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Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

By 26 February 2015

Spotify has announced new app integration in its desktop platform that signifies the end of third-party apps on Spotify once and for all. Spotify announced back in March 2014 that it would no longer be updating its apps. Most have still been accessible... >>

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

By 26 February 2015

Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage offerings from 20,000 songs to a whopping 50,000 tracks. For those that want to keep their owned music files but also like to stream, rather than carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal.... >>

Android Pay could kill off the real-world wallet, at last

Android Pay could kill off the real-world wallet, at last

By 26 February 2015

Google is expected to launch a new payment method called Android Pay at the Google I/O conference in May. According to the source of Ars Technica, Android Pay will compliment Google Wallet rather than replace the digital payment system. The exciting part... >>

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

iA Writer text editor finally launches for Android, and it didn't pain the developer too much

By 25 February 2015

Popular - and very minimal - text-editing app iA Writer is now available for Android devices. iA Writer has been available to iOS and OS X users since 2010 and hasn't come to any other platform until now. The Android version, which is optimised for both... >>

Only two Samsung apps will come pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy S6

Only two Samsung apps will come pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy S6

By 25 February 2015

Samsung's next flagship devices are going to unveil with a lot less bloatware than previous handsets. In fact, they'll only ship with two Samsung apps and a handful of other apps. You've probably heard about Samsung's dwindling smartphone market share... >>

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

By 25 February 2015

Paying with cash is so last millennium, digital dealing is the future. The latest way to pay, from 10 March, will be via Twitter thanks to Pingit and Barclays. Barclays claims to be the first UK bank to offer payments via Twitter. It will do this using... >>

How to transfer app and game data between iOS devices, especially Minecraft worlds

How to transfer app and game data between iOS devices, especially Minecraft worlds

By 25 February 2015

Congratulations! You own a new iPhone or iPad. Although you're happy to be an owner of a new iOS device, you're likely losing sleep over whether all your app data and game saves have transferred between your old device and the glorious new one. Well,... >>

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

By 24 February 2015

If you want your Android device to perform at optimum level, you better think twice about installing some of the most popular apps available. Social media apps, followed by games and shopping apps, apparently take their toll on mobile devices, putting... >>

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

By 24 February 2015

Plex has relaunched its channel for Roku boxes and the new version brings the platform up to speed with the apps for Xbox One and PS4. The design has completely changed to represent the tile-style look found on other consoles and devices. It is much... >>

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

By 24 February 2015

MTV has announced a duo of apps that it hopes will change the nature of music streaming, both audibly and through video. MTV Trax is a "play-as-you-go' music service designed for those who don't wish to commit to a direct debit subscription with all-you-can-eat... >>