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UK surpasses US in mobile usage, says joint Comscore and Expedia data

UK surpasses US in mobile usage, says joint Comscore and Expedia data

By 29 May 2014

Travel-booking website Expedia has completed a survey with research firm Comscore to compare the mobile travel buying habits of people living in the US and UK. The results show the UK mobile market is outpacing the US. The highlights include: mobile now... >>

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

By 28 May 2014

Apple has today confirmed the acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, taking both the music streaming service and the headphone and speaker hardware business. The acquisition will cost Apple $3 billion, of which $2.6 billion is the purchase... >>

BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS updated: What are the changes?

BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS updated: What are the changes?

By 28 May 2014

The BBC has updated its BBC iPlayer applications for Android, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to bring them into line with the new design first implemented on the web version and PS3. You can find the updates on Google Play and the iTunes App Store now and... >>

Uber responds to LTDA protest: London has 'best taxis in the world' - but there's room for better

Uber responds to LTDA protest: London has 'best taxis in the world' - but there's room for better

By 27 May 2014

Uber has finally responded to all the commotion against its app and transportation services offered in London. And it was rather polite while doing so. "There has been a lot of discussion of late about London’s transportation ecosystem – and the revolutionary... >>

Spotify urges Android users to upgrade app after security breach

Spotify urges Android users to upgrade app after security breach

By 27 May 2014

A security breach at Spotify has prompted the music streaming company to warn its Android app users. It will be gradually informing them to upgrade to a new version of the application after a hacker managed to access data. The unauthorised access was... >>

ITV Player hits Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 as BBC iPlayer updates with new features

ITV Player hits Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 as BBC iPlayer updates with new features

By 27 May 2014

ITV Player is now available for Windows Phone 8, bringing access to the UK broadcaster's multiple channels-worth of shows both live as they air and as catch-up streamed video. You can browse by channel, through ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and children's channel... >>

Bloom.fm is dead but users are given a lifeline by Blinkbox Music

Bloom.fm is dead but users are given a lifeline by Blinkbox Music

By 23 May 2014

Bloom.fm, the music streaming service, lost its sole investor and died. Now the Tesco owned Blinkbox Music streaming service is offering a lifeline to Bloom.fm users with a free trial. Users who used to pay £1 per month for Bloom.fm are now able to use... >>

Djay for iPhone and iPad now accesses Spotify, mix with over 20 million tracks

Djay for iPhone and iPad now accesses Spotify, mix with over 20 million tracks

By 22 May 2014

Algoriddim, the developer and publisher of one of the most successful DJ applications for iOS, has announced a partnership with Spotify which means that users of Djay 2 can now mix any tunes on the streaming service, as long as they are an existing subscriber.... >>

Windows 9 and Windows Phone 9 could arrive as soon as April 2015

Windows 9 and Windows Phone 9 could arrive as soon as April 2015

By 22 May 2014

Rumours of Windows 9 and Window Phone 9 have been few in number until now. A leaked document has revealed the operating systems are not only in production but will arrive next year. Expect the rumour mill to start spilling out plenty of Windows 9 rumours... >>

Facebook adds Shazam-like feature for music, movies and TV sharing

Facebook adds Shazam-like feature for music, movies and TV sharing

By 21 May 2014

Facebook is introducing a new feature allowing users of the Facebook app to identify music, movies and TV information for sharing. Using your smartphone's microphone, you'll be able to capture the moment and share it, with the Facebook app making the... >>