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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... >>

Google removes homophobic gay killing Android game, but not before it was downloaded more than 10,000 times

Google removes homophobic gay killing Android game, but not before it was downloaded more than 10,000 times

By 24 November 2014

There are calls for Google to reassess its app submission policies as an anti-gay hunting game appeared on the Play Store yesterday and was downloaded 10s of thousands of times before it was withdrawn by the software giant. Ass Hunter was an Android app... >>

Know what booze you’ll like by pointing the Next Glass app at it

Know what booze you’ll like by pointing the Next Glass app at it

By 21 November 2014

A new app is here to help you find the perfect tipple. Next Glass for iOS and Android uses your mobile's camera to scan beer or wine and give you a rating based on your tastes. Initially the app will ask you to rate a few drinks on a four star scale.... >>

Microsoft Office iPad experience comes to iPhone, Android tablet app due in 2015

Microsoft Office iPad experience comes to iPhone, Android tablet app due in 2015

By 6 November 2014

Microsoft has announced that it will be launching its Office apps for the iPhone after its success on the iPad. Android users can also rejoice as an Android tablet app, in preview mode right now, is also here. Both apps are free to download and use. Office... >>

Flipboard 3.0, the sequel: iOS and Android apps updated with new look and features

Flipboard 3.0, the sequel: iOS and Android apps updated with new look and features

By 30 October 2014

There was a time when Flipboard was the cutting edge of content aggregation apps, but many have followed since and manufacturers have even baked similar experiences into their phones' user interfaces (we're looking at you HTC). Flipboard, therefore, has... >>