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Warning over scam WhatsApp supermarket money-off messages

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers' for supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and M&S.

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Teachers at St Columbs College check out the schools new mobile app. From left are  Leane McShane, Mary Jo OCarolan, Stacey Beattie and Leanne McErlaine.

St. Columb’s College launch mobile app

St. Columb’s College has just launched a new mobile app to communicate with its pupils, staff, parents and past pupils.

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Parent warning: Snapchat’s ‘Stalk your friends’ feature - and how to stop it

Social media users are being warned about a new Snapchat feature which is causing concern among parents.
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Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. Photograph: Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre-ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after distributors sold out of pre-orders this morning.

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Pictured from left are: NWRC lecturer Catherine Gormley, Expert on Online Reputation, Wayne Denner, Head of Technology and Enhanced Learning at NWRC, Martin Peoples, NWRC lecturer Caroline McKeever,  and Ryan Williams, CEO Connected Talent.

North West Regional College conference highlights importance of social media

Two leading professionals in the field of social media have advised young people in the north west about the importance of establishing their online profile.

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The Nokia 3310

Nokia announce release date for new 3310

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

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FaceApp

What is FaceApp, and how do you use it?

Now, for anyone who ever fancied aging their face or swapping their gender, there's an app for that too.

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New research from the NSPCC has found that four out of five children felt social media companies arent doing enough to shield them from upsetting, dangerous, and adult content.

Four in five kids feel social media companies are failing to protect them

Social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect young adults, according to new research from the NSPCC.

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Little Mix

Amazon launches priority gig ticket scheme

Members of Amazon's Prime programme will be able to get priority access to live music, following the online retail giant’s announcement of ‘Entertainment Experiences’, tying in with its Amazon Tickets platform.

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Apple has launched its most affordable iPad

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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Nokia 3310

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

After almost 17 years since it was originally launched, the iconic Nokia 3310 is officially back in business.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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Be safe on the web.

Safer Internet Day: The '10 Commandments' to avoid online dangers

Today - Tuesday, February 7 - is Safer Internet Day 2017.

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Price of Apple apps set to rise by 25%

Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

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Even tech-savvy people have become victim to the phishing technique

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed. How does it work?
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Smartphone use now makes up the majority of screen engagement among teens

Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Tablets and smartphones are as bad for the health of a teenager as TV, new research found.

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Online scam warning

Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a "normal and fun" part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

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The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

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