phones
BlackBerry Still Isn’t Dead, and a New Phone is On the Way

Surprise! BlackBerry is still at it, coming out with smartphone after smartphone, despite being overshadowed by everyone. Even Windows phones. You have to admire its tenacity. This year it's coming out with the KEYOne, for the whopping price of £499. Read More >>

tv
Doctor Who Series 10 Arrives on April 15th

The ninth series of Doctor Who ended on 5th December 2015, and in that time the only Doctor Who the BBC felt we deserved was two stand-alone Christmas specials and a paltry spin-off. Now, at long bloody last, we know when the tenth series is due to begin. April 15th. Read More >>

networks
Samsung is Trialling 5G in the UK This Year

The UK's first 5G trials, with a focus on fixed wireless access, are set to begin during the second half of this year, thanks to a partnership between Samsung and telecommunications company Arqiva. Read More >>

Week in Geek
The Week in Geek: Deadpool 2, Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and More

Welcome to another instalment of the Week in Geek, bringing you all the best geeky news you might have missed this week. We have rumours about Deadpool 2, word on the future of Wolverine, Simon Kinberg talking about the Fantastic Four sequel nobody else wants, and more. Read More >>

money
Bankers Hoard Cobalt Ahead of Assumed Electric Car Boom

The various battery makers that supply the electric and hybrid carmakers of today are suddenly finding it a bit hard to buy quantities of cobalt on the open market, thanks to a joined-up attempt by a bunch of hedge funds to corner the market for the essential metal. Read More >>

safety
Whirlpool Finally Tells Everyone to Switch Off Hazardous Dryers

The Whirlpool tumble dryer CRISIS has been rolling on for well over a year, with machines made by the company and its sub-brands of Indesit, Creda and a few others linked with hundreds of cases of fire. Finally, after endless battering to do so, it's told owners of affected machines to turn them off instead of continuing to use them with crossed fingers. Read More >>

education
Universities to Offer Two-Year Degrees That Still Cost the Same

The government's educational people have had an idea about how to make the prospect of university more appealing to some -- getting it all over and done quicker. Universities will soon be allowed to offer full degree courses that can be completed in just two years instead of the usual three, letting the youth get out of education and into low-paid service jobs for overseas tech unicorns that use nothing they've just learned even quicker. Read More >>

crowdfunding
UK Entrepreneur Crowdfunds Safety Handlebars After Almost Knocking Down Cyclist

Bike safety is something everyone gets pretty worked up about, from the cyclists risking their lives on terrifying London junctions to the drivers who have flashbacks of nearly hitting one. Read More >>

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New LG X Power2 Claims To Go A Weekend Without Charging

In its ongoing quest to produce a phone people actually want to buy, LG has announced it'll be launching a new mass-appeal handset with an enormous 4,500 mAh battery. Read More >>

google
Google Says Allo To Your Desktop

Google is making a desktop client for its Allo messaging app, says Communications Products VP Nick Fox. Read More >>

animals
IoT Mouse Traps as a Service Calls a Proper Man to do the Dirty Work

You can now get rid of mice from your home or business by doing nothing more than looking at your phone and waiting for a real man to come and sort it out, thanks to a new internet-connected mouse annihilation system that's available in the UK. Read More >>

health
A Screaming Mum Sound May Make a Better Smoke Alarm

A study into the world of smoke alarms has found that today's beeping tones are not a particularly engaging alarm for children, who have been taught by society to generally ignore things that beep all the time as they usually stop by themselves or mean something stupid like the dishwasher needs help, so it's OK to go back to sleep when the house is beeping at 3:45am. Read More >>

google
Google Now Makes Jeans

Google has created a pair of fancypants designer jeans to match its 'Really Blue' Pixel handset. Read More >>

health
Upping Fruit and Veg Intake to 10-a-Day is Still Obviously Good For You

More research into the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables instead of or in addition to Mars bars and sausage rolls has arrived, this time saying that upping consumption to the equivalent of 10-a-day could have large health benefits that lead to literally living longer. Read More >>

copyright
China Is The Worst For Stealing Photos, Study Finds

An analysis of image theft on the internet found that China is the worst for nicking other people's images and using them without permission. Read More >>