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Blackboard to be taken offline for capability upgrade

Blackboard is to be taken offline early tomorrow morning for ‘an upgrade which will enhance the system’s capability’, it has been announced.

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Social media app Yik Yak shuts down after four years

Yik Yak at university (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Yik Yak, a mobile app where university students could post anonymous messages to other users nearby, has closed down following an announcement last Friday.

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The best free iPhone apps for a healthier you

We’d all like to get a little healthier, and perhaps a little fitter too. But thankfully there are tonnes of mobile apps which can help you live a healthier, more positive lifestyle.

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I quit social media for a week – and here’s what happened

“I quit social media for a week” is a pretty bold statement to make by today’s standards, but Janeen Harding thought she’d find out just how hard it really is.

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Could your phone be a powerful revision tool?

There are lots of apps out there that can help with your revision timetable, organise your tasks, or even keep you motivated – you just need the right one for you.

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New iPhone SE released tonight

The wait is finally over. A new iPhone will be unveiled this evening but not the one you’re expecting. Apple will reveal the new iPhone SE which cosmetically will match the appearance of the current 5S with a slightly boxier shape and a smaller screen.

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Tech gifts to put on your Christmas list this year

If you look outside, it may not feel like Christmas just yet, but it is certainly coming, and it’s coming fast…

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Do we really know how to charge our smartphones?

Our smartphones are our pride and joy and life without them can be especially tough. Like when, for example, the battery dies.

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Better Conversation Week

November 24th – 3oth is Better Conversation Week. Becky Lancashire tells us why it’s so important.

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Get smart with your smartphone

Your phone isn’t just a distraction device – it can be a helpful tool for everything from lecture notes to getting out of bed.

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