You use your phone for a multitude of things every day. But do you make full use of all of the features? Like the GPS. The GPS on your phone is probably one of the most underutilised features. It is cutting edge to the point of being incredible, but we’re willing to bet you don’t …

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Have you ever noticed that true crime shows are almost exclusively about murder? Serial killers, family homicides, jealous exes – you almost never see an episode dedicated to theft or fraud and, on the rare occasion that I have seen these, they have literally bored me until there’s been a body count of at least …

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We’ve all had that feeling where we think we have plenty of time. Or we are so excited about our holiday that we simply haven’t started packing yet – and it is almost time to head to the airport. Or an urgent trip suddenly crops up and we need to go now. It’s every traveller’s …

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In the pipeline since 2010, and after a long, beleaguered production, the much-anticipated new Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic has been released – and the reviews are not exactly rave. Almost every critic saved all their praise for Rami Malek’s performance as the legendary frontman, and panned the rest of Bohemian Rhapsody as a pasteurised, homogenised pastiche. …

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The busy, bloody years of 1918 and 1919 saw events the echoes of which are still heard 100 years later. From the worst shipwreck on the North American West Coast to a molasses flood, these are the anniversaries you probably did not know about. Canada’s Titanic Built for the Canadian Pacific Railway between 1910 and …

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Your smartphone sure is a cold, lifeless device. It just sits there, being all plastic and metal, not taking the time to acknowledge your new hairstyle, and being completely indifferent about the fact that you’ve managed to lose weight. How heartless a device it is, and certainly in need of a good dose of humanity. …

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What determines an items value? In most cases the answer is a simple one; the value of an item is determined by its usefulness. A car, able to transport you from A to B, for potentially years, is logically expensive. Add gadgets and gizmos to a car, including GPS, touchscreens and more, and the value …

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Initially introduced in the USA, Maggie Kuhn set up the first official home sharing programme in 1972. Later, during the 1980s, the trend expanded to the UK, and was put into motion by Nan Maitland, who launched the programme in London in 1993. Over the years, its occurrence has grown in leaps and bounds, so …

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