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Hands-on: Amazon Prime Music streaming service (web, desktop, and mobile) review

Hands-on: Amazon Prime Music streaming service (web, desktop, and mobile) review

By 14 June 2014

Amazon has introduced a new streaming service in the US called Amazon Prime Music. The company said it provides unlimited, ad-free access to "over a million songs and hunderds of custom-built playlists". And there's no subscription fee. You just have... >>

Pic Nix Silent B.O.B. robot shames your Instagram friends into no longer posting selfies

Pic Nix Silent B.O.B. robot shames your Instagram friends into no longer posting selfies

By 13 June 2014

It's not easy to tell your friends that they posts too many selfies on Instagram. But luckily there is a robot that'll do it for you. A service called Pic Nix has developed a robot with one sole purpose: posting and tagging your friends in photos, with... >>

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review

By 12 June 2014

Skype has overhauled its iPhone app, Skype for iPhone 5.0, with a new design, new features, and the promise of being considerably faster for those using it. Pocket-lint was given access ahead of the official rollout to use it in a real environment and... >>

Turn iPhone speakers into a wireless surround-sound system, using Audibly app

Turn iPhone speakers into a wireless surround-sound system, using Audibly app

By 12 June 2014

Three WWDC scholarship winning students have teamed up to create an app called Audibly which lets users combine iPhones to create surround-sound. The Audibly app was created to allow users to share music directly to other devices so more than one person... >>

Uber alternatives that also work with London’s black cabs

Uber alternatives that also work with London’s black cabs

By 11 June 2014

To black cab drivers in London the Uber app is like a fast spreading plague. It did allow users to hail a minicab using an app from wherever they are, rather than waiting to hail a good old Hackney Carriage. But now, after a planned go-slo day for black... >>

Uber embraces black cabs with UberTAXI option, claims 850 per cent jump in sign-ups

Uber embraces black cabs with UberTAXI option, claims 850 per cent jump in sign-ups

By 11 June 2014

Uber has added an option for those users in London that makes it possible to hail a black taxi through the popular cab service app. There has been growing upset over recent months about apps like Uber not being held to the same standards as London's... >>

SwiftKey is now free, forever

SwiftKey is now free, forever

By 11 June 2014

SwiftKey, the chart-topping keyboard app for Android, is now free, forever. Shifting from a paid app to a freemium app, all Android users will now be able to take advantage of one of the best smart keyboards out there without spending a penny. Instead... >>

Following the #WorldCup on Twitter: Soccer Edition, hashflags, and more

Following the #WorldCup on Twitter: Soccer Edition, hashflags, and more

By 10 June 2014

If you're a fan of football and a fan of Twitter, then there's a lot in stock for you over the coming month, with the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on Thursday 12 June.  Eagle-eyed smartphone users might have noticed an update to the Twitter... >>

Line Selfie Sticker app creates pictures of yourself that you'll want to unsee

Line Selfie Sticker app creates pictures of yourself that you'll want to unsee

By 10 June 2014

As you probably know, selfies are big at the moment, and so are stickers, which is probably why instant messaging app Line has released the Line Selfie Sticker app for you to create selfie stickers when you are using your iPhone.  Not being able to resist... >>

O2 Gurus confirmed for Pocket-lint Tech Tavern, ready to solve your gadget problems

O2 Gurus confirmed for Pocket-lint Tech Tavern, ready to solve your gadget problems

By 10 June 2014

The music you are hearing in your head right now should be the theme tune from The A-Team, because if you've got a problem with your tech, then you should come down to the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern with O2 during London Technology Week (16-20 June) to get... >>