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The Real Likelihood You Are Being Watched Through Your Laptop Camera

We've all heard that our computer camera can be used to spy on us. Is it true? Is it even possible? We got the tech experts to give us the download.
Deskilling in the Age of Digital Amnesia

Deskilling in the Age of Digital Amnesia

Is the convenience offered by technology making us lazy, forgetful and unable to solve basic problems?

Can We Survive On Mars?

Can We Survive On Mars?

If you believe the news, a human mission to Mars is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. But what problems would we need to overcome? And should we even try?

Everything you Need to Know About STEM

Everything you Need to Know About STEM

Why the focus is on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

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The Secret Lives of Passwords

The Secret Lives of Passwords

What’s your password? Told to select a random string of characters, we often chose something that reveals a lot about ourselves.

The Golden Rules of Facebook

The Golden Rules of Facebook

Follow our expert tips to avert your own Facebook faux pas and improve your social media encounters.

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

The camera on your phone is useful for so much more than taking selfies.

The Big One

The Big One

A devastating earthquake and tsunami will happen. The only question is when.

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Long Live Your Phone Battery

Long Live Your Phone Battery

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge. But in practice today’s top phones will squeeze out about 20 hours at best. With that in mind, we tested both Android (Google) and iOS (Apple) phones to pin down battery-saving tricks that actually work.

In Praise of Technology

In Praise of Technology

I am as guilty as anyone of romanticising our simpler low-tech past. But the fact is, my smartphone is a godsend.

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

From the discovery of the subatomic particle, the unfortunate rise and rise of nuclear armaments.

9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

Science, religion, and literature all agree — you can always count on 40.

3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

Follow these handy tips to stay grounded in an increasingly busy and device-oriented world.

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

These little spacecraft are revolutionising our understanding of the Solar System.

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