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This secret Google trick will turn your browser all Christmassy

This secret Google trick will turn your browser all Christmassy

Google has unveiled its latest hidden easter egg – and this one is perfect for putting you in a fuzzy, festive mood in the run up to Christmas. If you type ‘Christmas’ (or ‘Christmas cards’, ‘Christmas presents’, any phrase with the word Christmas in), into the search engine, you’ll be greeted by a string of


Here’s how to get two months of Spotify Premium for free

Here’s how to get two months of Spotify Premium for free

It’s safe to say that Spotify has revolutionised the way we listen to music. Beginning life as a startup in Stockholm back in 2008, it led the way in developing the streaming market, and remains the biggest player in the field, even since the mighty Apple belatedly made its move with Apple Music just over


Press play for gifts

Press play for gifts

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas does throw up the rather tricky question of what to buy the gamer/sci-fi fan who has literally everything (yes, even the super-rare Snorlax Pokémon). But don’t worry: the Force is strong with GAME. They’ve travelled from Metropolis to the Mos Eisley trading post

YouTube are going to war with Spotify by bringing out their own streaming service

YouTube are going to war with Spotify by bringing out their own streaming service

With more than 60 million paid subscribers, more than 140 million active users and more than 2 billion playlists, Spotify is the reigning boss of music streaming services. Those are pretty intimidating numbers if you’re a rival company trying to set up a competing business – but that’s exactly what YouTube are planning to do.


This genius hack lets you charge your phone when you have no electricity

This genius hack lets you charge your phone when you have no electricity

Necessity, so they say, is the mother of invention and there is nothing more necessary than checking your Instagram during a massive, life-threatening hurricane that’s bearing down on you. Which explains why one Reddit user’s ingenious cousin put all of their scientific knowhow together – and some batteries – to create a fully-functioning, off-grid phone charger. Check out

Bitcoin Philanthropist Gives $1M to the Internet Archive

The rising value of Bitcoin has made some non-profits extra thankful this holiday season. The Internet Archive recently received a $1 million donation in the virtual currency from a mysterious philanthropist. The donation arrived on Saturday when Bitcoin’s price hovered around $15,000 a coin, a value that hasn’t changed much since then. “We so admire


Amazon Fire TV Adds Browsers for Big-Screen Web Browsing

Amazon Fire TV Adds Browsers for Big-Screen Web Browsing

Good news for Amazon Fire TV users: you can now browse the web on your big screen, as Amazon has launched its own Silk browser and Mozilla Firefox on the media streamer. The move comes after Google earlier this month announced plans to pull its YouTube app from Amazon’s Fire TV  over the online retailer’s refusal to carry some of

How to Use iOS 11’s One-Handed Keyboard

How to Use iOS 11’s One-Handed Keyboard

You’ve updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11. Along with an array of new features and enhancements come new tricks for the onscreen keyboard. On an iPhone, you can shrink the keyboard so it appears to the left or right side of the screen, allowing you to type with one hand. On an iPad, you can flick