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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Disney has withdrawn Tiny Death Star from the iTunes App Store and Google Play as it plans to concentrate on priority titles, such as Star Wars Commander.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... >>

Getting started with Plex: How to set up Plex to stream stuff to your Xbox One

Getting started with Plex: How to set up Plex to stream stuff to your Xbox One

By 7 October 2014

If you stream media from your computer to a television then you likely know all about Plex, a standout service that provides a simple user interface for watching and controlling your media library from multiple devices. And now Plex supports Xbox One... >>

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

By 6 October 2014

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. He also bought The Washington Post last year. And now he wants to you to enjoy both services from a single device. The Washington Post has been developing a news app that displays articles in a magazine-style... >>

Plex for Xbox One and Xbox 360 announced, stream your video and music files beautifully

Plex for Xbox One and Xbox 360 announced, stream your video and music files beautifully

By 6 October 2014

Plex, the media streamer server and client platform, has announced a version of its application for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The next-generation console version of the media hub will be available from tomorrow - Tuesday, 7 October - while the Xbox 360 app... >>

Adobe Max 2014: These are the free iPhone and iPad apps that will change the way you work

Adobe Max 2014: These are the free iPhone and iPad apps that will change the way you work

By 6 October 2014

As part of its opening keynote for its developer and creative conference, Adobe will be announcing a more integrated desktop and mobile strategy, which centres around several new iPhone and iPad applications and some rebranded old favourites. At Adobe... >>

BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

By 6 October 2014

The BBC has added 30 day catch-up to its iPlayer service, as promised a year ago. That means shows like Peaky Blinders and The Fall will be available to watch on the platform 30 days after their original terrestrial broadcast. BBC iPlayer Radio also gets... >>

Microsoft: Consumers should wait for Windows 10 Consumer Preview out early 2015

Microsoft: Consumers should wait for Windows 10 Consumer Preview out early 2015

By 3 October 2014

Microsoft has warned against consumers downloading the new Windows 10 technical preview which has come out this week, telling Pocket-lint that this is very much an enterprise led experience rather than something that is ready for the general public to... >>

What is Apple CarPlay and where can you get it?

What is Apple CarPlay and where can you get it?

By 2 October 2014

Apple has officially begun its foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space by unveiling a product called CarPlay. It connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling uninterrupted access to and interaction with Apple's ecosystem... >>