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Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

By 10 February 2015

We're not sure if this new photo-sharing app is a good idea, but it's certainly unique. There's a new Android app available from the team behind Locket. It's called Screenpop, and like Locket, it's all about your lock screen. The idea is that your friends... >>

Netflix for books becomes Netflix for comics too

Netflix for books becomes Netflix for comics too

By 10 February 2015

Scribd, the eBook subscription service that gives access to over a million books and audiobooks, has added comic books to its content. Subscribers can now also read over 10,000 comic books from publishers including Marvel, IDW, Top Cow and Top Shelf as... >>

Five parental control apps for Android devices

Five parental control apps for Android devices

By 10 February 2015

The internet is a fantastic source of information. Whether you use it for social media, researching or cheating on the pub quiz, you can discover nearly anything you need to know these days. But while you might be happy to have unlimited access to all... >>

Pay by PayPal at the pump: Shell garages accept mobile payments without leaving your car

Pay by PayPal at the pump: Shell garages accept mobile payments without leaving your car

By 10 February 2015

PayPal and Shell have joined forces in order to let you pay for your petrol at its garages across the UK while you are sat in your vehicle. Shell will be the first fuel station to offer a mobile payment option at its pumps and the service will launch... >>

You shouldn't bet on Cortana, just yet

You shouldn't bet on Cortana, just yet

By 9 February 2015

Last week we brought you the news that Cortana was now offering Premier League football predictions directly to your Windows Phone.  Cortana has previously enjoyed plenty of success with such predictions, leading us to think that Microsoft had somehow... >>

Killer caught after sending sick Snapchat selfie

Killer caught after sending sick Snapchat selfie

By 9 February 2015

An American teenager who allegedly murdered a classmate was caught by police after he sent a Snapchat photo of himself posing with the deceased to another student. Maxwell Marion Morton sent the sick selfie to a friend, who grabbed a screenshot of the... >>

Man City pioneers Android Wear apps for football updates on your wrist

Man City pioneers Android Wear apps for football updates on your wrist

By 6 February 2015

Manchester City football club is leading the way for Android Wear devices with a new app that should keep its fans up to date. The CityMatchday Wear app will deliver notifications right to the wrist of its owner. Sure this app is pretty niche, with non... >>

Apple Photos for Mac explained: What is it, and how does it work?

Apple Photos for Mac explained: What is it, and how does it work?

By 5 February 2015

Apple has previewed its new Photos app for Mac. And it looks great - but also slightly confusing. The app is supposed to replace iPhoto, Aperture, and in a way, My Photo Stream. It's also built around iCloud and designed to automatically store your images... >>

SwiftKey KeyBoard gets biggest update yet for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

SwiftKey KeyBoard gets biggest update yet for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

By 5 February 2015

SwiftKey has announced a major update has begun rolling out for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users today. The major changes include the addition of emoji, SwiftKey Flow for iPad, keyboard click sounds and new language support. Emoji are now built into... >>

Microsoft is in talks to buy Sunrise, a calendar app for Google Calendar, Exchange, and iCloud

Microsoft is in talks to buy Sunrise, a calendar app for Google Calendar, Exchange, and iCloud

By 5 February 2015

Microsoft wants you to know that it is finally ready to tackle mobile, and it's doing so by spending $100 million on a calendar app called Sunrise. Sunrise has apps for iOS, Mac, Android, Chrome, Web, and even Amazon devices, but its standout feature... >>