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Why we should all rely a little less on Googling

In 2015, I apparently made 14,895 Google searches. I’d like to give you an update for 2021, but it seems Google will no longer...

No Christmas for crypto

If you’ve invested in cryptocurrency, checking your portfolio over the last few weeks won’t bring any seasonal joy. With few exceptions most currencies are...

AR-gh: Why nobody should welcome back AR glasses

It wouldn’t be Christmas without tedious reruns, would it? And this week, it seems the rerun in question is “wouldn’t it be great if...

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is still coming, but is late really better than never?

Samsung’s will-it, won’t-it drama with the Galaxy S21 FE has swung back once again to ‘will’. Over the weekend, two bits of fairly conclusive...

Apple’s future vision of wireless charging convenience sounds awful (not awfully convenient)

Remember AirPower? Announced alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X in 2017 as a wireless charging pad to fill up all your Apple devices...

If you want to change Spotify policy, first sell 120 million albums

As anybody who has ever filled out a feedback form will know, most suggestions — no matter how well intended or sensible — go...

What’s with all the weird tech collaborations in 2021?

It’s nearly Christmas Party season, which makes it that magical time of year when, under the influence of alcohol and an excess of holiday...

Now Meta wants to teach our news organisations to “develop better business models”

After a decade of Facebook and Google hammering news organisations globally by effectively taking over the mobile advertising space while using its news content...

We spent a day looking for Covid and Vaccine disinformation on Facebook: Here’s what we found

Like most of us who believe in science rather than crackpot conspiracy theories, I'd unfollowed the few Facebook friends who - out of the...

Facebook is too big to tame or kill

Facebook is having a difficult time of it of late. It has weathered storms before — most notably that whole undermining democracy snafu —...