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Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement
4 out of 5

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement

By 17 December 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut on the Nexus 9, Google's new tablet, and the Nexus 6, its latest smartphone. With Android 5.0 comes a range of changes that feel like a repositioning of Android, rather than a huge bump in forward-facing features. We've... >>

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

By 16 December 2014

Microsoft is developing a better way to compete with Google and its cloud-based apps and operating system. The company is building a experimental service for streaming apps and games on Windows, it's claimed. ZDNet has reported that Microsoft's Azure-based... >>

Google might launch buy button and push retailers to offer two-day shipping

Google might launch buy button and push retailers to offer two-day shipping

By 16 December 2014

Google wants to further take on Amazon by introducing a new "buy button" feature for online shoppers, it's claimed. According to The Wall Street Journal, Google's Google Shopping service might soon get new features including a buy button that's similar... >>

Find how delayed your train will be and another way home with Google Maps

Find how delayed your train will be and another way home with Google Maps

By 15 December 2014

Google has added a new feature to its Google Maps app that includes real time data from National Rail in the UK to inform passengers of any delays or cancellations to their trains. Searching for public transport directions in the Google Maps app for Android... >>

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful
4 out of 5

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful

By 12 December 2014

There's a certain mystique surrounding Nexus devices, a certain je ne sais quoi that often sees the Nexus elevated to the status of the Android Supreme Being. Previous generations of Nexus smartphones and tablets have always brought bang for your buck:... >>

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

Should I buy a Nexus 6?

By 11 December 2014

Should I buy a Nexus 6? That's the question a lot of people will be asking as they try to decide where to focus their smartphone attentions for the next year. We've been living with the Nexus 6 and will shortly be publishing out full review. There may... >>

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

By 10 December 2014

Nokia's Here maps app is now available in the Google Play Store, and it's not just for Samsung devices. Positioned as an alternative to Google Maps, Here, formerly called Nokia Maps, is a mobile app that features maps in over 180 countries, as well as... >>

YouTube looks back at 2014's top videos (and that iPhone 6 Plus bendgate video is included)

YouTube looks back at 2014's top videos (and that iPhone 6 Plus bendgate video is included)

By 9 December 2014

It's that time of year again, when Google-owned YouTube looks back at the year's top videos. The video-sharing service has assembled a top 10 list for the most trending videos in 2014, as well as a celebratory Rewind video featuring tonnes of YouTube... >>

Google working on versions of its search engine and YouTube for children

Google working on versions of its search engine and YouTube for children

By 5 December 2014

The people over at Google are growing up and having children. The result? They're starting to thing about how children access the internet and how parents control that access. So a Google and YouTube for young'uns is on its way. Google VP Pavni Diwanji... >>

Nexus 6 now available on O2, continuing its checkered UK launch

Nexus 6 now available on O2, continuing its checkered UK launch

By 4 December 2014

The Nexus 6 is now available from O2, continuing a rather stuttered launch in the UK. There's been no official word on when the Nexus 6 will be available directly through Google Play, with it simply listed as out of stock in the UK. We've seen Carphone... >>