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Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

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A Japanese gymnast apparently didn't think about getting an international data plan before catching all the Pokemon in Rio.Kohei Uchimura, the reigning gold medalist and world champion, is addicted to Pokemon Go. (Listen - we all have our vices). He's... >>

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed

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Microsoft seems to have accidentally revealed when the next major update for Windows 10 Mobile will arrive.The company released the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 machines on 2 August, without an exact date for when the mobile version of that update... >>

BlackBerry makes its awesome Hub available to download on all Android Marshmallow phones

BlackBerry makes its awesome Hub available to download on all Android Marshmallow phones

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BlackBerry has released its Hub to the Play Store, bringing arguably its best software feature to any user running Android Marshmallow on their device.For those unaware, BlackBerry Hub is an awesome unified inbox that brings all of your messages, emails,... >>

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

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Sonos is rolling out a new public beta software update today, which adds plenty of new features to the apps.Music playback has been simplified, via your queue or from individual tracks and albums. There are also some new playlist functions.So here's what's... >>

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

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Wayne Rooney has announced that his testimonial to be played tonight will be screened live on Facebook. Manchester United vs Everton will be hosted on both Rooney's own Facebook page and United's.There have been a few matches to be shown via Facebook... >>

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

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It's here!The first major update to Windows 10, the Anniversary Update, has started rolling out to users around the globe. It's full of new tricks and subtle changes, which you can read all about from here, with the most notable new feature being Windows... >>

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Two weeks after the second public beta of iOS 10, Apple has released a third.The update should be identical to the fourth developer beta, which was seeded to developers on 1 August, serving up new features such as the new emoji (like that water gun replacement... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update tips and tricks

Windows 10 Anniversary Update tips and tricks

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Four days after the one-year anniversary of Windows 10 on July 29, Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.With the update comes features that make the entire operating system much easier and more fluid to use, but some of these changes will... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How does Action Center work?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How does Action Center work?

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The Action Center is a much more important area with the Anniversary Update. You can now edit the way you receive rich notifications, and so you will find yourself checking it more often and not just clearing your notifications.Thanks to upgrades in other... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the Start menu changed?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the Start menu changed?

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With the first major update to Windows 10, Microsoft has made a number of changes that will affect the way you use your devices. What has been done to the Start menu will make finding anything on your computer easier and convenient.Before the Windows... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What new things can Cortana do?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What new things can Cortana do?

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After experiencing the updated Cortana in the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it would be difficult to imagine using Windows without her. Cortana now has many features to make daily tasks much easier and almost effortless.Many things can now be done... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What's new with the lock screen?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What's new with the lock screen?

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Sometimes you want to do something quick on your computer, like play music, but you don’t want to do all of the work.Well, with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update that's rolling out now, you don’t even need to unlock your computer to do so. With Cortana’s... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What does the Settings app offer?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What does the Settings app offer?

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There are a bunch of small changes in the new Settings app, thanks to the new Anniversary Update to Windows 10 that's rolling out now, but one of the more visually-pleasing changes is the new Dark mode.The Settings app is now more user-friendly and... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the taskbar changed?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the taskbar changed?

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There are a few tweaks in the taskbar, and many of these improvements will make working on your device much easier, as you'll no longer have to dig for anything, with much of what you need being a mouse-click away.Here's what's new in the taskbar, thanks... >>

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

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Amazon might be getting into the noise-canceling headphone biz - only its headphones are really smart.The thing about noise-canceling headphones is that they let you block out all the sound surrounding you, letting you focus on the audio coming in from... >>

New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone

New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone

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Apple has released a new app, called Apple TV Remote, and it sort of replaces the previous Remote app.Teased at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference last year, the new Apple TV Remote app has been available for developers since June and was released... >>

Apple iOS 10 will add new emoji - like a water gun instead of a pistol

Apple iOS 10 will add new emoji - like a water gun instead of a pistol

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Apple has announced a new feature in its upcoming iOS 10 software, and it could be considered politically correct.The Cupertino, CA-based company on Monday revealed that more than 100 new and redesign emoji characters will be available this autumn, with... >>

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

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Niantic pushed an update for Pokemon Go over the weekend that scraps a couple of fairly major features, but ones that didn't work properly anyway. It also adds new, sinister but understandable warnings.The footprint feature has never really worked since... >>

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Windows 10 users around the world are gearing up for the launch of the first major update to Windows 10 since its launch in July 2015. Dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it will be available to download on Tuesday 2 August around the globe and promises... >>

17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

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Facebook recently announced there are more than a billion people using Messenger, so Pocket-lint thought we'd round-up some of the most interesting things you can do with the messaging app that's clearly taken over the world.However, we're not going to... >>

PixelPhone app for Android makes light work of phoning people

PixelPhone app for Android makes light work of phoning people

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The default phone and contact apps on Android are good, but they only get you so far. They don't allow a huge amount of customisation for example, nor do they look to support international business travellers in the way that you might need. PixelPhone... >>

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

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Stop being on the fence about Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade.The clock is ticking. Microsoft is about to stop offering the upgrade free of charge. If for whatever reason you don't take this opportunity to get your PC up to date, you'll have to eventually... >>

Microsoft is about to stop giving out free Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft is about to stop giving out free Windows 10 upgrades

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One year ago, Microsoft released a major update to its Windows OS: Windows 10.Windows 7 and Window 8.1 users were able to grab the upgrade at no cost, but all that's about to change. Microsoft said it would only let users update - free of charge - for... >>

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

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So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh?You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... >>

Facebook nears 2 billion monthly active users

Facebook nears 2 billion monthly active users

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Facebook has posted its second quarter earnings for investors - and the most interesting tidbits concern user numbers.We won't bore you with all the financial details (though Facebook did report $6.44 billion in revenue and $2.05 billion in profit, a... >>

What is Google Play Family Library and how does it work?

What is Google Play Family Library and how does it work?

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Google is taking a page from Apple's playbook.Apple launched a Family Sharing plan for iTunes and the App Store about two years ago, and now Google is doing the same thing with a new plan option called Google Play Family Library. It basically lets up... >>

Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone

Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone

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Microsoft has launched a new app for iPhone that promises to help you take better pictures than you can with Apple's already good camera app.Called Microsoft Pix, the app, which is described as a "smarter camera app", uses a number of "machine learning"... >>

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

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Microsoft has unveiled two new Word features for its Office 365 users. Researcher and Editor are two tools which harness machine learning to help you create better work.Microsoft is aiming the first of its new tools at those who need to write quality... >>

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

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Tim Cook can't correctly pronounce Pokemon, but nevertheless, he thinks the franchise's latest app shows "AR can be really great".During Apple's second quarter earnings conference call on 26 July, the chief executive continually referred to Pokemon as... >>

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

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Google has release an update to its Nexus phone app to include automatic protection against spam callers. The new phone app is available to Nexus and Android One device owners, and will help owners identify and block bothersome phone calls. Once the... >>

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

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Now is your chance to catch the Pokemon Go player of your dreams.PokeMatch is a new Android and iOS app that lets you match with other people who play Pokemon Go. It's Tinder-like in that it has a swipe-left or swipe-right function when browsing for people,... >>

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

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The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. You walk, you catch Pokemon, you collect as many as you can and you visit PokeStops to load your backpack up with goodies to help your Trainer along the way.But when it comes to mastering the game, there's... >>

Pokemon Go future features revealed

Pokemon Go future features revealed

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Such has been Pokemon Go's success, that it might have already reached its peak and started to go off the boil. The roll-out has also reached France and Hong Kong over the weekend.However, there's still more to come from Pokemon Go, parts of the game... >>

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

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Pokemon Go has two sides. There's the fun side of exploring and collecting Pokemon, and then there's a very real business of battles and occupying Gyms.In the world of Pokemon, battles are central, because that's what Pokemon do. Trainers collect them... >>

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

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Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... >>

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

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Pokemon Go's monumental success is being blighted by server problems. It's been widely reported, right from the start, that the servers weren't quite up to the job of hosting the game, because it was so popular.But what do all these server problems mean... >>

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

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Pokemon Go has taken over the world, and Apple's App Store, apparently.Apple has confirmed to Polygon, The Verge, iMore, and a bunch of other places that the augmented-reality game has broken a record by being the most downloaded game in its first week... >>

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

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Pokemon Go has basically taken the rulebook and thrown it out of the Window. It's seen huge interest around the globe and really shaken up mobile gaming, by insisting that you leave your house.The biggest downside - apart from the demand overwhelming... >>

Here is Facebook's internet-beaming plane completing its first test flight

Here is Facebook's internet-beaming plane completing its first test flight

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One day soon you may access the internet via a wireless-internet-beaming plane rather than fiber optic cable.Facebook wants to blanket the world with internet using a fleet of solar-powered aircraft called Aquila, and after two years of engineering and... >>

See how Google uses machine learning to expand comic bubbles

See how Google uses machine learning to expand comic bubbles

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Google has made it a lot easier to read digital comic books on your mobile device - and it did so using machine learning.Google Play Books introduced vertical scrolling last year to help you better consume comic books, but Google obviously realised more... >>

Watch NASA's year-long timelapse of Earth from a million miles away

Watch NASA's year-long timelapse of Earth from a million miles away

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A new NASA video published to YouTube shows a full year of life on Earth from about a million miles away.Around this time last year, the US space agency also released the first image of the sunlit side of Earth. It was taken by NASA's EPIC camera aboard... >>

iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

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This is exactly why Apple lets you test unfinished versions of iOS updates.A couple of weeks ago, iOS 10, Apple's next major update to iOS, became available as a public beta, allowing intrepid iPhone/iPad owners to sample the software and give feedback.... >>

How to access Android N 'Nougat' easter egg

How to access Android N 'Nougat' easter egg

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Google is well known for throwing easter eggs in to its software, particularly with Android versions. For the past two years, there's been a hidden Flappy Bird-style game which you access by heading in to Settings>About Phone then tapping multiple times... >>

Quik and Splice: Edit your GoPro videos on your iPhone in a jiffy

Quik and Splice: Edit your GoPro videos on your iPhone in a jiffy

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While many see GoPro's success as being entirely hardware based, the company itself envisions a future where both its software and hardware are the key pillars of its business. Its tiny mount-everywhere cameras are market leading, thanks to being feature-rich,... >>

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

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Pokemon Go is not only about searching for Pokemon but also PokeStops.The augmented-reality app, which quickly swept the world and is currently leading in all the mobile app stores, is basically one big hunting game. And in order to successfully catch... >>

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

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Media streaming server Plex on Wednesday announced support for Sonos.This integration basically allows Sonos customers to access their Plex libraries from the Sonos app in order to stream media to their Sonos speaker setups. And anyone with a Plex Pass... >>

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Apple has released the second public beta for not only iOS 10 but MacOS Sierra.Two weeks after releasing the first iOS 10 public beta to anyone willing to test the unfinished mobile operating system update and just a few days after seeding a third beta... >>

Swiftmoji: The new predictive emoji keyboard from SwiftKey

Swiftmoji: The new predictive emoji keyboard from SwiftKey

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Keyboard app maker SwiftKey has released a new predictive keyboard for Android and iOS that will predict which emoji are best used to “pepper up” your emails or messages.Available from today, the new keyboard, called Swiftmoji, works in conjunction... >>

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

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Sky Kids for Android and iOS now offers offline viewing. You can download the shows and films available on the application to keep children entertained over school holiday trips and beyond.Customers with either a Sky Go Extra, Sky Multiscreen or Sky Q... >>