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Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?
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Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?

By 29 May 2015

Google has finally taken one of the only standout features within its Google+ social network and turned it into a standalone product for mobile devices and the web: Google Photos. It is now available as an app for iOS devices, Android devices, and the... >>

HBO Now hands-on: A true cord-cutting experience at last (and just in time for GoT)
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HBO Now hands-on: A true cord-cutting experience at last (and just in time for GoT)

By 9 April 2015

HBO's HBO Now streaming service has launched in the US, giving millions of Americans unprecedented access to original films and TV shows in the premium cable network's catalogue without ever needing a cable television subscription. It's a service aimed... >>

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)
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Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

By 27 March 2015

The official app for TV show Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off, is now available to download for free. We've installed it to see if the app can hope to compare to the genius of the show. The Better Call Saul app is free on the Amazon Appstore.... >>

All change for Channel 4's on demand service: All 4 for iPad explored
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All change for Channel 4's on demand service: All 4 for iPad explored

By 26 March 2015

Channel 4 is making the biggest changes to its on demand offering since launching 4oD almost nine years ago. For a start, the name is being ditched in favour of "All 4" - representing the fact that it will contain catch-up, on demand and live streams... >>

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)
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Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

By 13 March 2015

Addison Lee, not satisfied with being London's biggest minicab alternative to the black cab, has expanded its app-based service to cater for all phone platforms. Originally for iPhone only, you can now download on Android, Windows Phone and even BlackBerry... >>

YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff
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YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff

By 23 February 2015

It's finally here. After several months of rumours about Google planning to launch a dedicated version of its video site designed just for kids, the YouTube Kids app has just launched. There's just one problem: it's only available for Android and iOS... >>

Bux: An iPhone app that makes the stock market a game
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Bux: An iPhone app that makes the stock market a game

By 19 November 2014

Over the course of the day we've made just over 100 Bux and then managed to lose it all before regaining half before going to bed. We've been playing Bux you see, a new app that taps into the world of day trading, allowing you to play certain stocks to... >>

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner
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Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

By 18 November 2014

Nokia recently launched its N1 Android tablet, showing the world that the sale of its mobile arm to Microsoft wasn't to be its end. While it agreed not to make phones anymore it is still going to be on smartphones thanks to its own launcher, the Z Launcher.... >>

Monument Valley: Forgotten Shores review: More beautiful levels to enjoy
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Monument Valley: Forgotten Shores review: More beautiful levels to enjoy

By 13 November 2014

Monument Valley is one of the best games for the iPad we've seen this year balancing beautiful graphics with innovative gameplay and a constant sense of wow as the MC Esher themes levels play out before you. One of the biggest criticisms with the game... >>

Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list
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Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list

By 7 November 2014

Inbox is a new email experience from the Gmail team. While it hasn't completely launched yet, we were able to snag an invite and give it a go. To use Inbox, you have to be invited by Google. Google opened Inbox to everyone for one-hour only on 5 November,... >>