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You can now pre-order your Starbucks coffee from an iPhone or Android phone at any UK branch

You can now pre-order your Starbucks coffee from an iPhone or Android phone at any UK branch

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Starbucks has rolled out its Mobile Order & Pay service to all outlets in the UK. You can now use your iPhone or Android phone to pre-order your coffee and other Starbucks goodies to be ready for you when you arrive at 300 stores up and down the country.... >>

7 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday

7 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday

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January is a pretty depressing month all in all. It tends to be cold and wet and many of us have the added bonus of having very little cash to our names. But let's forget about that money situation for a minute and focus on cheering ourselves up. We could... >>

We went through a tech detox by playing an iOS game, can you?

We went through a tech detox by playing an iOS game, can you?

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Distractions are a problem in modern family life. It’s all too easy to let the weekend slip away spending more time staring at a screen rather than engaging with your children. For kids too there are ever more shiny things vying for their attention.... >>

How to watch Amazon Prime Instant Video on your Android phone or tablet

How to watch Amazon Prime Instant Video on your Android phone or tablet

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Amazon Prime Instant Video has a great selection of titles, from classics like Mad Men, to new hits like Bosch or The Man in the High Castle. But it's not the simplest service to use. Amazon's Prime Instant Video comes as part of the Prime subscription,... >>

What is DisneyLife and why will it give Netflix and Amazon Prime sleepless nights?

What is DisneyLife and why will it give Netflix and Amazon Prime sleepless nights?

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Disney has been very active on streaming services over the last year or so, with many of its movies available to view as part of a Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription. Its TV channels are also incredible popular in the UK, with series favourites... >>

SwiftKey 6 brings double-word prediction for double-speed typing

SwiftKey 6 brings double-word prediction for double-speed typing

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SwiftKey has just announced SwiftKey 6.0 beta, making a wide range of changes to one of the most popular apps. This is one for the Android folk, although the smart keyboard is hugely popular on iOS too.  New in this version of SwiftKey is double word... >>

Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

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Following an initial launch in 2014, and the nationwide rollout in the US earlier this month, Starbucks has confirmed that it is bringing its Mobile Order and Pay service to the UK from the 1 October in 152 stores across London. The new service will allow... >>

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

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The BBC is to introduce a dedicated version of its BBC iPlayer application for kids in 2016. Not to be confused with the previously talked about iPlay service, BBC iPlayer for Children will be a dedicated app for iPad and Android tablets that strips... >>

Pokémon coming to iPhone and Android with Pokémon Go and a wearable smartband

Pokémon coming to iPhone and Android with Pokémon Go and a wearable smartband

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Three gaming industry heavyweights are partnering for a new Pokémon Go game where players track, catch and battle miniature monsters in the real world with wearable tech. And what's more, it will be available for smartphones and tablets. The Pokémon... >>

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

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Amazon has launched Amazon Underground, a whole section of its appstore that offers completely free Android apps to download. They are full versions of thousands of games and other applications that, on other devices, might contain in-app purchases, but... >>