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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... >>

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

By 7 October 2014

Disney has withdrawn Tiny Death Star from the iTunes App Store and Google Play as it plans to concentrate on priority titles, such as Star Wars Commander. However, it didn't even tell developer Nimblebit it was doing so. The publisher, that secured the... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

By 9 September 2014

It's taken a fair while, but Amazon's movie and TV show streaming service is now available on Android. Even though a dedicated application has been available for iOS devices for years, in both Lovefilm and Amazon Prime Instant Video flavours, there has... >>

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

By 2 September 2014

As reported in March, Sky's NOW TV subscription service is making good on the promise of supporting as many streaming devices as possible by adding Google Chromecast support for its apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The NOW TV apps for both... >>

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet

By 12 August 2014

Skylanders has appeared on mobile platforms a couple of times in the past, but always in tie-in titles that featured the characters but not the gameplay of the hugely successful console game and toy franchise. The technology has never really been up... >>

Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

By 11 August 2014

We have been pretty lucky with the weather this summer but with the tail of hurricane Bertha reminding us what it is like to be caught wearing shorts in the pouring rain, you might have decided it's time to look for a last minute holiday deal. As it's... >>

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

By 6 August 2014

The smart taxi service Uber has announced a new feature called UberPool which lets users share rides. In busy centres where lots of people are using Uber to get rides in similar directions at similar times, why not share and save money? That seems to... >>

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

By 17 July 2014

Amazon is going to bring its video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, to Android devices at last. It's also announced it will begin streaming in 4K UHD. In an interview with Amazon Instant Video marketing director Russell Morris, PC Advisor was told... >>

@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

By 14 July 2014

Where next? If that's a question you've found yourself asking your mates when you are down the pub, Heineken believes it has got the answer. Shunning the usual protocol of launching a dedicated Android or iPhone app and persuading you to download it... >>

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

By 2 July 2014

Google has acquired Songza for a reported $39 million. The music curation service offers ad-supported playlists of tunes chosen around topical themes and while Google does not plan to change it in the immediate future, it is thought that Google Play Music... >>