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Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

By 19 August 2014

Uber has announced a limited-time-only experiment. It's a delivery service in the US, called Corner Store. Uber is a mobile app that connects passengers with screened drivers of vehicles for hire. You don't have to make a reservation or wait in a taxi... >>

Mailbox for Mac beta now open to public, with new draft and snooze features

Mailbox for Mac beta now open to public, with new draft and snooze features

By 19 August 2014

The public beta of Mailbox for Mac is now available. Dropbox acquired Mailbox for iOS a little over a year ago and then launched an Android version of the email client in April, with promises that a desktop beta version for Mac was coming. Keeping its... >>

Typewriter collector and actor Tom Hanks releases typewriter app for iPad (Update)

Typewriter collector and actor Tom Hanks releases typewriter app for iPad (Update)

By 19 August 2014

UPDATE: The Tom Hanks Typewriter app has topped Apple's App Store as the most downloaded app. You may have seen Forrest Gump and Apollo 13 and think you know all about actor Tom Hanks. But did you know he is a typewriter aficiando? In fact, he loves the... >>

YouTube Music Key leak reveals Google has another subscription service coming soon

YouTube Music Key leak reveals Google has another subscription service coming soon

By 19 August 2014

A subscription music service for YouTube has reportedly been in the work for months, and now a new report has shed some more light on the upcoming service along with some leaked screenshots. Tech website Android Police has claimed Google's new service... >>

Flappy Bird creator to debut new Swing Copters game this week

Flappy Bird creator to debut new Swing Copters game this week

By 18 August 2014

As promised, the developer behind Flappy Bird has announced he will release a new mobile game. It's called Swing Copters. You can expect Swing Copters to hit app stores on Thursday. The mobile app, which seems very similar to Flappy Bird, features a tiny... >>

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

By 18 August 2014

A Texan mother and former soldier has come up with an app to stop her child ignoring her calls. And it's now available for anyone. The Ignore No More app allows parents to disable their child's phone if they're not answering calls or texts. The child... >>

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

By 16 August 2014

Ahead of the Surface Pro 3 release date on 28 August here in Blighty, we've got the full ins and outs of the latest laptop-meets-tablet. Is it the "laptop killer" it claims to be or at 12-inches is it too big to tick the successful tablet box? Next up... >>

Google Now starts pulling Field Trip data for nearby landmarks and restaurants

Google Now starts pulling Field Trip data for nearby landmarks and restaurants

By 16 August 2014

The Google Search app now offers a new Field Trip feature of sorts that enables Google Now to both suggest and offer details on nearby landmarks and restaurants. Google Now is a personal assistant developed by Google. It first debuted in July 2012 as... >>

Now Microsoft has a Snapchat-like app for Windows Phone, called WindUp

Now Microsoft has a Snapchat-like app for Windows Phone, called WindUp

By 15 August 2014

First there was Snapchat. Then there was Facebook's Slingshot. And now there's WindUp, from Microsoft. The Microsoft Research team has released an app called WindUp. It lets Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 device owners send self-destructing messages... >>

Blinkbox movies review
4 out of 5

Blinkbox movies review

By 15 August 2014

Many are choosing to look for streaming solutions for TV and movies rather than buying physical solutions to watch their favourites. The big names are familiar, with Netflix offering a subscription-only model where you can watch as much as you like, but... >>