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Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

By 2 June 2015

Blocks Wearables, which is creating a modular smartwatch, has been at it a while now but finally details are being released ahead of its crowd-funding kick-off. Blocks, a watch that will allow for part-swapping upgrades, has been shown off in more detail... >>

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

By 29 May 2015

If you're struggling with the now infamous Apple Messages bug on your iPhone, fret no more there is a work around. Apple has already announced it is working on a fix for the bug after reports of the app crashing and even total phone restarts being needed.... >>

Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

By 29 April 2015

One of the issues associated with Windows Phone currently is soon to be no more. Microsoft has added easy code porting of Android and iOS apps to the Windows 10 platform, giving developers no excuse not to push their applications to Windows smartphones... >>

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

By 27 April 2015

UPDATE: Pebble has released a statement saying it's working with Apple to fix the issue and has not been banned.  The full statement reads: "Still a work-in-progress, but we're working with Apple to clear up any misunderstandings to make sure rejections... >>

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

By 16 April 2015

Meerkat, the live streaming video platform, is coming to Android. But before everyone gets a go there's a beta testing phase - which you can take part in. If you want to be one of the first people in the world to use Meerkat on Android all you need to... >>

Why are Apple users suddenly seeing alien emoji everywhere?

Why are Apple users suddenly seeing alien emoji everywhere?

By 9 April 2015

If you are suddenly seeing lots of "Aliens" in messages you are receiving or tweets on Twitter, don't panic it's not that planet Earth has been invaded, it is that you haven't updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8.3, or your Mac to OS 10.10.3 yet. With... >>

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

By 7 April 2015

Twitter has changed to make retweeting more creative and personalised than it was before. The Twitter quote tweet has arrived. Until now if you wanted to get a comment into a retweet it would mean either copying and pasting text and quoting it, or commenting... >>

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

By 30 March 2015

What happens when a former Apple and HP product designer creates a smartwatch from scratch? Olio. Smartwatches are now coming thick and fast with Android Wear in many forms and the Apple Watch ready to hit wrists the world over. But the Olio is different,... >>

Fitcoin is a new iOS app that legit pays you (in Bitcoin) to workout

Fitcoin is a new iOS app that legit pays you (in Bitcoin) to workout

By 16 March 2015

A new app has been unveiled that'll actually make you want to workout. Seriously. The app, which is appropriately named Fitcoin, pays you to workout in Bitcoin, but the amount you earn in rewards depends upon how hard you push yourself (something that... >>

How to transfer app and game data between iOS devices, especially Minecraft worlds

How to transfer app and game data between iOS devices, especially Minecraft worlds

By 25 February 2015

Congratulations! You own a new iPhone or iPad. Although you're happy to be an owner of a new iOS device, you're likely losing sleep over whether all your app data and game saves have transferred between your old device and the glorious new one. Well,... >>