Windows 10 Review: 10 Things We Like About You

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By Chris Southcott in Apps, Gadgets on Thursday 30 July 2015

Windows 10 is go across the world, with 190 countries now able to get access to what Microsoft call a ‘new era’. Let’s take a look at how this new operating system looks after some hands-on time.

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Advertising fail: How The Age showed ads for Malaysian Airlines flights on MH370 crash speculation

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By Tristan Rayner in Web on Thursday 30 July 2015

The mechanics of online advertising is a surprisingly complex beast. So what occurred on The Age today, where ads offering flights on Malaysian Airlines appeared on an article speculating that MH370 flight wreckage washed ashore, shows just how easily it can go wrong.

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MH370: Boeing 777 part found washed up – has the mystery been solved?

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By Tristan Rayner in Web on Thursday 30 July 2015

Could the families of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 finally get closure? Off the coast of Reunion island, a French colony east of the African continent, a piece of apparent airplane debris has washed up.

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Finger-typing good: KFC battle greasy fingers on smartphones with the Tray Typer

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By Pooiee in Web on Thursday 30 July 2015

While KFC’s chicken may be finger-licking good, no one wants the fried chicken grease covering their smartphone. So KFC Germany, with the help of advertising company Serviceplan, created the Tray Typer.

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The Five Worst Apple Watch Accessories

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By Luke McKinney in Gadgets on Thursday 30 July 2015

The Apple Watch promised to open up a whole new world of accessories. Unfortunately it’s one of those dystopian worlds where the population is tracked by electronic tags and can only find a hollow pretence of happiness through functionless consumption.

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Undertaker couple in Singapore take coffin-themed wedding photos and it’s totally not weird at all

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By Rachel Oakley in Web on Thursday 30 July 2015

When you work as an undertaker and get engaged to a fellow undertaker, it just makes sense to take your wedding photos in a coffin. It just does.

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You can now tell ING you’re travelling overseas by just pressing one button on their app

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By Tristan Rayner in Apps, Mobile on Wednesday 29 July 2015

Ever been overseas, forgotten to let your bank know in advance, and been unable to get access to your money and had to call a hotline? It happens to us all once or twice, especially if you travel regularly or have to hop countries at short notice.

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University student cleverly redesigns McDonald’s takeaway bag: high on function, low on mess

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By Techly in Exhale on Wednesday 29 July 2015

The Big Mac is the quintessential McDonald’s experience, but part of that experience is a leaving a trail of shredded lettuce wherever you eat. One University student is showing Maccas how to do it right, creating a packaging redesign for the Big Mac meal that is functional design at its best.

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Young German writer turns obsession with stomach and intestines into a best-selling book

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By Dan Wighton in Exhale on Wednesday 29 July 2015

25-year-old Giula Enders is like any other university student. She lives in a sharehouse, studies hard and is planning to undertake an internship – and has just released a book selling more than 1.5 million copies focused primarily on how people poo.

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Moto G, Moto X Style & Play: Why you’ll want one of Motorola’s colourful new phones

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By Chris Southcott in Mobile on Wednesday 29 July 2015

If I was buying an Android phone right now, I’d be buying a Motorola phone. As I said in my review of the Moto E just a few days ago, the company are genuinely reinventing the expectations of an Android device.

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