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Send voice messages to your children through their toys with ToyMail

Send voice messages to your children through their toys with ToyMail

By 12 August 2014

ToyMail has graduated from Kickstarter and is now available on Firebox as a UK exclusive. The toy allows parents to record voice messages on their phones that play on their child's toy, from anywhere in the world. ToyMail aims to bring parents into their... >>

OpenTable pay feature lets you settle checks at restaurants, rolls out to 20 US cities

OpenTable pay feature lets you settle checks at restaurants, rolls out to 20 US cities

By 11 August 2014

Restaurant booking service OpenTable has announced it will expand a new pay feature beyond San Francisco today. You will now be able to pay for your meals at restaurants in an additional 20 US cities. "After a successful mobile payment pilot program in... >>

Nike+ running app used for phallic art purposes, 'draw running' is here

Nike+ running app used for phallic art purposes, 'draw running' is here

By 11 August 2014

Art can be many things including penii drawn on a running app's map by travelling that route. San Francisco runner Claire Wyckoff has used her Nike+ app to create shapes on her map, including a selection of phallic images. There's also a Space Invader,... >>

Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

By 11 August 2014

We have been pretty lucky with the weather this summer but with the tail of hurricane Bertha reminding us what it is like to be caught wearing shorts in the pouring rain, you might have decided it's time to look for a last minute holiday deal. As it's... >>

Torrents finally make it onto iPhone and iPad, download directly to iOS

Torrents finally make it onto iPhone and iPad, download directly to iOS

By 11 August 2014

Torrent downloads are common but have been kept off iOS because of their legal issues, until now. Blue Downloader is a BitTorrent app with restricted access for downloading torrent files directly to iPhone and iPad. The catch? At launch it was only torrent... >>

Top 20 Viners to follow - and instantly become addicted to Vine

Top 20 Viners to follow - and instantly become addicted to Vine

By 8 August 2014

Let's be real here: Vine is addicting. You open the mobile app or go to the website, thinking you'll only watch a few video clips, and then suddenly it is two hours later. So, what makes Twitter's 6-second video service so addictive? The Viners. The talent... >>

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

By 8 August 2014

BMW has announced that its cars will now have the JustPark app built-in, meaning the whole parking process can be handled from the dash. Mini will be the first car to feature JustPark with plans to roll the app out across the BMW range later this year.... >>

Google buys Emu, a startup messaging app that's also a personal assistant

Google buys Emu, a startup messaging app that's also a personal assistant

By 6 August 2014

Google has acquired yet another startup. This time it's grabbed a little-known app called Emu. Emu is described as "texting with a built-in assistant". You can use the app, which was supposedly created by "veterans of Siri, Apple, Google, TechCrunch,... >>

Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

Yahoo Mail for iOS and Android adds a smart search experience for inbox, with filters

By 6 August 2014

Yahoo has updated the Yahoo Mail app for Android and iOS, with the goal of better surfacing the personalised and real-time information you want to see. Among the changes are a new panel that appears with the Yahoo Mail inbox as well as a handy smart search... >>

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

By 6 August 2014

The smart taxi service Uber has announced a new feature called UberPool which lets users share rides. In busy centres where lots of people are using Uber to get rides in similar directions at similar times, why not share and save money? That seems to... >>