Technology 

Amazon Prime UK could face probe over late deliveries – CNET

UK’s advertising watchdog is considering a probe into Amazon Prime over complaints of delays in delivery. Leon Neal / Getty Images Merry Christmas? Perhaps not for Amazon UK. The online shopping giant could be the subject of an investigation by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the Guardian reported Sunday, adding that the ASA said it received “a handful of complaints” pertaining to late deliveries by Amazon Prime as Christmas approaches. Prime is a membership service by Amazon that, in the UK, promises subscribers “unlimited one-day delivery” and access to discounts…

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Technology 

The 42 best holiday shopping deals right now: Dec. 17 update – CNET

Apple iPad for $250 ($80 off) Google Home for $80 ($50 off) Sony PlayStation 4 1TB with Star Wars Battlefront II: $250 ($50 off) Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $180 ($70 off) Beats Studio Wireless for $200 ($180 off) DJI Spark drone for $349 ($150 off) Up to $200 off the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus HP Omen gaming laptop for $850 ($250 off) Bose SoundTrue Ultra In-Ear Headphones for $70 ($60 off) Moto Z2 Play unlocked for $350 ($150 off) Motorola Z2 Force (T-Mobile) for $375 or…

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Technology 

Ian McKellen wants to play Gandalf in Amazon ‘Rings’ series – CNET

Ian McKellen says he’s still young enough to play Gandalf again. Todd Eyre/Warner Bros. The way Sir Ian McKellen figures it, he’s still got 6.922 years left to play Gandalf. Last month, Amazon announced plans for a multi-season series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” series. And McKellen, who played the wizard Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” movies, says he’s up for another trip to Middle-earth. McKellen appeared on BBC Radio2 with Graham Norton on Saturday, and Norton brought up the Amazon series….

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Gaming 

PS4 deals – GAME, Argos and Amazon console bundle prices ahead of Christmas sales

PS4 is the best selling console this generation, and will once again be a popular choice amongst kids putting together a list for Santa this Christmas. GAME, Argos and Amazon – among others – have money saving deals on the PS4 right now ahead of December 25. And if you’re wondering what games to get with a PS4, then Express.co.uk has put together this handy guide of the best games on the system.  Since it launched back in 2013, the PS4 has sold a staggering 70million consoles – putting it…

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Entertainment 

Lord of the Rings SHOCK: Ian McKellen set to reprise Gandalf AGAIN?

It seems that there’s only one Gandalf to rule them all when it comes to Middle Earth on screen. The 78-year-old star originally played the wizard in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, before returning a decade later to star as a younger version of him in The Hobbit films. At the time he joked how if he didn’t return for the prequels someone like John Hurt would be cast instead. But now with the announcement of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series, it looks like Sir Ian…

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Technology 

Razer Cynosa Chroma Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

This stylish keyboard can be enjoyed by anyone, gamer or not. Ian Knighton/CNET Razer‘s tagline may be “For gamers. By gamers,”  but it has a growing list of products you don’t need to be a gamer to appreciate. First was the Razer Blade Stealth ($1,449.99 at Amazon.com), an ultrathin laptop to compete with the MacBooks ($1,239.00 at Amazon.com) of the world. Now there’s the Razer Cynosa Chroma. The Cynosa is technically a gaming keyboard, but its three best features have little to do with gaming: Spill resistance, how it looks and what…

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Entertainment 

Nintendo Switch deals – GAME, Tesco Direct and Amazon console bundles, money saving prices

Nintendo Switch is arguably the must-have gaming gadget of 2017, and if you want to buy one ahead of Christmas Express.co.uk has got you covered. We’ve rounded up the best Nintendo Switch deals, with the prices GAME, Tesco Direct and Amazon are offering for the hit hybrid console. If you’re wondering what Nintendo Switch games to pick up with your new console, check out our handy guide to the system’s best titles. The Nintendo Switch is home to the two best reviewed games of the year – Super Mario Odyssey…

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Top Stories World 

Could Russia cut off internet to NATO countries?

LONDON — Russia could try to sever global underwater communications cables, potentially triggering catastrophic repercussions for the economy and way of life in the West, the head of Britain’s military has warned. The vast majority of global internet and telephone traffic relied on by Western governments, economies and civilians is carried by cables that crisscross the world’s seabeds, according to analysts. NATO has prioritized missions to protect these undersea lines of communication and is working “to match and understand Russian fleet modernization,” Chief Marshall Stuart Peach told the Royal United…

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Technology 

Mozilla backpedals after Mr. Robot-Firefox misstep – CNET

It sounded like a good idea at Mozilla — promote computer security and privacy awareness using a tie-in with an online game from the popular Mr. Robot hacker TV series. But almost immediately, the plan started backfiring. On Wednesday, Firefox users started complaining that a cryptic extension had been installed in their browser with no explicit permission or explanation of what it does — only a description that read “MY REALITY IS DIFFERENT THAN YOURS.” People ripped into Mozilla in a Reddit discussion after one Firefox user fretted, “I have…

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Lifestyle 

Kodi SHOCK as ‘How to Stream Sky Sports for FREE’ tutorials plague YouTube

GETTY • YOUTUBE Tutorials purporting to show How To Stream Sky Sports On Kodi have plagued YouTube YouTube tutorials teaching Kodi users to pirate live content from the likes of Sky Sports, BT Sport, and more, is available to watch for free. Searching YouTube for videos about streaming Sky Sports on the Kodi platform returns more than 150,000 videos. Many of these boast thousands of views, but the most-viewed have 500,000 hits under their belt. For those unaware, Kodi is a neutral, open-source media player which can be installed on…

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