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I’ll Have Some Reality With That!

Our world is becoming increasingly augmented through digital technology; Snapchat Filters, Pokémon GO and Ikea Place bringing Augmented Reality (AR) into the mainstream. As high quality AR becomes pre-installed in the latest smartphone updates with ARKit and ARCore on Apple IoS and Android respectively, we will increasingly see our world through an augmented lens. When will it stop? Will we ...

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YouTube’s top trending video of the year revealed – and it’s not Donald Trump or BBC Dad

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Ed Sheeran, Donald Trump and Lady Gaga were all beaten by a singer dressed as an oyster to be named YouTube’s top video of the year. The bizarre performance took place a Thai talent show and was the top trending film clip ...

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Winklevoss twins become first Bitcoin billionaires after suing Mark Zuckerberg

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (left to right) are now staggeringly wealthy (Getty) A pair of twins who sued Mark Zuckerberg have become billionaires after investing their money in Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency reached a record-breaking price of more than $12,000 (£8952) after almost tripling in value since the start of October. In 2013, the Winklevoss twins said they owned $11 million worth of ...

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You could soon be able to change the direction of your emojis

Soon you’ll be able to make two aubergines touch each other – and doesn’t want that? (Picture: Metro.co.uk) Emojis could soon be taken in a whole new direction – literally. The organisation that governs the tiny icons has said it’s considering introducing the ability to change the direction of your emojis. This means you could rotate the train icon to ...

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Would You Ever Buy A Mortgage From A Fintech?

So you’ve saved up for a deposit, and you and your special someone have found your dream home. But where do you go for your mortgage? In recent years, consumers have had increased choice between large established banks, and new, agile Fintechs. So how do they compare? Established banks have recently been experiencing mounting competition for business from a growing ...

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27 senators call on FCC to delay net neutrality vote over fake comments

Big firms would also have the power to block websites (Picture: Getty Images) Nearly 30 US senators have called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to delay the vote on net neutrality. It comes after the New York state attorney general unearthed ‘hundreds of thousands’ of fake comments supporting the decision to scrap it. Lily Allen missed the chance to ...

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Why does my iPhone keep restarting? How to fix Apple ‘December 2 bug’

Don’t worry iPhone fans – Apple has stepped in to fix a bug which was highlighted over the weekend (Credit: Apple, Metro.co.uk) Apple iPhone owners have been urged to take immediate action to fix a problem which causes iPhones to randomly restart. The issue has been dubbed the ‘December 2 bug’ because it struck at 12.15am on that date. Users affected ...

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NASA receives transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth

An artist’s impression of the Voyager 1 probe (Image: Nasa) Nasa has picked up a transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth. The Voyager 1 probe has been zooming through the void for 40 years and is the only human spacecraft travelling through interstellar space, the bleak expanse of nothingness between stars. It uses small thrusters ...

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What is kids coding and what languages can they use?

(Picture: Google Doodle) Today’s Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding as part of Computer Science and Education Week. This new ‘Tinder for drinking buddies app’ could end up destroying your liver It was has been 50 years since kids programming languages were first introduced to the world and Google are marking the occasion with a coding game as ...

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How to see who unfollowed you on Instagram

(Picture: Getty Images) Ever looked at your Instagram following thinking you were about to break another 100, but you just dip below it everytime? Obviously people are always unfollowing and following people on social media, you have the right to do so and people will use that right in whatever way they wish. Nasa discovers a planet so grim and ...

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