Samsung Galaxy S10+ [reviews]

Yes, nine hundred quid for a phone is a lot. Then again. it's £200 less than Apple wants for its comparable !Phone XS Max with half the storage (64GB)....

How to use the new Google Maps

Whether driving, cycling or walking, Will Stapley would be lost without Google Maps I don't know what it is about maps, but I can stare...

‘Final warning’ sextortion scams

What's the threat? Scammers are sending new 'sextortion' emails claiming they recorded you visiting websites showing illegal sexual content. The subject line ("Ibis is my final warning', see screenshot)...

eBay and Facebook told to stop selling fake reviews

The competition watchdog 1 has told eBay and Facebook to do more to stop people selling fake reviews through their sites. The Competition and Markets Authority...

Microsoft will close accounts inactive for two years

This is the kind of policy change that could catch out many people, because it's perfectly natural to think that once you open an account, it'll stay...

Why I stopped using CCleaner

I used CCleaner, but with every update it became more of a marketing tool, rather than an efficient junk-removal tool. Also, I wanted more advanced settings...

Sky criticised for sending `scam-like’ password emails

Security experts have criticized Sky for sending emails asking customers to create new passwords, saying they could easily have been mistaken as scams. Sky told...

Microsoft cuts Feature Updates to one a year

Microsoft is halving the number of major updates it releases each year for Windows 10, much to the relief of some users who have faced persistent problems installing them.

Switch phone network by text

You can now switch mobile-phone network by sending a text message, after new rules came into effect in early July. Telecoms regulator The Office of Communications in UK introduced...

USB creator regrets not making sticks easier to plug in

The inventor of the USB 1 standard has said he regrets the awkward design that makes it infuriatingly easy to plug sticks in the wrong way round.