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Best female health tracking apps: Tracking your period, ovulation and fertility
Best female health tracking apps: Tracking your period, ovulation and fertility By Britta O'Boyle

There are a number of apps you can use to track your period and predict ovulation and fertility windows. Here are the best ones we've used.... Read more

Official Spanish football app spied on fans to catch streaming pirates
Official Spanish football app spied on fans to catch streaming pirates By Rik Henderson

The Spanish football league, LaLiga, has been fined €250,000 (£222,707) for spying on fans through its official smartphone app.... Read more

Best iPad apps: The ultimate guide
Best iPad apps: The ultimate guide By Maggie Tillman

These are the absolute best iPad apps available right now, from productivity apps to apps for traveling, reading, listening to music, and more. Read more

Deepfake videos explained: What are they and should you be worried?
Deepfake videos explained: What are they and should you be worried? By Maggie Tillman

Deepfakes have the potential to be really disruptive, and you're right to learn everything you can about them now.... Read more

How to get the Android Q beta on your phone right now
How to get the Android Q beta on your phone right now By Cam Bunton

Google has made the beta version of Android 10 Q available to download and install. Android Q's beta is here.  There are two different routes you can... Read more

Google is changing how Google Photos and Google Drive work soon
Google is changing how Google Photos and Google Drive work soon By Adrian Willings

Google is making some changes to the way Google Drive and Google Photos works together and how they sync in order to make things easier for users.... Read more

45 of the most incredible photographers to follow on Instagram
45 of the most incredible photographers to follow on Instagram By Maggie Tillman

We've collated some of our favourite photographic artists from Instagram for you to enjoy. We're sure you'll love what they have on offer.... Read more

What is Uber and how does it work?
What is Uber and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about Uber, including how it works, how to sign up and how to use it.... Read more

Opera is releasing a web browser built for gamers
Opera is releasing a web browser built for gamers By Adrian Willings

Opera GX is a customisable browser that's built for gamers with special features that include the ability to control how much ram it uses.... Read more

How does Snapchat work? Plus, how to find the gender-swap lenses
How does Snapchat work? Plus, how to find the gender-swap lenses By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat has changed a lot in the past few years. Frequent updates means the app looks and works almost nothing like it originally did.... Read more

Revolut now supports Apple Pay in the UK and 15 other European countries
Revolut now supports Apple Pay in the UK and 15 other European countries By Maggie Tillman

If you're an Apple device owner who uses Revolut, you may be happy hear to that the UK financial tech startup has added Apple Pay support.... Read more

Bolt - formerly Taxify - relaunches in London to compete with Uber
Bolt - formerly Taxify - relaunches in London to compete with Uber By Chris Hall

There's a new app-based ride-hailing service on London's streets, going under the name of Bolt... Read more

Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $13 and more – only at GoodOffer24!
Get Windows 10 Pro for less than $13 and more – only at GoodOffer24! By Pocket-lint Promotion

Microsoft has been doing a lot of things right with Windows 10 Pro. Here's a great offer on Microsoft's best-ever operating system.... Read more

TomTom Go Navigation offers Apple CarPlay integration for a premium satnav solution
TomTom Go Navigation offers Apple CarPlay integration for a premium satnav solution By Chris Hall

TomTom has just announced an updated smartphone-based app... Read more

Forget Apple Card, Amazon now offers a credit card for those with bad credit
Forget Apple Card, Amazon now offers a credit card for those with bad credit By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has long offered credit cards to shoppers, but now it's targeting Americans with poor credit.... Read more

What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?
What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work? By Stuart Miles

Screen Time is a new feature in iOS 12, looking to address your digital health.... Read more

Waze gets Google Assistant integration
Waze gets Google Assistant integration By Chris Hall

Waze has had its own voice controls for some time but now it gets Google Assistant... Read more

Walmart debuts in-home delivery service so it can put groceries in your fridge
Walmart debuts in-home delivery service so it can put groceries in your fridge By Maggie Tillman

Taking a page from Amazon's playbook, Walmart is planning to offer its own in-home delivery service.... Read more

Google warns against Huawei ban as Facebook gets involved
Google warns against Huawei ban as Facebook gets involved By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Facebook is getting involved in the Huawei drama now, while Google is suddenly concerned about Huawei making an Android hybrid.... Read more

Is Snapchat copying Facebook now? New events feature leaks out
Is Snapchat copying Facebook now? New events feature leaks out By Maggie Tillman

A researcher, who has a knack for finding yet-to-be-announced updates in apps, has uncovered Snapchat's next big feature.... Read more

How to stabilise shaky videos with VideoProc
How to stabilise shaky videos with VideoProc By Pocket-lint Promotion

Description: Digiarty’sVideoProc lets you quickly and easily stabilise shaky video without having to use complicated and complex software It’s never... Read more

What is Siri and how does Siri work?
What is Siri and how does Siri work? By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to Siri - Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant. Here's how it works and everything else you need to know.... Read more

Google Maps will soon help you navigate around natural disasters
Google Maps will soon help you navigate around natural disasters By Cam Bunton

Google has developed new tools and visualisations within Maps to help identify and avoid natural disasters.... Read more

Netflix is testing an Instagram-style feed including trailers and more
Netflix is testing an Instagram-style feed including trailers and more By Adrian Willings

Netflix is testing a new feature for its mobile app that includes an Instagram-style feed of new trailers, photos and alerts about new shows.... Read more

Amazon's new StyleSnap tool uses AI to find similar clothing in photos
Amazon's new StyleSnap tool uses AI to find similar clothing in photos By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is constantly coming up with new - sometimes odd, sometimes innovative - ways to get you to buy stuff on its site.... Read more

Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps
Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps By Dan Grabham

Apple has backtracked on its policy of App Store removals for apps that limit the time spent on Apple devices - particularly parental control apps. The... Read more

Spotify launches a lightweight listening app called Stations
Spotify launches a lightweight listening app called Stations By Adrian Willings

Spotify has launched a lightweight listening app called Stations which gives users easy access to curated playlists. This is rolling out in the US now.... Read more

iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies
iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced iTunes is being replaced by three apps on the Mac. Apple Music, Podcasts and Apple TV.“Replaced” is the operative word.... Read more

Why Sign in with Apple will take Apple way beyond just hardware
Why Sign in with Apple will take Apple way beyond just hardware By Stuart Miles

The way we see Apple in the future will turn the company from being just a hardware manufacturer into a fully-fledged gatekeeper of privacy.... Read more

Sign in with Apple is a new way to sign into apps and websites
Sign in with Apple is a new way to sign into apps and websites By Dan Grabham

You know those 'Sign in with Google' or 'Sign in with Facebook' icons. Well, Apple just announced its own version.... Read more

Dark Mode finally confirmed for iOS 13 - you can also swipe on the keyboard
Dark Mode finally confirmed for iOS 13 - you can also swipe on the keyboard By Rik Henderson

As previously rumoured, Apple has announced Dark Mode for iOS that transforms the visual appearance.... Read more

Apple might focus on kids' privacy next, with limits on ad tracking in apps
Apple might focus on kids' privacy next, with limits on ad tracking in apps By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been making a big privacy push in the last year, and it looks like it has no plans to stop that any time soon.... Read more

Spotify's next feature? A 'Social Listening' group queue
Spotify's next feature? A 'Social Listening' group queue By Maggie Tillman

Spotify has developed a new shared queue feature that allows multiple people to control a single playlist using their own devices.... Read more

How much is Netflix and when will the new price hikes go into effect?
How much is Netflix and when will the new price hikes go into effect? By Maggie Tillman

Here's what you need to know, including how much the service now costs in the US and UK, and when the new prices will go into effect.... Read more

Google Maps navigation getting speed limits, speed cameras and traps at last
Google Maps navigation getting speed limits, speed cameras and traps at last By Rik Henderson

Google is finally rolling out the ability to see speed limits, stationary speed cameras and mobile speed traps in Google Maps.... Read more

How to use the Excel app to photograph and import printed spreadsheets
How to use the Excel app to photograph and import printed spreadsheets By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft recently updated the Excel app on Android and iOS devices so you can easily import spreadsheets using your phone's camera.... Read more

Apple's new Apple TV app and Music app for Mac revealed in leaked pics
Apple's new Apple TV app and Music app for Mac revealed in leaked pics By Maggie Tillman

Screenshot images of the Apple Music and Apple TV apps for MacOS 10.15 have leaked online. They look very similar to iTunes.... Read more

Leaked screens show iOS 13 dark mode is properly dark, not just grey
Leaked screens show iOS 13 dark mode is properly dark, not just grey By Rik Henderson

Leaked screenshots show that Apple will offer a very literal "Dark Mode", with jet black backgrounds.... Read more

Today only: eBay flash deal gives you 15 per cent saving on tech
Today only: eBay flash deal gives you 15 per cent saving on tech By Rik Henderson

Grab a bargain on eBay - here's how to get 15 per cent saving on tech.... Read more

WhatsApp just confirmed ads will appear in Statuses starting next year
WhatsApp just confirmed ads will appear in Statuses starting next year By Maggie Tillman

Bringing ads to this is a controversial move, which even lead to the resignation of one of the co-founders, Brian Acton, in the past.... Read more

TikTok's ByteDance might launch a paid music streaming service soon
TikTok's ByteDance might launch a paid music streaming service soon By Maggie Tillman

It will supposedly offer songs and videos on-demand, and it will have both free and paid tiers... Read more

What is Adobe Premiere Rush CC and how does it work?
What is Adobe Premiere Rush CC and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Adobe offers severals apps, including cloud-based desktop tools and more mobile-friendly solutions, and its latest is Premiere Rush CC.... Read more

E-scooter invasion: Everything you need to know about the electric scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin
E-scooter invasion: Everything you need to know about the electric scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin By Maggie Tillman

Electric scooters are invading US and European cities.Recently, Pocket-lint's Stuart Miles visited the San Francisco Bay Area and practically couldn't... Read more

How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now
How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is officially allowing Mac users to download the preview. It is supporting the daily Canary builds of Edge for Mac on MacOS 10.12 and above.... Read more

20 amazing illustrations created using only Microsoft Paint
20 amazing illustrations created using only Microsoft Paint By Adrian Willings

A while back we covered how Microsoft came very close to killing off the legendary software that is MS Paint in favour of their new 3D version. In order... Read more

Snapchat gender swap, how to do it yourself and some hilarious celebrity results
Snapchat gender swap, how to do it yourself and some hilarious celebrity results By Rik Henderson

Snapchat is often at the centre of a new, hilarious craze - mainly thanks to its many side-splitting lenses and filters. Gender swapping is the latest.... Read more

Uber adds a Quiet Mode so you can politely tell your driver to shut it
Uber adds a Quiet Mode so you can politely tell your driver to shut it By Maggie Tillman

Called Quiet Mode, the new feature is free and available to everyone in the US who books an Uber Black or Uber Black SUV premium ride.... Read more

You'll now be able to pay for Apple Music, App Store and iCloud with Apple Pay
You'll now be able to pay for Apple Music, App Store and iCloud with Apple Pay By Dan Grabham

Apple is making it even easier to pay for subscriptions to its services by introducing Apple Pay as an additional payment method.... Read more

The very best internet optical illusions around: You won't believe your eyes
The very best internet optical illusions around: You won't believe your eyes By Adrian Willings

We've gathered together a collection of the best from around the internet. These will have you scratching your head and questioning your eyesight.... Read more

Adobe Photoshop for iPad is nearly here! How to sign up for the beta test
Adobe Photoshop for iPad is nearly here! How to sign up for the beta test By Maggie Tillman

For a long time now, Adobe has been working on a full-fledged version of Photoshop CC for iPad. And although it's still not ready for prime time, you can test it.... Read more

Adobe removes access to some older Creative Cloud apps
Adobe removes access to some older Creative Cloud apps By Dan Grabham

Remember how Creative Cloud was supposed to make life easier for Adobe users? Adobe has had to withdraw access to some old apps that use third-party bits... Read more

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