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  • Carbon dioxide levels rise at record pace to worst in three million years

    October 30, 2017 11:29 AM 22

    The last time CO2 levels were this high, Earth was 3C warmer and sea levels were 20 metres higher. Last year's increase was 50% higher than the average over the past decade. The growth could ultimately lead to a 20-metre rise in sea levels and an increase of three degrees in temperature, the organisation said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

  • REVEALED: Secret Netflix codes that unlock hidden TV show categories

    October 23, 2017 2:30 AM 46

    The online streaming service, which boasts millions of UK users, is so popular because it allows users to watch thousands of different films and TV shows. And it’s incredibly user-friendly, with all of its content divided into simple categories such as “comedy”, “horror” or even films “featuring a strong female lead”. But what many Netflix fans don’t

  • Sony PlayStation’s killer feature scores another success, can Xbox One, Switch catch up?

    October 21, 2017 3:01 PM 17

    ONE OF Sony PlayStation’s top features is riding high on the back of new sales success, can Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Switch catch up? This was reportedly the second biggest week since its official debut in the region, when PlayStation VR sold 52,000 copies. Right now, Japanese sales show over 200,000 units sold in Japan, however, the new sales

  • Tech deals of the week: Samsung Galaxy S8, cheap sim-only plans, Microsoft Surface Book and more

    October 21, 2017 7:00 AM 15

    This week's top UK smartphone and technology deals. This week's deals include the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Gear VR headset for just £533 and the first-generation Microsoft Surface Book with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage for a cool £999. Also included this week is a LG 43 inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV for £399, the Nextbase

  • The latest Nintendo Switch update brought a most welcome surprise

    October 20, 2017 7:35 PM 46

    The Nintendo Switch console got a pretty sizable update this week, but arguably the most useful new feature was missing from the advertised list. Following the Switch OS 4.0.0 update, the console now supports wireless USB headsets, giving console owners access to wireless audio for the first time. The discovery was made by Reddit users (via Engadget)

  • How mobile phone companies are ripping you off for being loyal customers

    October 20, 2017 7:37 AM 39

    Staying on your current contract after you have paid off your phone could mean you are being overcharged by your service provider If you are a loyal mobile phone customer and have paid off your contract but are still on that current plan instead of upgrading you are most likely being ripped off. Customers are being charged up to £38 a month for handsets

  • The most bullish Apple analyst says to 'buy into the iPhone 8 gloom and doom ahead of the iPhone X'

    October 19, 2017 2:44 PM 14

    But that isn't scaring Brian White, an analyst at Drexel Hamilton, who says to "buy into the iPhone 8 gloom and doom ahead of the iPhone X." White is the most bullish analyst covering Apple, according to Bloomberg data, with a target of $208, about 33% above its current price of $155.70. "This morning, Apple's stock is weak on the back of media reports

  • Scientists discover mosquitoes' stealth secrets

    October 19, 2017 10:25 AM 28

    Other insects push off from their landing surfaces, but mosquitoes minimise the force felt by their prey by using their wings. Unlike other insects, which push off from their landing surface and then start furiously beating their wings to take flight, mosquitoes minimise the force felt by their prey. "Mosquitoes take off mostly with their wings and push off with their

  • 'Poser alert': Ivanka Trump mercilessly mocked after saying she once went through a 'punk phase'

    October 19, 2017 10:23 AM 11

    Twitter was extremely skeptical of Ivanka's "punk phase", with many people pointing out that Nirvana was a grunge band. US President Donald Trump's oldest daughter Ivanka revealed she went through a "punk phase" as a teenager, but Twitter wasn't buying it. In a chapter from her mother Ivana Trump's new memoir titled "Raising Trump," Ivanka writes that she had a punk phase

  • SpaceX to retry satellite launch after explosion

    October 19, 2017 9:24 AM 25

    Some $262m worth of equipment was destroyed when SpaceX first attempted to put a Spacecom satellite into orbit in September 2016. The companies have come to an agreement, according to Israeli satellite operator Spacecom, which told the Tel Aviv stock exchange it would be launching a satellite with SpaceX in 2019. Spacecom demanded a free launch after