Richard Parris is the Managing Editor of He has over a decade's experience writing about tech, covering everything from the latest product reviews to online privacy and security. Before joining, Richard previously worked as the editor of the UK's largest technology magazine and its associated website.


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Watch Out for this Fake Airlines Scam Email

Web users are being warned to watch out for a new type of phishing email scam doing the rounds, this time, impersonating an airline flights purchase confirmation email. We explain how the airline scam email works in practice, plus what can potentially happen if you fall for it.


LastPass Raises Prices on Premium Plan to $36

Industry-leading password manager LastPass has raised prices on its premium plan, taking it from $24 per year to $36 per year for new users, with existing users due a price rise upon renewal. The new price point puts LastPass more closely in line with rival services


Black Friday 2018 Best Tech Deals Roundup

Black Friday 2018 is upon us, and that means some fantastic discounts on all sorts of tech products. We round up the best Black Friday 2018 tech deals, from TVs and tablets to laptops, phones and software. Plus, we have handy advice on how to spot the best deals and prices.


Best Samsung TV Black Friday Deals 2018

If you're after a brand new TV this Black Friday, Samsung is one of the best brands around. There are some great discounts on Samsung TVs this Black Friday, including to its high-end QLED TVs, its 2018 TV ranges, and massive discounts on older 2017 Samsung TVs.


What Does Apple Need to Do to Keep Up With Samsung?

With the challenge laid down by the Samsung S10 and Galaxy Fold, what does Apple need to do to ensure its iPhone range can compete? We look at the key tech areas where Apple needs to step up its innovation, make up lost ground, or concede the race altogether.


Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals 2018

Worried that you've missed your chance to bag a Black Friday bargain? Fear not, for Cyber Monday is here, and that means yet more deals and discounts across key tech products. We round up some of the best Cyber Monday deals from TVs to laptops, tablets and VPN.


Best Amazon Fire Tablet Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is a great time to snap up a discount on an Amazon Fire tablet. The Fire tablet range are already significantly cheaper than most Android rivals – let alone iPads. But come Black Friday, Amazon lays on further discounts to entice shoppers.