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As phones get smarter and smarter, the battery life on them gets shorter and shorter. Which could become a problem if, say, you’re using a compass app while hiking through the Lake District on a foggy afternoon and your phone goes dead. Luckily, if these...

As the internet takes over more of our lives, and we descend into becoming a race of bulbous-bellied sloths stuck to our chairs by a fine paste of fatty sweat, our computer keyboards are going to become ever-more ingrained with grease, salt and jam. Luckily,...

While Egmont Magazines reported a 20% increase in circulation, and D C Thompson also showed good results, the general trends in magazine readership made for worrying reading with Bauer performing particularly badly. In the music magazine sector, paid-for mags continued their slow decline. Particularly surprising was...

Azealia Banks risks losing the momentum she’s been building as the release of her debut album, originally due out next month, has been pushed back till February. No reason has been given for the delay, but the rapper/singer has revealed she’s been working on tracks...

You’d think that ‘liking’ a band or artist on Facebook would result in you receiving all their updates in your feed, but that often doesn’t happen. Why? Because Facebook wants musicians to buy ads before their content is shared to everyone who has requested it....

A single word posted on Queens Of The Stone Age’s Facebook page generated tens of thousands of likes in just a few minutes. The word? “Recording”. Yes, after a first attempt at producing their first album in five years last winter, the band are back...

Madonna’s current tour has lurched from controversy to controversy, and now she finds herself under threat of litigation after asking audience members in St Petersburg to raise their hands in support of homosexuals. Local activists/homophobes, some of whom were apparently in the audience, claim the...

Adidas UK’s status as an official Olympic sponsor has paid off in social media terms, with the sportswear firm seeing its Twitter followers increase by 25% during the games… Click here for full story...

Mobile network Vodafone has expressed outrage at Ofcom’s decision to give Everything Everything (owners of the soon-to-be-abandoned Orange and T-Mobile brands) the go ahead to start rolling out 4G services, claiming the regulator has shown a “careless disregard” for the consumer. Click here for the full...