model that would catalyze sales. We’ve been given indications from multiple sources that the phone will be cosmetically similar to the 2-year-old iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Manchester United tell Marcos Rojo to seal transfer to new club

gossip<p>Manchester United have reportedly informed Marcos Rojo to seek a transfer away this summer as he is not in Jose Mourinho’s plans.<p>The Red Devils …

The Cooler Coffee Table Is a Genius Idea

Find out how to DIY the ultimate summer coffee table.<p>Imagine this: You've been waiting anxiously to kick off summer with the best barbecue your neighborhood has ever seen. You'll finally be able to put your beautiful back patio to good use, and show off all your new favorite recipes. But just as …

Genius

'Independence Day: Resurgence' is no match for 'Finding Dory' in Friday box office

The alien invaders didn't stand a chance against a forgetful little fish. Disney Pixar's "Finding Dory" came in No. 1 in Friday box office, raking in an estimated $23.2 million in receipts — well ahead of the $16.8 million earned by "Independence Day: Insurgence" on its opening weekend.<p>This leaves …

Film Industry

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand reveals why he got the Alex Ferguson hairdryer treatment

Football hero Rio Ferdinand has told how his old Man Utd boss Alex Ferguson “went bananas” at him for opening a restaurant.<p>Rio, 37, got the hair …

7 can't-miss apps: BitTorrent Now, 'Hyperburner,' Radar and more

With the House of Representatives sit-in blowing up social media and Instagram introducing new video channels, you may have missed some of this …

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Linux

RUMOURS: Manchester United in talks for Pogba

Jose Mourinho has made the France international a key part of his plans but it could cost in the region of £100 million to bring him back to Old Trafford<p>Manchester United are in talks with Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola, according to <i>The Daily Telegraph</i>.<p>The report claims that Jose Mourinho is eager …

Soccer

10 Traits Empathic People Share

The trademark of an empath is feeling and absorbing other people’s emotions and/or physical symptoms because of their high sensitivities. These …

Top 10

Italy v Spain: a blood-stained rivalry that may be about to spill over again

Described by one Spanish paper as ‘talent v catenaccio’, the two countries, who meet in Paris on Monday, have not seen eye to eye since Mauro Tassotti’s assault on Luis Enrique at the 1994 World Cup<p>The blood poured from Luis Enrique’s nose, a red stain reaching across the white towel pressed …

Soccer

WileyFox: Can this British company make its £129 smartphone a success?

Britain isn't known for its phone makers. Here to change that is WileyFox, an upstart smartphone that bills its devices as customisable, secure, high-end and cheap.<p>The London-based company gained recognition last year when it released its first handsets, the WileyFox Swift and WileyFox Storm in …

Video games need to ditch 'perfect porn sex,' says Cobra Club creator

Sex is messy, so why don't developers present it that way?<p>Mainstream video games have a problem with sex. The question they struggle with today is not whether or not to include it, but rather how to portray it.<p>According to Robert Yang during a 2016 Games for Change talk, most video games are still …

This Is The Plan For How Bungie Will Mercy Kill 'Destiny' On PS3 And Xbox 360

The end is nigh for <i>Destiny</i> players on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Bungie had previously announced that <i>Rise of Iron</i> would be next-gen only, playable only on PS4 and Xbox One, and now they’re detailing exactly how the game will be slowly dismantled on older consoles.<p>Starting in August, not only will …

The Walking Dead

The 13 Most Ridiculous Movie Gadgets of All Time

Glass of exploding water, sir?<p>President of DC Entertainment Diane Nelson has confirmed that Wonder Woman's invisible jet-plane will <i>not</i> be seen in the new <i>WW</i> movie. Before we get onto listing the 13 most ridiculous statements ever made by company presidents, we take a look at the other 13 most …

Mission Impossible

Euro 2016: 10 transfer targets whose stock has risen sky-high in France

Euro 2016 has given these players and managers the perfect platform to impress watching scouts and attract admirers<p><b>Michael McGovern</b><p><b>Northern Ireland goalkeeper</b><p>McGovern’s performance against Germany in the final group game, when he produced a series of superb blocks, initially seemed set to be a …

Soccer

Recommended Reading: How the 'Final Fantasy' film helped Hollywood

<b>The 'Final Fantasy' film bombed,<br>but its motion capture<br>revolutionized Hollywood</b><br>Jordan Zakarin,<br>Inverse<p>The animated <i>Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within</i> film may not have been a success in terms of earnings, but the movie did provide some useful insight for motion capture. <i>Inverse</i> takes a look at the …

Critical Mass: What the critics are saying about The Shallows

Amid a crowded slate of new releases, deciding whether to see good fish (<i>Finding Dory</i>) or nefarious fish (<i>The Shallows</i>) can be a daunting task for …

What's gone wrong with Mighty No. 9?

On the face of it, Mighty No. 9 shouldn't be causing PlayStation 4 or Xbox One any problems. After all, it's a simplistic Unreal Engine 3-based …

'Sunrise,' a gritty tour through the mind of a grief-stricken Mumbai cop

"Sunrise," the portrait of a grief-shattered Mumbai cop, takes place almost entirely at night, on streets drenched in monsoon rains. Fantasy and reality bleed into each other, the lurid cityscape inseparable from anguish in a story that revolves around the horror of child trafficking.<p>Less …

Beverly Hills

'Real have given up on De Gea'

Real Madrid have given up on signing Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, <i>Sky Sports'</i> Guillem Balague says.

Soccer

BitTorrent announces new BitTorrent Now app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

BitTorrent today has announced that it is bringing a new app to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV that allows users to stream a variety of videos and music, mostly from independent and generally unknown artists and filmmakers. The app doesn’t let you access the insurmountable amount of illegal content …

Smart TV

Transfer Rumor Roundup: Ramsey to Man United; Mane to Liverpool

Aaron Ramsey is said to be the subject of a $47.5 million bid from Manchester United, according to the Sun.<p>Ramsey, 25, has been at Arsenal for eight …