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Have Yourself A High Tech Little Christmas

Magic is no longer limited to a child’s imagination. Not only can we control every aspect of the festive season by waving a smartphone like a magic wand, Christmas shopping itself has become the stuff of sci-fi thanks to augmented reality (last year London’s Covent Garden was turned into an interactive wonderland). There’s now an app for everything – apps ...

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The Best Smartphone Apps To Download This Christmas

Christmas may be just around the corner but this year – for once – we’re not sweating it. Not one single bit. Here’s why: we’ve got some extra help at our fingertips, thanks to our trusty phones. We’re talking about the smartphone apps helping us get through the festive season. Even Santa isn’t getting assistance this good from the elves in ...

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The Waugh Zone Friday November 10, 2017

British reporters in Washington yesterday tried, with little success, to ask Boris Johnson about the latest fall-out from his Iran blunder. When he appeared on FoxNews he was instead quizzed on his view of Donald Trump. Boris didn’t hold back in his praise, saying Trump was “a huge great global brand” and “a lot of people relate to” his Tweets. ...

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The 12 best headphones you can buy in 2017

(Picture: RHA) It’s a cold truth that if you’re still using the headphones that came with your phone you must just hate music. A recent survey found that 53% of millennials own three or more pairs and wear headphones for nearly four hours a day. Like yesterday’s luxury watches, headphones are today’s fashion statements. Wired or wireless, in-ear, on-ear, over-the-ear, ...

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Instagram Stories update lets you post whatever photos you want

(Picture: Getty) Instagram Stories now allows you to channel Marty McFly and go back to the future by posting old pictures to your current story. The Instagram Story feature was revealed in 2016 and it was the latest instalment in making Instagram more usable for people on the app. The feature was the spontaneous counterpart to the heavily edited versions ...

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NASA And Uber Announce Flying Taxi Partnership

Uber and NASA have unveiled a partnership that will see the two companies work together to create the software that will power these innovative new vehicles. Acting in much the same was as conventional air traffic control systems, it would allow UberAir pilots safe routes throughout what would be very crowded airspace. For Uber, the focus has been on creating ...

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Why is iPhone autocorrecting ‘I’ and how to stop it?

Users are reporting difficulties typing the letter I with the new Apple software (Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire) If you were one of the hundreds of people who queued up at Apple stores around the world last week ahead of the release of the flagship iPhone X then not being able to type ‘I’ on your new phone is going to ...

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Is Snapchat’s Best Friends feature coming back?

How do you feel about the feature returning? (Picture: Getty) Snapchat users took to Twitter today incensed by the news that one of Snapchat’s most controversial features would be returning. The Best Friends feature was rumoured to be making a comeback on the app this year. How to get your Snapchat Streak back after it went down last night Once ...

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Newsnight Viewers Mock Anthony Travers After Stock Exchange Chairman Dubs Paradise Papers 'Fake News'

The chairman of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has been dubbed a “cartoon capitalist” by Newsnight viewers after branding the Paradise Papers “fake news” and calling for journalists to be jailed.  Appearing on the show to discuss the leak of 13.4 million revelatory documents which claim to show how the rich and powerful have secretly invested vast sums in offshore ...

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Snapchat tells users ‘stay logged in’ if the app isn’t working

Snapchatters are upset by the app’s sudden breakdown (Picture: Snapchat Support) If your Snapchat isn’t working, the advice is to stay logged in. Thousands of people have reported problems and tech support are working on a fix. But in the meantime, the company warned users not to try and log out of their account. Of course, many people have already ...

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