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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

April 3, 2018 8:39 AM Grindr admits sharing info on users' HIV status

The gay dating app has denied commercialising the HIV status information, saying it was only shared for optimisation purposes. The data sharing, which Grindr says was legitimate and carried out according to industry standards, was discovered by Norwegian research group Sintef. Following the outcry, the dating app said it would no longer pass on the information 16

March 23, 2018 10:01 PM Is Apple working on its first FOLDABLE smartphone? Report claims a radical iPhone that 'opens like a book' could be revealed as soon as 2020

Apple is working on a radical new iPhone with a foldable screen that doubles as a tablet. That's according to a report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which says that several Apple suppliers in Asia have confirmed they're working on a such a product. A foldable iPhone could even be coming as soon as 2020, the analysts said. 'We expect the iPhones 23

March 14, 2018 3:19 PM France plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive business practices' that could see both firms charged millions of euros in penalties

The French finance minister has announced plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive trade practices'. Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday that he plans to take both tech giants to court for unfair contracts imposed upon French start-up firms. Mr Le Maire said the action could result in fines of millions of euros for both firms. 'I believe in an economy 11

March 5, 2018 11:04 AM 'You're constantly on Snapchat!' Married At First Sight's Sarah Roza lashes out at Telv Williams for ignoring her to use social media... causing her irate 'husband' to STORM off

He was recently caught 'liking' busty photos of another woman on Instagram. And on Monday's Married At First Sight, Telv Williams received a serving from his 'wife' Sarah Roza after failing to answer her while he was playing on Snapchat. 'We were in the Taxi and I was trying to tell you what's wrong and you were paying attention to Snapchat,' Sarah said through 7

February 24, 2018 6:51 AM 1Password: How to check if your password has been compromised and leaked

1Password has incorporated security expert Troy Hunt's new Pwned Passwords database into its service. Popular password management service 1Password has unveiled a cool new feature that allows users to check whether their password has been compromised in a data breach and leaked online. The proof-of-concept feature released this week is an integration 101 1

February 21, 2018 10:13 PM I don't pay with contactless cards because I don't quite trust it, says the Bank of England's chief cashier whose signature is on every banknote

The Bank of England's chief cashier has revealed she doesn't use contactless cards because she doesn't completely trust the technology. Victoria Cleland, whose signature is on every Bank of England note, said she prefers to use cash for small transactions. 'To be blunt, it wasn't on my card for a long time and so I've just got into the habit of preferring 7

February 18, 2018 9:00 AM How To Backup Your iPhone To iCloud

Ask a Tech Editor: 'How can I avoid losing my photos and messages if my phone gets broken or stolen?' If your iPhone is stolen or gets broken, it can be pretty stressful – and even worse if you realise that the last time you backed your phone up to your laptop was weeks ago. There is a solution to this, and that’s iCloud. This is Apple’s rather nifty 12

February 17, 2018 1:30 PM Have you downloaded these DANGEROUS extensions on your browser?

Google Chrome users have been warned against dozens of potentially hazardous browser extensions that have already been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of users. These malicious extensions were, surprisingly, available on the official Google Chrome Web Store and were intentionally designed to appear perfectly innocent to the everyday user. But, secretly 40

February 13, 2018 11:06 AM Apple delays software features due to bugs

The iPhone maker is introducing a new development strategy to ensure its software works perfectly before release. Although the company remains committed to an annual software update, this autumn's update will lack a number of features, according to Bloomberg. There will be no redesign for the iPhone's home screen, nor an update to the photos app, following 13