Watch out for the iPhone ‘fingerprint scam’ that can hit you with a £100 bill

APPLE users are being warned over a devious scam that tricks you into making a huge payment. The so-called “fingerprint scam” makes use of Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner, which is available on iPhones and iPads. 3 One app was shown asking users to hold their fingers on Touch ID for 10 seconds It was […]

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PlayStation 5 HOAX as ‘leaked’ images exposed as frauds from Russia

A RUSSIAN site released what it claims were details of the PlayStation 5 based on information it had received from an “anonymous” source. The site published photos of the supposed device alongside some technical specifications and what it claimed was a screenshot of part of the menu system. 3 One of the original images purporting […]

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East Africa might NOT be ‘cradle of mankind’ – as stone tools date humans in North Africa 500,000 years earlier than we thought

EAST AFRICA is famously the birthplace of humankind and the location where our ancient hominin ancestors first invented sophisticated stone tools. This technology, dating back to 2.6m years ago, is then thought to have spread around Africa and the rest of the Old World later on. But new research, published in Science, has uncovered an […]

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Apple DENIES iPhone XR sales flop and says £749 gadget is ‘best-selling’ model since launch – after £120billion wiped off stock

APPLE has denied rumours that the iPhone XR is a flop – and says it’s actually the company’s “best-selling” gadget. Concerns over the success of the £749 iPhone have wiped hundreds of billions of dollars off Apple’s stock price, but the firm is finally speaking out. 6 The iPhone XR was revealed in September, and […]

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Parents warned their kids could be stripping for strangers on Fortnite in sinister challenge

PARENTS are being warned over an online “strip challenge” for the video game Fortnite. A UK primary school has issued an alert about the challenge, which could leave children “sharing indecent images” online. 5 Gamers adopt a “1 kill = 1 strip” rule for their Fortnite strip challenge videosCredit: YouTube 5 Many of the videos […]

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‘Hot and dry’ years have DOUBLED since 1931 thanks to climate change, experts warn

EARTH is now experiencing twice as many “very warm and very dry” years compared to 1931, experts warn. The toasty temperature shift has been blamed on climate change – and lays the groundwork for “destabilised food prices and devastating wildfires”. 4 Scientists have warned that the trend increases the risk of ‘intense, fast-spreading wildfires’Credit: AFP […]

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Greenland could warm by 15 DEGREES ‘within a decade’ as experts warn over ‘abrupt and massive’ climate shift

GREENLAND’S temperature could skyrocket by 15 degrees over the course of just 10 years, scientists have warned. The change would be “abrupt and massive” – and has already happened several times during Earth’s history. 6 Greenland’s temperature is at risk of massively shifting in a very short space of timeCredit: Getty – Contributor 6 This […]

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‘Robosexuality’ on the rise as THOUSANDS now sharing creepy sex-bot porn online

ROBOSEXUALITY is on the rise as hi-tech horn-dogs take to the internet to share creepy sex-bot pornography. Forums dedicated to sex-bot smut have sprung up across the web, drawing in thousands of online punters who long to feel steel and silicon after dark. 10 Sex robots have sparked a new sexual trend – “robosexuality”Credit: Realbotix […]

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Nasa is going back to the MOON ‘sooner than you think’, space chief reveals

NASA is readying up plans to let private American companies land on the Moon. And Nasa’s lead administrator said the USA’s return to Earth’s closest neighbour will be “sooner than you think”. 3 This photo from July 1969 shows astronaut Neil A. Armstrong on the moon, taken during the legendary Apollo 11 missionCredit: EPA The […]

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Defiant Chinese scientist says SECOND woman pregnant with ‘gene-edited baby’ – and more are on the way

A CHINESE scientist who claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies has defended his controversial work – and says another experimental pregnancy has already begun. The experiment – which supposedly resulted in the birth of gene-edited twin girls – has been branded “monstrous” by some experts. 11 Chinese scientist He Jiankui defended his […]

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