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17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

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Facebook recently announced there are more than a billion people using Messenger, so Pocket-lint thought we'd round-up some of the most interesting things you can do with the messaging app that's clearly taken over the world. However, we're not going... >>

13 secret WhatsApp tricks

13 secret WhatsApp tricks

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WhatsApp. Wonderful, wonderful, WhatsApp. The messaging service that made BBM look boring and text messages redundant. Of course there are now heaps of messaging services around, but WhatsApp has had a massive head start on almost all of them, meaning... >>

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

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So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh? You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... >>

Facebook nears 2 billion monthly active users

Facebook nears 2 billion monthly active users

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Facebook has posted its second quarter earnings for investors - and the most interesting tidbits concern user numbers. We won't bore you with all the financial details (though Facebook did report $6.44 billion in revenue and $2.05 billion in profit, a... >>

Google Play Family Library launches: What is it and how does it work?

Google Play Family Library launches: What is it and how does it work?

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Google is taking a page from Apple's playbook. Apple launched a Family Sharing plan for iTunes and the App Store about two years ago, and now Google is doing the same thing with a new plan option called Google Play Family Library. It basically lets up... >>

Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone

Microsoft Pix app uses AI to help you take better pictures on iPhone

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Microsoft has launched a new app for iPhone that promises to help you take better pictures than you can with Apple's already good camera app. Called Microsoft Pix, the app, which is described as a "smarter camera app", uses a number of "machine learning"... >>

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

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Microsoft has unveiled two new Word features for its Office 365 users. Researcher and Editor are two tools which harness machine learning to help you create better work. Microsoft is aiming the first of its new tools at those who need to write quality... >>

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

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Tim Cook can't correctly pronounce Pokemon, but nevertheless, he thinks the franchise's latest app shows "AR can be really great". During Apple's second quarter earnings conference call on 26 July, the chief executive continually referred to Pokemon as... >>

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

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Google has release an update to its Nexus phone app to include automatic protection against spam callers. The new phone app is available to Nexus and Android One device owners, and will help owners identify and block bothersome phone calls.  Once the... >>

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

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Now is your chance to catch the Pokemon Go player of your dreams. PokeMatch is a new Android and iOS app that lets you match with other people who play Pokemon Go. It's Tinder-like in that it has a swipe-left or swipe-right function when browsing for people,... >>