Gadgets should make life easier. So why can’t I turn on this no-touch tap? | Technology

I keep hearing that we’re reassessing everything about our lives now there’s a ghost of a chance that we’re coming out of the other side of the pandemic. May I suggest something pertaining to the march of technological progress: please can all of you who are engaged in the invention Continue Reading

Google location data: what does Australian court ruling mean and how can I turn off my tracking history? | Google

If you have ever used Google Maps on your phone without fiddling with the location settings, it goes without saying that the tech giant knows everywhere you’ve been. The really bad news is that even if you have previously tried to stop Google tracking your every movement, the company may Continue Reading

Phone wet and won’t turn on? Here’s what to do with water damage (hint: putting it in rice won’t work) | Smartphones

If you’ve ever gotten your phone wet in the rain, dropped it in water or spilt liquid over it, you’re not alone. One study suggests 25% of smartphone users have damaged their smartphone with water or some other kind of liquid. Liquid penetrating a smartphone can affect the device in Continue Reading

Style with a twist: stars turn to playful pigtails to tame lockdown hair | Fashion- Tempemail

With an appointment at a professional hairdressers now a distant memory, stylish women have taken to creative ways to tame their lockdown locks. The latest solution is a hairstyle more commonly associated with schooldays: pigtails. Grown-up, glamorous women have taken to wearing plaits. Kim Kardashian West, famous for her long Continue Reading

Nuts: a Surveillance Mystery review – squirrel snapper’s delight takes a dark turn | Games

Combine the acclaimed rural mystery game Firewatch with an episode of the BBC’s nature cam series, Springwatch, and you have Nuts, a stylish and involving new adventure from remote indie studio, Noodlecake. You start the game as a naturalist employed to watch squirrels in the picturesque Melmoth forest – this Continue Reading

How to turn a fashion blogger into a political activist- Tempemail

Reihane Taravati made a video celebrating happiness. It went viral. For this she faced imprisonment and 91 lashes. Borzou Daragahi explains how Tehran makes enemies of its own people Tempemail , Tempmail – Temp email addressess (10 minutes emails)– When you want to create account on some forum or social Continue Reading

No more fomo: top firms turn to VR to liven up meetings | Working from home

Staff at accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers have been holding meetings in odd places: the top of skyscrapers, inside swanky penthouse apartments and even luxury ski chalets. All without leaving the comfort of their own homes. That is the new normal for a growing number of workers at PwC, which is buying Continue Reading

‘It cuts out the faff’: young people turn to TikTok for cooking tips | TikTok

Anna Spearing started baking when she was about eight or nine, making ginger biscuits in the family kitchen in Southampton and watching endless YouTube videos full of “really yummy ingredients”, in a period she refers to as “the simpler times”. Now 15, she is still baking, though the recipes have Continue Reading

Harry and Meghan bid farewell to social media ‘hate’ as couple turn backs on Instagram- Tempemail

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, having already bid farewell to royal life and escaped to the relative seclusion of North America, have turned their backs on a more modern institution – their social media accounts. The couple have managed to garner 10 million instagram followers as working royals , Continue Reading

Bitcoin boom threatens to turn it into pure gold | Technology

Bitcoin is back, along with the debate over its value. The price of the digital currency is soaring and last week it hit more than $40,000 for the first time, having doubled in less than a month. Its price has jumped by more than 700% since the pandemic was first Continue Reading