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Facebook Rooms app wants to bring old-school anonymous forum chats into 2014

Facebook Rooms app wants to bring old-school anonymous forum chats into 2014

By 23 October 2014

Facebook has announced a new app from the Facebook Creative Labs team. It's called Rooms. In an attempt to inject some nostalgia into how we communicate, Facebook has essentially launched a forums app. The company, through a blog post, described the early... >>

Ello social network gets helping hand from investors keen to go against Facebook

Ello social network gets helping hand from investors keen to go against Facebook

By 23 October 2014

At a time when privacy leaks and advertising are causing users to abandon Facebook its competition is growing stronger. Social networking site Ello, which promises no ads and never to sell user data, has just been majorly backed financially. Ello says... >>

Jawbone's Drop is a new music app for group-curated playlists

Jawbone's Drop is a new music app for group-curated playlists

By 22 October 2014

Jawbone has launched new music service called Drop, or actually, it is an app that's integrated with music services. Drop lets you play music from Spotify and Rdio. The unique part about this app however is that it pulls in song requests through Twitter.... >>

Digits by Twitter uses phone numbers to change how you sign into apps

Digits by Twitter uses phone numbers to change how you sign into apps

By 22 October 2014

Twitter has launched a new sign-in service called Digits. It's for developers who want to add a password-free login option to their apps. The company announced Digits at Flight, its first annual developer conference. Although Digits is just one of many... >>

Google's Inbox app is a new take on managing email, from Gmail team

Google's Inbox app is a new take on managing email, from Gmail team

By 22 October 2014

Google's Gmail team has introduced a new web and mobile app called Inbox. And it wants to change the way you handle email. The Inbox app notably features Bundles, an extension of the categories system that Gmail introduced last year. It will, for instance,... >>

24 Touch ID apps that let you unlock and access accounts with a fingerprint scan

24 Touch ID apps that let you unlock and access accounts with a fingerprint scan

By 21 October 2014

Itching to use Touch ID as a passcode to unlock third-party apps? Luckily for you several popular apps have begun updating with support for Apple's fingerprint reader. With the release of iOS 8 in September, Apple opened Touch ID to third-party app... >>

Uber goes big with UberXL large cars on call now

Uber goes big with UberXL large cars on call now

By 22 October 2014

Uber has announced the UK will now be able to use its UberXL service which has already launched in the US. UberXL offers cars via the Uber app for those looking for a bit more room. It works the same as usual but with a slider on the app that goes to... >>

Sky+ app upgrade allows you to fling photos to your TV

Sky+ app upgrade allows you to fling photos to your TV

By 22 October 2014

Sky has announced an update to its Sky+ app to work with Sky+ HD boxes. The latest software will enhance the service beyond a portal to TV and movies allowing you to make your TV smart using the app. The new Sky+ app update will allow users to fling images... >>

Sky are you listening? We want the Simpsons World app too

Sky are you listening? We want the Simpsons World app too

By 21 October 2014

FX Networks in the US has announced an app for multiple devices that will offer every single episode of The Simpsons ever made to view any time you like, but sadly it will only be available in America. And to FXX cable subscribers at that. Coming to mobile... >>

Dropbox is latest app to add Touch ID support for iPhone and iPad

Dropbox is latest app to add Touch ID support for iPhone and iPad

By 20 October 2014

Little by little, app developers are beginning to add support for Apple's Touch ID into their apps. The latest example is Dropbox. The Dropbox team has updated the Dropbox for iOS app not only to make it compatible with iPhone 6s but also to bring support... >>