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OS X Yosemite tips and tricks: See what your Mac can do now

OS X Yosemite tips and tricks: See what your Mac can do now

By 18 October 2014

Mac OS X Yosemite is out and with it you get a host of new features to master. While the new desktop operating system looks roughly the same there are plenty of new tips and tricks to learn. We've worked our way through the operating system to try and... >>

Apple iCloud Drive explained: What is it and how does it work?

Apple iCloud Drive explained: What is it and how does it work?

By 16 October 2014

Apple's iCloud Drive is one of the coolest new features to come from the company in a long time. Those of you who updated to iOS 8 probably noticed a little pop-up window that asked you to activate iCloud Drive, a new feature that Apple introduced at... >>

Mac OS X Yosemite review
4.5 out of 5

Mac OS X Yosemite review

By 16 October 2014

Apple's new operating system, OS X Yosemite, has arrived with a number of design and feature changes in tow and the promise of being the best version of OS X yet. But it is really that simple? Can it really be just a case of pressing the download button... >>

OS X Yosemite Continuity and Handoff review: You can put your phone away, but not completely

OS X Yosemite Continuity and Handoff review: You can put your phone away, but not completely

By 16 October 2014

Continuity. It's a word you are likely to hear a lot of from Apple over the coming weeks and months. But what does it mean, and why should you care? Seen in the bigger picture, it is the move by Apple to connect all your devices together. Whether that's... >>

Smarthome category added to O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

Smarthome category added to O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

By 15 October 2014

You spoke, we’ve listened, and following feedback from readers, the industry, and close friends of Pocket-lint, we’ve added a Smarthome category to the O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. The working long list features some great products as we celebrate... >>

Smartphones worldwide to be used as the biggest telescope ever created, you can take part

Smartphones worldwide to be used as the biggest telescope ever created, you can take part

By 14 October 2014

Scientists at the University of California Irvine are launching an app which will work on mobiles worldwide to generate the most powerful telescope in the world. The app, called Crayfis, stands for Cosmic Rays Found In Smartphones. It will use images... >>

Skype Qik to challenge WhatsApp with 42-second video messaging app

Skype Qik to challenge WhatsApp with 42-second video messaging app

By 14 October 2014

Skype has announced a new messaging app: Skype Qik. The move, clearly a response to the popularity of apps like Whatsapp and Snapchat, will be a standalone app that will allow users to send short video messages up to 42 seconds long to each other via... >>

What’s the point of Snapchat and how does it work?

What’s the point of Snapchat and how does it work?

By 13 October 2014

You have probably heard about Snapchat, the mobile app that allows users to send videos and pictures that self destruct after a few seconds. Snapchat is a fun messaging application for sharing moments. You can take a photo or a video, add a caption or... >>

The Snappening: Snapsaved admits servers were hacked, Snapchat photos stolen

The Snappening: Snapsaved admits servers were hacked, Snapchat photos stolen

By 13 October 2014

Last month it was leaked nude photos of celebrities, and this month it's leaked nude images of minors. Snapsaved.com has announced that its servers were hacked and that 500 megabytes of photographs were stolen. The website allows users to save sent images... >>

Goodbye waitlist: Mailbox for Mac beta opens up, now anyone can try the gorgeous email app

Goodbye waitlist: Mailbox for Mac beta opens up, now anyone can try the gorgeous email app

By 13 October 2014

Two months after launching a public beta for a select number of users, the Mailbox team is now allowing anyone to join. Mailbox, the maker of a popular email app that was acquired by Dropbox last year, demoed an early version of the same email client... >>