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  • Russia claims its super-manoeuvrable Su-35 is 'second to none in the air'

    February 14, 2018 11:56 AM 58

    Russia's deputy defence minister, Yuriy Borisov, has claimed that the "Su-35 is second to none" in the air after battles in Syria. The Sukhoi-35 fighter jet has been designed and produced by Sukhoi Design Bureau and is a single-seat, twin-engine, highly manoeuvrable aircraft. According to the makers of the fighter jet, it is an upgraded Su-27 that was fielded

  • Furby church organ created by YouTuber, and it's even more horrifying than that sounds

    February 13, 2018 1:09 PM 161

    He used 44 Furbys to make the organ, and had a 45th on hand to be the composer. UK YouTuber Sam Battle has managed to build a church organ from the ground up... out of Furbys. The "must-have" Christmas and birthday present of children of 1998, Furby was an extremely annoying, talking robotic pet. It came in dozens of different models with changing colours

  • 'Liar in chief': Trump trolled over old tweet vowing he would never make cuts to Medicaid, Medicare

    February 13, 2018 12:46 PM 53

    During the presidential campaign, Trump pledged not to touch benefit programmes such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. US President Donald Trump's old tweets have once again come back to haunt him after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi resurfaced a 2015 post about Medicaid and Medicare cuts. On Monday (12 February), the Trump administration

  • Instagram getting ready to steal yet another Snapchat feature?

    February 12, 2018 12:30 PM 45

    Say goodbye to the sneaky screenshot on Instagram. Instagram users who sneakily take screenshots of stories may find that their time is up. According to Techcrunch, Instagram is trialling software that alerts content posters whenever someone has taken a screenshot. Users now get notifications that say the next time a screenshot is taken, the poster will be notified

  • After Katie Price campaign government may soon consider criminalising online trolling

    February 12, 2018 12:05 PM 43

    A code of conduct may soon be introduced to target social media trolls in the UK. Online trolling might soon become a criminal offence in the UK as Justice Secretary David Gauke has revealed that the government will conduct a review of online laws to provide a safer internet experience. This comes after television personality Katie Price called for stricter

  • Increasing numbers of children spending hours glued to their smartphone

    February 12, 2018 11:49 AM 63

    Just 20% of parents have enforced time limits on their children's smartphone usage. Some 25% of young UK children now own a smartphone, and almost half of them spend three hours a day glued to the screen. A recent study by musicMagpie found that parents have become more willing to buy children smartphones at a younger age. A quarter of children under

  • Sky Sports TV Deal: This email will save you £180 off your bill

    February 12, 2018 9:20 AM 37

    Sky TV customers could save themselves a nice wedge of cash thanks to this new Sky Sports TV Deal revealed by the television company easier this week. The first thing to note, is that it appears this offer is only applicable to existing customers. So apologies to anyone not currently with Sky looking for a fantastic new customer offer. If you are an existing

  • Android smartphones can now send iPhone iMessages: Here's how to send to Apples chat app

    February 10, 2018 9:30 AM 57

    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

  • Swisscom data breach: Personal details of one in ten Swiss citizens stolen

    February 7, 2018 4:10 PM 48

    Swisscom stresses its systems were not hacked and payment data was secure. A Swiss mobile phone operator has admitted its data systems were breached late last year and the contact details of about 800,000 customers were compromised. Swisscom said on Wednesday (7 February) that the names, addresses, telephone numbers and dates of birth of customers were accessed

  • WhatsApp UPDATE brings great new feature, but it's ONLY available now on iPhone

    February 4, 2018 9:30 AM 51

    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 macrumors.com, in-car WhatsApp access was previously only possible using the app's Siri integration. However, this new update now means official