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How to make your phone faster: 8 easy ways to speed up your device!

It’s amazing that just 15 years ago, people were still using dial-up and dumb phones. Since then, we’ve been spoiled by broadband and smartphones. Even a minor slowdown can be seriously frustrating nowadays. While most modern devices are built for speed, they still need attention every now and then to …

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Film

Cult movies: what makes a film a cult classic?

The latest instalment in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant, is now in cinemas. Which brings me on to today’s topic, films of the cult science-fiction genre (of which Alien falls into). To start off, we must ask the question: what qualifies a sci-fi film to gain a cult following and …

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Which actor has starred in the most movies and TV shows?

Actors aren’t the most prolific bunch, with most appearing in a couple of movies a year (unless they’re Daniel Day Lewis, when it’s more like ‘whenever they want’). There are a number of reasons for this: the actor might be picky about what projects they take on, and the rigorous …

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7 realistic ways to use your phone less

Smartphones grant us access to an endless stream of entertainment and let us talk to anyone we want whenever we like. It’s no surprise, then, that a lot of us are quite attached to our devices. In a 2016 poll by Common Sense Media, 50% of teenagers said they were …

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DVDs

6 amazing benefits of decluttering

It’s no secret that the British public love a bit of hoarding. Countless studies have shone a light on our habits: our Nation of Clutter study found that the average home contains 186 items of clutter, while a Compare the Market survey found that UK residents hoard more than their …

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How to clean your phone (and keep it clean!)

If you’re reading this on a phone, we’ve got some bad news: that device in your hands, that wonderful sleek handset that connects you to the world, is crawling with germs. There’s science to prove it too. Here’s a quick rundown (grab a bucket, just in case)… – A London …

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Buying a Record Player: A Beginner’s Guide

UK record sales hit a 25 year high in 2016, with over three million records sold. Vinyl has officially gone mainstream. There are plenty of reasons for vinyl’s revival, including the elaborate packaging, the thrill of building a record collection and that elusive, unique vinyl sound. However, there is one obstacle …

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Two months on: is the Nintendo Switch worth it?

The Nintendo Switch hit shelves two months ago and reaction to the console has generally been positive. But is it worth splashing your hard-earned cash on one? Here’s our verdict… The Concept Nintendo love a gimmick, although their experiments don’t always pay off. The DS and the Wii were huge successes …

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