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Secret Teacher: I'd rather leave the job I love than teach Gove's propaganda

I was once the sort of graduate that Teach First now aims to entice into teaching. Having studied history at Oxford and considered academic research …

Beckham family bid farewell to football: David joins sons on pitch to say tearful goodbye to beautiful game as Posh and Harper watch

• Star weeps as he leaves the pitch in final ever game as a footballer<br>• Captained Paris St Germain for match against Brest<br>• Wife Victoria and their four …

iPhone 6 to gain pro-photography powers?

Apple has filed a patent that could make the iPhone 6 a much more exciting proposition for would-be photographers.<p>The patent, found by Apple Insider, …

Twitter, Facebook, Ebay to develop Google Glass apps

Google has announced a range of apps in development for its Glass headset, including social networks Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr and ecommerce website Ebay.<p>Google Glass, an eyeglass frame with a small panel over the left eye, searches the web, records video, and can relay email messages to the …

Gigaom | When can a book be digital-only, and when does it need to be print too?

Advertisement<p>Book publishers are increasingly experimenting with digital-first and digital-only initiatives, where they publish a book only as an …

iOS quick tip: Turn on spoken notifications

An iOS feature you may not know about is one where you can have your notifications spoken to you. It’s not Siri EyesFree, which is a mode designed to …

Parents use smartphones like a digital dummy, say heads

Computers and smartphones have become a "digital dummy" used by parents to pacify their children, says a head teachers' leader.<p>National Association of Head Teachers' president Bernadette Hunter said children were left unmonitored in their rooms at night playing on electronic devices.<p>She said it was …

iPhone 5S review

The iPhone 5S was Apple's first smartphone with the Touch ID fingerprint home button and a 64-bit processor when it launched in 2013.<p>It was the most …

Mobile Technology

Apple may not have answer for Google’s music service at WWDC

Google (s goog) went and pre-empted Apple’s long-rumored iRadio streaming music service with a subscription music service of its own at this week’s …

Best 27 iPad mini cases

Apple's Smart Cover for the iPad mini is a recommended option to house your beloved iOS device, but when it comes to keeping it in good condition, …

Formlabs ships first Form 1 3D printer, Kickstarter backers should see theirs next week

Some might say it's been a long, long while since October -- with "some" referring to the swath of Kickstarter backers who've been waiting oh-so-patiently for a Form 1 to call their own. Formlabs has just confirmed via a company blog post that the very first Form 1 3D printer shipped out today, as …

Google Glass 'prescription edition' makes a cameo at Google I/O

Google I/O is always full of surprises, and we came across yet another elusive bit of hardware on the show floor today: Google Glass "prescription edition". No, it's not actually called that (we made up the name), but what you're looking at is definitely Glass that's been neatly integrated with a …

How much tablet memory is enough?

A reader wants to purchase a tablet, but isn't sure about memory capacity.<p>Please excuse me if this enquiry sounds stupid. I have a PC and a rather old laptop and I have decided to treat myself to either an iPad or Google Nexus 10. I anticipate using it for photos, Internet, emails and possibly …