Technology 

Apple boost as thousands of students get help building their digital future

With Apple revealing it’s paid out nearly $18 billion (£12 billion) to developers across Europe, there’s never been a better time to get involved in this growing digital industry. Learning how to code is becoming a vital skill and students have just been given a huge boost in gaining this knowledge.  Apple today announced that 70 colleges and universities in Europe have adopted Everyone Can Code, a comprehensive program designed by Apple to help everyone learn to build mobile apps.  These colleges and universities are adopting Apple’s App Development with…

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Technology 

Adult entertainment hasn’t figured out AR either – CNET

Two years ago, Naughty America made waves at CES with its debut of VR porn — or, to be specific, 180-degree 3D videos viewable on VR headsets. Riding the coattails of upcoming VR hardware like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, it was a return to the risque days when CES overlapped with the adult-themed AVN (Adult Video News) show, making an awkward mix of adult entertainment and tech. This year, Naughty America lurked in a smaller closed-off demo space at the back of one of the busiest halls. Much like…

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How To 

How to setup Belkin’s Wemo Bridge for HomeKit – CNET

The WeMo Bridge will show up in Apple’s Home app as soon as you plug it in. Just tap and enter the device-specific code to connect. Ry Crist/CNET Belkin’s Wemo Bridge has been a long time coming. The company first promised HomeKit support for its line of home automation accessories, via this device, back in May. After that long delay, we’re just now getting our hands on it. The Wemo Bridge is currently on backorder but should start shipping again in early February, according to Belkin’s website. Now Playing: Watch this:…

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Technology 

Twitter DOWN – Micro blogging site not working for THOUSANDS of users

UPDATE ONE: The issues affecting Twitter tonight appear to have been resolved. This evening Down Detector registered a peak of over 6,000 users reporting issues with Twitter. However, that figure has just fallen to a few dozen now. Once services were back up and running as per usual, Twitter users took to the social networking site to tweet about the outage. One user tweeted: “Twitter went down for about 20 minutes and I couldn’t even complain about it on Twitter.” While another wrote: “TWITTER DOWN, GUYS. TWITTER DOWN. SOMEONE HELP. TWITTER,…

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Technology 

Apple iPhone WARNING – If you receive this message please DON’T click on it

There’s a new fake iPhone message doing the rounds with Apple users being warned NOT to open it. The scam was first spotted by Twitter user, Abraham Masri, who claims the fake link can freeze and reset most iOS powered devices. He even warns the message can have an impact on battery life with it draining power from these popular mobile gadgets. In a post on social media, Masri states: “ Text the link below, it will freeze the recipient’s device, and possibly restart it. “The bug causes device to…

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Technology 

MacBook Air. Apple’s best product ever – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. A trusted friend. Sarah Tew/CNET I take it for granted. I know you aren’t supposed to do that in relationships, but, in this case, I suspect my MacBook Air is flattered. How many tech products can you rely on without thinking? How many have you ever relied on? iPhones? Hah. I’ve smashed the screens once or twice. They’ve stopped working too. And when I took them to the Apple store, the verdict was always the…

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Technology 

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona live stream – How to watch La Liga football online NOW

UPDATE ONE: Real Sociedad vs Barcelona kicks off in less than ten minutes, with team news confirmed for both La Liga outfits. As confirmed, Barca will not have Countinho available to play but are starting with a strong foward line. TEAM NEWS: Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Roberto, Vermaelen, Piqué, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Rakitic, Paulinho, Andre Gomes, Luis Suárez, Messi. Subs: Cillesen, Vidal, Digne, Dembélé, Mascherano, Iniesta, Denis Suárez. Real Sociedad: Rulli, Odriozola, Raul Navas, Llorente, Rodrigues, Illarramendi, Juanmi, Prieto, Willian Jose, Canales, Zurutuza. Subs: Ramirez, Zubeldia, Januzaj, Agirretxe, Aritz, Oyarzabal, Gorosabel.…

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Technology 

Nuisance cold calls: Shocking truth about YOUR mobile number and how to stop being hassled

GETTY Nuisance calls are hugely irritating but there is a way to stop them When my 12-year-old was given a smartphone at Christmas there was plenty that concerned me. Blocking inappropriate websites, deleting social media apps and setting parental controls were all top of my list before being allowed to roam free with this exciting new gadget. However, there was one thing I was totally unprepared for and that was the nightmare of nuisance calls. Getting cold called is something most adults have to deal with on an almost weekly…

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Entertainment 

Pokemon Go update: The Legendary Raid news every Kyogre fan has been waiting for

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has a Legendary surprise in store for fans. With Legendary Pokemon Groudon about to disappear from the game, Niantic appears to be lining Kyogre up as its replacement. The Groudon Legendary Raid will be available until 9pm UK time on January 15. While there’s no official word on what will replace the Groudon Raid, the evidence points towards an appearance by Gen 3 Legendary Kyogre. The first clues came courtesy of a recent update, which removed the Dragon Tail attack from its move set. “We can’t confirm…

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How To 

Shopping for an Apple product? Save big on refurbs – CNET

Apple’s refurbished items are literally good as new, right down to the warranty. Why pay extra? Apple Every now and again I find myself in an Apple Store. When I see customers buying things like Macs and iPads ($292.10 at Amazon.com), I want to shake them and cry, “Wait! You can get these for less!” How? Apple’s online store carries a rotating selection of refurbished products that are discounted by as much as 15 percent — sometimes more. And although the term is often equated with “used” and “bad,” Apple’s…

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