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Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat

Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat

By 26 March 2015

Live-streaming yourself is the new way to engage on social media thanks to apps like Meerkat. But while that was made in 8 weeks Twitter's Persicope has been a year coming and its quality should reflect that. The Periscope app is out now for iOS with... >>

New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

By 26 March 2015

The BBC has released a new game on iPhone, iPad and Android under the CBBC brand that was designed by a 12-year-old. Escargot Escape Artistes was devised by Hampshire resident Alex, who won the CBBC Appsolute Genius competition, and developed by the... >>

Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service

Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service

By 25 March 2015

OMG. Taylor Swift is now on Tidal. Swift made headlines last year when she spoke out against Spotify's free tier and pulled her entire music catalogue from the streaming service, but apparently, that doesn't mean she's against people streaming her tunes... >>

Flexbits' all-new Fantastical 2 is a full calendar app just for Yosemite power users

Flexbits' all-new Fantastical 2 is a full calendar app just for Yosemite power users

By 25 March 2015

Everybody is talking about Flexbits' new calendar app, called Fantastical 2. It replaces the existing Fantastical app for Mac and has been been designed from the ground up to look and function like a Yosemite app, which means it has a bevy of new and... >>

What's new with Facebook? You can now install apps like Giphy in Messenger, and more

What's new with Facebook? You can now install apps like Giphy in Messenger, and more

By 25 March 2015

Facebook is holding its annual F8 developers' conference right now in San Francisco, but the company has already leaked some of its biggest announcements. According to TechCrunch, The Verge, and several tweets, the official F8 app sent many users notifications... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

By 25 March 2015

The sun has got his hat on in the UK so it's time to get out and join him, getting fit at the same time. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation. Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting with a... >>

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

By 25 March 2015

TomTom has announced a new free app for Android called TomTom Go Mobile. The new app replaces TomTom's previous satnav app and completely changes the fee structure, giving you free navigation, speed cameras and traffic for 50 miles a month, every month.... >>

Google's Pony Express might be a new bill-pay service coming to Gmail

Google's Pony Express might be a new bill-pay service coming to Gmail

By 24 March 2015

Google is once again trying to make the email experience a much less, well, annoying thing. Th search company is developing a new feature for Gmail that will allow you to receive and pay for bills while never leaving your inbox, it's claimed. According... >>

Microsoft teams up with Samsung and more partners to preinstall its apps on Android devices

Microsoft teams up with Samsung and more partners to preinstall its apps on Android devices

By 24 March 2015

Microsoft has announced a bunch of new partnerships that will see Android devices loaded up with Microsoft goods. As part of Microsoft's post-Steve Ballmer transition, the company has been re-engineering many of its flagship products to be more modern,... >>

BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

By 23 March 2015

An update to the BBC iPlayer app has brought with it a handy new feature: the ability to sync across devices. BBC iPlayer is one of the most popular apps across all platforms, serving up the BBC's catch-up service. BBC iPlayer has been groundbreaking... >>