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Jawbone's new Up app will launch for rival smartwatches and wearables later this month

Jawbone's new Up app will launch for rival smartwatches and wearables later this month

By 11 September 2014

Jawbone has released a new version of the Up activity and lifestyle app, enabing compatible devices - such as an Android Wear device, Pebble smartwatch, Apple Watch, or any wearable connected via Apple's Health app - to join the Up community and experience... >>

Weight Watchers now plays nice with Fitbit and Jawbone

Weight Watchers now plays nice with Fitbit and Jawbone

By 11 September 2014

Weight Watchers has announced that it is welcoming popular fitness trackers to its world, starting with Jawbone and Fitbit. Weight Watchers says there will be a seamless integration of the data gathered by your activity tracker, that can then be added into... >>

SwiftKey Keyboard announced for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, bringing smart auto correction

SwiftKey Keyboard announced for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, bringing smart auto correction

By 10 September 2014

SwiftKey Keyboard has been announced on iOS devices just after Apple's launch of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The SwiftKey Keyboard will work on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Although the SwiftKey Flow feature, that lets you slide from letter... >>

Google Hangouts adds free voice calls to phones in US, with deeper Google Voice integration

Google Hangouts adds free voice calls to phones in US, with deeper Google Voice integration

By 10 September 2014

Google has updated Hangouts, adding the ability to place free voice calls - also known as VoiP calls- through Hangouts for Android, iOS, and web. Your call is free when placed to other Hangouts users and phone numbers in the US and Canada. In other words,... >>

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

By 10 September 2014

EA Mobile is to release a new SimCity game specifically for mobile devices. SimCity Built has been announced and will be heading to iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android devices "soon". Few details have been revealed, but the publisher does claim that... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

Amazon Prime Instant Video now available on Android through Amazon app

By 9 September 2014

It's taken a fair while, but Amazon's movie and TV show streaming service is now available on Android. Even though a dedicated application has been available for iOS devices for years, in both Lovefilm and Amazon Prime Instant Video flavours, there has... >>

Facebook squares up to YouTube with video counter in update, due this week

Facebook squares up to YouTube with video counter in update, due this week

By 8 September 2014

Facebook has announced a feature in its next update that looks set to directly attack YouTube. The update features a YouTube style counter for public videos. Facebook, on its blog, has boasted having over 1 billion videos viewed each day with more than... >>

Sky News arrives on Xbox Live via Xbox 360, not Xbox One

Sky News arrives on Xbox Live via Xbox 360, not Xbox One

By 5 September 2014

Sky has announced that its 24-hour news service, Sky News, will be available on Xbox Live through the Xbox 360. Sky already offers its news service on Apple TV, Roku and Livestation. It's now expanding the platforms where it can be reached to Microsoft's... >>

Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain now available

Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain now available

By 4 September 2014

Microsoft has announced a new Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain that will allow you to enhance your eyes, slim your face and whiten your teeth. The new app, which will sit separately to the Lumia Camera app on Windows Phone 8.1 will also allow... >>

Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year

Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year

By 3 September 2014

Nokia's Here Maps app is officially coming back to the Apple App Store. Nokia pulled the mapping app from the App Store almost a year ago, supposedly due to iOS 7 compatibility issues. It is currently all the rage on Windows Phone and will soon exclusively... >>