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New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

By 26 March 2015

The BBC has released a new game on iPhone, iPad and Android under the CBBC brand that was designed by a 12-year-old. Escargot Escape Artistes was devised by Hampshire resident Alex, who won the CBBC Appsolute Genius competition, and developed by the... >>

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

By 25 March 2015

TomTom has announced a new free app for Android called TomTom Go Mobile. The new app replaces TomTom's previous satnav app and completely changes the fee structure, giving you free navigation, speed cameras and traffic for 50 miles a month, every month.... >>

BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

By 23 March 2015

An update to the BBC iPlayer app has brought with it a handy new feature: the ability to sync across devices. BBC iPlayer is one of the most popular apps across all platforms, serving up the BBC's catch-up service. BBC iPlayer has been groundbreaking... >>

Navmii navigation app turns driving into a game, uses What3Words to make sure you never get lost again

Navmii navigation app turns driving into a game, uses What3Words to make sure you never get lost again

By 11 March 2015

Finding your way from A to B while having some fun along the way could become a thing if the founders of navigation app Navmii have anything to do with it. The company is about to release a huge refresh to its driving app, including a rebranding from... >>

9 free Android apps you must download first

9 free Android apps you must download first

By 25 December 2014

If you're the proud owner of a brand new Android device (or just looking for inspiration), then one of the first things you'll be wanting to do is get some great apps. Although all phones will do a lot in their naked form, it's the apps that really dress... >>

SwiftKey's Frozen theme adds Disney magic to your keyboard, doesn't predict song lyrics

SwiftKey's Frozen theme adds Disney magic to your keyboard, doesn't predict song lyrics

By 22 December 2014

SwiftKey has added a selection of Frozen themes to its store so you can bring some Disney magic to your Android keyboard. Each of the themes cost £1.49, but that's a small price to pay to have Anna, Elsa, and the crew as your backdrop. Swiping over the... >>

Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

By 8 December 2014

Have you been a victim of or witnessed a crime and managed to grab footage on your smartphone or CCTV? Now you can send that evidence to the police without having your phone taken or even having to visit a police station. The Self Evident app, run by... >>

Free interactive advent calendar for kids comes to BBC Cbeebies Playtime app

Free interactive advent calendar for kids comes to BBC Cbeebies Playtime app

By 1 December 2014

The BBC has updated its Cbeebies Playtime app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone and Fire devices to include a free interactive advent calendar. Each day from today, 1 December, up to Christmas Day itself, children can find a different Cbeebies... >>

Quikkly will banish QR codes, making Facebook Likes, Twitter follows, Spotify plays more simple

Quikkly will banish QR codes, making Facebook Likes, Twitter follows, Spotify plays more simple

By 26 November 2014

The QR code thrust its way into our lives, appearing on posters, magazines, and as stickers on new products. The optical tags are everywhere, but their time is limited thanks to a much more dynamic system from Quikkly. Quikkly wants to replace the QR... >>

Man City and Chelsea fans can change their Android keyboards to club colours, iPhone coming soon

Man City and Chelsea fans can change their Android keyboards to club colours, iPhone coming soon

By 26 November 2014

Football super agent Pini Zahavi is the driving force behind a new app range for Man City and Chelsea fans that want their Android phones to show their support. The Manchester City FC Keyboard and Chelsea FC Official Keyboard apps turn the keyboards of... >>