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Facebook caters to the rich and famous, with new Mentions app you probably can't use

Facebook caters to the rich and famous, with new Mentions app you probably can't use

By 17 July 2014

Facebook has said it would launch a suite of standalone apps in 2014, and the company has once again tried to fulfill that goal with a new app called Facebook Mentions. But you can't use it, unless you're a public figure. According to Facebook, nearly... >>

Uber lets you order an ice cream van to your location all day Friday 18 July

Uber lets you order an ice cream van to your location all day Friday 18 July

By 17 July 2014

Friday 18 July is set to be the hottest day of the summer in England. Fear not, Uber is offering ice cream on demand in over 144 cities in 38 countries. If the heat is getting too much reach for your Uber app and you can beckon an ice cream van. As a... >>

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... >>

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

By 17 July 2014

This brilliant service, easyCar Club, allows anyone to rent a car or van directly from another person via its iPhone app. That means anyone can rent their vehicle out when not using it and actually make money, much like Airbnb successfully does with homes.... >>

Android Wear review
4 out of 5

Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your... >>

Leave those plastic cards at home: Google Wallet lets you add and redeem gift cards in US

Leave those plastic cards at home: Google Wallet lets you add and redeem gift cards in US

By 17 July 2014

Google has updated the Google Wallet app for Android and iOS with the ability to manage your gift cards, digitally. "You can now easily manage your gift cards and redeem them in stores using the Wallet app. Never worry about forgetting your gift cards... >>

Five classic Paul McCartney albums now available through iPad apps, with extra content

Five classic Paul McCartney albums now available through iPad apps, with extra content

By 17 July 2014

You can now listen to several classic Paul McCartney albums on your iPad. All you have to do is buy his new apps. McCartney may be 72 years old and decades away from The Beatles' glory days, but he certainly still knows how to rock out solo while also... >>

Paper meet Pencil, FiftyThree's iPad smart stylus comes to UK at last

Paper meet Pencil, FiftyThree's iPad smart stylus comes to UK at last

By 16 July 2014

FiftyThree has released its smart Pencil stylus in the UK and the rest of Europe. It has been purposely designed to work with the company's Paper application for iPad and is the ideal accompaniment for doodlers and sketch artists. Unlike passive styluses... >>

Snapchat adds Geofilters, new filters that change based on your location

Snapchat adds Geofilters, new filters that change based on your location

By 15 July 2014

Mobile app Snapchat has announced a new feature called Geofilters. They're photo filters that become available to you whenever you're in a specific city or location. To unlock Geofilters, open the Snapchat app, then snap a photo like you normally would,... >>

Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

By 15 July 2014

Following an initial roll-out in April, Microsoft-owned Skype has announced that owners of Windows tablets and Windows 2-in-1 devices can now enjoy free group video calls. There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies... >>