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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:14:37 +0000
It used to be endless end of year round-up shows on TV (I guess this year it will just be celeb obituary after celeb obituary). But now we’re inundated with social media round-ups of the year too. Facebook has just launched its #yearinreview for its users, complete with pretty rubbishy graphics, while YouTube celebrates what we watched, […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:47 +0000
Christmas is all about shopping for yourself as well as your family. And when it comes to gifting, nothing can be as satisfying as finding a tech gift. With the booming digital market, it is now very easy to find something for everyone. While most people now start their Christmas shopping by Black Friday if […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:07:42 +0000
It’s official. The vinyl revival continues – well sort of. Yesterday the BBC reported the shock news that more money is now being spent on vinyl than on downloaded albums. Last week, vinyl sales made the record industry £2.4m, while downloads took in £2.1m, the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) said. It marks a big shift in […]
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:38:12 +0000
More than half of Brits find ‘show off’ and ‘self-pity’ posts the most annoying on social media. Men admit to finding photos of other people’s children on social media more irritating than women. The older you get the less you can tolerate selfies on your timeline. A quarter of Brits will hide or delete a […]
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:04:55 +0000
Can’t decide what to get your partner, friends or children this Xmas as little stocking fillers? Chris Price picks out 10 of the best gifts out there, including iPhone and Android smart phone cases, DAB digital radios and Bluetooth speakers. 1. Night Light with Bluetooth Speaker NXET Portable Wireless Touch Control LED Lamp £13.99 […]
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:57:01 +0000
Whether you’re regular runner pounding the pavements or you just want to get fit for 2017 after eating too much turkey, Xmas is a perfect time to invest in running gear. Loads of running accessories are available ranging in price from £10 to over £200 and many of them make ideal stocking fillers as […]
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:55:20 +0000
Swimming is a great sport, but when it comes to accessories to improve and monitor your performance – or even just to keep you entertained – there hasn’t been that much on the market, compared to other popular sports such as cycling or running. That is until now. Here Chris Price looks at just some […]
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:19:37 +0000
Here’s a novel mobile phone game. Aimed at smokers wanting to quit the habit, it’s called Cigbreak and has been created by Hope Caton, writer of the global hit video game TombRaider IV: The Last Revelation, together with business partner Robin Bell (pictured above). Developed with the support of Camden-based IT firm Maldaba Ltd, Cigbreak […]
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:39:06 +0000
Looking to save a bit of money on cycling gear this Winter? Then why not use Black Friday and Cyber Monday to invest in some new equipment. As well as bright jackets to keep you warm and safe this winter, we’ve managed to sniff out some real bargains, including 25% off a road bike from […]
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:36:33 +0000
There’s always a new internet phenomenon just around the corner, it seems. Hot on the heels of the Water Bottle Flip challenge of last month, which drove parents and teachers mad in equal measure, comes this month’s ‘viral’ sensation – The Mannequin Challenge. Usually filmed with the song Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd playing in the background, […]