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Apple Refunds Kid’s £6k Gaming Bill

The key to getting Apple to refund all your in-app purchases would appear to be GO BIG, as today's happy refund news concerns a kid who managed to invest around £6,000 in tawdry pretend coinage during a couple of weekends of unlimited purchasing fun. Read More >>

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If Apple’s Video Plan is Really This Half-Arsed, it Will Be a Disaster

Apple is preparing to produce its own original scripted TV shows and potentially films, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Apple executives are reportedly already in discussion with industry veterans about how to create shows comparable to Netflix’s Stranger Things or HBO’s Westworld. If all goes according to plan, the company will begin offering its original TV shows on its $10-per-month streaming service Apple Music by the end of 2017. Sadly, it looks like Apple is going to half-ass the enterprise. Read More >>

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What to do if Today’s Being Ruined by Not Having iOS 10

Is today literally the worst day ever of all time because your telephone is not on the new thing that literally everyone else's telephone has had for literally 12 hours or more now? Don't worry your little rose gold spectacles, help is literally at hand. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Lifestage is a Horrifying GIF Network Exclusively for Kids

This really quite horrifying mess of emojis, colours, curated faces and animated GIFs is one of Facebook's attempts to capture the users of the future. It's called Lifestage, and it's aimed at teens. What could possibly go wrong? Read More >>

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Here’s a Crazy Trick to Free Up Space On Your iPhone: Rent a Film

A Reddit thread is claiming that for those of us — and there are many — who are running out of space on our iPhones, all we have to do is try renting The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Viola! Free space! Read More >>

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How to Downgrade iOS 9.3 to an Older Version

Every time you upgrade an iOS device to a new version of the operating system, there’s a brief window in which you can easily roll it back (just in case you come across a bug or two). Read More >>

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Print Your Digital Photos Right Now You Lazy Dunderhead

You need to print your digital photos. Not next year, not when you have more free time—right now. I don’t care if your favourite dank memes are playing at the picture showhouse tonight (or whatever the kids are doing for fun these days). Start your first photobook tonight. It’s now or never. Your future self will be grateful. And the friends and relatives who will be digging through your shit after you die will be even more grateful. Read More >>

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Everyone is Too Busy Watching Netflix to Pirate Content

Streaming video services now comprise 70 per cent of Americans’ internet use at night, which means that hardly anyone is using BitTorrent anymore. RIP, piracy. Arise, Sir Netflix. Read More >>

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Apple Raises the iTunes Match Bar

Good news for anyone with a serious digital music problem: Apple has raised the upper limit on iTunes Match to 100,000 songs, up from 25,000. [9to5Mac] Read More >>

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Spotify is the Best Streaming Music Service

In the wake of another streaming service shutting down it’s time to be blunt. Spotify continues to outpace its growing army of competitors, and if you’re going to spend money on a music streaming service, you should sign up for Spotify Premium. Or just use the free version, because it’s really rather good, too! Read More >>

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iTunes is Dead to Me

On August 6, 2015, the once popular media player iTunes passed away. The death comes just weeks after the arrival of Apple Music, its apparent heir, which was not well received by the typically loyal public. iTunes was just 14 years old. Read More >>

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Erm…iTunes is Now Illegal in the UK

Well, technically illegal, thanks to the High Court. Under pressure from members of the music industry, it has overturned existing copyright legislation, making the transferring of copyrighted works from one medium to another illegal. That includes ripping CDs to MP3 files, which would make using Apple's iTunes software against the law in the UK, thanks to its CD ripping capabilities. Read More >>