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HBO Now cord-cutter app rolls out in US for Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad

HBO Now cord-cutter app rolls out in US for Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad

By 7 April 2015

HBO Now is, well, now live. When Apple held its Apple Watch event in March, HBO was also on hand to announce that its new streaming service, called HBO Now, would come to the Apple TV set-top-box as an exclusive channel (for at least the first initial... >>

Instagram adds Colour and Fade creative tools: Here's how they work

Instagram adds Colour and Fade creative tools: Here's how they work

By 7 April 2015

Hallelujah! Instagram just added new after-effects tricks. Before we go any further: let's go back to last December, when Instagram gave us some after-effects options. The Facebook-owned app had updated to include new photo filters called Slumber, Crema,... >>

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

By 7 April 2015

Twitter has changed to make retweeting more creative and personalised than it was before. The Twitter quote tweet has arrived. Until now if you wanted to get a comment into a retweet it would mean either copying and pasting text and quoting it, or commenting... >>

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... >>