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Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

By 6 August 2014

Yahoo has updated the Yahoo Mail app for Android and iOS, with the goal of better surfacing the personalised and real-time information you want to see. Among the changes are a new panel that appears with the Yahoo Mail inbox as well as a handy smart search... >>

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

By 6 August 2014

The smart taxi service Uber has announced a new feature called UberPool which lets users share rides. In busy centres where lots of people are using Uber to get rides in similar directions at similar times, why not share and save money? That seems to... >>

Sky Sports and Sky Movies apps available on the go to Virgin Media customers

Sky Sports and Sky Movies apps available on the go to Virgin Media customers

By 5 August 2014

Virgin Media customers with Sky Movies and Sky Sports subscriptions can now access the services on the go via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or online. The iOS Sky Movies and Sky Sports apps now allow users to login using their Virgin Media login details. The... >>

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

By 5 August 2014

Three has announced an app, Three inTouch, which allows its customers to make calls and send messages over Wi-Fi. Traditionally calling and text messaging has been restricted to the user's network connection only. For those that are in an area of poor... >>

Google Now Launcher app now available for Android Jelly Bean devices or later

Google Now Launcher app now available for Android Jelly Bean devices or later

By 2 August 2014

Now practically anyone can now grab the Google Now Launcher app and have immediate access to "OK Google" voice command functionality directly from their device's home screen. Google introduced a new home screen and app launcher when it debuted Android... >>

Flappy Bird is finally back, but you can't play it on your iPhone or Android phone

Flappy Bird is finally back, but you can't play it on your iPhone or Android phone

By 1 August 2014

After months of hiatus, the Flappy Bird app has returned for you to download and play. But not on your mobile device. Keeping his promise to ressurect Flappy Bird, developer Dong Nguyen, through his .Gears studio, has released a new version of Flappy... >>

CBeebies Storytime brings Octonauts, Grandpa in My Pocket, and others to the iPad

CBeebies Storytime brings Octonauts, Grandpa in My Pocket, and others to the iPad

By 1 August 2014

The BBC has launched a new CBeebies Storytime app for the iPad that will allow kids to read six interactive stories about some of their favourite characters and shows from the children's channel. The new app, which goes live in the App store today, will... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

By 1 August 2014

The time for us to get ready for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014 has started. This year, for our 11th Awards, we are going to be doing things a little bit differently and therefore asking for your help to nominate your favourite gadgets, whether you... >>

Do Instagram selfies prove Russia invaded Ukraine after all?

Do Instagram selfies prove Russia invaded Ukraine after all?

By 1 August 2014

Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, has always claimed that his country'sĀ soldiers are not in the Ukraine. ButĀ selfies of a soldier posted on Instagram could prove otherwise. The selfies were posted by Russian soldier Sanya Sotkin while allegedly... >>

BitTorrent launches Bleep app to offer private calls and messages

BitTorrent launches Bleep app to offer private calls and messages

By 1 August 2014

BitTorrent, otherwise known for P2P file sharing, has launched an app called Bleep for private connections. The Bleep app aims to offer its users a way to talk and message privately without worrying about snooping. It will work in much the same was as... >>