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Are your devices secure?

MILLIONS are at serious risk of hacking and don’t know it – with fitness trackers, smart TVs and even children’s toys among the most vulnerable items, according to new research from BullGuard. Excluding smartphones, tablets...

Mobile phone roaming charges dropped across EU

AS OF yesterday, June 15, 2017, some 500 million people throughout the European Union (EU) will be able to use their mobile phones for making calls and going online in any member state without...

Microsoft debuts Xbox One X

AHEAD OF the E3 games show in Los Angeles, Microsoft recently unveiled the latest games console in its line-up - a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X. To be...

App of the week: Google Trips

GOOGLE INTRODUCED an app called Trips last year to help people organise their travel plans and figure out what to do once they arrive at their destination. The app will organise your plane tickets and...

How to get the Pride rainbow flag reaction on Facebook

FACEBOOK HAS added a new rainbow flag reaction to its social network for a limited time so users can celebrate Pride month. The flag, which has been a symbol of the LGBT community since 1978,...

Apple debuts ‘HomePod’ smart speaker

AT ITS Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on Monday, Apple unveiled the HomePod - a voice-controlled speaker powered by its virtual assistant Siri. Like devices by Amazon and Google, the HomePod can...

App of the week: ‘quik’

EVERYONE HAS dozens or even hundreds of photos and videos just sitting in their camera roll for weeks or months. Photo and video apps can turn those images and videos into something worth sharing, but...

App of the week: ‘Sortly’

IT'S A problem most of us have: accumulating too much stuff and forgetting where all of it is. Keep track of your belongings with this week’s RTN App of the Week. The Sortly app helps...

Facebook clarifies security settings

FACEBOOK HAS picked up on the fact that everyone thinks its security settings are confusing. So, it has rolled out a redesign based on user research to bring some much-needed clarity to its security page. Some of...

EU free Wi-Fi for European towns with no internet coverage

EUROPEAN UNION institutions agreed this week to set aside €120 million in order to provide free Wi-Fi by 2020 to up to 8,000 municipalities in the EU in areas with no internet coverage. The initiative...

Parents denied access to dead daughter’s Facebook account

A German court has ruled that the parents of a dead teenage girl have no right to access their daughter’s Facebook account. The 15-year-old was killed by a train in 2012 and her parents were...

Facebook moderation guidelines leaked

LEAKED FACEBOOK documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the UK’s Guardian newspaper reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges...

App of the week: ‘shapr’

SHAPR IS an app that takes a new approach to professional networking. Using a smart algorithm, Shapr provides 10-15 profiles of other professionals nearby with similar interests to be evaluated daily. Much like the popular...

Lightweight versions of your favourite apps

WITH AN eye towards the developing world where people are more likely to own cheap phones and have unreliable wireless data access, the big names in tech are developing simpler versions of their apps....

How to stay safe online

IN light of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that brought large parts of the NHS to a standstill and infected computers all over the world, follow these top security tips to keep you safe...

Twitter co-founder returns

TWITTER CO-FOUNDER Biz Stone recently revealed he will be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. ‘My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling,’ Stone...

HTC hoping to put squeeze on competitors

HTC HAS had many firsts in its 20-year history. It made the first Android phone, the first 4G-enabled phone in the US, a slew of the first Windows Phone handsets and so on. Its latest...

What is WannaCry?

WANNACRY RANSOMWARE has spread across 150 countries and sent many NHS hospitals into meltdown. But what is it? Wanna Decryptor, also known as WannaCry or wcry, is the ransomware program behind the global cyber-attack that...

One in ten Brits have been victims of cyber fraud

RESEARCH OF over 10,000 consumers has revealed that one in ten people have been a victim of cyber fraud. When asked what their biggest online safety concerns are, respondents cited a wide range of attacks...

YouTube to rival Netflix?

YOUTUBE IS planning a new slate of ad-supported original programming to start this year, the company announced at the NewFronts conference in New York last week. The shows - starting with ad-supported programming from Kevin...

Apple Watch sales doubled

SALES OF the Apple Watch have nearly doubled year over year, CEO Tim Cook announced on the company’s earnings call last week. So far, Apple has refused to give out exact sales numbers for the...

Get lost!

LIFE WAS uncluttered in the 60s and 70s. But, when they said technology would make life even easier, we sheeple believe them. Is that so? For twenty-years I kept appointments with businesses scattered around four...

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VALENCIAN DAY CELEBRATED ACROSS THE COMMUNITY

Valencian Day celebrated across the Community

JOSÉ MANUEL DOLÓN, the mayor of Torrevieja, led the municipality during the Valencia Community Day on October 9. After carrying out the Spanish flag from...
Hiker falls four metres on the Montgo

Hiker falls four metres on the Montgo

A 30-YEAR-OLD woman was airlifted to safety after falling some four metres whilst hiking on the Montgo with friends. The rescue operation was carried out...
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THE 10 Benidorm local police officers hired at Easter to reinforce the city’s high summer season services have not had their contracts extended by...

Breast cancer: How your mind can help your body

EACH year 185,000 women in this country learn that they have breast cancer. Given that less than a quarter of them have genetic or...

Quirónsalud offer free mammograms to mark International Breast Cancer Day

HOSPITAL Quirónsalud Torrevieja is launching a campaign to help prevent breast cancer by providing free mammograms to mark the International Breast Cancer Day. Free mammograms...
Is your house ready for winter

Is your house ready for winter?

EVERY year it pays off to make sure your house is ready for winter.  After the cold of last winter that ‘preventative and remedial action’...
MUNICIPALITIES SEEK TO EXTEND RECYCLING HABITS

Municipalities seek to extend recycling habits

DATA released by ECOEMBES has shown that the municipalities that make up the Vega Baja recycled 4,500 tons of paper and light packaging during...
Stuffed chicken breast

RTN recipe: Stuffed chicken breasts with mushroom and thyme

Ingredients 25g mixed dried mushrooms such as shiitake, oyster or porcini Handful of thyme sprigs, leaves Splash of chilli oil (optional) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large...
Woman who received heart from Olympic coach vows active lifestyle

Woman who received heart from Olympic coach vows active lifestyle

A 67-YEAR-OLD Brazilian woman, once bedridden, has pledged to pursue an active lifestyle, even including canoeing, after receiving the heart of the coach of...
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Studio32, such devoted sisters

THE weeks are counting down now to Studio32’s winter show and rehearsals are in full swing. This talented company will be performing a wonderful...
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All ready for the next ‘gota fria’

WITH the month of October well underway, the Murcia region is fully prepared for the annual possibility of the gota fria storms which can...
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More Parcent in October

THE village of Parcent will host a weekend of activities from Friday October 20 – Sunday October 22. ‘More Parcent’ will open with the inauguration...