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How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

Going to the fireworks is a relatively easy and stress-free experience. You rock up to a muddy field with your family and friends, stand around drinking over-priced mulled wine and stare into the sky for around 15 minutes. But trying to take some not-embarrassing pictures to put on social media to prove you have a


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.

Sorry, New Switch Owners: Nintendo’s eShop is Offline

Sorry, New Switch Owners: Nintendo’s eShop is Offline

Did anyone else see this coming? Let’s set the scene: It’s Christmas Day, and people all over the world are opening up gifts from friends and family. Among these gifts—socks, Cards Against Humanity expansions, and other geeky items—are likely going to be a few Nintendo Switch$299.99 at Amazon consoles. After all, the Switch was one of


Most People in the US Still Don’t Use Wearables

Most People in the US Still Don’t Use Wearables

Wearables, once the hot tech gadget, have cooled off in demand amid growing interest in smart speakers, according to one research firm. Despite products like the Apple Watch, only 20 percent of the US population will use a wearable next year, eMarketer said in a report last week. Sales for wearables, which include fitness trackers, will grow, but

With Tweaks, Edward Snowden’s ‘Haven’ App Helps Track Intruders

With Tweaks, Edward Snowden’s ‘Haven’ App Helps Track Intruders

Edward Snowden has released an app. If that makes you pause, that’s understandable; you might not consider the NSA leaker and current Russia resident the most trustworthy of individuals at first. His collaborators on the open-source Android app Haven include the Freedom of the Press Foundation—which Snowden runs—and The Intercept’s Micah Lee, who helped co-found the organization,