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New Amazon Kindle Oasis Is Larger, Waterproof And Can Play Audiobooks

If you think about all the places that you enjoy reading a book, there is probably a chance that two of them wouldn’t have been possible if you owned an Amazon Kindle. Well now reading in the bath and by the pool are back on the list as Amazon’s brand-new Kindle Oasis is completely waterproof. Amazon This is the second-generation ...

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Facebook and Twitter to be forced to pay tax for ‘undeniable suffering’ inflicted on users

(Picture: Getty) Facebook and Twitter are to be forced to pay for the ‘undeniable suffering’ that can be inflicted on users. The Culture Secretary has announced that the social media platforms will be hit with a levy for the part they play in cyber-bullying, trolling and under-age access to porn. A new code of practice to tackle bullying, intimidating or ...

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Apple Watch Series 3 Review

The Apple Watch is, as Apple will very happily tell you, the no.1 watch in the world. That’s pretty astonishing when you think that for a while it felt like Apple was still figuring out what people actually wanted from the Watch. Thankfully, the Series 2 addressed many of those issues, Apple found its stride and released what was in our view, ...

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Watch A Cartoon Mark Zuckerberg Awkwardly Tour Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico In VR

Mark Zuckerberg unfortunately felt a promotional chat about Facebook’s new virtual reality functionality was the perfect moment to highlight the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico The social network CEO appeared in the “exploitative” nine-minute segment on Monday, that saw him teleport from the safety of his headquarters in California to stand in front of flooded homes, crumbling bridges and images of ...

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NASA Could Alter The DNA Of Astronauts Heading To Mars, Here's Why

NASA’s journey to Mars is one that’s filled with hurdles to overcome, but by far and away the biggest of those is how to actually keep the astronauts alive. You see any journey into deep space will expose astronauts to the high energy particles coming from the Sun. This radiation can drastically increase their risk of cancer or other diseases. ...

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EE Network Suffers Outage Problems As Phone Calls Stop Working

EE has suffered a major technical issue which seems to be preventing its customers from making phone calls. Customers took to Twitter to vent their frustrations over the outage which seems to only be affecting landlines, and phone calls. Aaaarrrggghh what is going on with @EE? Can’t make calls or send texts! At least I’ve learned I’m way over reliant ...

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This 'Turbo Charge' Brain Stimulation Is Like Three Cups Of Coffee, But With None Of The Downsides

Scientists have developed a way of ‘turbo-charging’ the human brain meaning that you learn faster, make fewer errors, and get better at a task more quickly. David Somers, Professor of Psychological and Brain sciences, explained: “It’s really easy to mess things up in the brain but much harder to actually improve function.” However, this new technique, could in theory be akin ...

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Uber 'Testing Limits' On Driver Hours Amid Fears Over Safety

Uber is testing the ability to log drivers out of its app if they have been working for more than 12 hours in a single day, as it battles to convince regulators it is a safe operator. The global ride-hailing app revealed the development plans during testimony in front of MPs on Tuesday as part of a probe into the ...

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Busting The Myths About Technology For Seniors

There is a sobering thought from telecoms giant Ericsson: “Technology will never move as slowly as it does today”. This is good news for companies which want to sell faster internet connections, devices which can do more things and be more connected, but what about those people who are left behind? It’s often thought that almost no-one is. Talk to ...

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Secure Or Not Secure, That Is The Question

One of my proudest moments is when I was 17-years-old and became the first teenager in the world to achieve 1m App Store downloads with my facial recognition app, Face Rate. The app eventually went on to get nearly 7m downloads in total before I licensed the software to News Corp and got offered the position of Head of Digital ...

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