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Web User is the UK's favourite internet magazine. On sale every fortnight it keeps you up-to-date with all the latest news, views, best new websites, music, film and games downloads, free software, and all the other developments on the Web. If you use the internet, you'll love Web User. Being Britain's best-selling internet read, Web User is, quite simply, the only internet magazine you'll ever need.

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United Kingdom
Langue:
English
Éditeur:
Dennis Publishing UK
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webuser

EDITORIAL Editor Robert IrvineTechnical & Reviews Editor Andy ShawFeatures Writer Steve ClarkArt Editor Laurence HallamProduction Editor Miki BerenyiContributors Wayne Williams, Jane Hoskyn, Roland Waddilove, David Crookes, Jonathan Parkyn, Barry Collins, Nicole Kobie, Nik Rawlinson, Gareth BeachEditorial email: editor@webuser.co.uk ADVERTISING Group Advertising Director Andrea MasonSenior Sales Executive Ashley Wood ADVERTISING PRODUCTION Group Production Manager Stephen Catherall, 0203 890 4050Production Assistant Helina Ozyurt, 0203 890 3827 MARKETING Marketing Manager Rachel HareMarketing Production Manager Gemma Hills MANAGEMENT Group Editor Daniel BoothManaging Director John GarewalMD of Advertising Julian Lloyd-EvansCommercial and Retail Director David BarkerCFO/COO Brett ReynoldsChief Executive James TyeCompany Founder Felix Dennis SYNDICATION AND LICENSING Endorsement Licensing Manager Ryan ChambersLicensing Content Manager Nicole Creasey PRINTING Printed by Wyndeham Bicester, OxonDistributors Seymour 020 7396 4000…

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what’s new online

Discover who’s watching you online Have you ever wondered exactly what information social networks, dating websites and streaming services have gathered about you? Visit VPN Mentor’s new Who’s Watching You tool and you’ll soon find out.The VPN-testing company has scoured the privacy policies of a host of tech firms, including Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Tidal and eBay. Click their logos to see bullet-pointed lists of everything they’re tracking – and that’s on top of any data you handed over when you signed up, including your email address and date of birth.A list of privacy functions on the left of the screen lets you filter the companies to see those that track your location, access your messages, gather information about your device and usage, and keep…

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new voice commands

Listen to a kids’ story Google Assistant can now read stories to you. Say, “Hey Google, tell me a story” and listen to tales such as Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood. Get instant translations Going abroad? You can ask Siri to translate phrases by saying, “Hey Siri, can you translate a phrase into [language]?”, followed by the words you’d like to convert. Learn about Madagascar Through a series of interactive messages from charity WaterAid, you can set off on an audio journey to the Madagascan village of Tsarafangitra, learn phrases, hear recipes and play games. Say “open WaterAid Voices” to get started.…

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need to know

Facebook unveils new privacy features – but is it too late? What happened? Facebook used its annual F8 developer conference (www .f8.com ) to unveil a range of new features, many of which focused on privacy. The move follows a year of negative press for the company, from the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal to a security breach that affected 50 million users, as well as wider concerns about the impact of social media on mental health and children. So it’s no wonder CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg started his talk at the conference with an apology: “I know that we don’t exactly have the strongest reputation on privacy right now, to put it lightly”. How sincere he was remains to be seen, although it didn’t help…

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is pornhub bringing adult content back to tumblr?

Adult-content site Pornhub says it’s “extremely interested” in buying Tumblr from its current owner, US telecommunications company Verizon. Since acquiring the social network for £840 million in 2006, Verizon has struggled to turn Tumblr into a profitable business. According to the Wall Street Journal (bit.ly/verizon475), the company is now seeking a buyer for the troubled site.As you may remember, in Issue 465 (bit.ly/webuser465) we reported that Tumblr had banned so-called ‘not safe for work’ (NSFW) content, ranging from artistic nudes to blatant pornography. Verizon’s misguided attempt to make the site more advertiser-friendly by removing a core element of its appeal for users led to fans deserting the platform.That response didn’t go unnoticed by Pornhub CEO Corey Price. During a recent interview with BuzzFeed (bit.ly/ buzz475 ), Price said “Tumblr…

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what’s new on kickstarter

Dock  bit.ly/dock475 | From £27 When visitors ask to use your Wi-Fi, it inevitably means reading out a lengthy password, which they then have to type manually into their phone or tablet. Dock solves this problem by letting friends and family connect to your Wi-Fi network simply by touching the device with their phones – receiving the password through NFC – or scanning its QR code with their cameras. It’s encased in oak or ash, depending on which model you choose, and its creators are planting trees to make up for the wood they use. They hope to raise £16,000 by 29 May.…

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