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Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

By 11 December 2014

Chromecast just got a little more powerful, thanks to a new update from Google. The update essentially allows your friends to take control of your Chromecast, an HDMI dongle from Google that plays video content on a high-definition display by directly... >>

Apple’s best iPad apps of 2014: The best games and utilities of the year

Apple’s best iPad apps of 2014: The best games and utilities of the year

By 11 December 2014

Apple has had a strong showing in 2014 when it comes to iPads. Yes, the iPad mini 3 was hardly a massive leap forward for the 8.9-inch tablet line, but the iPad Air 2 is an incredible device, one that swept the O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards as best tablet.... >>

Go CBBC is the Beeb’s first dedicated app for slightly older kids

Go CBBC is the Beeb’s first dedicated app for slightly older kids

By 11 December 2014

The BBC has launched its first app for Android, iPhone, iPad and Amazon Fire devices that is based on CBBC. Having had great success with two dedicated apps based on its channel for younger children, Cbeebies, it has focused on a slightly older user this... >>

Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites

Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites

By 11 December 2014

Instagram, now owned by Facebook, has apparently overtaken Twitter with 300 million users. According to Instagram's CEO Kevin Systrom, talking to the BBC, there are now 300 million users of the photo sharing social app. With Twitter claiming to have 284... >>

24 Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

24 Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

By 10 December 2014

Looking for a new Android Wear watch face? Well, you've come to the right place. Although it's been nine months since a wearables version of Android unveiled, Google has only now made a dedicated Google Play Store hub specifically for finding Android... >>

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

By 10 December 2014

Nokia's Here maps app is now available in the Google Play Store, and it's not just for Samsung devices. Positioned as an alternative to Google Maps, Here, formerly called Nokia Maps, is a mobile app that features maps in over 180 countries, as well as... >>

Wakie app will help you wake up with a stranger, literally

Wakie app will help you wake up with a stranger, literally

By 10 December 2014

If the yell of your alarm clock is getting old there's a novel social alternative thanks to the Wakie app. Install on your phone, set the alarm and a random person from anywhere in the world will wake you with a one-minute limited call. Or do it do them... >>

TomTom unveils dedicated Speed Cameras app to help drivers keep speed under control, free for 3 months

TomTom unveils dedicated Speed Cameras app to help drivers keep speed under control, free for 3 months

By 10 December 2014

TomTom has a new app aimed at helping drivers keep their speed under control by alerting them to speed cameras. The TomTom Speed Cameras app is purely for alerts so that drivers can avoid getting speeding tickets if they've accidentally slipped over the... >>

Apple's best iPhone apps of 2014: If you don't own these you should download them immediately

Apple's best iPhone apps of 2014: If you don't own these you should download them immediately

By 8 December 2014

We're almost at the end of 2014 and thus Apple has revealed its traditional top lists for the year, including the apps it believes that every iPhone owner should have on their device. Members of the iTunes App Store team have chosen their favourites... >>

Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

Recorded a crime on your smartphone? Now you can send it to the police instantly through Self Evident app

By 8 December 2014

Have you been a victim of or witnessed a crime and managed to grab footage on your smartphone or CCTV? Now you can send that evidence to the police without having your phone taken or even having to visit a police station. The Self Evident app, run by... >>


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