UK government bans iPads and phones from secret meetings

Not because Gove won't stop playing Candy Crush

iPads and smartphones have apparently been banned from confidential governmental discussions in the UK because of fears they could be turned into bugs by Johnny Foreigner without their owners being any the wiser.

That's the official line, anyway. Definitely nothing to do with easily-distracted ministers and their tendency to take selfies during top level meetings.

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News Editor (UK)

It's a perpetual challenge among the TechRadar staff to send Kate (Twitter, Google+) a link to something interesting on the internet that she hasn't already seen. As TechRadar's News Editor (UK), she's constantly on the hunt for top news and intriguing stories to feed your gadget lust. And having been immersed in the world of tech and tech rumours for more than six years, she can spot a photoshopped iPhone 8 image from 20 paces.