Category: Technology

Cereal killer to face justice as new tech combats wheat fungus

One of the oldest and most notorious cereal killers in the world may finally be about to face justice. Wheat rusts have been the bane of farmers for generations, with the fungus capable of ruining a good crop and ending any hope that its grains may eventually find their way into your breakfast. But scientists […]

Currys is offering the Surface Laptop 2 for just £8.79 to A-Level students

There are loads of Back to School deals out there, but this might be the best one we’ve ever seen, with Currys PC World offering A-Level students the chance to buy the Surface Laptop 2 for just £8.79 – a huge saving of 99%! Of course, there are some caveats to this incredible deal. First […]

Weight Watchers criticised for app aimed at children as young as eight

A weight loss app aimed at children as young as eight could increase the risk of “disordered eating” among young people, critics claim. WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, released Kurbo this week, an app aimed at children aged between eight to 17, which they say is a “scientifically-proven behaviour change programme” to help children […]

Epic Games remove and refund Fortnite’s Gunner Pet cosmetic

On August 14, Epic announced that the Gunner Pet will removed from players’ inventories moving forward, and anyone who purchased the cosmetic will receive a full refund. In fact, almost uncharacteristically, they also apologized for having put the item up for sale in the first place, and have promised players an additional 200 V-Bucks of […]

Apple may completely change the naming scheme for its next iPhones

Apple could be about to completely shake up the naming scheme for its upcoming iPhones. This is according to French outlet iPhoneSoft (via 9to5Mac), which cites a document from case maker ESR that contains the new names. If the document is accurate, the successor to the iPhone XR will be the iPhone 11. The new […]

Finding Nemo and Harry Potter ‘do not inspire demand for pets’, new study says

Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Oxford were inspired to look into the alleged trend by the so-called “Nemo effect”, with global reports having indicated that the 2003 […]