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Inside the mansion where John Lennon lived at the height of Beatles fame

John Lennon and his then-wife Cynthia bought this beautiful house in St George's Hill as 'Beatlemania' was sweeping the world.<p>In July 1964, The …

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Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Doc: The Beatles Decade

For American adolescents in the 1960s, the Beatles represented the dawn of unrestrained excitement and parental rejection—a time when screaming, long …

The Beatles Story Review - Deserves To See The Light Of Day Once More

<b>The Beatles</b>. Four young men from Liverpool who changed the entire landscape of the music industry. From humble beginnings to hard-working musicians …

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The ‘world’s rarest Beatles album’ is up for sale

Get saving...<p>A copy of a rare Beatles album once owned by John Lennon, complete with hand-drawn sketches, is expected to go under the hammer for more …

Unseen John Lennon photos unearthed from junk drawer after 34 years

They go on display from next month<p>A set of unseen John Lennon images have been unveiled at The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool.<p>The 26 negatives, …

Paul McCartney Remembers ‘Truly Magnificent’ Fats Domino

Paul McCartney paid tribute to New Orleans great Fats Domino‘s voice and sartorial style following the rock and roll pioneer’s death on Tuesday at …

We'll Never See a Band as Big as The Beatles Again — Here's Why

Fifty-one years ago Saturday, Beatlemania began. John, Paul, George and Ringo stepped off a plane at JFK into a whirlwind mob of screaming fans, the …

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users.<p>Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows …

John Lennon's Last Song

Lennon Never Finished His Last Track, "I Don't Want to Face It"<p>Some consider John Lennon's last song to be "I Don't Want to Face It" while others …

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John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday

John Lennon the legendary singer-songwriter who was one-quarter of the Beatles would have turned 77 years old today.<p>John Lennon was born on October …

How “anonymous” wifi data can still be a privacy risk

The thorny issue of tracking of location data without risking individual privacy is very neatly illustrated via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking London’s transport regulator to release the “anonymized” data-set it generated from a four week trial last year when it tracked metro users …

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Paul McCartney’s Archive Collection coming on coloured vinyl

The eight albums will also come as single CD digipak and 180gram black vinyl single LPs<p>Paul McCartney is to release the eight albums in his Archive …

Liam Gallagher has a brilliant story about the last time he saw Paul McCartney

He got confused as to whether he was being offered a cocktail or a pizza<p>Liam Gallagher has hailed Sir Paul McCartney as ‘an absolute dream’ – sharing …

There Will Never Be Another Live Performer Like Paul McCartney

Less than 24 hours after news of the horrific terror attack at a Las Vegas country music festival broke, Paul McCartney took the stage at Detroit’s brand-new Little Caesars Arena. Fresh off the whirlwind of a news day that included the false-starts regarding the declining health of Tom Petty, Paul …

Remembering the time Michael Jackson and George Harrison reviewed new tunes on BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 shared the footage with NME to celebrate its 50th birthday<p>BBC Radio 1 turns 50 tomorrow (September 30). To mark the mega anniversary, the …

George Martin’s Beatles film scores and unreleased compositions to feature on new album

'George Martin: the Film Scores and Original Orchestral Compositions' will be released in November<p>A new album of <b>George Martin</b>‘s orchestral works – …

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23 Photos That Prove Beatles Fans Were Doing The Absolute Most In The '60s

KatyCats and Beliebers ain't got nothing on Beatlemania.

Unreleased 1963 Beatles Demo Up for Sale on eBay: Listen to a Snippet

A rare, unreleased demo of The Beatles song “What Goes On” is currently on sale through a listing on eBay, via the website Parlogram. This 1963 demo …

Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation

When Detective Constable Steve Crilley received a call from a member of the public claiming a painting stolen from him had now been put up for auction he knew he was on to something.<p>What he can’t have imagined is that his inquiries would lead him to uncover a haul of rare prints, including several …

15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away.<p>If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short …

Music’s 30 Fiercest Feuds and Beefs

John Lennon vs. Paul McCartney<p>The generation-defining duo kept their squabbles behind closed doors during the Beatles’ death throes in the late …

From Sept. 11 To The Beatles' British Invasion: How We Remember Our First News Events

Support the news<p>If someone asked you where you were and what you were doing on a certain day, would you know? Could you give them exact details and …

Paul McCartney's 40 Greatest Solo Songs

40<p>“Ever Present Past”<p>McCartney tapped into the restless energy of a<br>man half his age on this backward-looking single, singing about “searching<br>for the …

Paul McCartney Unleashes Maccamania Live in New Jersey

A sight nothing can prepare you for: Paul McCartney onstage, just the man and his guitar, doing “Blackbird” or “I’ve Got a Feeling” or “Here Today.” …

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl explains how Paul McCartney helped him recover from his broken leg

"It still blows my mind," Grohl says<p>Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has said that Paul McCartney helped him recover when he broke his leg.<p><b>Buy Foo</b> …

Beatles Producer George Martin's Secrets Revealed In New Biography

Sir George Martin, as the world knows, is the producer who helped shape an incredible body of work by The Beatles over the course of seven years. Martin was also a man with deep secrets and insecurities, some detailed for the first time in a new biography.<p>Martin met the band at a time that he was …

How an English teacher’s quest to meet John Lennon changed Beatles history

Here's some Beatles trivia that might be news to even the most hardcore fans. An English teacher in Spain might be responsible for convincing the band to include lyrics in the liner notes on their albums.<p>That teacher's name was Juan Carrión, and he died this week at 93.<p>He was a huge Beatles fan, …