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Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

By 8 June 2014

You only need turn on the TV and you're are inundated at the moments by advert after advert featuring a football or Brazilian flavour, or both. Yep, it's almost time for the 2014 World Cup to start and what better way to get in the mood than to fill your... >>

Android might soon add Bump and iBeacon-like feature called Nearby

Android might soon add Bump and iBeacon-like feature called Nearby

By 7 June 2014

Google might soon put that Bump app it bought to use finally, with a new feature called Nearby, it's claimed. Android Police has reported that Nearby will soon roll out to Android device owners in an upcoming Google Play Services update. Nearby will allegedly... >>

Better be polite: Here's how to find out your passenger rating on Uber

Better be polite: Here's how to find out your passenger rating on Uber

By 6 June 2014

Next time you're riding in an Uber cab, make sure you're nice and courteous and tip accordingly. Or else an Uber driver may never pick you up again. That's right. Uber, the mobile app and site that connects passengers with screened drivers of vehicles... >>

Life's a beach… and then your app-ordered mojito arrives

Life's a beach… and then your app-ordered mojito arrives

By 6 June 2014

Apps are everywhere these days, and if you happen to be lying on the beach at the Hillside Beach Club, on Kalemya Bay in Turkey, you'll be in for a treat. Boasting a world's first (we haven't verified this claim), Hillside Beach Club has a Beach Order... >>

iPad to give England the FIFA World Cup edge

iPad to give England the FIFA World Cup edge

By 6 June 2014

Roy Hodgson isn't scared to turn to technology to help the England team in the World Cup finals it seems, with news emerging that iPads are being handed out to the team to provide intelligence on opponents. The iPads are reportedly loaded with special... >>

Tinder Moments adds Snapchat-like feature for 24-hour picture fun

Tinder Moments adds Snapchat-like feature for 24-hour picture fun

By 6 June 2014

Tinder has set the dating world on fire - as well as becoming one of the most popular team sports we've seen for a while - but things are getting more visual with Tinder Moments. Moments will let you share pictures with your Tinder matches, and like the... >>

Aereo for Android adds Chromecast support in US, bringing live TV to Google's dongle

Aereo for Android adds Chromecast support in US, bringing live TV to Google's dongle

By 5 June 2014

You can now use Chromecast to watch live broadcast television. No standard cable subscription or set-top box required. You just need Aereo. Aereo, which is limited to consumers in the US, announced in April that it would be Google Cast Ready on 29 May.... >>

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern venue confirmed

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern venue confirmed

By 5 June 2014

Planning and preparation for the first Pocket-lint Tech Tavern (#techtavern) in association with O2 from the 16-20 June is well and truly underway. We are happy to announce that for London Tech Week, Pocket-lint will be working from The Fable at 52 Holborn... >>

What is Apple iOS 8 Family Sharing and how does it work?

What is Apple iOS 8 Family Sharing and how does it work?

By 5 June 2014

Apple announced its new Family Sharing feature at its World Wide Developer Conference this week. But what is Family Sharing and how does it actually help? Credit control At its heart Family Sharing is about offering more control to parents over their... >>

What's new in the Pebble firmware 2.2 and iPhone app updates?

What's new in the Pebble firmware 2.2 and iPhone app updates?

By 5 June 2014

Pebble has updated the firmware of its smartwatches and the accompanying iOS version of its app. The firmware 2.2 watch update may take a little while to get to your device, whether you have an original Pebble or a Pebble Steel, but you might find that... >>