Want to know what Facebook know about you?

The amount of data that Facebook have on their users is a huge concern for a lot of people, and indeed, some people aren't aware of just how much information the social network gathers up about everyone. Well, now you can find out what they know, through a Chrome extension. Facebook have been pretty secretive…

Samsung washing machines blowing up?

If Samsung think their headache over overheating/exploding Galaxy Note 7 devices is enough, then news that their washing machines are blowing up is going to tip them over the edge. This concerns the company's top-load washing machines, which have been produced in the last 5 years. A lawsuit was filed, which claimed that Samsung have…

Free public transport and coffee in October

If you read that headline and thought "FREE TUBE TRAVEL THROUGHOUT OCTOBER?! WOWEE!", then you've not been paying attention to how unyielding this world can be. However, free stuff is free stuff, and some of you will be able to travel on the London Underground for free, as well as get a free coffee... but…

Kodi streaming boxes to become illegal?

A lot of people enjoy watching TV through streaming set-top boxes, which basically gives you access to shows for free, and the whole thing is legally speaking, a grey area. Known as 'Android boxes' or Kodi boxes, a legal case about them kicks off this week. A trader called Brian Thompson has been accused of…

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Nando's breakfast anyone?

Nando's breakfast anyone?

Some people see Nando's as a last resort, serving chicken that just isn't greasy enough with minging hot-sauce. Others meanwhile, think that it is the greatest thing ever and get impossibly excited at the mere mention of the fast food restaurant. For the latter, did you know Nando's do breakfast? This is not a rumour…

FIFA 17 is due - download times are big!

FIFA 17 is upon us, which is exciting news whether you're a PS4 owner, or have an Xbox One. Other consoles are available, but no-one's bothered about them. The fantastically successful football game is ready to download, and will be playable on September 29th. So what does anyone need to know about it beyond that?…

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Snapchat brings Spectacles

Snapchat brings Spectacles

Snapchat are branching out. Not sated with the need to get people to capture their own faces with a dog's features superimposed over the top, now they want to pop some literal glasses on your face. Wearable technology is definitely a buzzword in techland, and of course, Google put out their 'Glasses', which didn't really…

New £5 notes selling for £200

As you know, last week, the UK was introduced to the new polymer £5 note which will survive a wash, but don't test it to see if it'll tear - because it will, and you'll be a fiver down. However, you can make some money on your new bank note, as some people are forking…

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Apple to buy McLaren?

Apple to buy McLaren?

Rumour has it that Apple are looking at buying out McLaren, which could mean we could see some plain white F1 cars that will force you to listen to a new U2 album, and will have an engine that sounds like Siri gurgling. It could be exciting. The Financial Times say they've got a number…

New Google mobile on October 4th?

Google have been hinting that they were going to release their own smartphone, and now they've dropped the biggest hint yet, that one will be unleashed on the world on October 4th. In a rather vague teaser, Google announced that something will be happening on that date, with a shape that looks like a mobile…

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Google launch Trips

Google launch Trips

Google have got a new thing on the go, called Trips. For any hippies reading, this is nothing to do with ego-dissolving hallucinogens, sadly. Basically, it is a new app that will act as a planner and travel guide for trips you take abroad, or wherever. The app is free, and available on Android and…

Ofwat to overhaul water market

Regulator Ofwat has said that they want to reform the water market in England, so that there's more competition. Presumably, they would like to see more competition to pave the way for lower prices, and better service for all. At the moment, households don't have any choice when it comes to their water supply, and…

Samsung say sorry for exploding batteries

A member of the top-brass at Samsung has put out a video, saying sorry for the battery incidents regarding the new Galaxy Note 7. "With battery cell defects in some of our Note 7 phones, we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. For that, we apologise, especially for those…

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iOS 10 porn trouble

iOS 10 porn trouble

There's been trouble with Apple's iOS 10 update, and we've got a guide to help you fix your iPhone if the update wrecked your phone. Now, T-Mobile has warned iPhone owners not to download iOS 10, tweeting: "Do not download iOS10", to people who have the iPhone 6, 6+ and 5SE handsets. "We are getting…

A national internet filter, for your safety?

Hands up if you like the idea of UK authorities setting up a national internet filter, to keep all the nasty things away from your computer. That could be a thing, as the head of Britain's newly formed cybersecurity agency says that people are looking into the development of a filter that will block malicious…

Cheaper to fly, than travel by train?

If you're travelling from one bit of the UK to another, most people won't think of flying, because that's for Fancy Dans only. So you end up sat on a train for hours, with a thin sandwich bought at a WH Smiths', and a spotty phone signal to drive you mad. However, in some cases,…

PlayStation Store back online, after FIFA 17 problems

The FIFA games make up for one of the most popular gaming franchises ever, so you can imagine the aggravation some felt, when the PlayStation Store went under, after the release of the demo version of FIFA 17. Mercifully, the PS Store is back online, and working for most gamers in the UK. Sony confirmed…

Instagram to let you block abuse

There's proper trolling - where you apply infuriating logic to a debate about something trivial for a laugh; and there's 2016 trolling, which basically is now a catch-all term for people saying incredibly horrible things to people online, anonymously. With that, online abuse/hassle/whatever you deem it, seems to be getting out of hand, as social…

How to fix your iPhone after iOS 10 problem

Apple have launched the iOS 10 update, but for a lot of iPhone owners, the whole thing has caused nothing but problems. Many took to the various social media channels to complain about installation problems, while some people say that the whole thing has bricked their phones, which is hugely irritating. Apple says that the…

Where can you get a new £5 note?

Have you been dying to get your hands on one of the new polymer £5 notes? Most people will no doubt be fine when it comes to waiting, and ride it out until one pops out of a cash machine, or they get some with their change from a till. However, some people are collectors,…