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Facebook reactions have arrived: like, love, wow, haha, angry and sad

No more just LIKE button, new reaction buttons have been added to Facebook when you want to comment on posts. Wow, haha, love, angry and sad are now alongside the thumbs-up button. Of course not everything deserves a Like on Facebook, and some have campaigned for a dis-like button – with the new offerings a response to this sentiment. The usual thumbs-up button appear under each post but if you press on it a little longer on your smartphone, then the…

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The easy way to stream music from your phone via Bluetooth to NON-BLUETOOTH headphones and speakers

Receive and transmit music with this tiny, affordable gadget to and from non-Bluetooth and Bluetooth devices from Hi-Fi systems, TVs, speakers and more. Turn non-Bluetooth headphones, speakers and more into Bluetooth devices to stream music from your smartphone or transmit audio to Bluetooth headphones. Have you got a favourite pair of headphones, Hi-Fi system at home or perhaps the stereo in your car but can’t wirelessly stream music from your smartphone or tablet? Well, there’s a simple way to turn…

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5 Fun things to type into Google and Bing

Enjoy the fun results from FREE classic arcade games, to your screen doing a roll or going lopsided – click here to see what you need to type in. 1. Type askew into Google and see what happens…. 2. Go to Microsoft’s search engine bing.com and type in pong… 3. And if you like retro games, go to Google images and type in Atari breakout… 4. Do a barrel roll – type these words into Google and your screen will do, well a…

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The ‘worst passwords’ of 2015 – starwars is a new entry!

Latest annual list of the ‘worst passwords’ released – and you may want to change yours if it’s on this chart. Top of the list for 2015 is 123456, which was also in the number one spot on the list compiled by SplashData, a company that offers password managements applications. The number two spot is also unchanged with password. In at number 25 is starwars – although the company suggests the force isn’t strong in this type of password when it comes…

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Ultra wide-angle photography tips – 10 close-up pictures we love!

Amazing photos of swans that you have to see. Read on to see how how photographer Simon Anderson got these pictures (it includes using a fish tank). “I’m a keen amateur photographer who started at the early stages of digital with a 1-2 megapixel point and shoot. “Immediately drawn to being able to see the pictures on the back of the camera screen, I soon started buying camera magazines looking at awe at the amazing pictures that photographers were creating.…

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Stunning snow photos – UK weather

Super snow photos from across the UK! A stunning picture from a wintry Preston by photographer Paul Melling (photo credit: @Pjmimages/Twitter) This was also taken by Paul, and almost looks like a scene from the Alps. (photo credit: @Pjmimages/Twitter) This is Scrufty out in the snow in Greater Manchester taken by Bekki Bailey (photo credit: Baileykins93/Twitter) This evocative image was captured by John in Buxton, Derbyshire. (Photo credit: @elcid18/Twitter) This snowy scene from Horbury, Wakefield, was taken by Anna Wrigglesworth (photo credit: AnnaTWriggs/Twitter)…

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This LED light turns into camping lantern AND can charge your phone in an emergency

Stuck in a field somewhere and need your phone as the lights are fading and worried about it soon having no signs of life? A whisper of hope, maybe? Nope, there’s no need to feel blue, blue when you have a palm-sized LED light that transforms into a lantern and can provide that bit of emergency power for your device. Sound and vision This LED light provides good light. It can either be used as a spotlight or torch in compact mode –…

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David Bowie performs at Tweeter Center outside Chicago in Tinley Park,IL, USA on August 8, 2002. Photo by Adam Bielawski

David Bowie set up his own high speed internet service – Bowienet

Not only was David Bowie a music innovator, he was also one in the field of technology and business. The rock star, whose death has just been announced, launched BowieNet on 1 September 1998. A world-record The internet service provider was even recognised by the Guinness World Records as the first musician created internet service provider. The musician launched it with Ultrastar Internet Services, initially in North America and then the world. It offered users a range of services from…

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Thousands of HP printer ink cartridges wash up on beaches!

The cartridges have been making landfall in following a cargo spill during an Atlantic storm. They have been washing up on beaches around the UK and Ireland from the Chanel Islands to the Hebrides. More than 50 have been found in the Azores and Portugal, according to a Facebook page Lego Lost at Sea set up to track flotsam that has contributions coming in around the world. The BBC reported that HP said the spill was due to an Atlantic storm more than a…

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iPhone news – headphone jack to be ‘ditched”

Radical changes to new iPhone 7 could be on the way, according to speculation. Multiple technology news websites are reporting that the 3.5mm headphone socket could be axed on the new iPhone 7 – and that it would allow Apple to make the latest version of its smartphone even thinner. It could also free up space to increase the size of the battery. Should the next iPhone have a headphone jack? The Lightning cable port could instead be used for sound output…

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