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Skype cuts back chat notifications to just the device you're using, rather than all of them

Skype cuts back chat notifications to just the device you're using, rather than all of them

By 20 August 2014

Skype doesn't want to bother you with too many notifications across a slew of devices, so it has announced a new feature that limits chat notifications to the one device you're currently using. The new feature is called "active endpoint". And starting... >>

Snapchat Discovery feature might soon deliver news and ads alongside vanishing messages

Snapchat Discovery feature might soon deliver news and ads alongside vanishing messages

By 20 August 2014

Snapchat wants to begin showing brief television and film clips, news articles, and adverts, it's claimed. According to The Wall Street Journal, Snapchat, a three-year-old ephemeral messaging app most popular for its self-destructing messages feature,... >>

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

By 20 August 2014

The beauty behind social networks is that you can only see content from the people that matter most to you. Well, Twitter doesn't buy that idea. It wants you to see content from a variety of people, even if you don't follow them. It's always been possible... >>

Google's Photo Sphere camera feature now available as new iPhone app

Google's Photo Sphere camera feature now available as new iPhone app

By 19 August 2014

Google has launched a new iPhone app, called Photo Sphere Camera. It was previously only available for Android. Photo Sphere originally launched alongside Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It began as an Android feature that allows you to create panoramic-like... >>

Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

By 19 August 2014

Uber has announced a limited-time-only experiment. It's a delivery service in the US, called Corner Store. Uber is a mobile app that connects passengers with screened drivers of vehicles for hire. You don't have to make a reservation or wait in a taxi... >>

Mailbox for Mac beta now open to public, with new draft and snooze features

Mailbox for Mac beta now open to public, with new draft and snooze features

By 19 August 2014

The public beta of Mailbox for Mac is now available. Dropbox acquired Mailbox for iOS a little over a year ago and then launched an Android version of the email client in April, with promises that a desktop beta version for Mac was coming. Keeping its... >>

Typewriter collector and actor Tom Hanks releases typewriter app for iPad (Update)

Typewriter collector and actor Tom Hanks releases typewriter app for iPad (Update)

By 19 August 2014

UPDATE: The Tom Hanks Typewriter app has topped Apple's App Store as the most downloaded app. You may have seen Forrest Gump and Apollo 13 and think you know all about actor Tom Hanks. But did you know he is a typewriter aficiando? In fact, he loves the... >>

YouTube Music Key leak reveals Google has another subscription service coming soon

YouTube Music Key leak reveals Google has another subscription service coming soon

By 19 August 2014

A subscription music service for YouTube has reportedly been in the work for months, and now a new report has shed some more light on the upcoming service along with some leaked screenshots. Tech website Android Police has claimed Google's new service... >>

Flappy Bird creator to debut new Swing Copters game this week

Flappy Bird creator to debut new Swing Copters game this week

By 18 August 2014

As promised, the developer behind Flappy Bird has announced he will release a new mobile game. It's called Swing Copters. You can expect Swing Copters to hit app stores on Thursday. The mobile app, which seems very similar to Flappy Bird, features a tiny... >>

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

By 18 August 2014

A Texan mother and former soldier has come up with an app to stop her child ignoring her calls. And it's now available for anyone. The Ignore No More app allows parents to disable their child's phone if they're not answering calls or texts. The child... >>