6 tech predictions that came true

Who knew the internet would be such an important part of our lives when it started out? In fact, who knew the internet would be a thing at all? It turns out that over centuries (yes, literally), plenty of people have had wild predictions for what is to come in …

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230 new emojis to be released this year

The Unicode Consortium has approved a total of 230 new emojis to be released with the 2019 Emoji 12.0 update. The update covers a number of bases with the inclusion of a Yawning Face, Gender Inclusive couples in a range of skin tones and a kneeling person. Disabilities will be …

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The ultimate guide to tech’s biggest personalities

Do you know your Bill Gates from your Jeff Bezos? Did you think Elon Musk was a fictional character? Take a look at some of the most powerful people in tech, who are responsible or have working in some of the biggest companies in the world. Elon Musk Net worth: …

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Apple replaced 10 times as many batteries as expected in 2018

Apple replaced 11 million batteries in 2018, more than 10 times the amount they would have normally replaced, according to Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. The influx of battery replacements is down to the new cut price battery replacement programme. Following backlash from the revelation that older devices are ‘slowed down’ …

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What is the most traded device over Christmas?

Did you get a new device this Christmas? Plenty of us did, and there’s only one thing to do with your old piece of tech – trade it in for cash! Over Christmas and Boxing Day, people all across the UK were securing the best trade-in prices for their phones, …

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5 signs Apple might have peaked

At the beginning of the year, Apple announced that its active installed base of devices had reached 1.3 billion, covering the iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Apple Watch and the all-important iPhone. The iPhone is arguably one of the biggest tech disruptors of the last 15 years, causing almost …

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The Beginner’s Guide to iOS

iOS is a mobile operating system designed by Apple, used exclusively by the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iOS launched in 2007 as ‘iPhone OS’. The name isn’t the only thing that has changed this then, with Apple introducing now staple features like the App Store, Siri and iMessage in …

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