Technology 

Which streamer should you buy? – CNET

So you want a new device to connect to your TV and stream video, but not sure which one? I’ve got you covered. I’ve reviewed pretty much every major streamer on the market today, from Roku to Amazon to Chromecast to Apple TV, along with every major Smart TV system. Lemme tell ya, with the exception of TVs that actually run Roku’s or Amazon’s software, a streamer is better than the smarts built into your set. It has more apps, better search, more frequent updates and just more. And most…

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How To 

5 ways to save money on audiobooks – CNET

Audiobooks.com Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time on long drives. Audiobook prices, on the other hand, are a great way to drain your wallet. Want to listen to “The Martian” author Andy Weir’s new book “Artemis“? It’ll cost you $25.95 from iTunes in the US. And Audible (by way of Amazon) charges $34.95 for Stephen King’s newly rediscovered “It.” Fortunately, good listening material doesn’t have to break the bank. Thanks to various resources and services, you can slash your monthly audiobook bill while actually increasing your consumption.…

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Top Stories World 

Le Touquet agreement: What is the Treaty of Touquet and what does deal mean for Britain?

What is Le Touquet agreement? Also known as the Treat of Touquet, the agreement lets British immigration officials carry out border checks in northern France rather than in Dover. The accord, which was first approved in February 2003, allowed the UK to set up checkpoints in Calais and Dunkirk.  Britain also runs these “juxtaposed” immigration checks from the Eurotunnel terminal at Coquelles and Paris Gare du Nord and Brussels Midi stations. French officials have insisted that the revamped deal will “complement” but not replace the original deal. Le Touquet agreement…

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Technology 

Layoffs strike as Firefox’s Mozilla reworks Asian operations – CNET

Mozilla’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Stephen Shankland/CNET Mozilla, the nonprofit behind the Firefox web browser, has cut dozens of staff in its Taiwan office as it shifts its priorities in Asia. Formerly, the Taiwan office supported Mozilla’s broader, global open-source software efforts. Now, it’s making changes so it can “better meet the unique needs of consumers in emerging markets across Asia,” Mozilla said in a statement. Mozilla declined to comment on layoffs, but people familiar with its operations said the cut was deep, affecting dozens of people. In its…

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Top Stories World 

Lesbian veteran, 90, finally gets her ‘honorable discharge’

A FedEx delivery arrived at Helen Grace James’ door on Wednesday. It was a message from the U.S. Air Force. She called two of her closest friends to come be with her before she opened it, and they arrived 20 minutes later. Once she opened it, she received the good news: The military had upgraded her discharge status to “honorable.” James had been waiting for this for more than six decades. “I’m still trying to process it,” she told NBC News. “It was both joy and shock. It was really…

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Sport 

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fine with Chelsea spat but one thing angered Red Devils

Manchester United boss Mourinho has engaged in several battles this season, with Conte and Scholes among the most high-profile. The 54-year-old has regularly blasted Chelsea boss Conte, recently aiming digs at the Italian over match-fixing allegations made during his time as Juventus manager. But the Sun say it is his criticism of club legend Scholes that angered Manchester United the most. Mourinho recently launched a scathing attack on the former England international for comments made about Paul Pogba. “Paul [Pogba] tries to do his best all the time. Sometimes he…

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Top Stories World 

‘We have to deal with BRITAIN’S immigration problems!’ French fury at Le Touqet agreement

Mr Cahn, who is also an expert in law, told French paper Le Monde: “On paper, it’s a two-way deal, but only because French police can carry out border checks in Britain.  “But the migration movement is only going in one direction. “Migrants are trying to reach the UK from France, and not the other way around. “The treaty moved the British border to France, which has been left to bear the brunt of the migrant crisis in Calais alone.” The accord allows British police to carry out immigration checks…

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Sport 

Transfer news LIVE updates: Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd; Arsenal star to sign new contract

Transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest gossip and rumours involving Europe’s top clubs Thursday 18 January Sturridge to Inter 17:30: Bookmakers Coral have slashed the odds further on Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan this transfer window to 1-4, having been 4-6 yesterday. Inter Milan and Sevilla have expressed their interest about a possible loan deal for the England international. But Coral think Inter will seal the deal later this month. “The money continues to pour in for Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan and punters are convinced that…

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Lifestyle 

London and South East markets CONTINUE to cool as North and Midlands see price hikes

GETTY London and South East markets continued to cool as North and Midlands see price hikes in December The report, which is collated from the results of a survey based on Surveyors observations of their local market, rather than house prices or transactional data, suggests that whilst the normal Christmas slow-down was evident in many areas, further price growth was reported in in Wales, Northern Ireland, the North West and the Midlands last month.   However, the disparity between these areas with London and the South East continues to grow, with…

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Technology 

Facebook Messenger not letting you type? Here’s how to fix it

Users of the popular Facebook Messenger app are facing frustration today with an issue that appears to stop they replying to messages or starting new conversations. The problem, which is affecting iOS users, appears to stem from the auto-correction feature on the keyboard. Users are complaining that, when they try and type, it’s only possible to add a few words before the app freezes. Messenger fans have taken to Twitter in hope of finding a fix with one user saying: “Every time my iOS phone (iPhone 6) autocorrects in Messenger…

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