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Nintendo will release 5 iPhone and Android games but not until 2017

Nintendo will release 5 iPhone and Android games but not until 2017

By 8 May 2015

After releasing better than expected financial results yesterday, Nintendo has outlined its plans to move into the smartphone game, er, game. It had previously revealed that it would look to bring some of its famous properties, including Mario, to the... >>

5 expensive iPad apps worth more than a fiver

5 expensive iPad apps worth more than a fiver

By 8 May 2015

The prices of applications can be a sticky subject amongst developers and consumers alike, especially when considering apps on mobile devices. While it is par for the course to spend £20 or more on a piece of software or game for a PC, Mac or console,... >>

Will Uber's $3 billion bid for Here Maps get you home faster?

Will Uber's $3 billion bid for Here Maps get you home faster?

By 8 May 2015

Uber has allegedly made a $3 billion (£1.9 billion) bid for Nokia's digital mapping service, Here, which could not only aid its drivers in future but expand the global taxi and delivery company into new areas. Nokia previously confirmed that a sale... >>

Microsoft launches public preview of Office 2016 desktop apps for Windows

Microsoft launches public preview of Office 2016 desktop apps for Windows

By 5 May 2015

Office 2016 is now available as a preview for all Windows users to try. Microsoft Office is a suite of productivity apps from Microsoft, a company that has a new CEO and is working on the next version of Windows, all while promising it has a "mobile-first,... >>

Idea Bank is the Uber of cash machines, delivers deposit ATM to you

Idea Bank is the Uber of cash machines, delivers deposit ATM to you

By 5 May 2015

Idea Bank is the Uber of cash, sending an ATM deposit machine to you, built into the back of a BMW i3. The thinking behind Idea Bank is to offer cash deposits, on call, anywhere a person needs it. This could be great for pop-up restaurants and bars or... >>

Great Little Place reveals the best hidden restaurants and bars in 40 cities

Great Little Place reveals the best hidden restaurants and bars in 40 cities

By 5 May 2015

Great Little Place (GLP) is a new app that has been created with the sole aim of presenting you with the hidden and less known bars and restaurants around you, or an area you are planning to visit. Have you ever had a friend turn around and say "I know this... >>

Google buys Timeful smart scheduling app, will add tech to Inbox and Calendar

Google buys Timeful smart scheduling app, will add tech to Inbox and Calendar

By 4 May 2015

Google has just bought a little-known company that'll help make Inbox and Calendar less cumbersome and more useful. If you haven't noticed, Google likes to develop free tools with smart features (examples include Google search, Gmail, Calendar, Docs,... >>

Google+ rolls out new Collections feature, with sight set on Pinterest

Google+ rolls out new Collections feature, with sight set on Pinterest

By 4 May 2015

Google+ just got very (p)interesting. Tech companies often like to replicate successful products and features first put out by rival companies. Facebook made Slingshot as a Snapchat copy-cat app, for instance, while Twitter recently pushed Periscope out... >>

Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 7 apps in the US

Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 7 apps in the US

By 1 May 2015

So you're thinking about ditching cable. Welcome to the cord-cutting world. Similar to how some people have cancelled their traditional phone lines in favour of mobile devices in recent years, the cable TV industry has noticed steep declines in subscriptions... >>

Meerkat live-streaming app arrives on Android, while Periscope is still iOS-only

Meerkat live-streaming app arrives on Android, while Periscope is still iOS-only

By 1 May 2015

Meerkat is like a tortoise competing with a hare. It has some disadvantages but is still able to win the race. Despite it having less resources and opportunity than Twitter, it has managed to arrive on Google Play for Android devices ahead of Periscope,... >>