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Gadgets: 5 of the best kitchen gizmos

We look at 5 of the best kitchen gizmos

The News Letter homepage is changing

The News Letter's homepage is changing - and it’s bigger and better than before

The homepage of the News Letter website - one of the fastest growing regional sites in the UK - now has more local content than ever before.

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.

Facebook for kids: welcome to messenger for six-year-olds

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

Top YouTuber Adam Beales.

Meet the teenage NI YouTube star now partnering with Disney

A teenage Northern Ireland YouTuber says he is delighted after his channel attracted over 600,000 subscribers and secured him a partnership with Disney.

An example of one of the scam messages

Warning over scam WhatsApp supermarket money-off messages

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers' for supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and M&S.


Social media: Twitter announces new 280-character limit

Twitter's trial of a 280-character limit is to be expanded to users globally, the social media site has announced.


WATCH as Dubai police test out a hoverbike

Dubai police test out the Scorpion-3 hoverbike, which manufacturer Hoversurf say has set new world records for flight height (28.5 metres) and climbing rate (5 m/s).


VIDEO - Google launches its advanced new Pixel 2 smartphone

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VIDEO - Apple fan sleeps in car to be first for iPhone 8 launch

Modest queues have greeted the latest versions of the iPhone, as the smartphones go on sale in the UK.

VIDEO: A closer look at the X version of Apple's new iPhone

The special edition version of the iPhone, the X is a complete re-design of Apple's phone.


VIDEO: The evolution of the iPhone

The next version of the iPhone, one of the most recognisable gadgets of modern times, is set to be unveiled by Apple on Tuesday.


Samsung’s wearable’wellness manager’ launched

Samsung has unveiled a trio of new wearables aimed at fitness enthusiasts and music lovers.


Instagram update lets users reply to stories with own photos and videos

Instagram has announced an update that enables users to reply to Stories in the app with a photo or video of their own.

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Parent warning: Snapchat’s ‘Stalk your friends’ feature - and how to stop it

Social media users are being warned about a new Snapchat feature which is causing concern among parents.
Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. Photograph: Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre-ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after distributors sold out of pre-orders this morning.

Children looking at the Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile story on a device.

Netflix launches choose your own adventure programmes for young viewers

Young Netflix users will be able to choose their own adventures and make decisions for their favourite characters with a new interactive storytelling feature launching on the streaming service.

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First NI arena for local gamers opens in Craigavon

A new arena dedicated to ‘gaming’ has opened in Craigavon - the first in Northern Ireland.

Mark Zuckerberg who has denied a current tour of US states is the start of a campaign to run for public office

Facebook boss Zuckerberg denies US tour is start of campaign for office

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has denied a current tour of US states is the start of a campaign to run for public office.


Snapchat users urged to register to vote in General Election

A Snapchat filter urging users to 'find your voice' has appeared on the app to entice young adults to register to vote before the looming deadline.
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