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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... >>

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

By 16 August 2014

Ahead of the Surface Pro 3 release date on 28 August here in Blighty, we've got the full ins and outs of the latest laptop-meets-tablet. Is it the "laptop killer" it claims to be or at 12-inches is it too big to tick the successful tablet box? Next up... >>

Google Now starts pulling Field Trip data for nearby landmarks and restaurants

Google Now starts pulling Field Trip data for nearby landmarks and restaurants

By 16 August 2014

The Google Search app now offers a new Field Trip feature of sorts that enables Google Now to both suggest and offer details on nearby landmarks and restaurants. Google Now is a personal assistant developed by Google. It first debuted in July 2012 as... >>

Now Microsoft has a Snapchat-like app for Windows Phone, called WindUp

Now Microsoft has a Snapchat-like app for Windows Phone, called WindUp

By 15 August 2014

First there was Snapchat. Then there was Facebook's Slingshot. And now there's WindUp, from Microsoft. The Microsoft Research team has released an app called WindUp. It lets Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 device owners send self-destructing messages... >>

Blinkbox movies review
4 out of 5

Blinkbox movies review

By 15 August 2014

Many are choosing to look for streaming solutions for TV and movies rather than buying physical solutions to watch their favourites. The big names are familiar, with Netflix offering a subscription-only model where you can watch as much as you like, but... >>

Programmer uses software to like every woman on Tinder

Programmer uses software to like every woman on Tinder

By 15 August 2014

Tinder, the dating app, asks users to swipe through pictures of potential dates to like or dislike. This takes time that programmer Joel Zhang doesn't have, so he created software to like everyone for him. Once a person is liked on Tinder they're notified... >>

New Twitter features cater to verified users, lets them easily see their own verified followers

New Twitter features cater to verified users, lets them easily see their own verified followers

By 14 August 2014

Twtter has added two new features that'll let people engage more easily. Well, they're not just for anybody. They're for verified users only. The micro-blogging social network has announced that its mobile apps will now alert verified users when another... >>

Uber's Destination Entry feature lets you skip telling the driver where to go

Uber's Destination Entry feature lets you skip telling the driver where to go

By 13 August 2014

The Uber team announced today that it is trying to make the Uber experience more streamlined, and so it has rolled out a new feature that both delivers on that promise and simultaneously lets you bypass one of the most tedious aspects of hailing a cab:... >>

Facebook crashing on your iPhone? Not anymore as devs drop crashes by half

Facebook crashing on your iPhone? Not anymore as devs drop crashes by half

By 13 August 2014

Facebook on the iPhone has just had a major improvement that should mean it will crash half as often. Facebook's engineering blog has published a statement that says it's tackled an issue which should reduce the crash rate by 50 per cent. The bug has... >>