New app hopes to set up young hotties with older partners

Looking to meet the old man of your dreams? There’s now an app for that. Called Gaper, the free app specializes in setting up relationships with an age gap. So you, too, could find your next mature lover or fresh-faced companion, a la 44-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio and his bevy of 20-something beauties. The app, which appears to have launched about […]

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Gay dating app Jack’d to pay $240K for exposing users’ nude photos

Jack’d, a popular gay hookup and dating app that left users’ nude photos exposed, has agreed to pay $240,000 to New York state and amp up security in an agreement with the state Attorney General’s office, officials announced Friday. The app, which is run by parent company Online Buddies Inc., allows users to share the explicit photos discreetly with others […]

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How to add detours to your route on Google Maps without getting lost

Whether it’s suddenly realising your car is running low on petrol, or desperately needing the toilet on your way home, detours are an annoying yet unpreventable feature of many journeys. While you might think that finding and navigating to these last-minute pit stops would force you out of navigation mode in Google Maps, thankfully this isn’t the case. The app […]

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Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections

WASHINGTON — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. If it pans out, parents might one day check their tots’ ears at home simply using a phone app and “stuff you have around the house — paper, tape and scissors,” said one of the lead […]

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The HSBC banking app is down after an outage and customers are furious

The HSBC banking app has collapsed, stopping people from making transfers or payments. People who tried to use the app have been shown a warning telling them to come back later. HSBC said: ‘Our mobile app is currently unavailable. ‘Please check back later.’ On Twitter, one HSBC customer called Neil Cooper wrote: ‘All HSBC online services down (again)? Personal and […]

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How to get verified on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook – tips to get blue tick

While a blue tick once met nothing, the symbol is now widely recognised to represent a ‘verified’ profile. Several social media platforms, including Twitter , Instagram and Facebook , use verification on select profiles, including public figures, celebrities and brands. Each site has specific criteria you need to meet to get your profile verified, and understanding this can be tricky. […]

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