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Magpie Recommends: Essential Taylor Swift Tracks

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, you’ll have heard of country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift. TayTay’s celebrity status has excelled beyond belief in recent years, and while her personal life is constantly in the media, she’s made some immense songs to express her feelings about …

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After the iPhone X: what will Apple do next?

The iPhone X, Apple’s most exciting product in years, is finally out in the wild. The world of technology moves fast, though, and our thoughts are already turning to what Tim Cook and co will do next. With the help of the always-churning rumour mill and a teeny tiny bit …

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Do you really need a smartwatch?

Even the most ardent of tech lovers would admit that smartwatches haven’t quite taken off yet. Yes, you see the odd person wearing a Fitbit or even an Apple Watch, but they haven’t had the same kind of impact as the smartphone or even the tablet. It all started so …

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8 of the best directorial debuts

A lot rests on your first attempt at anything. When it comes to directing, it could make or break your career. The following films are some of the strongest debuts in history, and are must-watches for any fan of the big screen. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels – Guy …

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Which console should you buy this Christmas?

In case you haven’t noticed the steady increase of toy adverts on TV, Christmas is coming. For a lot of us, Christmas instantly stirs up memories of unwrapping a new games console. 80s kids may remember getting a SNES, while 90s kids will never forget the excitement of plugging in …

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Disney announce The Lion King remake for 2019

This is not a drill. Disney have made a few remakes in recent years which have been beautifully filmed, and had plenty to live up to. But, Walt Disney Studios have gone one better and created the remake of our dreams. One of the best-loved Disney movies of our childhoods, …

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Stranger Things: Where are they now?

Our favourite retro sci-fi hit is back! Stranger Things series 2 has finally dropped, picking the action back up in the dazzling heydays of ‘84. And while the show’s 33-years-ago setting is possibly our favourite thing about it, it did get us thinking… An era on from the synth-soaked neon …

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