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…

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…

MasterCard refunds - the latest

We told you about the potentially massive fine that Mastercard are looking at, and how that could see millions of customers getting compensation. There's talk of £14 billion leaving Mastercard's account, and in the latest on all this, yesterday, lawyers filed their case at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. The lawyers think that (up to) 46…

Messaging app alternatives to WhatsApp

If you're not happy about what's going on with WhatsApp and Facebook, you may well be looking at installing a different messaging app. If you want increased privacy, or just don't want anything to do with Facebook, there's a number of apps you can download for free, and message yourself silly, without sending all your…

KFC secret chicken recipe revealed?

Lots of food shops have a 'secret recipe', and one of the most famous is the one used to make KFC's fried chicken. There's a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, and it might have been shared with everyone, so we can make our own! We can't be certain, but someone spoke to the…

Delayed flights - worst offenders and what to do

Delays at airports are nothing new, but some airlines are more guilty of them than others, which implies that they need to get their fingers out. Our pals over at Which!!! have found that nearly a quarter of flights out of airports in the United Kingdom are delayed by 15 minutes or more. When it…

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Play old Amiga games online!

Play old Amiga games online!

If you're a fan of video games, and are either someone who is of a certain age, or a young person who wants to see what nonsense your parents used to play when they were kids, good news! You can play over 2,000 Amiga games in your browser, which means you can get stuck into…

PPI deadline confirmed - hurry up and make your claim

If you haven't made your PPI claim yet, you'll now have until June 2019 to get your compensation from the mis-selling scandal. Now, before we continue, we'll again point out that you can make your own claim and it is completely free. Don't give money to people who say they'll do it for you. It…

Starbucks to dress staff like hipsters

Do you get your coffee from the local hipster joint, where lads have beard that take 45 minutes to comb, and ladies with glasses more expensive than your entire wardrobe? Well, Starbucks want to get in on that action, and have updated their dress code so it looks a bit more 'bespoke', even if the…

Best bicycles for under £300

If you've been watching the Tour de France, and wanting to get in on the cycling action, but don't have a load of money to blow on it, we can help. Of course, buying a bike is quite a personal thing, and most people will suggest trying one out before purchasing, but frankly, some people…

Is it really illegal to share your Netflix password?

Have you got a Netflix account, but you don't mind sharing your password with other people because you don't watch it constantly? Well, some people are looking at making the sharing of a password such as this, illegal. That's not just for Netflix either - it would also count against Spotify, Amazon Prime, Now TV,…

Overdrafts 'cost more than payday loans'

Payday loans have been lambasted from all quarters, but off the radar has been bank overdrafts. Our pals over at Which!!! have been looking into this, and in a report, have shown that some banks are charging customers a lot more in fees than payday lenders do. The watchdog looked at unarranged overdraft charges, and…

Best way to save a water damaged mobile

Never mind how you water damaged your mobile - we're not here to judge. We don't care if you had it in your back pocket like some kind of smartphone daredevil, and went to sit on the toilet and it dropped in - fact is, your phone is moist and you want to save it.…

Robot that gets you out of parking tickets

Months old, a robot that helps you fight parking ticket fines has already been used thousands of times, successfully disputing 160,000 fines. And you may not have heard of it, and you clearly need to. Imagine it as your virtual lawyer, who will help you when you've got a ticket. It is called DoNotPay, and…

Compensation struggle for Thomson delays

Huge numbers of holidaymakers who end up sitting through long delays with Thomson flights will find it nigh on impossible to get any compensation back, according to an investigation from Money Mail. They referred to the tour operator as "routinely weaselling out of paying legitimate claims for delays lasting three hours or more." They've reported…

Cat wine available, for all you lonely people

Cat owners can be very 'special' indeed, treating their felines like little humans and talking about them endlessly to people who genuinely don't care. The archetypal crazy cat-owner rattles around their house, muttering things to their moggies who aren't listening because they just want to be fed, scratch your nice things, or soil your garden.…

How To... fix a Samsung Galaxy Tab that won't turn on

A number of people have been cursing their luck, with problems with their Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets. People have found that the devices are switching themselves off, and then not switching back on again. You could be using it as normal, checking Facebook or playing Candy Crush or whatever, and suddenly, your screen goes black…

British Gas won't give best deal to customers

If you want the cheapest energy deal from British Gas, you better not be a loyal customer who has given them money for years, because their cheapest tariff is only available to new customers. Of course, they're not the first company to try and tempt customers into the fray with a cheap offer for newbies,…