ShinyShiny snippets: Batteries thrown in household waste cause hundreds of fires

Batteries thrown in household rubbish bins cause about 700 fires every year in dustcarts and waste-processing centres, local authorities say. Lithium-ion batteries can explode if damaged or crushed. The Environmental Services Association says resulting fires cost fire services and waste operators some £158m a year. Non-profit organisation Material Focus, which surveyed local authorities, runs an online search tool…

Review: BT Complete WiFi broadband service from £39.99 per month

Name: BT Complete WiFi Type: Broadband service Specs: Click here for full specs Price: From £39.99 per month Fed up of not being able to get WiFi throughout your home? BT has introduced what it claims to be the only service that guarantees 'wall to wall' coverage in every room of the house. Called Complete…