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What are the best first smartphones for kids?

Looking for your child's first smartphone? We've selected the best smartphones currently available for kids – looking at everything from parental controls and memory to entertainment options.

by Agent Lee

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How to use Steam for PC gaming

Steam is an easy-to-use and affordable way to buy and enjoy PC games – as well as enjoy the latest mods, connect with your friends and more! If you're new to Steam or PC gaming in general, Agent Clayton has all you need to know to get it up and running.

by Agent Clayton

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Top Free PC Games

We've got another fantastic selection of free PC games for you this February, from action-packed co-op play to a Lovecraftian dungeon crawl! In fact, that's just the beginning – so for more PC gaming fun than you can shake a shotgun at, check out our list today.

by Agents Clayton and Cruickshank

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Best free smartphone and tablet apps for older people

Silver surfers rejoice! From useful utilities to games you can enjoy with the whole family, we've put together a fantastic list of the best apps for older smartphone and tablet users.

by Agent Cruickshank

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What to do if you're locked out of your smartphone

Can't remember the PIN or password for your phone? Don't worry – help is at hand! Whether you're an iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, Agent Thomson is here to show you how to put things right and restore access to your device.

by Agent Thomson

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Best iPhone and iPad games: February 2016

If you're after the best new games for your iPhone or iPad to keep you entertained, then this selection is just what you need. We've got fast-paced football action, skating and a complex bit of puzzle-solving – so whatever you're into, get stuck in and enjoy! 

by Agent Plummer

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The Week in Geek: 31st January 2016

From the shock return of the DeLorean to a red letter day for robots, it's been another fascinating week in the world of science, tech and geeky entertainment – and as usual, our Agents have rounded up all the most interesting stories for your reading pleasure!

by Agents Clayton, Cruickshank and Thomson

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How to stream media from your Mac to your Amazon Fire TV

If you've got your hands on an Amazon Fire TV box or the newer Fire TV Stick, you've got everything you need to turn your plain old TV into a smart, Internet-connected media centre. In this handy guide, Agent Plummer will show you how to stream all manner of content from your Mac computer to your Amazon gadget!

by Agent Plummer

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The surprising new iPhone revealed?

With the iPhone 7 not expected to be announced until sometime in September, Apple fans would be forgiven for thinking they don't have much to look forward to in early 2016 – but as Agent Lawton reveals, the Cupertino giant might just have a surprise in store!

by Agent Lawton