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iPhone

How to display battery percentage on your iPhone

It's easy to enabled iPhone battery percentage on your phone, and we show you how to do it in a few simple steps.

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iPhone

How to change the font size on your iPhone

You can make text easier to read on your iPhone screen by increasing the size.

A bright table set with red, white and green Christmas table decorations
Homes

Get your Christmas table ready: Seven decoration ideas for the festive season

Looking for Christmas table decoration ideas? We’ve quizzed the experts for their festive tips.

A close up of a Christmas dinner not cooked in an air fryer
Home Appliances

Can you really cook Christmas dinner in an air fryer? We put it to the test…

We challenged our resident air fryer expert to cook a festive feast in her air fryer.

Paper bag with Black Friday written on the side illustrate the best Black Friday deals for 2023
Home Technology

Our pick of the best Black Friday deals for 2023

Black Friday kick-starts a weekend of deals. We've done the hard work to find the real bargains and the best offers, right now.

Woman holding credit card and looking shocked at mobile phone
Home Technology

Keep yourself safe this Black Friday: expert tips to avoid scams

Want to make sure you avoid any Black Friday scams? Top experts share crucial insights on staying safe this year.

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Home Technology

Want to find a real Black Friday deal? These experts show you how…

Black Friday can be a great time to get a deal. We asked the experts to share their tips on how to make sure you’re getting the best bargains

Snapper the Venus fly trap in the John Lewis Christmas advert
Gardens

Do Venus fly traps need meat to survive? This and other myths busted by a top plant expert

They’re the star of the latest John Lewis advert, but do Venus fly traps make for a good houseplant?

An arrangement of potted flowers and Christmas decorations against a wooden backdrop
Low maintenance gardening

Christmas in bloom: Forcing indoor bulbs for the festive season

If you plant and force indoor bulbs now, such as hyacinths and amaryllis, they will be blooming in time for Christmas.

A flooded suburban street with a half submerged road closed sign
Homes

Storm warning – how to protect your home and vehicle

High winds, flooding and fallen debris - we've got the expert advice on how to prevent damage in storm season.