How to Get Started Reading Comics That Been Running for Decades

Comic book movies have become the most popular thing, dominating cinemas year round as solo superhero movies roll into giant team-up flicks. Comics themselves, on the other hand, are much harder to get into. Here's how to find a place to jump in if you're overwhelmed by decades-long comic book stories. Read More >>

I’m Warren Ellis, and This is How I Work

Warren Ellis is a writer. You may know him from Transmetropolitan, his acclaimed cyberpunk comic book series about a gonzo journalist, or from his novels like Gun Machine. And then there are the television shows, film projects, and magazine columns, many of which comment on our relationship with technology and the future. Read More >>

Smartphone Battery Myths, Explained

Over just a few years, the batteries in our smartphones have changed a lot. That means those old tips to stretch out your battery life just aren’t as true as they once were, yet we still share them like they’re gospel. Before telling someone to disable Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, let’s shed some light on those old myths. Read More >>

RMT Announces Further Tube-Strike Walkouts for August

Another week, another tube strike announcement. According to reports today, London Underground staff are set to stage two more 24-hour strikes as union disputes about the new all-night tube service and working conditions fail to reach a resolution. Read More >>

Best Golf Gadgets 2015: Can Technology Really Help a Hacker Hack Their Golf Game?

Mark Twain put it best when he referred to golf as a “good walk spoiled”. Those of us who suffer this particular beautiful game have myriad frustrations to deal with, from the ignominy of teeing off on a par 5 with a long iron because we just can't use a bloody driver, to the inevitable three-putts that are part and parcel of a round. Read More >>

Vodafone’s New Tariffs Boost 4G Data Deals But Signal Death for 3G Contracts

Vodafone has overhauled its range of mobile tariffs, doing away with 3G-only contracts but upping the amount of 4G data you can get with one of its pay monthly contracts. Read More >>

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Friday’s Solar Eclipse: Everything You Need to Know About Watching the 2015 Eclipse

In case you have been hiding under a rock (if you have. then), Friday March 20th will see a partial solar eclipse viewable across the UK. Here are all the solar eclipse details you need to know. Read More >>

15 of the Best Shortcuts for Apple’s New MacBook Force Touch Trackpad

Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pros have a new Force Touch trackpad that adds pressure sensitivity. With that comes all kinds of new gestures and tricks, and 9to5Mac details 15 of the best ones in the video below. Read More >>

Pancake Day 2015: The Essential Guide to Making the Best Pancakes at Home

Shove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, is a widely observed festival in the UK by religious types and non-churchgoers alike. Traditionally, the day before Lent is thought of as a time to take stock of ourselves and think about how we can repent for any wrongdoings. In contemporary times, though, this usually translates into trying to give up a personal vice for the duration, be it drinking, smoking or playing video games till 3am on weekdays. Read More >>