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  • OnePlus 5 gets first OxygenOS update with optimisations and bug fixes

    June 27, 2017 8:09 AM 40

    A day before the market rollout, OnePlus issued a new version of OxygenOS 4.5.2 based on Android Nougat for its new flagship smartphone. Weighing in at just 36MB, the OxygenOS fixes app installation issues and system update failure. It also optimises camera feature; Bluetooth, network and system stability. And improves the compatibility with third party

  • 'Can it hold my life together?': Prada is selling a $185 'paperclip' and Twitter can't handle it

    June 26, 2017 9:33 AM 20

    'This one better talk to me like my good old pal Clippy from Microsoft,' one Twitter user wrote. Italian fashion house Prada is selling an oversized paperclip-shaped money clip made of polished sterling silver for a whopping $185 (£145.21) and the Internet couldn't help but mock the luxury product. Measuring at just over 6cm in length and 2.25cm in width

  • 'I love Islamic State': Ohio Governor Kasich's website hacked with pro-Isis messages

    June 25, 2017 9:06 PM 14

    Several Ohio government websites were apparently hacked by Team System Dz on Sunday. Ohio Governor John Kasich's website has displayed pro-Isis propaganda after it was hacked. The websites of Ohio's first lady Karen Kasich, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) and several other state government websites were also targeted

  • UK video game deals: Steam Summer Sale, Xbox One S bundles, Super Mario Odyssey and more

    June 24, 2017 8:00 AM 19

    Your round-up of the week's best gaming deals and discounts. This week's round-up of the best video game deals and discounts in the UK includes some of the best offerings from this summer's Steam sale, including 2016 favourites Dishonored 2, Stardew Valley and Superhot. Other games on offer include recently-released shooter Prey, virtual reality shooter

  • Smartphone and gadget deals of the week: iPhone SE, LG G6 and Ultra HD televisions

    June 24, 2017 7:00 AM 17

    This week's deals also include money off the Sony Xperia XA1, 4K TVs, speakers and more. Once Britain's best-selling smartphone, the pint-sized iPhone SE is now available in its 32GB form from GiffGaff for just £289, while O2 is offering a free LG Style smartwatch worth £229 with any LG G6 bought on a monthly contract. These are just two of the offers

  • Windows 10 source code leak: 32TB of confidential internal build and software blueprints now online

    June 24, 2017 5:49 AM 23

    The dumped data is reportedly believed to have been stolen from Microsoft's in-house systems. Microsoft may once again be in hot water. A massive trove of confidential data containing Microsoft's internal Windows OS (operating systems) builds and parts of its source code have reportedly been leaked. The dumped data is reportedly believed to have been stolen

  • Twitch Prime members get free Overwatch loot boxes in new partnership with Blizzard

    June 21, 2017 11:39 AM 17

    Twitch will broadcast over 20 Blizzard tournaments and exclusive content through 2018. Twitch has announced a new two-year deal with Blizzard Entertainment to become the exclusive third-party streaming platform for "select Blizzard eSports content" including the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship, StarCraft 2 World Championship Series and Overwatch

  • Someone bought an original Apple-1 computer for $365,000 at a recent auction

    June 21, 2017 10:51 AM 20

    Christie's estimates the computer is worth between $300,000 and $500,000. Last week an Apple-1 computer was sold for $355,500 (£281,561) at an auction at Christie's New York City office. The Apple-1 systems were sold without casing, power supply, keyboard or monitor, but they came with a pre-assembled motherboard "that put Apple far ahead of its competitors

  • Uber chief Travis Kalanick steps down under pressure from investors

    June 21, 2017 7:55 AM 38

    Heavyweight investors – Benchmark, First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, Menlo Ventures and Fidelity Investments – wrote a letter titled “Moving Uber Forward”, demanding Mr Kalanick steps down, according to The New York Times. As well as Mr Kalanick’s immediate resignation, they demanded the board appoints more “truly independent directors” and that Uber hires

  • Latest Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update is NOT what fans wanted

    June 20, 2017 5:55 PM 24

    XBOX ONE Backwards Compatibility lost a game last week, as Microsoft delists a fan favourite. The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games list has lost one of its titles. In an update that nobody wanted, Xbox Live Arcade release Poker Smash is no longer playable on Xbox One. Fans can still play the game on Xbox 360, where Achievements and saves will be transferred