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Internet.org is live, bringing free mobile internet to Africa

Internet.org is live, bringing free mobile internet to Africa

By 31 July 2014

Mark Zuckerberg, king of Facebook, has launched his Internet.org service in Africa to bring internet to areas that otherwise couldn't get online. On the face of it this Facebook funded venture is wonderful. Launched in Zamibia initially it'll allow people to... >>

Addicted to Candy Crush? Now you can be addicted to Candy Crush Candy too

Addicted to Candy Crush? Now you can be addicted to Candy Crush Candy too

By 31 July 2014

App developer King and Spun Candy have partnered to turn Candy Crush Saga into a genuine confectionery delight. Now fans can gobble up sweets inspired by the candy in the puzzle game. Three at a time, if they like. The sweets are hard-rock based and handmade... >>

Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

By 30 July 2014

Square is quite popular in the US when it comes to mobile payments, though its success elsewhere has been limited because the company's Reader device hasn't been able to recognise chip cards. Until now. The Square Reader was the first product released... >>

Airbnb teams-up with government to offer emergency shelter in disasters

Airbnb teams-up with government to offer emergency shelter in disasters

By 30 July 2014

Airbnb has sent its officials to the White House to talk with the American government about offering disaster support. The app will be used in times of disaster to find and offer shelter for those in need. Currently Airbnb is used as an app that allows... >>

Bolt app launches as Instagram's way of taking on Snapchat

Bolt app launches as Instagram's way of taking on Snapchat

By 29 July 2014

Facebook-owned Instagram has quietly launched Bolt, a new messaging app that lets you send brief photo and video messages from mobile devices. A bunch of leaked screenshots from last week revealed Instagram was developing a Snapchat competitor called... >>

Uber for Business lets you take a cab for work and bill your boss for the ride

Uber for Business lets you take a cab for work and bill your boss for the ride

By 29 July 2014

You can now use Uber to get from A to B for work, and you won't even have to pay for the ride. The car service has announced it created a new feature called shareable business accounts, which basically lets you bill trips for work directly to your company.... >>

Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

By 29 July 2014

Facebook will soon make all users in the world download its standalone Messenger app, it's claimed. According to TechCrunch, Facebook began notifying users last spring that they’d no longer have the option to message in Facebook for Android and iOS.... >>

Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone

Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone

By 29 July 2014

Now Windows Phone users have no excuse to not stay fit: Fitbit has landed for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The native Fitbit app looks just like the Android and iOS variations. You use it to connect your Windows Phone to Fitbit's Flex or One fitness devices... >>

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

By 24 July 2014

Imagine you need a cab and decide to use Uber, but instead of opening the Uber app, you open Facebook Messenger. It certainly would be a strange way to get the job done, though it's something seriously under consideration at both Facebook and Uber, it's... >>

Instagram leak reveals Bolt: Is it another Snapchat-like app or just an advert test?

Instagram leak reveals Bolt: Is it another Snapchat-like app or just an advert test?

By 24 July 2014

A bunch of leaked screenshots have indicated that Facebook-owned Instagram is currently developing a Snapchat competitor called Bolt - even though Facebook itself recently launched a Snapchat-like app called Slingshot. According to several of the screenshots,... >>