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Hub by Premier Inn: What it’s like to spend a night in the app-controlled, high-tech hotel room of the future

Hub by Premier Inn: What it’s like to spend a night in the app-controlled, high-tech hotel room of the future

By 7 April 2015

Premier Inn has expanded its hotel offerings with a new super high-tech hotel called Hub by Premier Inn, the first of which is based in London's Covent Garden. The idea is to use app-based controls and new technology to make your stay more comfortable. From... >>

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

By 7 April 2015

Amazon has finally made an app that enables Android tablet owners to stream video through Amazon Prime Instant Video. While it has been possible to play TV shows and movies from Amazon's Netflix rivalling service on a smartphone (or any Apple device)... >>

31 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

31 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

By 7 April 2015

Believe it or not, Instagram is more than just a place for Kim K-inspired selfies and food porn. It's also a place where talented photographers from all over the world can share their creativity. Instagram actually doubles as their portfolio, a showcase... >>

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

By 7 April 2015

Let's be real here: Vine is addicting. You open the mobile app or go to the website, thinking you'll only watch a few video clips, and then suddenly it is two hours later. So, what makes Twitter's 6-second video service so addictive? The Viners. The talent... >>

Tidal music service explained: What is it, and why should you care?

Tidal music service explained: What is it, and why should you care?

By 6 April 2015

Jay Z has re-launched a newly-acquired music service called Tidal, with the purpose of making a difference for artists. It's an interesting strategy. Instead of catering to consumers and promising to improve their lives, Tidal is all about righting the... >>

Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app arrives for iPhone and Android phones

Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app arrives for iPhone and Android phones

By 2 April 2015

One year after launching the Office Lens app for Windows Phone, Microsoft has launched new versions of its pocket scanner app for iPhone and Android phones. Office Lens lets you take pictures of notes, receipts, business cards, paperwork, sticky notes,... >>

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

By 2 April 2015

Adobe continues its expansive rollout of tablet and phone applications with Adobe Slate, its latest iPad app that enables any user to present visually rich stories on the internet, with little or no knowledge of programming or creative design. Like... >>

Facebook Riff is not an April Fool's prank: Here's how the video app works

Facebook Riff is not an April Fool's prank: Here's how the video app works

By 1 April 2015

Facebook has launched a new app on April Fools' Day. Brilliant timing, right? The app, called Riff, debuted with a full blog post and active links to the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, but you can't yet download the app for your iOS device. If... >>

Apple's Activity and Workout apps: How do you use them with Apple Watch?

Apple's Activity and Workout apps: How do you use them with Apple Watch?

By 1 April 2015

Apple Watch will work with a bunch of built-in apps developed by Apple, some of which have yet to be unveiled. One of them, which everybody has probably heard about, is the Health app, an easy‑to‑read dashboard that displays all your health and fitness... >>

5 apps that give you free voice calling

5 apps that give you free voice calling

By 1 April 2015

Messaging apps are becoming more and more popular as many offer more than the ability to just send a message to a contact. Using your data connection, they allow you to send images, videos and files, along with make video or voice calls, essentially making the... >>