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Glasgow

Aussies help fill big screens in Glasgow

Ben Grubb Whether you like it or not you, the spectator, are about to become the half-time entertainment.

iPhone process extracts data

Personal data including text messages and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees.

The emoji have won the battle of words

Battlefield series takes a risk on cops-and-robbers

Is your phone designed to get slower?

BuzzFeed fires editor after Twitter finds plagiarism

Editor's picks

Tech

Chubby Checker settles lawsuit

Singer settles lawsuit in which he accused HP of using his name on an app that purported to measure the size of a man's penis.

Gadgets on the go

Piracy crackdown misses real crime

Adam Turner It would be great to see government jump to defend consumers as quickly as they jump to defend copyright lobbyists.

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Tech

Spain brings in  'Google fee' law

Mariana Marcaletti   2:02 PM New law requires news aggregators such as Google News to pay publishers a fee if they link to their content.

Banking

It's pens down, PINs in

Kim Arlington You risk being stranded at checkout if you sign.

Internet

Teens adept at hiding activity

Esther Han   3:10 PM Report shows how young web users fool parents.

Tech

Glass lets kids see what Lex can't

Eryk Bagshaw Blind athlete will record run with Google Glass.

Social

Maintaining your Facebook privacy

Adam Turner It can be an ongoing process, but it's worthwhile.

Games

Pullblox World game review

Jason Hill A succession of delightfully complex spatial puzzles.

Home Tech

Wi-Fi routers: D-Link v Apple

Adam Turner These are designed to deal with wireless black spots.

Piracy

Piracy discussion paper leaks

Mahesh Sharma and Ben Grubb Online piracy crackdown in full swing.

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Selfies

'Dronies' creating aerial headaches

Mahesh Sharma The next evolution in self-photography has arrived.

Blogs & Columns

Gadgets on the Go

Piracy crackdown misses the real crime

Adam Turner Hollywood demands government help so it can keep ripping us off.

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Imaging

Smart TVs provide new ways of viewing photography

Terry Lane The key to a ''smart'' TV is its ability to easily connect to the many forms of media pouring into our homes.

MacMan

Pop into The Pantry for a healthier lifestyle

Garry Barker The Whole Pantry app came out of 25-year-old Belle Gibson’s determination to not be crushed by her cancer and to find a way to help people like herself who needed support – with their health and their whole lives.

Astronomy

Buzz Aldrin saw 'unidentified' object during 1969 Apollo 11 flight

David Milward Second man to walk on moon convinced life exists elsewhere in space but denies his sighting was extraterrestrial.