Lyft UK Search Surge Following London Uber Ban

TfL has just ruled that Uber can no longer operate in London, stating that the company "is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence." That's obviously grave news for Uber, but rival company Lyft may reap the benefits. Or, they would if they actually operated in the UK. Lyft is currently only available in the US. Read More >>

According to PornHub, We Do More Than Talk Like Pirates on Talk Like a Pirate Day

19th September is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, so on Tuesday all across the globe people were talking like pirates. Turns out though, it's not just talking like the scurvy seadogs that people enjoy, oh no. They also enjoy "other" pirate activities. Like pirate porn. Read More >>

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is Almost too Much Fun for its Own Good

Imagine you were 10 years old and given five minutes to tear through a toy store. You’d sprint in, grab everything you wanted, and fall down from exhaustion at the end. It would be an amazing time, but with so much happening so fast, what would the real, lasting memory be? That experience, in movie form, is Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Read More >>

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Everything You Need to Know About Augmented Reality Now That it’s Invading Your Phone

Forget virtual reality, for now at least, because augmented reality, or AR as it is commonly known, is powering the next batch of magic tricks heading to your phone. Apple and Google are pushing the tech hard, but what’s actually new about the next wave of AR? What’s changed since Pontiac stuff it in the ugly Aztek or Niantic had you catching Pokemon with it in Pokemon Go? And what are you going to be able to do with it...besides game? Read More >>

Lego’s Old Fishing Store Might Be the Best Ideas Set Yet

Released earlier this month, Lego set 21310 Old Fishing Store is the latest addition to the Ideas range. It's also the biggest yet — and in my opinion, the best. Read More >>

Man Who Saved the World From Nuclear Armageddon in 1983 Dies at 77

On September 26, 1983, Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov received a message that five nuclear missiles had been launched by the United States and were heading to Moscow. He didn’t launch a retaliatory strike, believing correctly that it was a false alarm. And with that, he saved the world from nuclear war. But now reports have surfaced that Petrov died this past May. He was 77 years old. Read More >>

The Oldest Snow Patch in Scotland is About to Melt

Imagine a patch of snow being so old and legendary that it even has its own name. Welcome to the Scottish Highlands where a patch of snow, known as "the Sphinx", has only disappeared six times in 300 years. Read More >>

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is Incredibly Fascinating and Unbelievably Frustrating

Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is gruelling and gruesome. It’s a deliberately pretentious art-house movie, cast with some of the biggest stars on the planet. It’s horrifying on many levels—and yet there’s something deeply admirable about it. Whatever the opposite of “crowd-pleaser” is, this movie is it. Read More >>

Vevo Just Got Hacked

Another day, another multinational video service brought to its knees by a group of rogue hackers with a bone to pick. Read More >>

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This Guy’s Simple-Looking Camera Tricks Are Actually Pretty Amazing

Before Twitter killed it off, Kevin Parry was a Vine star (who has since jumped ship to Instagram) known for his simplistic yet mind-blowing optical illusions. He’s since compiled a few of them into a longer video that will have you spending the rest of the day trying to figure out how he made each one. Read More >>

Yes, The iPhone 8 and iPhone X Do Support Fast Charging — But It’ll Cost You £75 Extra

How annoying would it be to spend a thousand pounds on something and then find out that the advertised features don't actually work unless you spend even more money? Hello, iPhone X. Read More >>

24 Things You Can Do in iOS 11 That You Couldn’t Do Before

After months of build up and beta testing, the finished version of iOS 11 is out 19 September, just a couple days ahead of the launch of the iPhone X. So what exactly can you do with it that’s new? Here are the big new features you should get to know. Read More >>

Cellular Apple Watch Series 3 Will Cost £5 a Month on EE in UK

We're all still reeling from the announcements Apple threw at us last night. Along with the iPhone 8, iPhone X, and new Apple TV, the company also announced a new series of Apple Watches. Read More >>

Every iPhone X Feature You Can’t Get in a Non-Apple Smartphone

Apple just announced the iPhone X, the phone that celebrates the tenth anniversary of the launch of the iPhone with a slew of new features designed to usher in the new age of smartphones. But just how unique are all those features? What does the iPhone X offer that you can't get elsewhere? Let's take a look. Read More >>

iPhone X Will Cost at Least £145 More In the UK Than the US

Bad news for Britons as according to our back-of-the-envelope calculations, it appears that the iPhone X is going to cost significantly more in Britain than it will in the US. Read More >>