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Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

By 12 hours ago

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 15 hours ago

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,... >>

Facebook Q2 2014 earnings: 1.07B mobile active users each month, up 31 per cent yoy

Facebook Q2 2014 earnings: 1.07B mobile active users each month, up 31 per cent yoy

By 23 July 2014

Facebook has posted its second quarter 2014 earnings, and the numbers that stand out the most are for mobile. Facebook now makes 62 percent of its advertising revenue from mobile. That's probably because 1.07 billion people access Facebook each month... >>

New Facebook Save feature lets you save stuff for reading later: Here's how it works

New Facebook Save feature lets you save stuff for reading later: Here's how it works

By 21 July 2014

Facebook has a new feature that's combines RSS-style features with reminders. Facebook was thought to be developing an alternative to Google Reader earlier this year, and many assumed a new app called Paper was the result of those rumours. Well it looks... >>

Oculus Rift makers are reportedly working on gesture controllers

Oculus Rift makers are reportedly working on gesture controllers

By 18 July 2014

Oculus VR has reportedly been working on gesture controllers to go with its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. At the moment Oculus Rift, owned by Facebook, is still a developer tool. By making gesture controllers that experience will become even more... >>

Facebook caters to the rich and famous, with new Mentions app you probably can't use

Facebook caters to the rich and famous, with new Mentions app you probably can't use

By 17 July 2014

Facebook has said it would launch a suite of standalone apps in 2014, and the company has once again tried to fulfill that goal with a new app called Facebook Mentions. But you can't use it, unless you're a public figure. According to Facebook, nearly... >>

Facebook powered vending machine gives you the chocolate it thinks you deserve

Facebook powered vending machine gives you the chocolate it thinks you deserve

By 16 July 2014

Chocolate maker Cadbury has devised and tested a vending machine powered by Facebook that asses your likes and dislikes to give you the perfect flavour match for your personality. The pop-up Joy Generator was sited in Sydney for a day where it handed... >>

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?

By 7 July 2014

Oculus VR has started to ship its second generation development kit to 10,000 of the estimated 35,000 that pre-ordered one. The remaining batch with ship in August, it is believed, perhaps slipping into September, such is the demand. Interest in the... >>

Facebook apologises for performing secret emotionally manipulating experiments on users

Facebook apologises for performing secret emotionally manipulating experiments on users

By 30 June 2014

Facebook secretly tried to manipulate 689,000 users as part of a study to see if it could make them depressed. Facebook is now apologising for the experiment which it, and two US universities, carried out without consent in 2012.  It was done to test... >>

Hands-on: Slingshot app by Facebook (for iPhone) review

Hands-on: Slingshot app by Facebook (for iPhone) review

By 18 June 2014

Facebook has introduced a new app called Slingshot for Android and iOS. The app is limited to the US at the moment, but it combines quick messaging with the ability to create fun photos and videos. You've probably heard this already, but we should repeat... >>