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Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

By 15 July 2014

Following an initial roll-out in April, Microsoft-owned Skype has announced that owners of Windows tablets and Windows 2-in-1 devices can now enjoy free group video calls. There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies... >>

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

By 14 July 2014

iPhone owners can finally join their Android chums in wandering about European cities, phone in hand, searching for landmarks that have been designated virtual Ingress portals. A game by Google's Niantic Labs, Ingress has been around on Android for a... >>

@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

@wherenext: Heineken wants to help you go on an epic pub crawl

By 14 July 2014

Where next? If that's a question you've found yourself asking your mates when you are down the pub, Heineken believes it has got the answer. Shunning the usual protocol of launching a dedicated Android or iPhone app and persuading you to download it... >>

Timberman is the new Flappy Bird, download it for free and prepare for addiction

Timberman is the new Flappy Bird, download it for free and prepare for addiction

By 11 July 2014

Although it's almost been half a year since Flappy Bird was removed from app stores by its creator Nguyen Dong, it stills live long in our memories. However, we at Pocket-lint think that we've found the ideal game to fill the chasm left by its disappearance.... >>

Samsung goes Galaxy crazy with app store relaunch for its smartphones and tablets

Samsung goes Galaxy crazy with app store relaunch for its smartphones and tablets

By 11 July 2014

Samsung has relaunched its own app store, renaming it Samsung Galaxy Apps and adding a few new features, such as exclusive applications for its Galaxy devices. The new store replaces Samsung Apps entirely and its set out differently, with sections being... >>

BBM for Windows Phone Beta opens up for all - now anyone can apply to join

BBM for Windows Phone Beta opens up for all - now anyone can apply to join

By 11 July 2014

Two days after launching an invite-only beta version of BBM in the Windows Phone Store, BlackBerry has revealed it will now open the beta to approved applicants. BBM - also known as BlackBerry Messenger - is a messaging client included on BlackBerry devices.... >>

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

By 9 July 2014

Google has announced it will update the Chromecast app with a much-requested feature: Android mirroring. No longer will you need to rely on third-party apps for mirroring an Android device's screen to your TV. Although you could have always used Chromecast... >>

BBM finally lands for Windows Phone - but it's not for everyone just yet

BBM finally lands for Windows Phone - but it's not for everyone just yet

By 8 July 2014

BlackBerry has fulfilled its promise by releasing BBM for Windows Phone. But don't get too excited, because most of you can't use it straightaway. BBM - also known as BlackBerry Messenger - is a messaging client included on BlackBerry devices. It allows... >>

How to make animated GIFs directly from your smartphone

How to make animated GIFs directly from your smartphone

By 7 July 2014

Do you want a better way to convey your emotions online but can't formulate the perfect response? Simply make and send an animated GIF instead. It's not at all difficult: all you need is a camera-equipped smartphone and an app. GIFs are everywhere. On... >>

Uber ruled legal in the UK by TfL

Uber ruled legal in the UK by TfL

By 4 July 2014

After uproar in the UK over taxi app service Uber, Transport for London has ruled that it is not breaking any laws. There has been growing upset over recent months about apps like Uber not being held to the same standards as London's traditional Hackney... >>