Reddit is Down as the Summer of Outages Continues

No, it isn’t just you. Reddit is down. Read More >>

Google Calendar Dies One Hour After Google Tweets About How Great It Is

No, it’s not you. Google Calendar really does appear to be down. Navigating to will present you with a 404 error. Read More >>

We Were All Free of Facebook’s Iron Grip on the Internet for a Few Hours

Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 11am BST and extending until around 2pm. Read More >>

Microsoft Hit With a Bunch Service Outages, Again

According to several reports, Microsoft’s online services have been suffering through some pretty major outages this afternoon. Xbox Live, OneDrive,, Skype, Azure, and the Windows Store have all had issues letting users log into accounts. Read More >>

BT Broadband Suffers Major Outage, Leaving Customers Without Internet

BT Broadband has gone wrong. Customers are reporting problems with phone lines and Internet connectivity, and Down Detector suggests that issues started at around 2pm this afternoon. BT has acknowledged the problems, and says it's working on a fix. Read More >>

Office 365 Down, Leaving UK Users With No Email or Microsoft Word Access

Any excuse to use the image above. “Boss, my email’s not working,” is what uncontrollably excited office workers up and down the country are currently saying, many after having given their computer a few good thumps. Microsoft has just admitted that it’s suffered a significant outage, which has temporarily knocked out Office 365 and the Azure cloud computing platform. Read More >>

Some of Microsoft’s Services are Down

No, it's not just you; it looks like some of Microsoft's services are down right now. That includes Outlook, Hotmail, and Bing. Read More >>

BT Apologises for Problem That Deprived Customers of Internet for a Few Hours

A problem that saw BT broadband customers unable to access certain parts of the internet has been fixed according to the @BTCare Twitter account. Read More >>

If You Were Waiting For an iMessage, It’s Probably Not Going to Get Through

It looks like a load of Apple services are borked right now. So, if you're waiting for something important, best check by, you know, phoning or something. iMessage, iCloud documents, backup, Photo Stream, and iPhoto Journals all seem to be down and have been for some six hours or so. [Apple via Apple Insider] Read More >>

Three’s Phone Network is Borked In Scotland and the North

Unlucky Scots and northerners seem to have been without phone service on Three for at least 24 hours, with all reports seemingly indicating users are still having issues this morning. The weird thing is it's not data this time, it's the ability to actually, you know, make a call that's all screwed up. I'm not quite sure how you'd even notice. Read More >>

Three’s 3G Data Network Is Having Serious Issues Today (Updated)

It looks like Three's data network is down or being intermittent for a load of people right now. We can personally verify that data has been buggered overnight and all morning on Three, but calls and texts are still getting through. Read More >>

Is Your EE Phone’s Data Buggered? (Updated)

We're getting reports that EE's suffering a data outage across the country, with customers on the 4G EE network (not T-mobile or Orange for now), being hit with no data access. Is this happening to you? Read More >>

Microsoft Blames 16-Hour Email Outage on an Overheating Data Centre

Microsoft's email service suffered a massive 16-hour outage yesterday, which saw users unable to access parts of SkyDrive, Hotmail, and Outlook, too. Microsoft has revealed that it was a result of a mischievous firmware upgrade — which caused "a rapid and substantial temperature spike in the datacentre". Read More >>

Natwest and RBS Were Apparently Borked Yet Again Last Night

I'm not sure why, but Natwest and RBS aren't exactly doing a stand-up job of, well, standing up. Both banks had their cards, cash machines, online, and phone banking go tits-up last night. Apparently loads of people had their cards swallowed by ATMs and everything, but did you even notice? Read More >>

Apple Down
The Apple Store is Down, Everyone Run and Hide

Oh my God, I can hardly believe it. We all woke up this morning to find that the Apple Store is down! Who knows what's coming -- probably absolutely nothing. Unlike other companies, Apple has to take its store offline to change anything, so it's probably just maintenance. But maybe there's some sort of revolutionary new thing coming, or maybe even an apology for making such a botch-up of iOS 6.1? We can only hope. [Apple] Read More >>