Fat White Family review – growing up disgracefully

The Lexington, LondonThe disreputable Brixton art rockers are touting their new album as a rebirth. It’s bound to be goryThe trouble with setting your band up as unwholesome...

Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia by Tracey Thorn – review

Snogs at discos and Saturday shopping ... the Everything But the Girl frontwoman looks back on humdrum days in the spiritual home of English popYou know Brookmans...

iOS 12.1.4 is coming to fix the worst iPhone and iPad bug to date

If you're running iOS 12.1 or later on your iPhone, then the iOS 12.1.4 patch that's coming next week is a must-have because it patches what the worst iOS bug to hit...

Lowe’s is shutting down its Iris smart home platform at the end of March

In a move that may seem obvious in retrospect, Lowe’s has decided that its Iris smart home platform is not in fact going to take off. Instead, the home improvement-focused retail chain...

Marie Kondo tries to help a digital hoarder get his life in order

On a recent Saturday morning, while my wife and infant slept in their peaceful, newly uncluttered rooms, I opened my laptop, clicked "select all," and looked at the frightening total.

Apple rips Facebook for phone app it says is ‘clear breach’ of agreement

Facebook has been paying people to install an app that allows it to hoover up data on exactly how they use their smartphones.According to TechCrunch, the Menlo Park, Calif. company —...

Outrage over Facebook’s use of teens to spy on rivals as Sandberg says they...

Facebook is being hit with growing backlash over the revelation that it paid teenagers in order to monitor their online activity to gain valuable insights into its rivals.The Facebook Research program, which began...

Policing smartphones, big money from Google and more: Tech Q&A

Law Enforcement and Your PhoneQ: Is it true that the cops can force you to unlock your iPhone? This act seems like a violation of my rights.

Samsung is going to sell 1TB smartphones, but what does that mean for you?

Samsung has announced the first one terabyte chip for smartphones, heralding a future wave of phones that offer laptop-like data storage.The 1TB storage chip is a whopping 16 times greater in...

Apple says FaceTime spying bug won’t be fixed until next week

Apple has finally apologized for a creepy video chat flaw that allowed users to eavesdrop on their friends, saying a fix will be released next week.The Cupertino, Calif., company also vowed...