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April 13, 2018 12:51 AM One in three children under 11 use their parents' smartphones or contactless bank cards in shops

A third of children under the age of 11 have used their parents’ contactless bank cards or phone payment apps. A poll of 1,000 parents found that 34 per cent confessed that their children had used their bank cards in shops or phone payment apps, such as Android Pay and Apple Pay, to buy things online in the past year. Of that 34 per cent, a remarkable 6

March 22, 2018 6:39 PM NASA launches augmented reality Android app that can put a Mars rover right in your living room

A new app from NASA and Google allows you to explore spacecraft technology from the comfort of your own home. The app is called Spacecraft AR and it is currently available for Android users. A statement from NASA said that the app will soon be compatible with iOS devices as well. All that is required for the app to work is a flat surface, such as a floor 23

March 13, 2018 3:21 PM Mario Kart comes to Google Maps to help you navigate

March 10, 2018 was Mario Day, and to mark the occasion, Google collaborated with Nintendo and got the iconic moustache’d plumber to pop up on Google Maps in his Go-Kart and accompany people on their daily commutes. However, this won’t be a permanent feature on Google Maps - Mario will only stick around until Sunday, March 18. ‘To celebrate our favorite 28

February 25, 2018 11:04 AM EU ‘has lost Christian narrative’ in bid to expand bloc's borders, warns Archbishop

THE European Union’s relentless mission to expand the bloc’s borders has resulted in “the loss of its Christian narrative” and “an often crude materialism”, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has warned. Mr Welby was equally scathing about both Leavers and Remainers in the wake of the 2016 referendum, saying: “If those wildly in favour sometimes seem to resemble 45

February 25, 2018 9:30 AM Mobile Phone 4G slow? Don't worry, Android smartphones are about to get a whole lot faster

The world’s first 5G smartphones will be rolling out in 2019 – and your next phone will be a lot faster for it. Latest phones will be equipped with broadband-equivalent 5G download speeds from 19 different companies – including LG, Sony, ZTE, Nokia and HTC. These devices will support super speedy 5G internet – succeeding the 4G internet we have today 49

February 24, 2018 9:19 AM Remainers are like Marvin the Paranoid Android, fumes Archbishop of Canterbury

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has compared hardline Remainers with Marvin the Paranoid Android from The Hitchikers' Guide to the Galaxy as he took aim at Brexit campaigners on both sides in a new book to be published next month. Justin Welby said some people held such an "apocalyptic" view of what Brexit holds they risked giving an impression of the depressed 23

February 22, 2018 1:44 PM Land Rover Has Built The 'Toughest Phone In The World'

The iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S8 are not designed for the great outdoors. That’s not a criticism, it’s just a statement of fact. Sure you can whack a huge great case onto it, but for the lumberjacks and hiking enthusiasts among us, this just won’t cut the mustard. Fear not then people of the great outdoors, for Land Rover has come to your aid with what it’s calling 16

February 13, 2018 4:05 PM Who will headline Leeds Festival? Names revealed today

KENDRICK Lamar, Kings Of Leon, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco will headline the 2018 Leeds Festival at Bramham Park, near Wetherby, in August. Compton rapper and five-time Grammy Award winner Lamar will be the co-headliner with Panic! At The Disco on August 26, preceded by Kings Of Leon on August 24 and Fall Out Boy on August 25. They are among 17

February 10, 2018 9:30 AM Android smartphones can now send iPhone iMessages: Here's how to send to Apples chat app

iMessage is a closed messaging system meant solely for Apple products – iPhones, Macs, Apple watches and iPads. The clever system allows users to send messages between Apple products for free. The iconic blue text bubbles allow Apple users to send end-to-end encrypted texts, GIFs, images and stickers instantly. Messages to and from Android users – or if you are not connected 37

February 4, 2018 9:30 AM WhatsApp UPDATE brings great new feature, but it's ONLY available now on iPhone

WhatsApp this week revealed support for a massive new feature coming to the popular chat app. It's been revealed that WhatsApp is the first third-party app to support Apple's popular CarPlay feature. According to, in-car WhatsApp access was previously only possible using the app's Siri integration. However, this new update now means official 42