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Finally! Facebook Messenger is adding a threaded quote reply feature
Finally! Facebook Messenger is adding a threaded quote reply feature By Maggie Tillman

Facebook Messenger is getting a feature that will make navigating and talking in group threads a 1,000 per cent easier.... Read more

This fun Google Doodle uses AI to match your custom tune to the style of Bach
This fun Google Doodle uses AI to match your custom tune to the style of Bach By Maggie Tillman

It allows you to compose a two measure melody, by simply dropping notes onto the bars. Then the Doodle uses AI to turn it into a Bach-like tune.... Read more

Best VPN service: The 10 best VPN deals
Best VPN service: The 10 best VPN deals By Roland Moore-Colyer

Whether you are looking to use a VPN keep you secure online or geo-unlocked sites, we've got you covered with savings from ExpressVPN, NordVPN, Hotspot Shield and more Read more

Android phones in Europe will soon show alternatives to Chrome as default browser
Android phones in Europe will soon show alternatives to Chrome as default browser By Cam Bunton

In response to antitrust concerns from the EU Commission, Google has decided to make it even clearer that there are alternatives to Chrome.... Read more

Spotify vs Apple war of words heats up: "Every monopolist will suggest they have done nothing wrong"
Spotify vs Apple war of words heats up: "Every monopolist will suggest they have done nothing wrong" By Rik Henderson

Spotify now calls Apple a "monopolist" that is hurting competition and consumers.... Read more

eBay flash deal gives you 15% off electronics on site today only
eBay flash deal gives you 15% off electronics on site today only By Rik Henderson

Grab a bargain on eBay - here's how to get 15% off electrical items.... Read more

What is Instagram Checkout and which retailers support it?
What is Instagram Checkout and which retailers support it? By Maggie Tillman

With a new feature called Instagram Checkout, you can now buy products from retailers without ever needing to leave the Instagram app.... Read more

Save £5 off Amazon orders of £25 or more for today only!
Save £5 off Amazon orders of £25 or more for today only! By Max Langridge

Amazon is feeling the love and passing on some savings in return to all Amazon customers today, Tuesday 19 March. The retail giant is offering anyone £5 off... Read more

Amazing Photoshop artists with skills that will blow your mind
Amazing Photoshop artists with skills that will blow your mind By Adrian Willings

We've tracked down a number of brilliant Photoshop artists and image manipulators from around the world to show you just how impressive the results can be.... Read more

Spotify Premium Family subscribers get a free Google Home Mini, new and existing
Spotify Premium Family subscribers get a free Google Home Mini, new and existing By Rik Henderson

All Spotify Premium for Family subscribers are being rewarded with a free Google Home Mini worth £49.... Read more

Still running Windows 7? Check out these great Windows 10 deals (plus cheap Microsoft Office, too)
Still running Windows 7? Check out these great Windows 10 deals (plus cheap Microsoft Office, too) By Pocket-lint Promotion

We have changed the price for office 2019 and windows 10+office 2019. Microsoft Office 2019 Professional Plus CD-KEY (1PC)  at $58.16Windows 10 Pro... Read more

Dropbox introduces three device limit for new Basic accounts
Dropbox introduces three device limit for new Basic accounts By Dan Grabham

Dropbox is introducing a three device limit for new Basic accounts from this month.However, Dropbox has played nice and not introduced the restriction... Read more

This Chrome extension from Alphabet filters out toxic online comments
This Chrome extension from Alphabet filters out toxic online comments By Maggie Tillman

We love trying neat online tools. Last week, we told you about an AI-powered B&W photo colouriser. Now, we have a cool extension for you to try.... Read more

Apple to kick off WWDC 2019 on 3 June
Apple to kick off WWDC 2019 on 3 June By Maggie Tillman

Apple has announced it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference from 3 June through June 7 at the McEnery Convention Center.... Read more

How to get Android 10 Q beta on your phone right now
How to get Android 10 Q beta on your phone right now By Cam Bunton

Ahead of its first public unveiling, Google has made the first beta version of Android 10 "Q" available to download and install. Here's how to do it.... Read more

How to listen to Apple Music tunes on Amazon Fire TV devices
How to listen to Apple Music tunes on Amazon Fire TV devices By Maggie Tillman

Apple has finally launched Apple Music, one of the most popular streaming services in the world, on Amazon Fire TV devices.... Read more

Marvel might be making a 'What If' alternate MCU history series for Disney+
Marvel might be making a 'What If' alternate MCU history series for Disney+ By Maggie Tillman

Disney is preparing to launching its Disney+ streaming service soon, and it looks like it might get a new series based on the MCU.... Read more

Deal alert: Spotify Premium now comes with ad-supported Hulu for free
Deal alert: Spotify Premium now comes with ad-supported Hulu for free By Maggie Tillman

Spotify Premium users can get free access to Hulu's ad-supported tier.... Read more

Netflix goes all in on Bandersnatch-style interactive content, more in the works
Netflix goes all in on Bandersnatch-style interactive content, more in the works By Maggie Tillman

While Bandersnatch was a success for Netflix, it remains to be seen whether that interactive storytelling will wain.... Read more

The World Wide Web hits 30 - but its inventor is concerned about a 'downward spiral'
The World Wide Web hits 30 - but its inventor is concerned about a 'downward spiral' By Dan Grabham

30 years ago today on 13 March 1989, a British scientist presented a research paper at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. His name was Tim Berners Lee.... Read more

Tidal Masters come to iOS at last, already available on Android
Tidal Masters come to iOS at last, already available on Android By Rik Henderson

Apple iPhone owners are in for a treat, they can now access Master quality tracks through Tidal.... Read more

This free site uses AI to instantly colourise your old black-and-white photos
This free site uses AI to instantly colourise your old black-and-white photos By Maggie Tillman

Sometimes you find a fantastic little online tool that blows your mind and can change your life. And this is one of them.... Read more

How Spotify works with Samsung devices: Partnership and benefits explained
How Spotify works with Samsung devices: Partnership and benefits explained By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a new partnership with music streaming service Spotify. How will that actually affect you and is it the future of music streaming?... Read more

Spotify, Amazon and Google appeal massive royalties hike that could kill free music streaming
Spotify, Amazon and Google appeal massive royalties hike that could kill free music streaming By Rik Henderson

Four music streaming services have teamed to appeal a 44 per cent rise in royalty fees to be imposed by the US Copyright Royalty Board.... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg: A totally different, more private Facebook is in the works
Mark Zuckerberg: A totally different, more private Facebook is in the works By Maggie Tillman

Mark Zuckerberg: A totally different, more private Facebook is in the works... Read more

Famous Photoshopped and doctored images from across the ages
Famous Photoshopped and doctored images from across the ages By Adrian Willings

There are plenty of instances where photo manipulation techniques have been misused - to even change history at times. We've hunted down the best.... Read more

Proof that Photoshop makes everything better
Proof that Photoshop makes everything better By Adrian Willings

Photoshop is the gift that keeps on giving and we've taken a look to find some of the most amusing to share for your enjoyment. Join us on a journey of hilarity and Photoshop brilliance.... Read more

How to unlock Facebook Messenger's secret dark mode with an emoji
How to unlock Facebook Messenger's secret dark mode with an emoji By Maggie Tillman

We love easter eggs, and this latest one in the Facebook Messenger app is one of our favourites.... Read more

50 Incredible images of space like you've never seen before
50 Incredible images of space like you've never seen before By Adrian Willings

We've rounded up 50 amazing images that show what could be out there in the vastness of space and just how astonishingly beautiful the Universe could be.... Read more

Amazon might open grocery store chain separate from Whole Foods in 2019
Amazon might open grocery store chain separate from Whole Foods in 2019 By Maggie Tillman

It shouldn't come as a surprise anymore to learn Amazon is moving into new territory and attempting to disrupt another industry or rival.... Read more

Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 and Microsoft Office for $30
Get Windows 10 Pro for $12 and Microsoft Office for $30 By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've got some great software offers for you when it comes to Windows 10 and Microsoft Office!... Read more

Twitter is testing out a feature that will enable you to hide nasty replies
Twitter is testing out a feature that will enable you to hide nasty replies By Dan Grabham

A Twitter employee has tweeted (of course) about a new tool that will enable you to hide replies to your own tweet with the goal being healthier conversations... Read more

YouTube will now disable comments on videos featuring children
YouTube will now disable comments on videos featuring children By Maggie Tillman

Google-owned YouTube is rolling out a change to its platform that will see comments disabled on most videos featuring young and older minors.... Read more

Photographic proof that no idea is original and we're all Instagram copycats
Photographic proof that no idea is original and we're all Instagram copycats By Adrian Willings

There's an Instagram account packed full of eerily visually similar images. These photos are collated from various users accounts and will make you question whether you've ever had an original thought.... Read more

Best Adobe CC deals: Save 39% on Adobe's Creative Cloud All Apps plan
Best Adobe CC deals: Save 39% on Adobe's Creative Cloud All Apps plan By Maggie Tillman

Adobe is doing something pretty rare right now and discounting all its Adobe CC apps. It hasn't done this since Black Friday last year.... Read more

Behind the scenes of Instagram: This artist shows us what goes into stunning shots
Behind the scenes of Instagram: This artist shows us what goes into stunning shots By Adrian Willings

There are a lot of filters, fakery and fun-filled images on Instagram. It's often hard to tell what's real and what's not, but one artist is showing us how the best images are made.... Read more

Incredible Photoshop artists who put themselves in the picture
Incredible Photoshop artists who put themselves in the picture By Max Langridge

We've found some of the best images from talented artists, from parodies of celebrity culture and fictitious twins to artists who meet their childhood selves.... Read more

Latest Facebook scandal involves apps sharing users' sensitive health data
Latest Facebook scandal involves apps sharing users' sensitive health data By Maggie Tillman

There's been so many Facebook scandals in the past year that it's hard to keep track. But this latest one is certainly grabbing people's attention.... Read more

Leaked Instagram feature shows it's planning to rip off Pinterest
Leaked Instagram feature shows it's planning to rip off Pinterest By Maggie Tillman

Facebook appears to be developing a new feature for Instagram that would effectively turn the service into a direct competitor to Pinterest.... Read more

Apple wants to merge iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021
Apple wants to merge iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021 By Maggie Tillman

App developers will be allowed to port their iPad apps to the Mac this year with an incoming SDK.... Read more

YouTube responds to child exploitation accusations, takes immediate action
YouTube responds to child exploitation accusations, takes immediate action By Maggie Tillman

Pedophiles found a loophole to openly trade child porn in the comments sections on YouTube videos.... Read more

You can get an Audible subscription with 50 per cent off for 3 months this February
You can get an Audible subscription with 50 per cent off for 3 months this February By Dan Grabham

We all know reading is important, but finding the time to curl up with a good book can be a challenge. Fortunately, you can still get through your reading this February... Read more

How to transfer your WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Android
How to transfer your WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to Android By Pocket-lint Promotion

The solution lies with a brilliant tool from Wondershare: dr.fone – Restore Social App.... Read more

Here's how to fix all of your iPhone and iTunes system issues
Here's how to fix all of your iPhone and iTunes system issues By Pocket-lint Promotion

Things go wrong, iTunes plays up and you're left trying to fix it yourself, but one app promises to fix most problems quickly and easily.... Read more

Apple News subscription service: What's the story so far?
Apple News subscription service: What's the story so far? By Maggie Tillman

The TL;DR version is that the company is working with various publishers to offer a news and magazine service through its Apple News app.... Read more

Apple might unveil its TV streaming service at star-studded 25 March event
Apple might unveil its TV streaming service at star-studded 25 March event By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been working on a TV streaming service for years, and now we know when it will finally launch, thanks to two new reports.... Read more

10 best ARKit apps: Our pick of iOS augmented reality apps
10 best ARKit apps: Our pick of iOS augmented reality apps By Maggie Tillman

Apple has its own an augmented reality (AR) platform. Known as ARKit, there are a bunch of ARKit-enabled apps you can use on your iOS device.While virtual... Read more

This Lego Wear pop-up store in London requires Snapchat to shop
This Lego Wear pop-up store in London requires Snapchat to shop By Maggie Tillman

A new pop-up affiliated with Lego wants to change shopping as we know it.... Read more

Pokemon Go gets an AR photo mode called Go Snapshot: Here's how it works
Pokemon Go gets an AR photo mode called Go Snapshot: Here's how it works By Maggie Tillman

Niantic is updating Pokemon Go with a new tool, called Go Snapshot, which add fresh augmented reality photo capabilities to the game.... Read more

Best tech podcasts: From Ctrl Alt Delete to Cyber
Best tech podcasts: From Ctrl Alt Delete to Cyber By Stuart Miles

We've complied a list of some of the best tech podcasts around.... Read more

The very best internet optical illusions around: You won't believe your eyes
The very best internet optical illusions around: You won't believe your eyes By Adrian Willings

We've gathered together a collection of the best from around the internet. These will have you scratching your head and questioning your eyesight.... Read more

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