politics
Boris’s Boondoggles: A Partial Guide

As Britain remains gripped by crisis, we look to our political leaders at times of need. What we need is someone who is disciplined, speaks clearly and can command the respect of people across the political spectrum. Cometh the hour, cometh the man… it’s just unfortunate that the man is Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson. Read More >>

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Revealed: Where TfL Is Deploying 20 AI Cameras Around London, and Why

London’s CCTV cameras are about to get a lot smarter, thanks to a new partnership between Transport for London, the capital’s transport agency, and VivaCity Labs. Together, the pair are rolling out 20 new artificial intelligence enabled cameras across the centre of the city. Read More >>

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Watch The 12 Days of Gaming Christmas… From the 90s

This might shock some of our younger readers, but back in the 90s there was no YouTube. For gamers this was a dark time, as it meant there wasn't really anything to watch about our beloved medium. No PewDiePie screaming and inexplicably clocking up millions of views, no home-crafted documentaries on obscure JRPGs, and definitely no 4-hour-long live streams of people playing train simulator. Read More >>

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Instagram Adds Charity Fundraising Features to Monetise Your Narcissism

Facebook has been getting a lot of (mostly justified) stick recently on everything from privacy to its market power. So what better way is there to wash off the stink of controversy than with some good old fashioned corporate social responsibility? Read More >>

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New Chrome Extension Fixes Twitter By Showing The Latest Tweets First

If you're anything like me, you have a hate/hate relationship with Twitter. You hate that you're addicted to it, and you hate yourself for using it. Read More >>

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Trump’s Trade War Stops Google And Huawei Teaming Up On Smart Speaker

Say what you will about Donald Trump and his insane trade war with China, but it does appear to have had one good outcome: it has forced Google and Huawei to suspend working on a smart speaker together. Read More >>

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Freeview’s Android App Adds Live TV Streaming

Good news for Android users looking for some TV to watch: the Freeview app is finally available, long after the iOS release. Read More >>

networks
GiffGaff Slapped With £1.4m For Overcharging Customers

Phone network GiffGaff has lighter pockets this morning, to the tune of £1.4m, after being slapped with a fine by telecoms regulator Ofcom after overcharging around 2.6 million customers. Read More >>

energy
The World’s Fourth Largest Wind Farm Opens in Scotland Today

Exciting news for Scotland as they've found a way to use the North Sea for good, rather than for extracting fossil fuels: they've built a massive wind farm in it. Just off the coast of Wick in the Moray Firth, is the new Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm, which is made up of 84 turbines and now completed, and today is the grand opening. Read More >>

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Oppo Invents a Slightly Curvier Curved Screen Phone

It turns out that "Oppo" isn't just a logo that appears on the sidelines at tennis and cricket matches, it is a company that conducts important business too. Read More >>

politics
Bookmakers Say Nigel Farage Has a 43.5% Chance of Becoming Prime Minister by 2025

It's hard to imagine, but we're now only 94 days away from the worst political crisis since World War 2. And even worse, this time the cause isn't some mischievous Nazis trying to claim squatters rights on Poland - this time, the cause of the problem is... ourselves. Read More >>

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eBay Summer Sale Knocks 20% Off of a Bunch of Speakers and Big Tellies

It's summer! It's warm and sunny outside and its a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family creating memories that could last a lifetime. Or you could just stay in and watch the telly instead. Read More >>

android
OnePlus Has Faster 5G Than Samsung and LG, Says OnePlus

When is a 600Mbps connection not enough? When 700Mbps is available, according to Shenzhen-based phone manufacturer OnePlus, which has today claimed that the 5G connection on its OnePlus 7 Pro 5G handset is faster than rivals Samsung, LG and Oppo. Read More >>

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How Accurate is the Geography of Spider-Man: Far From Home?

The new Spider-Man film came out at the end of last week and, amazingly, Marvel have done it again. Yet again Marvel has continued on its upwards trajectory that has persisted ever since Thor inexplicably caught the Tube to Greenwich in Thor 2: The Dark World. It’s a seriously impressive accomplishment. Read More >>

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You’ve Seen Chernobyl on TV – And You Can Easily Visit It For Yourself

Sky Atlantic’s Chernobyl is the hottest thing on TV right now - and looks set to destroy anything that goes near it next awards season. But did you know that Chernobyl is somewhere that you, yes, you dear reader, can visit with relative ease? Read More >>