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Christmas shopping: Apps to help you find the perfect gifts

Christmas shopping: Apps to help you find the perfect gifts

By 13 October 2014

Some enjoy the hustle and bustle of the high street as Christmas approaches, while the other 90 per cent of us will be turning to our mobile devices to help us find the perfect gift, according to new research. Mobile commerce firm Weve claimed 88 per... >>

Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

By 13 October 2014

Until now interacting with Android Wear smartwatches has been done with voice commands. Seeing this isn't ideal in all situations Microsoft created a wearable keyboard for the wrist. Android Wear connects to Android smartphones and allows basic controls... >>

Sky invests in US TV streaming service Pluto.TV, is Sky Go soon to get a facelift?

Sky invests in US TV streaming service Pluto.TV, is Sky Go soon to get a facelift?

By 13 October 2014

Sky has announced a major investment in the US online video service Pluto.TV. It has paid the firm half-a-million dollars, partly to draw on its experience in streamed content and the new ways people are enjoying television across multiple platforms.... >>

Goji is an iOS 8 emoji keyboard with expert suggestions on where to go

Goji is an iOS 8 emoji keyboard with expert suggestions on where to go

By 10 October 2014

There's a new third-party iOS 8 keyboard available that combines emojis with Yelp-style recommendations. It's called Goji. When installed on your iPhone, Goji can help you find and share new things to do without having to open another app or even look... >>

ComiXchat is a messaging app that doubles as a comic strip generator

ComiXchat is a messaging app that doubles as a comic strip generator

By 9 October 2014

There's a new app available that literally makes your text conversations more animated. It's called ComiXchat. Described as a comics chat app, ComiXchat basically lets you text a friend or multiple friends in a group. But your messages appear alongside... >>

Hangouts Chrome is Google's new (and better) dedicated chat app for Chrome OS and Windows

Hangouts Chrome is Google's new (and better) dedicated chat app for Chrome OS and Windows

By 9 October 2014

Not to be outdone by Skype's latest overhaul, Google has reworked Hangouts for Chrome OS and Windows. The company debuted a new app on Thursday called Hangouts Chrome and described it as a "simpler, faster way to use Hangouts on your computer alongside... >>

Skype for Mac and Windows don a new look, with bolstered chat experience

Skype for Mac and Windows don a new look, with bolstered chat experience

By 9 October 2014

Skype has given its Mac and Windows clients a redesign. The new look is not only aesthetic but also places a greater emphasis on chatting and sharing. "We’re excited to announce Skype for Mac 7.0 as well as the preview for the new Skype for Windows... >>

Want to chat anonymously? Facebook's working on an app for that

Want to chat anonymously? Facebook's working on an app for that

By 7 October 2014

Facebook is breaking away from the norm, by soon allowing users to interact anonymously. The New York Times has reported that Facebook is developing a standalone app with a focus on anonymity. The idea is that you will use the yet-to-be-announced app... >>

O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards long list goes live, vote for your favourite gadgets

O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards long list goes live, vote for your favourite gadgets

By 7 October 2014

We're proud to announce the O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, our 11th awards and the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As in the past 10 years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets... >>

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

By 7 October 2014

Disney has withdrawn Tiny Death Star from the iTunes App Store and Google Play as it plans to concentrate on priority titles, such as Star Wars Commander. However, it didn't even tell developer Nimblebit it was doing so. The publisher, that secured the... >>