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Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

By 29 April 2015

One of the issues associated with Windows Phone currently is soon to be no more. Microsoft has added easy code porting of Android and iOS apps to the Windows 10 platform, giving developers no excuse not to push their applications to Windows smartphones... >>

Dropbox now lets everyone add notes to hosted files, edit Office files

Dropbox now lets everyone add notes to hosted files, edit Office files

By 28 April 2015

Cloud-storage service Dropbox has announced something called Dropbox Comments. The new feature, which was originally available to paid Dropbox for Business customers via an early access program, lets you add notes to hosted files. You can also mention... >>

Facebook Messenger app adds free video calls, works over both LTE and W-Fi

Facebook Messenger app adds free video calls, works over both LTE and W-Fi

By 27 April 2015

Facebook is now going after Skype. The social network has launched a free video calling feature for Messenger, allowing you to have face-to-face conversations with your friends from across the world. Just tap the video icon in the top-right corner within... >>

Microsoft makes Skype calls free to and from Nepal in response to earthquake

Microsoft makes Skype calls free to and from Nepal in response to earthquake

By 27 April 2015

On 25 April, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in South Asia. The massive quake is now known to have injured more than 6,500 people, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre, while the confirmed death toll as of Monday hit 3,617. In... >>

Instagram adds new Lark, Reyes, and Juno filters: Here's what they can do to your photos

Instagram adds new Lark, Reyes, and Juno filters: Here's what they can do to your photos

By 27 April 2015

Stop the presses. Instagram has three new filters for you to try. Instagram at one time hadn't updated with new filters in years, but ever since last December, it's been regularly updating and adding several new features, including filters. Today, for... >>

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

By 27 April 2015

UPDATE: Pebble has released a statement saying it's working with Apple to fix the issue and has not been banned.  The full statement reads: "Still a work-in-progress, but we're working with Apple to clear up any misunderstandings to make sure rejections... >>

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

By 24 April 2015

The usually cute Android character has been spotted on Google Maps micturating on the Apple logo. The urinating Android was spotted by a friend of Team Android who pointed out this picture appears both in the desktop Google Maps as well as on mobile.... >>

New Pocket-lint Deals Store, and 10% off Storewide Coupon

New Pocket-lint Deals Store, and 10% off Storewide Coupon

By 24 April 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with the guys and girls over at Stack Commerce a secure payment platform to bring you stacks of exclusive deals on tech, gear and gadgets, and e-learning every week. You can get to the store by clicking the Deals tab at the... >>

What is Yik Yak? It's like a bathroom stall wall, and teens are cray cray for it

What is Yik Yak? It's like a bathroom stall wall, and teens are cray cray for it

By 23 April 2015

If you look at any random grouping of teenagers or university-age students, you'll likely notice them nose-deep in their shiny smartphones, silent and tapping away. If you look really close, whilst trying to avoid being a creeper, you'll also see they... >>

Hoover Wizard lets you control your entire smart kitchen from your phone and PC

Hoover Wizard lets you control your entire smart kitchen from your phone and PC

By 23 April 2015

Hoover has unleashed its new Wizard range of smart kitchen appliances to let you control it all from your smartphone. Long gone are the days of Hoover just making vacuum cleaners, it's got its sights set on the kitchen now. The Wizard range is Wi-Fi controlled... >>