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Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

By 21 April 2015

The most famous photograph purporting to show the Loch Ness Monster was published on 21 April 1934 in the Daily Mail. Known as Surgeon's Photograph (as reportedly the photographer Robert Kenneth Wilson was a gynaecologist), it showed the neck and head... >>

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

By 21 April 2015

Are you seeing a strange warning video on your YouTube app? It might be that your device is using an older version of YouTube that's about to expire. In March 2014, YouTube announced that it was moving from something called Data API v2 over to Data API... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

By 20 April 2015

The release of Windows 10 has been eagerly awaited for far too long and only now is a date finally being teased. According to AMD, Microsoft's Windows 10 will become available to the public from late July this year. AMD CEO, Lisa Su, revealed the date... >>

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

By 16 April 2015

Google wants you to know it's investing in virtual reality compatibility. The company's Cardboard VR viewer, which launched last year, has inspired a whole range of budget VR viewers made out of affordable materials, and in an attempt to make them work... >>

Field Trip updated to include Android Wear, take your tourist guide with you on your wrist

Field Trip updated to include Android Wear, take your tourist guide with you on your wrist

By 16 April 2015

Google's Niantic Labs has updated its Field Trip tourist guide app to also work on Android Wear smartwatches. You can now check out the exploration app on your wrist. The Field Trip app has been around for several years now, but originally for Android... >>

Reading Game of Thrones seem like an effort? Have it read to you on Scribd

Reading Game of Thrones seem like an effort? Have it read to you on Scribd

By 16 April 2015

Game of Thrones in its HBO TV form is undeniable genius, but it all comes from books that are hailed as brilliant. Yet reading them all might seem like a lot of time and effort when you could just watch the show. Scribd will read them for you. Scribd... >>

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

By 16 April 2015

Meerkat, the live streaming video platform, is coming to Android. But before everyone gets a go there's a beta testing phase - which you can take part in. If you want to be one of the first people in the world to use Meerkat on Android all you need to... >>

Add songs to your Instagram postings and more with Musations

Add songs to your Instagram postings and more with Musations

By 16 April 2015

There are several ways to express yourself while using a smartphone, such as straight up messaging someone or sending GIFs and videos, etc, but now there's another way to do it through music, thanks to a new app called Musations. Musations basically combines... >>

Google's new handwriting input app for Android supports emoji and 82 languages

Google's new handwriting input app for Android supports emoji and 82 languages

By 15 April 2015

Google has launched a new keyboard app that lets you handwrite in Android. Google Handwriting Input is the new app. It's for handwriting messages and even emoji. The idea is that handwriting as an input method can allow for natural and intuitive input... >>

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

By 15 April 2015

Running, cycling, swimming, triathlon or adventure racing – they can all be improved with gadgets. We don't just mean the usual list of kit for runners or bike bolt-ons for cyclists but tech that can make you faster. If you're running a marathon and... >>